Apple® iPhone® - iCloud® - Add a Family Member

Note Notes:

  • Family Sharing allows up to 6 people in your family to share each other's content purchases without sharing accounts. For assistance setting up Family Sharing, refer to Set Up Family Sharing.
  • For info on Family Sharing and Kids, refer to Family Sharing and Apple IDs for Kids.
  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
    • iPhone 5 / 5c / 5s
  • For the iPhone 4s, follow these instructions.


  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings Settings icon.
  2. Tap your Apple profile at the top of the Settings menu.
    iCloud profile
  3. Tap Family Sharing.
    Note If prompted, enter the Apple ID and password then tap Sign In.
  4. Tap Add Family Member.
  5. When prompted, tap one of the following:
    Note Based on your choice, follow the on-screen instructions to complete setup.
    • Invite via iMessage
    • Invite in Person
    • Create a Child Account.


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