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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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 apps downloaded on one device, automatically show up on other devices that uses 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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Get button doesn't work to download apps

When I click on the Get button to download an app on my iPad 4 (iOS 8.3) it shows the Install button, and when I click on it, it asks for my Apple ID password. I enter it and the button goes back to ...
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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 ...
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Can not get the phone to accept a password

My 5s is driving me crazy. I can not open Apple of iCloud because it always rejects my password. I'll go to Apple or icloud via my computer and change it, and then try opening it a few times. ...
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Separate everyone's phones & our Mac from receiving everyone's texts while sharing the same account?

I want to share our account because we both use the reminders, photos, notes, etc., and when I tried to set up a new apple ID, it nearly took those away. I, or he, would've lost our notes, etc. I ...
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How to recover User ID snapshot file?

I have accidentally changed my user ID picture on my Macbook Pro (running OS X 10.7.5). The original user ID snapshot is very dear to me and I can't find the original file saved anywhere. Is there a ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Turning off Find My iPhone

I just got a new iPhone 6. I synced it to my computer through the last backup I had saved from my old phone. Unfortunately, at the time I was using a different Apple ID, and this ID no longer exists. ...
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How can I use a pre-existing AppleID with Mac App Store without a billing address?

I dont have a credit card, and so I am unable to complete the Apple billing address, which means I can not download anything from the App Store. It there a solution for this?
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Reset iPad mini forgotten Apple ID [duplicate]

I wanted to know if there is a way to reset my son's iPad mini, because he forgot the Apple ID password. He accidentally reformat, and now, he doesn't know the password.
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All purchases have been downloaded for this Apple ID

When I make purchases from my Apple TV it won't automatically download to iTunes on my Mac Mini. All software is up to date via the current versions available from the App store. I have reset the ...
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What's happens to credit in the non-Organizer account when you turn on Family Sharing?

I, my wife and my three kids all have apple devices and IDs. However, some of my kids have credit balances from gift cards. If I turn on Apple Sharing, can those gift balances still be spent?
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Use up the store credit [duplicate]

I have 0.80$ credit and I need to use it in order to change my region, so I can buy more store credit, since my credit card is not from USA anymore I moved back I need to find a way to use that ...
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Using family sharing, can a child account do in-app purchases without approval?

I recently added my son to our "iTunes family"; I have set his Apple ID up as a child account and have checked the "Ask to Buy: require approval from parent for all purchases ..." checkbox. Yet today ...
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Apple gift card problem

Recently I got a 25.00 gift card which I redeemed on Apple iTunes. So now when I open iTunes, to the left of my apple id, I see a 25.00 balance. My problem is that if I try to purchase an app, it asks ...
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I've Forgotten My Apple ID password. I cant get into my Email to change it

I had my iPhone confiscated for about 6 months (funny story about my Christian school and a devil worshipper backpack), and now I can't remember the passcode! I figured out how to reset it, and did, ...
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Sign out of Apple ID for App Store without password [duplicate]

When I bought it from my friend I used his own Apple ID to download and install some applications. After a month someone changed his password and we can not reset it. We've sent reset password ...
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Forgotten iCloud email ID and password

I am the owner of an iPhone 4s. One day I tried to put my SIM card into my iPhone and the next thing I saw on my phone was "Activation Required". Unfortunately, I have forgotten my iCloud Apple ID ...
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If iMessage is off, and someone sends a message as iMessage, will she be able to receive it once she turn iMessage on?

My friend doesn't have an Apple ID so she uses mine sometimes to just download apps. But me and my mom were talking about some really private stuff and we're using iMessage since she's living in ...
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Switching Apple ID on iPad (without losing progress)

My family has shared an iPad for many years using my mom's Apple ID. Recently my mom got an iPhone for herself. She needs to now keep her Apple ID for personal use. We would like to create a new ...
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Macbook Pro 2014 Retina with Yosemite (Remove all Mac OS x and Install Windows 8.1 Pro or Mac OS X again if possible)

Me and my ex-girlfriend purchased a macbook pro last year, This is the new 13inch MBP with retina display and has no cd drive. I have never used a macbook pro other than to surf the internet. We ...
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I can't find the option none for payment verification

I followed all the steps but when it was time to change my payment method I couldn't find the option for "None" in the options. This is on an iPad Air.
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Can't login to Mac App store

I have an iMac with Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). When I open the Mac App store, and try to download an App, it asks me for the login. When I enter my Apple ID's email and password and click login, ...