iCloud is utilised by iGIS to store data and subscriptions, if the user allows it.
This short article will outline the pre-requisite settings to take advantage of these features.
If you are in the field, your data will only be saved on the device until you reach Wifi. There is an option to allow iCloud update via your mobile telephone network, should you require that.
1. Go to your iOS Device’s settings, and select iCloud
2. Access the ‘Storage and Backup’ menu at the bottom of the page.
3. a) Ensure that iCloud backup is switched ‘On’ as shown in the image below. b) Select Manage Storage to select the iGIS application and turn backup ‘On’.
4. go ‘Back’ and perform a backup while connected to USB power. The first backup may take a long time. You may want to do this overnight. (Note: you will need to be connected to a Wifi network.
Your device is now set up to allow for subscriptions to be shared, and data to be saved remotely to prevent data loss.