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Apple Doubles iCloud Limits for Contacts, Calendars and More

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In an updated support article spotted by the folks over at iFun.de, Apple has doubled the iCloud storage limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and Bookmarks, since a number of users have been reporting issues keeping changes up to date across all their devices, most likely because they have exceed one or more of their limits.

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Apple recommends that in order to help iCloud keep all information up to date, users should keep their data within the following limits:

Calendars and Reminders

  • Total number of calendars, events, and reminders: 25,000
  • Maximum combined number of calendars and reminder lists you can have: 100
  • Maximum size of all calendar and reminder data (not including attachments): 24 MB
  • Maximum size of all event attachments: 300 MB
  • Maximum size of a calendar event including attachments: 20 MB
  • Maximum number of attachments per event: 20
  • Maximum number of attendees you can invite to an event: 300
  • Maximum number of people with whom you can share a private calendar: 100
  • Maximum number of characters in a reminder title: 100

Contacts

  • Total number of contact cards: 50,000
  • Maximum size of a contact card: 256 KB
  • Maximum size of a contact photo: 224 KB
  • Maximum size of a contact group: 256 KB
  • Maximum size of all contact cards:
    • Card text: 24 MB
    • Card photos: 100 MB
  • Supported file types for a contact photo: JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
  • vCard import limits:
    • Total number of vCards: 50,000
    • Maximum size of a vCard: 256 KB (photo + text)
    • Maximum photo size for a vCard: 224 KB

Bookmarks

  • Total number of bookmarks: 25,000
  • Maximum size of a bookmark: 4 KB
  • Maximum size of all bookmarks: 24 MB

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