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I have one Apple ID that I use for both my iPhone and my wife's iPhone. In iOS5, if we want to message to each other using iMessage, will one of us need to create a separate AppleID? And if so, will that affect apps that we've downloaded to the device using the other Apple ID?

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You don't have to create separate Apple ID's for the iPhone because iMessage also works by using the phone number.

However if you have two wi-fi only iPad's or iPod touch's then you will just have to use separate e-mail address.

There you have it

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