Share a File from Mac to iPhone 6s Plus Using iCloud Drive

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Steps

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    First of all, I'm in "Pages" right now
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    I will type in "This is a test document". Then, I'll save the file.
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    I want to save this to a specific folder
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    It's going to be the "Pages" folder within my iCloud library.
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    Now, you can type in the name
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    For this tutorial let's name the file "test".
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    Then, click on "Save"
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    Open "Finder"
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    On the left-hand side you will have "iCloud Drive"
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    Click on it once.
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    Then, go to "Pages"
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    Click on the "Pages" folder once.
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    Now, you can see on the right side of the window that we have our document
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    It will show the status of whether it is uploading to the "iCloud". The next step is to make sure the iPhone 6S Plus is set up correctly for iCloud.
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    Then, go to "Settings" on your iPhone
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    From "Settings", scroll down to "iCloud"
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    Give a single tap on "iCloud"
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    Then, tap on "iCloud Drive"
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    We want to make sure that "iCloud Drive" is turned on
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    Make sure that "Show on Home Screen" is also turned on
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    Then, bo back to the home screen
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    It looks like we're still waiting on our 'test' document to upload
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    Now, you can see that uploading to "iCloud" is finished
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    On the iPhone 6s Plus look for the "iCloud Drive" icon
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    This is a blue cloud shape with the white border. Tap on it once.
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    You will see the "Pages" folder
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    Tap on it.
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    Then, you will see the "test" file we've just created
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    Tap on this to open. It will open the preview of the file.
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    Now, tap on "Download to view"
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    Once the file downloads, we can zoom in on the text
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    You will see the text that we've previously written saying "This is a test document"
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