How to Download your Apple Account Data: Recently, some changes were made in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Act, which, apart from Facebook, Apple has also given its customers the option to download the data. If you are using Apple iPhone, then you can download all the information related to your Apple id, and this data will contain all the information which will be related to your Apple account and iCloud account.
Apple recently launched a new data and privacy website, with the help of which Apple users can download complete data related to their Apple id. But currently, this option is only available in a few countries such as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. Now you are thinking that if this option is available only in European countries, then what is it to do with Indian users?
Apple has confirmed in a statement that the data privacy website will be launched worldwide. And by the time it will be launched in India, till the tab, I will give you the easy method of downloading data from the iCloud and Apple account. By downloading this data, you will be able to know what information the Apple company collects about you and what is included in this information.
Apple collects data from Apple apps and services in your accounts such as Apple ID Info, Device Info, Online Shopping, Calendar, Equal Photos, Documents, Up store / iTunes Store Purchase History, Apple Music, Up History, Game Statistics, Apple care Support history, marketing history, and all the data that will be stored on the Apple server related to the user account.
How to Download your Apple Account Data
Before adding further, know one thing that this data can be downloaded only from the privacy website of Apple. And if you want to download this data from your iPhone, then it is not possible. It is possible that in the future, Apple will develop an iPhone to download company data, but in the present, this option is only available on the desktop web browsers.
Step 1. First of all, open the web browser on your Mac, PC, or iPad, go to the privacy.apple.com website.
Step 2. After this, enter the Apple email and password by entering. After login, click “Continue” on the Apple ID and Privacy page.
Step 3. Now click on the “Get started” under the “Get a copy of your data” option.
Step 4. A list of data categories will be shown on the Next page where you can select the data category. If you want to download complete data, then select all the options and if you want to download specific data, then tick Specific Options.
Step 5. After this step click on “Continue”. Now select the data size like 1gb, 2gb, 3gb, 25gb, etc. by clicking on the drop down menu to “choose and maximum file size” on the next page. By doing this, the data will be divided and sent.
Step 6. Click the “choose a maximum file size” option under “complete request”. The time taken to receive the download data may take 1-2 weeks. And after receiving the data, the downloaded requested data will be automatically deleted from the Apple server after two weeks.
To generate the status of downloaded generated data, go to privacy.apple.com/account where you can check the status of the requested data.
Apart from downloading the data, you can also delete the data of your Apple account from the Apple database. Before you delete the butt, be aware that the deleted data cannot be recovered.