Apple ID is Apple's user identification system intended to be a single sign on for users of Apple services, hardware and software.

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I bought a used icloud locked iphone 5 with password

Here is the story, I bought a used iphone 5 and noticed that it had icloud on it, I asked him about its password, he said he will send it sms later on. After few hours I got the password, I entered it ...
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Apple Iphone 5s Activation issue…! [duplicate]

I got an Apple 5s as a gift from one of my cousin ..from abroad..Its been 3-4 months..and now when I try to use my phone..I couldn't... I,in person went to the apple store and enquired,..They said ...
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iPhone 5s locked and erased by third person [on hold]

My son's iPhone 5s was locked and erased by someone he shared a cloud with during a work project. This phone was never on this man's account. I have a receipt as proof of ownership. I also have the ...
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Can I use someone's Apple ID Email to Text Them on Their iPad if I Don't Have an iPhone?

Can I send a text to a friend's iPad if I use their email address as their Apple ID? I have an Amazon Fire smartphone. Will the message get to them from my phone?
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Sharing my paid app on my iOS devives

I have iphone 5 and need to buy an app which is quite expensive. The first question; if i want to use this app on my ipad (which has same apple ID), should I by it again or not? The second question; ...
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Cannot get my new apple Id in the app store that has old email [on hold]

I have a apple ID that the email has been inactive and I have changed to a new apple ID, but when I go the Apps to update it has the old apple ID and it will not let me change it. What am I to do?
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Can I use use one Apple ID for Apple Music and another for iTunes & App Store?

Let us suppose I want to used a shared Apple ID for logging into iTunes & App Store, in order to share music and app purchases with a friend. But let us also suppose that, despite this, my friend ...
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Stuck on iPad Activation

My iPad says "This iPad is linked to an Apple ID. Enter the Apple ID and password that were used to set up this iPad." The problem is that the Apple ID that I remember does not match with what is ...
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Can an Apple operator tell you the locations to where your Apple ID was log in at?

Someone hacked into my Apple ID, and I was just wondering if the operators could tell me the location for the login or at least let me know if the hacker was receiving any of my texts messages. If not ...
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Transferring Apple ID purchases to another Apple ID

My old email along with my Apple ID were registered as aol accounts. When I switched to gmail I had to create a new Apple ID under the new gmail account. Is there anyway to transfer the purchases and ...
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Check if iTunes account has credit card linked

I received a message this morning saying an unknown device downloaded an app which costs $19.99. defending crowns or something like that, and the message says that if it wasn't me, I should click a ...
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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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Can't log in to FaceTime with correct Apple ID

I am using the correct password for my Apple ID and it's still not logging me in. I'm logged in to FaceTime on my iPhone and normally it would let me be logged in on my iPhone and iPad and now it ...
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Can I share HBO Now or Netflix while using iCloud Family Sharing?

If two people use the same Apple ID for logging into "iTunes & App Store" on iOS, then they can share app purchases, including the purchase of in-app subscriptions like HBO Now (or Netflix). If ...
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Disassociating from an old Apple ID

I recently change my Apple ID and password. However, now I an unable to use System Preference; each time I click on System Preference I am asked to input password for the old Apple ID which doesn't ...
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My MacBook Air is receiving messages from my parents' phones. I want it to receive messages from only my phone though!

My whole family has the same Apple ID to prevent confusion. It has worked in the past, however whenever we add a new device we struggle with this problem. And as if that wasn't frustrating enough, ...
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Can't access App Store - email invalid

I accidentally created my Apple ID with the email address ending ".con" not ".com". I've changed it on My Apple ID and can now log in on iCloud and the computer fine, but can't log in to the App Store ...
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Transfer app without developer enrollment

I have two apple ID's. I created a new one for my new company and bought enrollment for it. The old account has three apps that are no longer available on the store, since the enrollment ran out of ...
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Why is Mail app taking ages to setup my new Apple ID?

I'm sitting here creating an Apple ID through the Mail app on OS X Yosemite, wondering why it's been taking an inordinate amount of time to finish. Is it normal to take this long for it to finalize ...
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Installing OS X from Recovery - Apple ID needs to be reviewed and nothing happens

I had a problem with my hard drive. I backed-up and erased by disk. Now I can't reinstall OS X. Here's what I did: Went to Disk Utilities on startup Erased hard drive Went to reinstall OS X It wants ...
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How do I clear all iCloud sync data without creating a new Apple ID?

I'd like to start fresh and clear out all previously synchronized data in my iCloud. Wi-Fi, Passwords, Safari Bookmarks, etc. I haven't found a way to delete these specific items, and I'm having ...
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How to change back to my Apple ID for updates in App Store

On my iPod 5G, I previously signed in on with fathers Apple ID. Now I have my own Apple ID and I can't change the iPod to use to mine. Now when I download apps it shows mine but when I update it it ...
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Iphone 5s: Can not find apple id

I was wondering whether there is a way to find the appleid of an iphone that is stuck in the activation screen, when connecting it to itunes on a computer that was connected in the past. Thanks a lot ...
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Apple Music: separate logins & preferences per family member

I have a very old Apple ID (that was set up before you used email addresses) that I use for all my family's iTunes purchases. I enter that in iTunes logins on all our iPhones, Macs and the Apple TV. ...
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Can I upgrade to Yosemite without a credit card?

I just bought a used iMac, and updated to 10.6.8 from 10.5.8. I created my first Apple ID, and verified it. Now I am trying to update to Yosemite, so that I can install Xcode. When I try to give my ...
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Two phone numbers on FaceTime

We have 2 iPads, 2 iPhones and 1 Apple ID. How can I add the 2nd iPhone number? Would like to have my iPad FaceTime & messages associated with my iPhone; my husband's iPad FaceTime & messages ...
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Disconnecting Apple ID from IPHONE 4 reset to factory settings [duplicate]

I got an I Phone 4 for a nun in India. We reset the phone to factory settings. Now Apple ID from former owner is required for new set up, but he does not want to share this. How can I re-install this ...
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Unable to tap on Apple ID in app store iphone 5s

I am using iPhone 5s. I checked on various site on how to sign out of apple id in app store, but I am unable to select the apple Id since it is coming in grey color (normally it is shown in blue). I ...
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I cant sign up to the Apple Beta Software Program from the sign in to join page

I can't sign up to the Apple Beta Software Program from the sign in to join page, my apple ID otherwise works. No error messages are shown. This is the page I am trying to log in from.
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How can I change my Apple ID on a 5s?

How can I change my Apple ID to a new one? iTunes was taking money out of my bank account in unauthorised transactions. In total over 13 months they took over £1,000. My bank refunded my money & ...
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Apple Developer Account enrollment language

I'm trying to get enrolled to apple developer program so i can publish my apps on the app store, currently i live in Turkey so whenever i open the enrollment page to pay 100 USD the website redirects ...
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How do I download an app to an iPad that asks for another user's password?

Probably going to sound wordy to explain but I've got an issue where my Apple ID is signed into my iPad but when I try to download an app it requests my ex girlfriends password for her Apple ID. When ...
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Apple ID security questions: case sensitive, unicode and accents

What is the case with the security questions of Apple ID? Does it care about case sensitivity? Also, I know it can accept unicode characters like words in greeks, but does it care about accents ...
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Does an app downloaded on one device automatically show up another device using the same Apple ID?

If two people are sharing an Apple ID and one decides to download an app on their device will it show up downloaded on the other persons device? This may sound like a crazy question but I am pretty ...
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Can my messages be synced when I sign in on another iOS device?

I have an iPhone and an iPod and I was using the same Apple ID on both devices but I changed my password on my iPhone. If I sign in on my iPod, will my messages from my iPhone be synced to my iPod?
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How am I supposed to register my company on the Apple Store? Am I?

I need to buy an iMac for my company. Both me and my company are located in Italy. I've noticed that on my personal account it doesn't let me enter my full company details (in particular the VAT ...
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How to cancel a developer account / repeating password changes

Searched around for days, but never found an answer to this: I have an Apple ID, which I once used for a non-paying OS X developer account. Apple wants me to change my password from time to time. I ...
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Apple Product Problem [closed]

My ipod is synced to my old apple id. I forgot the apple id and the password and the rescue email and the security passwords. What do I do?
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Japan iTunes gift card with US Apple ID?

I'm using US Apple ID and got a gift card from Japan. I can't redeem it. How can I redeem the gift card?
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Changing Apple ID's

I have been using my parents Apple ID for a few years now to buy music and apps but now I am going to college and I don't think they want me to continue buying music and other stuff with their money. ...
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I have forgotten my iCloud username and password and need to turn Find My iPhone off. What can I do? [duplicate]

I have forgotten my Apple iCloud username and password. I can't remember the email address I used to sign up for the account. I need to turn off Find My iPhone before sending my iPhone in for ...
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When plugging in iPhone, iTunes and iPhoto open on my Mac

So, I've seen this question and tried to follow it... but it happens regardless. And to top it all off, iTunes gives me a grave warning now everytime I plugin my phone "if you do not authorize this ...
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Yosemite Double Login

I just bought myself a Macbook Air and its the first time I own Mac hardware. I have registered with My apple account and the issue I am getting is that when I boot the machine I have to login twice. ...
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What's the difference between iTunes Match and Apple Music?

I currently pay for iTunes Match which gets me advertisement free streaming as well as a unified, cloud backed iTunes Library. How do those existing features work with or against the newly announced ...
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iPad, iphone linking and usage

If I had an iPhone only on my iTunes account, could I use someone else's iPad to download an app to my iphone? If I used the app on their iPad, would it show that my iPhone downloaded and used the ...
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Work Mac and home PC with same Apple ID causing problems

I used my personal Apple ID on a new work computer and now am having issues. Bookmarked Favorites set on the work Mac appear on my home PC and vice versa. iCloud photos available on the work Mac ...
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Is there any way to find the Apple ID of the activation lock?

I understand it is impossible to find the password, but is it possible to find the apple ID so I can email the guy this phone was obviously stolen off? I've lost several hundred pounds on this stupid ...
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One sign in for Apple ID across all applications on MacBook

It seems like every built-in application on a MacBook has a separate Apple ID log in. Is there a way to log in to your Apple account in one place on your MacBook Pro and have it sign in your iTunes, ...
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How to unlink an AppleID / iCloud Account from an iPhone that's been used 3 times?

I work at a place where they re-issue iPhones to various employees. One of these iPhones has been re-issued at least 3 times. Which means that there are at least 3 Apple ID/iCloud accounts that have ...
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Bought song on iTunes on iPhone, sync'd to iTunes computer, now won't play on iPhone?

I bought two albums today on my iPhone, on my Apple ID, downloaded them to the iPhone, I then sync'd the phone this afternoon. Now the albums will not show on my iPhone and it's saying that they're ...