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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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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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Mail Password issue

I have been having an issue with Mail.app. After I create an account, even if i do define the password (whether it be via programmatically doing so using applescript OR manually), after I save my ...
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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 ...
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How to remove 'phantom' iCloud account from Apple Mail

I am trying to remove a duplicate copy of my iCloud account from Apple Mail that seems to have managed to get stuck there. I cannot remove it from the Internet Accounts or iCloud panels as it does ...
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Sync Internet Accounts between OS X and iOS via iCloud

I have setup iCloud and Keychain on both OS X and iOS, but my Internet Accounts do not seem to be synced (iOS Mail doesn't show all my inboxes). Is there a way to fix this? Thanks.
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Turn off the security setting of apple store acount

How can i turn off the security setting of an apple store account so i can sign into it from a foreign country ? Because once i try to sign into it it prevents me and send me a warning Email about ...
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2 Clash of Clans account on the same Game Center account

At first I started playing clash of clash of clans on my sister's iPad, with her Game Center account. As the months passed by my sister wanted to play on her phone, however her phone is also using the ...
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Having separte Apple accounts on same device

I have couple of questions to ask related to one topic. I live in japan and had my apple account installed there. And now I am here in US for a year and want to make another apple id so i could ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Seemingly missing Apple ID account

I have been buying apps for months using the exact same Apple ID password with no problem. Then my iPod Touch started telling me that it is wrong. I tried the "I forgot" option, but it did not help. I ...
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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 ...
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Installing software while logged into admin vs standard user - what difference does it make?

What difference does it make which account you're logged into when you perform an installation? I'm running 10.8 Just curious.
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Unknown email at iOS upgrade

When I upgraded from iOS4 to iOS5 an unknown email address showed up as a possible email for me to set as one of my email accounts. Did anyone else have this problem? If so, where did it come from?
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Is there a way to delete something off your computer but not your itunes account?

Memory on my computer is running low. Is there a way to remove stuff from my iTunes account (like delete them from my computer) and still have them on my account (not delete them off my account) so ...
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iPhone 3- Was set up with someone elses iTunes account, are they able to access my phone?

My phone recently for no apparent reason came up with the iTunes symbol and a pic of a USB cord. Apple seems thus far unable to access any of my data-like my contacts which is the most important. ...
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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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Legitimate user or hacker -Terminal?

I have recently used the terminal and entered the command sudo -s and then dscl . -list /users so I could see all accounts/users who have access to my mac. How do I know which names are supposed to ...