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Any Way to setup ICloud On PC without Outlook?

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    I googled how to setup ICloud on a PC and read about the ICloud Control Panel for Windows program. The problem is, I don't have Outlook on my PC and I don't want to pay the 100 some dollars just to get it to work with ICloud Control Panel. Right now, I use Mozilla Thunderbird for email. The windows live email program bogged down my computer, so took that off a long time ago. I use google for calenders and contacts. So is there a workaround to getting ICloud onto my PC?
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    I don't believe that the iCloud panel requires Outlook. You can choose which services to include or exclude and aren't obliged to use it for email. Instal it and see.
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    iCloud control panel doesn't require Outlook. Download and install it and get to from the control panel. You can pick and choose what iCloud manages.

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    Ok, thanks. I didn't realize. I just read on the Icloud Control panel website that it required IE or Safari (which is not a problem) and Outlook 2007 or later. So just figured I needed Outlook. Thanks for the info.
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    Hi,

    No email client required. Just go to ICloud.com in your browser of choice and log in.

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