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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Changing my iTunes account details

I have a UK account but have relocated to Australia. Im trying desperately to change my account details but the system wont let me as I have £10 credit on my UK account. I dont mind losing the £10 I ...
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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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Issue with iMessage after ios8

After updating to ios8; my account for iMessage, which worked before the update, will no longer work on both my iPhone and my mac. It is telling me that it is unable to connect because it is being ...
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Two Apple ids and just want one [duplicate]

I changed my e-mail from hotmail to gmail during 2013. I want my Apple id to follow that. The old email account is still there when I configured my iPhone 5s and tryied to install my icloud and ...
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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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How do I tell if there is an iPhone backup in my iCloud account without the iPhone

A couple of months ago I had an iPhone. That iPhone was never connected to iTunes. It was configured to make backups to iCloud. It was stolen. Now I'm getting another, used iPhone from a family ...
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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 ...
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Cannot authenticate to twitter, facebook, linkedin in “Internet Accounts” MBP OSX 10.9.4

OSX Mavericks 10.9.4 on an MBP I cannot authenticate to any social network from the "Internet Accounts" in System Preferences, usually the response is: "Unable to verify account name or password" (I ...
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OSX App Store updates with multiple users

My mac has several users. If I want to "update" an app, it says only the original user can do the update. But I don't have access to his account! How can I either: Update apps from another user ...
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How to remove old device from Safari iCloud Tabs?

I returned a MacBook to Apple Store, however apparently I forgot to sign out of iCloud and the latest tabs I was browsing still appear in Safari iCloud Tabs of my new MacBook and existing iPad. I ...
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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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Exchange calendar listed twice

I have one (just one) Exchange account configured: But Calendar shows it twice: In the Accounts tab of the Calendar preferences it also listed twice: and if I try to remove one of them I am ...
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Mail.app extension to avoid sending email from the wrong account?

I have recently starting using Mail.app with two email accounts (work and home). Every now and then I send email while having the wrong folder selected, and the default "from" account will be not ...
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unable to login in to my user account

I have 3 accounts on my macbook. 2 admin accounts and a guest account. I'm only able to access one admin account. The other doesn't show in the fast switch menu or give me the option to login to that ...
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Got app approved and “pending contract”, but no buttons appear in Bank, Tax information

The app status says that the "App approved, but one or more of your contracts is not yet in effect". So I went to the bank, tax information module: in here is a Request Contracts list, which shows one ...
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Activating a second account on my iPhone

I have an iPhone 4s with only my account having been activated on it. I gave an iPod to one of my daughters that I once got from another. We find she is running into the "reached maximum" activations ...
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Email verification not coming

I have signed up with a .edu.pk domain and waiting for email verification, but it's been hours since I haven't gotten it. Is there any issue with .edu.pk and apple?
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Is there a way to sync music from more than one iTunes account to one iPod?

I got an iPod Touch 4th Gen from a friend, and she left all of her music on it so I could have a larger music library. The problem is, I don't know if there is a way to sync my library with the iPod ...
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When I open Terminal, I get an “I have no name!” prompt

Suddenly, this morning, I open a Terminal window and I get this: I have no name!@macbook:~$ whoami 502 ** I am not a number! I am a human being! ** What gives? Anyone know what I need to do to ...
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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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My Mac account is completely blocked

I recently had some problem with my account that I use on a regular basis. After logging in, my Mac blocks completely showing the spinning color wheel everywhere I click to open something. Finally I ...
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Attempting to setup Exchange account in System Preferences causes crash

I have two computers both installed with OSX 10.9.2 and on one computer I did this with no problem what so ever but on the other computer, when I attempt to setup my Exchange account in the System ...
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iTunes account email address

How do I change my email address on my iTunes account? I opened my iTunes account at a job that I had 11 years. Now that I no longer have that email address, I would like to transfer it over to my new ...
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OS X 10.9 - Home Directory for Share Only Account?

I created a new Share Only user account but I am not able to find the home directory for this account in Finder, or under /Users. I know for sure that the account was created correctly, because when ...
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Why won't Apple Mail let me add an account?

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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Logged into 4 iPhones and 2 iPads - how can I remove my account or deactivate them all except one?

Logged into 4 iPhones and 2 iPads - how can I remove my account or deactivate them all except one? I am not tech savvy at all and didn't realize they would have access to my info. I only want to keep ...
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How to fix a damaged user account?

So I'm riding the Mavericks, I mean I'm using OS X 10.9.2. :) I played around with the account settings and now the account is damaged. Below is exactly how I damaged it. I wanted to change my ...
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2 usercodes on one machine

I have to run two usercodes on my MacBook Pro (running OSX 10.9.2), because my university insists that certain operations on the university system (the only crucial operation is printing) can only be ...
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Configuring Mail.app “From” drop-down menu?

When I write a mail in Mail.app (using MacOS X Mavericks 10.9.2 here), I have this "From" Drop down menu which allows me to select from which of my accounts I want to send that mail. In my case, this ...
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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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Calendar facebook events

I am on Mavericks and have my facebook account set up correctly as i get notifications for new comments and messages but for some reason the calendar app wont get my facebook events. I am presented ...
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It is possible to create a login which doesn't need a password

I was thinking that assigning passwords to OS X accounts is mandatory and you had to set the account to auto-login to avoid having to enter it every time. But can I also define a user account which ...
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Should I use my personal Apple ID for development or create a new one?

I'm about ready to release my first iOS app. While I was going through the steps to register in the development program I became unsure. Should I set up a new iTunes account to publish my app under, ...
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Fixing two user groups with the same ID

Suddenly, my home directory is in the group messagebus instead of the usual staff.(I blame texlive for this, but have no evidence.) The problem is that both groups have the same ID: $ dscl . -read ...
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How to create a terminal use only account in MacOSX?

I want to create a user(say, hera) that can only be used in terminal. That is this user does not appear in the Mac welcome screen. This user can be su - hera by other users. Can I do this and how?
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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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Searching for available Apple Developer account names

I am about to set up a company but I have a suspicion another developer has taken the name that we would intend to trade under for a developer account. We're setting up our business in the UK, and ...
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Locked out of OS X Server after switching network (wireless -> wired)

I am completely locked out of my Mac Mini OS X Server (Mavericks) after installing in our server rack. I was able to setup the server just fine on the bench using a wireless connection; was even able ...
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Setting Account Picture/JPEGPhoto with dscl in terminal

I'm working on a script based on this question: What steps are needed to create a new user from the command line on Mountain Lion? The script is packaged up in an empty installer as a postflight ...
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Storing specific Contacts on iPhone without syncing

I would like to store specific contacts on my iPhone, running iOS 7, without syncing them to any service. I do have an Exchange account for business contacts but don't want do sync all contacts with ...
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Mavericks - User Account unavailable at login

I have a Macbook Pro running Mavericks. I was using it just fine, stepped away and it had gone into powersave mode. Upon my return I turned it back on, no response, so I held the power down for a ...
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How can I get a list of programs installed on an iPad?

I'm using a rental iPad2 this week and it came with a lot of cool pre-installed programs. When I get my iPad2 back next week I'm thinking of installing some of these programs. Is there an app or tool ...
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2 apple accounts, 2 countries - Ipad not syncing since recent update

Because I moved a lot in recent years I have an account from US and an account from Australia. I kept them both active as they dont have the same media available.... Until recently I could without ...
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Differentiate Msgs. To Apple Mail Aliases in IOS

Is it possible to easily differentiate email messages sent to your different Apple Mail App Account Aliases on your iOS devices by color, order, etc., as is possible on OSX? Otherwise, everything ...
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Change destination mailbox of Command+Control+A in Mail

In my Mail.app, I have only one account set up, which is an Exchange account. When I click on a message on my Inbox (which is a server folder), and press Command+Control+A to archive it, Mail.app ...
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How to reset Messages application settings in Mountain Lion?

I upgraded from Lion to Mountain Lion and, when I started the Messages app for the first time, it imported the iCloud account, a Google Talk account and to old iChat accounts I used in the past. I ...
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Mail can't delete old email address

I recently picked up a used Macbook Pro with Lion installed. There are no other accounts in the native Mail app except my new Gmail one. However, when I send an email, the "Reply-to" address that ...
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What's the difference between an iTunes Account, an iCloud Account, and an Apple ID?

I just got a new iPhone 5 from work today, and good heavens! There is 3 accounts for this thing! My boss has the iCloud account, I'm supposed to hook up my existing iTunes account to it, and now ...
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How can you reset security questions on an Apple ID when you have the password, but the security email is incorrect?

There's a bit of a story, but the nub of the issue is we have forgotten the answers to the security questions on an Apple ID used for purchasing apps and music and can't reset the answers / questions ...
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What setup to use with in a famliy with 2 (or 3) Persons?

I get all confused about all these different IDs I have and need to use the iOS devices/iTunes. I want to use our devices in the family the best way. We are three people: me -- currently the only ...