On iOS, you can find your folders and documents in the Files app in iOS 11 or the iCloud Drive app in iOS 10 and older. On the Mac, you can access iCloud Drive on the web or via a Finder window.
iCloud Drive is similar to cloud services like Dropbox, allowing users to store any type of file and access it on any compatible device. On the Mac, there's an iCloud Drive folder, and on iOS devices and Windows PCs, there's an iCloud Drive app.
On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Apple ID , select iCloud in the sidebar, then click Options next to iCloud Drive. If you don't see Options next to iCloud Drive, make sure iCloud Drive is turned on. Select Desktop & Documents Folders. Click Done.
Mac. To access iCloud Drive from a Mac, click on the Finder icon in your Mac dock, then click on iCloud Drive in the Favourites sidebar, and click on iCloud Drive. You can also find iCloud Drive from the Go menu of any Finder window.
In the Finder on your Mac, choose Finder > Preferences. Click General, then select the items you want to see on the desktop. For example, if you select “Hard disks,” icons for your hard disks appear on your desktop.
If you still can't find your USB drive, go to Finder > Preferences from the menu bar at the top of the screen. Then click the Sidebar tab and make sure External disks under the Locations heading is enabled. If the Mac is able to speak to your USB drive, this should make it appear in the Finder sidebar.
We know that there's a button that opens iCloud Drive — if you open a Finder window on a Mac, you'll see a tiny gray cloud icon with the words iCloud Drive next to it.
Click on iCloud Drive and then type in your search criteria in the search box. It should bring up any documents with the same name in the iCloud Drive folder.
Now you can use Duplicate File Finder to find duplicates in iCloud.
The . Trash in your iCloud Drive only stores the trash of your iCloud Drive, meaning if you delete a file/folder in iCloud, it will be moved to . Trash , and finally be deleted once you empty the trash on any device that syncs with iCloud Drive.
However, you have the option to illustrate it based on your need. To access iCloud Drive in the Terminal on your Mac, you need to use the “cd” command and then select the iCloud documents path's directory. Then, press the Return key to access the iCloud Drive folder. That's it!
iCloud Drive is your own little corner of Apple's cloud storage service where you can store your files. It's a bit like having a personal hard disk on the Internet. The real advantage is that you can access these files on any of your Apple devices – or even via a browser on a non-Apple device.