Resources and Documentation


CloudKit Console

Sign in to your developer account to view a web-based control panel that you can use throughout the development lifecycle of your app.

View the console

CloudKit session videos

See the latest in CloudKit presented at WWDC and other events.

View videos

Designing for CloudKit

Learn how to design apps using CloudKit containers, databases, zones, and more.

Read the design guide

CloudKit framework

Leverage the full power of iCloud and build apps for all Apple platforms with CloudKit. Easily and securely store, and efficiently retrieve, your app data in a database or assets right from iCloud.

View the framework reference

CloudKit sample projects

Learn more about adding CloudKit support to your project from our Sample Projects on GitHub.

View sample projects

CloudKit development automation

Easily automate your development processes. CloudKit offers helpful tools that let you automate the processes that prepare your CloudKit database for integration tests.

Read the automation guide

CloudKit database Telemetry

Learn how to read database Telemetry information and how you can adjust its results to show only the data you want to see.

Read the CloudKit database Telemetry guide

CloudKit database logs

Find out how to access CloudKit server logs to view diagnostic information from user devices in a secure and privacy-preserving application.

Learn more about logs

CloudKit forums

Ask questions and discuss development topics with Apple engineers and fellow developers.

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Prepare Your Network for iCloud Private Relay

Learn how to provide the best possible experience for users of Private Relay on your network.

Read the article

iCloud session videos

See the latest in iCloud presented at WWDC and other events.

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Allowing Users to Manage Data Stored in iCloud

Learn how to fulfill data requests made by your users in the EU and around the world.

Read the article

Human Interface Guidelines

Get UI design guidance for apps that integrate with iCloud.

Read the guide