While the focus in iOS 16.2, iPadOS 16.2, and macOS 13.1 Ventura may be on Advanced Data Protection (ADP), an option to extend end-to-end encryption for nearly all of your data synced through and stored in iCloud, you should you can’t forget a sleeper feature added with those releases. You can individually turn off web access to your iCloud data.
You might decide, for security reasons, that you don’t want the slightest possibility of someone obtaining your account information in such a way that they can sign in to iCloud.com, even if they fail to sign in. to another Apple device. It shouldn’t be feasible with two-factor authentication, but there’s more chance of a web exploit than a device.
To disable web access to iCloud.com data in any of the operating system releases above:
Go to Institutions (iOS/iPadOS) or System settings (macOS) > Account name > iCloud.
Turn of Access iCloud data on the web.
Apple asks you an additional question: “Can’t access your iCloud data on the web?” Tap or click No access continue. (Tap or click Access iCloud data on the web Access on the Internet to return to your choice.)
To re-enable access:
Turn the switch back on in the same location as in step 1 above.
Apple asks you again, this time with “Access your iCloud data on the web?” Crane Access iCloud data on the web or click Access on the Internet continue. (Or No access to keep it disabled.)
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