Apple launches iCloud web beta with interface overhaul

There is a new iCloud web interface that users can try out as a beta test. When accessing icloud.com, Apple invites customers to try a new “iCloud coming soon”. Here’s what you need to know about this updated web experience.

This beta version of iCloud Web offers a more customizable design with a tile-based interface that displays your iCloud subscription and several apps that can be customized. From scratch, users will see the following:

  • iCloud subscription
  • Photos app with recent photos;
  • Mail with recent messages;
  • iCloud Drive with the latest files;
  • A tile with all the apps available with the iCloud Web Beta;
  • Notes app with recent notes
  • Button to customize the homepage

The new beta iCloud web interface offers quick access to Find My, Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Photos, iCloud Drive, Notes, Reminders, Pages, Numbers, and Keynotes, in addition to the ability to manage your iCloud account settings.

Apple also displays comprehensive information about your iCloud usage, the type of plan you are on, and lets you recover deleted data.

As of now, it’s unclear when Apple will release this new interface design for all users, but having the option for all users to try it out now shows that it will likely be sooner rather than later.

Finally, it’s worth noting that outside of this redesign, Apple still hasn’t included the ability to track the AirTag item tracker through the Find My web app. Currently, users can only verify devices, not items. It’s also unclear when Apple will update Find My, even though AirTags are almost two years old.

You can check out the iCloud beta webpage by going to icloud.com Where beta.icloud.com.

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