You can only access iCloud from the web if you are using an Android – or Windows, or Linux computer. Even if you don’t have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac, you can still use iCloud Drive and browser versions of iWork programs: Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Contacts and Notes right on iCloud.com. And the email? Yes, Mail is also there, learn how to access iCloud email via Android.
What you can do on iCloud Web
In iCloud only on the web, you can share documents, spreadsheets and presentations and collaborate with others in editing files in real time.
This means that you can invite anyone to share a file. Includes access to iCloud Drive, Mail, Pages, Numbers, Keynote and Notes for iCloud and 1 GB of free storage for all documents created exclusively on the web.
How to access iCloud email via Android
Just go to iCloud.com on your smartphone browser and sign in using your Apple ID. If you’ve used the App Store, iCloud or any other Apple service, you already have an Apple ID. If you don’t remember your Apple ID, you can recover it.
According to Apple, iCloud.com is compatible with the latest versions of Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer and Opera. Android devices can use it, but it works best on browsers for macOS, iOS, iPadOS and Windows.
- Visit icloud.com;
- Log in with your Apple ID;
- Among the available icons, tap Mail;
- And ready, receive and send messages as usual.
The cat jump
It is possible that when accessing from Android, you will see only three icons: Photos, Notes and Search iPhone. To see all iWork icons, including Mail, activate the desktop version in the browser menu and all icons will appear.
iCloud Web limitations
ICloud accounts generally have 5 GB of space. But, with access only through the web, they are limited to 1 GB of storage. You will need an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac to access all iCloud features and update the space.