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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Setting up same primary address on both handset and pad when they have each got a differant address of my two [on hold]

I have in advertantly set up differant email addresses on Apple ID for my Iphone and pad. When I try to add the one from the Ihone to the pad and vice versa I am told it is Invalid email as already ...
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how do you backup iphone when some of the apps have the old style appleid?

i have an iphone 4s. some of my apps where installed with my original apple id from years ago. at some point apple required/changed everyone to use email as their apple id. Now when i try and back ...
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Yosemite upgrade: “Some features require an Apple ID”

Reading the upgrade instructions for Yosemite, I see that "Some features require an Apply ID; terms apply." However, I haven't managed to figure out what features this pertains to. I don't really ...
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Why do messages I send display to receiver as an email address and not a phone number?

My goal is when I message someone for first time it always displays my phone number. How can I control this from my iphone5s?
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What is the latest iOS version for iPhone 4?

I want to download the latest iOS version for offline restore for my iPhone 4. I want to know what is the latest iOS version and how can I download it?
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Yosemite Messages blank window

Messages on Yosemite used to work fine until this morning, repeatedly asking me for my Apple ID password. Months ago I had setup 2 factor authentication for my Apple ID, but it never complained. So I ...
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Can't remember security questions and rescue email ends with .cim instead of .com so I can't use it to reset my questions

My cousin wanted to buy something from the app store. I let her use my account to do so. It asked us to answer security questions but I couldn't remember them. So I tried to reset it but the link to ...
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apple id cant log in or find email details plus does not know what anwsers he put [closed]

ive had my iphone 5 for two years and just got an upgrade so we gave the phone to our son whos 10 i set the phone back to factory which wipe everything off.we told him to wait but he set up a icloud ...
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Got my funds on an international debit card frozen trying to order on apple. What to do?

About 2 weeks ago, I was trying to place an order for an Macbook Air on Apple and right when it comes to pay, they refused my debit card stating that they don't accept international cards. I then ...
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Password not accepted after migrating old Mac to Yosemite 10.10.2

I have just migrated all my data from my old MacBook Pro (early 2011) to my new MacBook Pro using migration assistant with Thunderbolt connection. Before starting, I have created a user account on my ...
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Retrieval of Apple ID password when email address is forgotten

Does anyone know how to sort out an Apple ID problem where the password for the e-mail address connected to the Apple ID cannot be remembered (and neither can I recall the first of the security ...
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iPhone 4 issues with updating whats app

My whats app is requesting me to update in the App Store, when I agree, it takes me to a screen which requests my password, but the id is not mine, so I cannot update it. This only happens with whats ...
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how do I lock my Apple ID?

I entered Apple ID to my iPhone 5 which "Find my iPhone" button was on and someone changed the password. Now every second I use the phone they ask me to sign in to iCloud. How can I remove this ID ...
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How to prevent an iPad from grabbing Apple ID for “Itunes and App Store” when plugged into a Mac?

I work as an iOS developer and have a number of development iPads at work. They are generic ipads used for testing and demos, none should apple ID. When I plug such iPad into my mac, two things seems ...
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show Apple ID or Email on iMessage

How can you change the phone Nr. from showing up on iMessage? I'd rather have it changed to my email or Apple ID instead.
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This item is temporarily unavailable. Try again later

I am trying to install an app form App Store and getting "This item is temporarily unavailable. Try again later." Tried to install the app on different macs (with the same icloud ID), but still ...
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Different iCloud and iTunes accounts on one device

I recently got divorced. My ex-husband has changed the Apple ID password for his account and won't share it with me. All three of my boys are on his account. I can no longer see them on Find My ...
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No “Generate an app-specific password” section in my Apple ID

I can't reproduce what is described in this Cnet article. Here is my screenshot.
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Apple ID password vs iCloud password - better to be the same or different?

I have too many passwords to track on too many devices. With my apple devices & services, it would be easier for me if both my iCloud and Apple ID passwords were the same. Should this be ok or is ...
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iOS 8 AppleID/iCloud says pass/id incorrect, but definitely not

I recently changed my AppleID and iCloud passwords. I can log into the services on my Mac, but my iPhone stubbornly refuses. I've already reset all the device's settings, but I still get this error. ...
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Filevault 2 enabled with recovery key linked to Apple ID, can I get the key?

I enabled FileVault on my Yosemite Mac, and selected the "Allow apple ID to reset password" option. I paid attention to all the dialogs and though they said to write down my recovery key, it was ...
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Apple ID - Security questions reset

When I'm logging in my Apple ID (https://appleid.apple.com/account/home) in the tab "Password and Security" there are security questions, just like this article says: ...
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Automatically login to Mac even when using Apple ID as Mac account password

I use my Apple ID as my Mac's account password, so now I can't enable auto-login. Is there really no way to re-enable auto-login even if I'm using my Apple ID for my Mac account? Or is there something ...
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iPhone 5 has an Apple ID connected to it that is not mine

I was up for an upgrade. So I went from my iPhone 4 to an iPhone 5. The one that was 99€. When I got it in the mail. I got straight to the store to get it set up. After that I went home went to the ...
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apple id is associated with a deleted email address

I had to change my email address and my Apple ID is totally confused. I was able to put in an active email address for messages but it is not sending anything to that. (i.e. on iPhone, Settings/iCloud ...
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Way to prompt for a keyboard on the iPad?

So I am trying to access my iCloud Drive via safari on my iPad mini 3, I go to Safari and tap the Request Desktop Site so that I can view my iCloud account. I have two step verification turned on for ...
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I forgot security questions and rescue email [duplicate]

Recently I got some money in my Apple ID and a few years ago I made a rescue email ( which I forgot how to enter ) and put some security questions I forgot how to awnser and I cannot buy apps ,music ...
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How do I change the Apple ID on iPhoto?

I gave my Macbook Pro to my partner, after reinstalling OSx on the laptop. My info was deleted by me before reinstalling the OS, but my Apple ID still shows up in iPhoto.
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I can no longer set up an Apple ID

I have taken over my daughters iPhone 4s and she has restored it and remove get apple and iCloud id. When I tried to set one up for me it says I can no longer set up a free apple/iCloud id on this ...
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How could passwords on OSX keychain for one user end up in another?

Our home MacBook has two users on it: my wife's and mine. This morning we noticed when logged in as my wife's user that in the KeyChain Access it has all of my web passwords. Including passwords I ...
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Pushing an Apple ID for App Store to IPads with Apple Configurator

Is there a way to push an Apple ID to the iPads with profiles via Apple Configurator? I have several 100 and would like to push it so we do not have to enter it manually for each.
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Yosemite Updates From App Store Not Working

I recently bought a new iMac and installed Yosemite on it, but for some reason whenever I try to update I just get this message: "[Name of App] was purchased using the App Store on another computer. ...
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wish to change appleid on new iphone whilst keeping original id on old phone

I now have two iphones. both use same email address and apple id.My wife is to use the old one. I wish to have a new appleid on one of them whilst keeping the original on the other. how do I change ...
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How to unlink Apple account from laptop?

I'm going to have to trade in my work laptop and it's connected right now to my personal Apple account for things like the app store etc. How do I unlink the Apple account before I get a new computer? ...
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I do not want to change my Apple ID

I do not want to change my Apple ID but it says I have to change it. I was on the family I PAd and I tried to put in my iTunes password but it didn't work because the iPad was attached to my ...
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Sharing Apple ID but having separate Game Center ID?

We have multiple devices on the same Apple ID. When playing games such as Clash of Clans how do you set each device up so they don't share.....they all want to log in to that same app on different ...
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Why is my App Updates linked to my wife's AppleID? I can't change it

I recently purchased a mac pro w Yosemite. I left my wife set herself up as an additional user, which later I removed. Now 3 apps (numbers, Keynote and Pages) which need to be updated are listed ...
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How to check owner and licences of an Appstore application?

How to check owner of an Appstore application? And licences used for downloading it. My problem is the following: 1.A few years ago I installed Numbers, Pages and Keynote on a computer WorkComp ...
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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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Changed AppleID Password and now iMessage and Facetime get Activiation Errors only on 1 of 5 ipads

I have an appled ID in the proper format XXX@gmail.com. When trying to login to "manage my appleID", I was forced to change my password to a "stronger password" which I was trying to avoid since I ...
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Apple ID problems [duplicate]

I changed my apple ID email address details about a year ago, as I do not have access to the old email address. I was recently asked to answer some security questions which I have forgotten. When I ...
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Can't login to Apple Support Communities

It seems I am unable to login to Apple Support Communities with my Apple ID. After login, I keep being directed to the following page: https://discussions.apple.com/backsoon/error.html Anyone else ...
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How do I share my location on more than one iOS device?

To take advantage of Mac-continuity, Safari, Photos, Passbook, and Keychain sharing features, I have to use the same account on all my devices. But, location sharing is also enabled through iCloud and ...
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How I can activate the iPhone which is asking for credentials I don't remember?

I was going to sell my iPhone tomorrow, and I thought I'd reset it so that none of my things were on there. I had already made an iTunes and AppleID for the buyer and was going to set up the phone for ...
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Cannot log in with Apple ID after performing password reset

My wife forgot the password to her Apple ID account. Her Macbook Air (OS X Yosemite) restarted to install some updates. She has her user account set up through her Apple ID account. Since she forgot ...
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Restricting Apple ID purchases to free stuff only

I've given my 9 year old daughter an IPad for Christmas. I'm confused about how to set it up with regards to using my Apple ID, or creating a separate AppleID for her. I've read some things about ...
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Need to Change Alternate Apple ID on the apple id screen

Can you change your alternate apple id - somewhere? it is does not allow that on the current apple id screen.
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delete apps from previous ID and set iPhone to factory seeting

I sold my iPhone to my friend and she used her apple ID to sync some apps and music but after few days she gave it back to me. now I have 2 questions : 1. how can I delete all her apps and apple id ...
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How create an apple ID?

I gave my daughter my old iPhone but I forgot all the information about the apple ID. I want to create a new one and disable the other one, or just delete the entire ID. Any ideas?
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Change children's Apple ID

I accidentally created an @icloud.com address for my kid's (under 13) Apple ID, and now I want to change the primary email to his correct address. However, there is no option for setting a new primary ...