iCloud+ Digital Legacy streamlines procedures for data access after death

Apple ID account holders who subscribe to iCloud+ will be able to assign Legacy Contacts who can access their account information upon the account holder’s death.

Announced by Apple as part of the iOS 15 preview, the new Digital Legacy program allows designated users access to your iCloud account and personal information in the event of your death.This is especially useful if the deceased had any photos or videos that their loved ones would like access to. It may also be more practical in nature, such as accessing emails related to a deceased person’s billing accounts.

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