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There’s a secret app on iOS 9 — here’s how to unveil it

There’s a secret app on iOS 9 — here’s how to unveil it

by Raoul Celdran2015/06/10

How to get  iCloud icon on your home screen

icloud icon on home page Apple released a lot of new products on Monday, the 8th of June at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at San Francisco; The OS X 10.11 or ‘El Capitan’, iOS 9, updated Siri, Apple Pay, watch OS 2, Apple TV, CarPlay, and Apple Music. Apple featured a lot of new and upcoming mobile and software products, but some details were not featured in detail in short of presentation time.

The secret app is the iCloud, it will be available either if you decide to install the iOS 9 beta with a developer account which is found on this link and you are required to sign up if you don’t have an account yet or if you choose to download it without a developer account, here are the steps that you should follow:

  1. Get your iPhone software (IPSW firmware file) online according to your device
  2. Go to Settings > General > About and check version down below to confirm if your version is lower than iOS 9.0 beta
  3. Plug your device to your PC via standard USB and launch iTunes
  4. Click on Continue > Get Started
  5. Cancel the sync process
  6. Hold alt key for MAC OS 10 and shift for Windows and left click on ‘Check for Update’
  7. Confirm update

This will take a while, your device will confirm the update and will restart the system. That’s all and you’re good to go. To confirm your version, simply go to Settings > General > About and see the version below which will display 9.0.

Now, the iCloud app is one of the iOS 9.0 features, and simply follow these steps to avail it:

  1. Go to Settings > iCloud
  2. Tap iCloud Drive
  3. Down your iCloud Drive settings, slide ‘Show on Home Screen’ to on

You are pretty much done and you will see the iCloud icon on your home screen.

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