iCloud Can Be Accessed From The Web, Confirmed By Apple

Jun 24, 2011
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iCloud Can Be Accessed From The Web, Confirmed By Apple

Since even before the iCloud was unveiled at the Apple WWDC 2011, MobileMe users have been concerned about the fate of their current accounts. Now that Apple has made it clear that MobileMe would cease to exist, with its core functions rolled into the iCloud, the other question still lingering is whether users can continue to access these services from the web.

Rumors have pointed both directions, some claiming that the iCloud will completely forgo a web interface while others believed the apps will be available through iCloud.com. Well, Apple today released a new MobileMe to iCloud transition FAQ that puts to rest any doubts about web access.

Will I be able to access iCloud services on the web?
Yes. Web access to iCloud Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Find My iPhone will be available at icloud.com this fall.

Other things to note from the FAQ include the confirmation that current MobileMe users can retain their accounts up to June 30, 2012, at which point the service will completely cease to exist. The Gallery, iDisk, and iWeb services will also be discontinued along with MobileMe by that date. Users that need to transition their websites currently hosted on MobileMe should ready this document.

[via TechCrunch]


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