Apple Winds Down iCloud Documents and Data →


iCloud Documents and Data, our legacy document syncing service, has been discontinued and replaced by iCloud Drive. If you used iCloud Documents and Data, your account has been migrated to iCloud Drive.

iCloud Documents was introduced years ago; iCloud Drive was introduced in 2014.1 I can’t imagine this is going to be a problem for many users.

  1. iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite didn’t come out at the same time. After updating to iOS 8, users had to decide if they wanted to hold off on iCloud Drive to maintain compatibility with OS X Mavericks, or upgrade to the new system and cause all sorts of havoc. As Peter Cohen wrote at the time, it was a real mess for some folks.