Apple today has pushed an update to iCloud for Windows, bringing the app to version 7.8.1. The update practices users reported major compatibility issues between iCloud for Windows also, the latest Windows 10 October 2018 update, affecting stuff like Photos syncing and other features.
As we reported last weekend, Microsoft and Apple were friends working together to resolve the compatibility issues. Essentially, users making an effort to install iCloud for Windows on your latest Windows 10 build would see a slip message, while individuals already had the app installed experienced numerous issues with Photos syncing and better.
Microsoft even went significantly as blocking users with iCloud for Windows already installed from updating for your Windows 10 October 2018 build.
This evening, Apple has released iCloud for Windows version 7.8.1 that has a tendency to fix the compatibility difficulty with the Windows 10 October 2018 update. Apple also updated its Windows for iCloud support page on the following:
iCloud for Windows 7.8.1 requires Microsoft Windows 7 or later; Outlook 2007 or later or iCloud.com (for Mail, Contacts, Calendar); and Web browser 10 or later, Firefox 30 or later, or Google Chrome 28 or later (for Bookmarks).
Leading up to today's update, the text explained that iCloud required Microsoft Windows 7 through Windows 10 April 2018 Update - notably excluding the next October build of Windows:
iCloud for Windows 7.7 and later requires Microsoft Windows 7 through Windows 10 April 2018 Update, Outlook 2007 or later, or iCloud.com (for Mail, Contacts, Calendar); and Web browser 10 or later, Firefox 30 or later, or Google Chrome 28 or later (for Bookmarks).
We've reached in the Apple for official confirmation the compatibility difficulties Windows 10 are fixed and definitely will update as we hear back. iCloud for Windows is on the market for download here. Read our original coverage on the problems here. Have you been affected by these problems? Let us know down around the comments.