Syncing with iCloud

When working in OS X Mountain Lion iCloud sync is possible. Learn the steps to take in this free lesson.

Hardware and software requirements

Before you set up iCloud, make sure your computer meets the hardware and software requirements below. You should make sure your other devices are compatible as well so you can get the most out of iCloud's powerful syncing features.

No matter which types of devices you're using, you'll need to have an Apple ID. The Apple ID is what you'll use to sign in to iCloud. Read our guide to Creating an Apple ID for more information.