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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ios Mail app shows Welcome to Mail screen even though I have already set up and have been using my account

I have an iPhone 4S currently running ios7.0.4. I have been using the built in Mail app since I bought my phone years ago and it has always worked fine. I have two accounts set up in the app. ...
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delete network account

Hey I have Apple Macs connected to a windows domains. I would like, at log out for the Mac to delete the user profiles or during the evening a script to run to restore the Mac to defaults from the ...
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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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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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Change to different icloud account on iOS9

I've configured an iPad with an iCloud account that I don't want to use anymore. I've changed the iTunes and App Store account to the right one. Now I want to change the iCloud account as well. I can ...
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Issue with deleting user account

I want to delete a user account before selling my machine, so I chose the secure delete account option in System Preferences > Users & Groups. I think I saw a progress bar at first as it was ...
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Why won't Apple Mail let me add an account? [closed]

I recently had to change the password on my wife's MacBook, and since then her mail app has not worked properly. Changing the password seems to confuse KeyChain, which may be the heart of the problem. ...
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“The name you entered can't be used. The name is not available. Enter a different name.”

I'm installing El Capitan on a MacBook Air that I aquired with no internal drive, so no previous OS. I proceed through several steps fine until "Create a Computer Account". But it doesn't like the ...
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Cannot Create a User Account on Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard

I am having trouble with iMac running OS X 10.5.8. I used to be all the time in the administrator account (mine) but I forgot my password so I did the reboot thing. Now it sends me to the Create ...
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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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Apple Mail 9.2: How to specify port and SSL options for incoming and outgoing IMAP servers?

When setting up a new IMAP account in Apple Mail 9.2, it gives me no option to specify the incoming and outgoing ports, not SSL options. See screenshot below. The ability to do this would be most ...
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I Can't login with a Google account

The problem started after I restored from timemachine, but in a couple of days I saw that my gmail didn't work in Mail.app (my iCloud mail works fine) then I tried log out and log in again (with my ...
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App Store can't verify purchased applications

This morning, when launching an application I purchased from the App store some time ago, I was greeted with a sign-in box telling me that Apple needed to verify the application. I signed in using my ...
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Problem registering gmail in iPad

I recently changed the password for my gmail account. I was able to register the account on my iPhone but when I do the same on my iPad it tells me that the user id and password are incorrect. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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iPhone Notes synced on different accounts do not push to the Mac

Mac does not receive all notes from Phone. Apparently I changed the default to Gmail and now those notes do not appear on the Mac. I have tried changing Mac settings and accounts. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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Issue with deleting a Mac account through system preferences

I have a desktop mac with multiple users and I would like to erase just one user from the computer but when I open system preferences and click on the accounts area, the minus sign to delete the ...
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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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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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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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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 to cancel a season pass in itunes

I have moved overseas and need to change my apple ID country. How can I cancel passes I still have open?
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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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Is it possible to merge two iTunes Store accounts so we can share apps and other purchases?

My wife and I each have iTunes on our PCs. Originally, I set these up with separate iTunes Store accounts. I was led to believe that we ought to do this because an email address is used for the ...
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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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Can iTunes ignore store credit and use a credit card instead?

There are times when I've got some store credit from a gift card/certificate on iTunes, but I want to buy something without that. I want to buy something with the credit card, regardless of what's ...
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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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How to disable account on OS X Mavericks

I have an account on my OS X Mavericks system that I want to disable so it cannot be used for login. I would not like to delete the account permanently but rather disable it temporarily. I believe ...
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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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How do I copy (or clone or duplicate or make a template) user account?

In Mac OS X Lion (10.7.3), is it possible to create a new user account with settings identical to an existing user account? Or put another way, is it possible to set-up a user account template? I do ...
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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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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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Ordering prints from iPhoto and having them shipped to a different country?

As far as I can tell, it's not possible to order prints through iPhoto, and have the prints shipped to a different country than the one you chose when you setup your print account. In the account ...