Fix Error You Must Be Signed into iCloud on Copy iCloud Link on Mac & iPhone

🗓️ August 7, 2021 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

Are you getting the error “In order to do this You Must Be Signed into iCloud on Copy iCloud Link on Mac” while sharing your Mac Shortcut from the Shortcuts app? In This way, we can share installed or added shortcuts from your Mac to another mac that might be your own but signed in with another apple id or to your Friend’s Mac.

Several users are reported your Mac is signed in with an apple id still asking for Sign in with apple id. In this case, make sure your device is signed in with Apple ID or any Pending Apple ID verification on Mac or iPhone.


on Mac,

  1. Go to the apple logo from the top Mac menu > System Preferences.finder-system-preferences-option-on-mac-2
  2. Click on Apple
  3. Select iCloud from sidebar > Select iCloud
  4. That’s it.

After a wait for few seconds, Again Try to copy Shortcut using Copy iCloud Link.copy-icloud-link-on-mac-shortcuts-app-for-sharing

on iPhone,

  1. Open Settings app on iPhone > Tap on Profile name.
  2. Next, Scroll to iCloud > iCloud Drive > Turn on Toggle for iCloud Drive.turn-on-icloud-drive-on-iphone
  3. That’s it.

Now, Make sure your iCloud drive is turned on successfully, Sometimes it will take some time.

Now, Go back to the Shortcut app on Mac or iPhone. and Try to Copy the iCloud link for Shortcut.

Hope this fixes the issue.

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Some Apple users feel that they are using all apple services like Notes, Reminder, Mail, and more. So, why my Device is asking for sign-in with an apple id. But the reason is Your shortcut will save in iCloud Drive while creating an icloud link. and that’s disabled on your Mac or iPhone.

Hope this fixes the issue, and Still any suggestions and help, then comment to me.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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