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P&F Charts - What is iCloud Syncing?

P&F Charts performs automatic syncing of most of the app’s data between all your iOS and Mac devices connected to the same iCloud account.  It works as shown in the above diagram.

All the app’s data (except for the stock prices) are kept in sync via your own iCloud account - automatically.  This means that changes made on one device will within a minute or so appear on the other without you having to do anything.

Examples of things that sync automatically:

  • Watchlists:  add, rename or delete
  • Stocks, Forex or Crypto Currencies: add, delete or move between watch lists
  • Stock Parameters: changed display name
  • Point and Figure Chart Parameters: e.g. box size and months of data to chart
  • Line Chart Parameters: e.g. SMA or EMA, display precision
  • Chart Colours: e.g. PnF chart Support Line colour, Line chart Top Fill colour

Note: the price data for a given stock is saved locally.  However it is easily updated on all devices as needed.  

Note 2: using iCloud is the default option but you can choose to store data locally rather than on iCloud.


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