Can refer to several different things, your iTunes/Apple ID accounts, the accounts preference pane in System Preferences, or the Mail, Contacts, and Calendars preference pane.

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How to repair damaged admin account

My friend just played around with the admin account settings of her MacBook Pro and now the account is damaged She cannot access the desktop; after entering the password just the desktop background ...
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Use not-iCloud Apple ID mail address on Mail app

So I'm using an iCloud account registered with a Hotmail address and I wish to use it as mail account for my Hotmail account on the Mail app? I know that I can solve it creating two different account, ...
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How to re-order accounts in Mail.app (El Capitan)

Since I upgraded to El Capitan the Mail.app was upgraded also (to version 9.2) and the ability to re-order accounts was disappeared. Now I cannot move accounts in the preferences. Who knows is there ...
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Gmail account set up in Mac

I'm trying to set up my gmail account in Mac mail, but unsuccessful. I can get mails, but when sending a message it says that my outgoing server is wrong. What can I do? Thanks
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Lost desktop files after restoring a user account

So I accidentally removed my main user account from my macbook (OS X el capitan). The home folder was not deleted so I restored the user account by adding a new account with the same name, then ...
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My iPhone was stolen [closed]

My iPhone6 was stolen and the thief was Erased my id from Icloud In my country I do not get police help How can I track her position Or it back together
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How to check Apple ID store balance without iTunes or iPhone?

How can someone check their balance without an iOS/OS X device and without installing iTunes? For example if you lost or disposed of an old Apple device or simply left it at home... There must be a ...
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Deleted account still being detected (OS X El Capitan)

I recently got a Macbook and easily set up my user account (admin), plus a standard and guest account. One day, I opened the computer and the screen was frozen. After waiting a few mins, I ...
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Can't login with Google using Internet Accounts

I configured my Google account on El Capitan (OS X 10.11.2) using Internet Accounts and it worked fine for a while. However, after a restart the system asked again for the password and 2-factor ...
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My Account Apple ID has been Lock

I use iPhone 5s, v8.3 (16G). I can not login to my account beacause I forgot password, so how can I do can login to my account apple ID for reset security reason. Could help me please.thank
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Never Use “On My Mac” for Contacts

I only use Google for my contacts, which works well. However, when I add a contact from, say, the Messages app, the contact gets added to my Mac but not to Google. Then I have to use Cobook to move ...
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Sharing an iCloud account

I am setting up my parents with an Apple iPad. I was wondering if I can configure it so that they share a single iCloud account for email, calendar, contacts, photo stream, FaceTime calls, etc. Is ...
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Different Podcasts on two iPhones

I have two different iPhones, both using the same iTunes account. I want one iPhone to have a set of podcasts I'll use at the gym and the other to have a set of podcasts I'll use for commuting. How ...
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Cannot connect to App Store via iPhone - Wrong Password although password is right

So I have this weird problem. I can connect to the App Store via iTunes on my Macbook. However, if I try to connect via the iPhone appstore using the same email and password I get: "Verification ...
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Thunderbird mail folders in sidebar

I would like to re-order my 15 accounts with folders that appear in the sidebar in Thunderbird. You can drop and drop folders, but you can't re-arrange accounts. Does anybody know how to do that? ...
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How do I stop my iMessages appearing on my MacBook Air?

I updated my MacBook Air to El Capitain (OS X 10.11) I would rather not have my messages appearing on my Mac when others are using it. I have tried System Preferences but I cannot find the Accounts ...
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Mail Connection Doctor still attempting to access deleted Mail accounts

I was testing some email servers and added several email accounts to my Mac. I deleted these accounts afterwards. Now I have only three base accounts in System Preferences > Internet Accounts: ...
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Cannot delete internet accounts

I'm trying to clean up my "Internet Accounts" but cannot do so... First, I go to the System Preferences for "Internet Accounts": Then I click on each account I want to delete (everything but Gmail ...
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Stolen Mac ghost accounts

I had my MacBookAir stolen a few weeks ago, and I currently have a weird, annoying issue. An email account that does't exist anymore keeps being re-added from that Mac, while that Mac is very ...
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Send email from Google-group-email

In the mac mail app, it is possible to select the from-email in the dropdown menu. The available from-email adresses correspond to the added acounts. Adding accounts on a mac: In Yosemite: System ...
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iTunes Gift Cards

I live in Japan, with Apple ID details based in Japan. My iTunes account is based in the UK for financial reasons. I was given an iTunes Gift Card in Japan, and want to upgrade my UK storage (in ...
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Prevent admin from creating user accounts

I'm looking for a way to keep an account that has admin permissions on OS X from creating new user accounts. Is there a way to accomplish this?
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How do I ensure that users can run only applications that have been installed in /Applications?

With managed (parental control) accounts and "Allow apps downloaded from Mac App Store and identified developers" enabled, users are still able to download and run other applications. I want to ...
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How to organize/receive emails on one account while sending from another

I have had a Yahoo account for a number of years and recently got a Gmail account. Since my Yahoo account has all my emails since forever saved into folders that are helpful for me to keep organized, ...
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I am still receiving emails on an old Apple ID address

How can I stop receiving emails on an old Apple ID which I have amended in my account and is no longer showing there?
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Unable to delete a User Account on Yosemite

I had a user account of my ex boyfriend installed on my Mac. I want to completely delete it but it has been over a week now that it has been saying "deleting account.." under the user name. When I ...
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Changing OS X account login image

I tried to change the my login account picture. But the options that are there are only default, recent and camera and no option for edit. I am left with no options to select picture from any files ...
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Is there a way to remove a server account network entry from terminal?

I have a Mac mini running Mac OS X 10.10.3. It has an open directory server configured in the server account network configuration in 'Users and groups'. Is there a way to remove that server account ...
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Best practices to migrate from a single shared iTunes account to family sharing

Since iOS 4, my family is equiped with multiple iOS devices. I used the same iTunes account on all devices to share : Applications Photos Notes Musics Data (game progression) With iOS 8 Apple ...
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Have 2 iCloud accounts in my mac and don't know how

I have 2 iCloud accounts and don't know how, I tried to delete the deactivated one (the bottom one in the image) but when i deleted it, my mac deleted the other (which was active). When the 2 ...
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Multiple Apple ID accounts – can I delete one safely?

I have two Apple ID accounts and wish to remove one as it causes confusion with password issues. What problems will this cause if I delete this app from my iPhone.
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Accountsd using lots of CPU constantly

This dreaded issue started at some time after upgrade to OS X (Yosemite) 10.10.3. accountsd uses about 60% CPU constantly, making the laptop hot and noisy. I'm not using iCloud at all. Killing it ...
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How to delete iCloud account without knowing the password

I want to delete iCloud Account, but I can't remember the password to gain access to my Apple iCloud. Can someone please help me as there must be away that I can delete the account.
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Locate and remove hidden accounts

I installed the calendar app "Fantastical 2". The app first opens it's own wizard, and display a list of email accounts it has found on my machine. One listed email account is not my own, and looks ...
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Login Script for deleting contents of /private/var/folders

We have fleets of laptops that have limited space once our software is installed on it. What ever the issue that is causing the creation of theses files and --err not flushing them, we are ignoring ...
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How to recover the name of a non-system volume containing all user folders in Mac OS X Lion?

I have done something stupid and need help: I have 3 external drives attached to my Mac and in an attempt to make the partition names more meaningful, I renamed them using finder/get info. My user ...
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How can I transfer music from my old itunes account into my new one?

My family all shares one itunes account, under my dad's name. My family all buy music from itunes but I have definitely accumulated the most, and have spent hundreds of dollars on music. I just got a ...
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How do I change iTunes country with family sharing and child accounts?

I've moved from the US to the UK and I'm trying to change my country in the App store on my iPad. I have family sharing setup, and a child account included in the family sharing. The problem is that ...
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Can I deauthorize all computers on iTunes, without being on an authorized computer?

I'm having issues installing apps on my new iPhone, because I am not authorized on my computer. In the last 8 years I've been changing computers and reset the OS a lot. I didn't think of a limit with ...
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How does Internet Accounts on Mac Os X 10.9 and up work?

I'm having problems with trying to turn on syncing the Contacts of an Exchange email account in the Internet Accounts System Preferences with Yosemite (10.10.2). Every time I click on the checkbox, ...
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How to get rid of a standard user in my accounts on Mac?

I added another user to my Mac and then didn't know how to fill out all the technical questions. The problem is I cannot use my trackpad when the computer starts. I have to use a mouse. I would like ...
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My Active Directory account keeps locking me out

I have a Mac Pro on Yosemite and I only use Active Directory when accessing server folders and my email. My account locks me out regularly and I can't seem to figure out why. I have disabled all ...
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How make Mac OS mail Connection Doctor forget older accounts

I have created a number of "internet" accounts for mail in Mac OS, but for various reasons they didn't work, and I deleted them from the listings in the preferences, and of course they therefore don't ...
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I don't have administrator account on my mac

On my mac I have 2 accounts and the both are normal account. So in this moment I don't have a Administrator account, only one that was in the past a administrator, but now is not. How I can have ...
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Apple Developer DNS Broken

I'm trying to create a developer account at developer.apple.com, but every time I click "Register", it says the server at developercms.apple.com couldn't be found. Is this happening to anyone else? ...
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Using Apple Developer as proof of sales between two companies

We are currently negotiating with a company where that company will use our technology (image recognition) to create an iOS app. We will receive a Royalty based on sales and we do not know the company ...
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how to delete an administrator on yosemite

My roommate moved out. He and i are both administrators on my iMac. How can I delete him? I have tried going into system preferences, users & groups, but even after I unlock it I cannot make any ...
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I have 2 iPads. Should they both have the same id?

I got a new iPad and gave my daughter the old one. She is unable to get on it using the password and ID I gave her. So I changed the password on mine -she still can't use that password- is it ...
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App Store update shows different account

I have a new app update I cannot install. When I review my installed user I see my @mac.com address. When attempting to update Cobook, I'm prompted for my @gmail.com account. The strange parts are: ...
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Find account type from command line

Is there a command i can run from terminal that will show what type of accounts are used something that reports the username and type of account like below /Users/fred - mobile, standard ...