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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iMovies on two computers.

I first started with a used MacBook Pro that already has iMovie on it. I signed in with my personal Apple ID and made a few GoPro movies on it. Now I also have a new MacBook Pro, but it's asking me to ...
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Logged in with a non-existent icloud account

Im logged in with a icloud account that doesnt exist. Specificly: 147429@icloud.net, while my apple id is 147429@(something else). being that this account doesnt exist, i cant log off because i need a ...
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Unable to update after iTunes ID has been changed

Til last week I was using abcd@gmail.com as my iTunes account. Now I have changed my account to abcd@yahoo.com . I have few pending updates on my App Store. When I am trying to update it, I am ...
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Can I merge two Apple IDs? [duplicate]

I have an old ID that I no longer have access to the email address. Can I merge that account with a new one? I have purchases on both and would like to transfer all of the info from the old account, ...
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Can I Reuse Previous Email Apple ID After Changing It?

There has to be a better way to word my subject/question so I apologize for initial confusion. My situation is simply this: (1) I have my own Apple ID with my email address (jeffnyman@example.com). ...
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how to by pass AppStore for distributing IOS Apps

after spending one Saturday searching the internet, i came a cross another guy who hustled like me. here is a link to his post: Remotely distribute an iOS app compiled in Xcode 7 without App Store, ...
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Duplicate Apple ID Keys?

Why do I have all these duplicate public (& one duplicate private) Apple ID keys? & Can I remove the extras so I just have one public & one private key? There is no identifying information ...
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iCloud settings are not accessible [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 6. The problem I am experiencing is, the person who set up the phone has forgotten the iCloud password, the email account and the security questions he used. Now my iPhone is not ...
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How to unlock an iCloud account

My apple iCloud is locked for security reasons, when I try to unlock it using my recovery gmail account, I don't see the link sent to me. I mailed to the iTunes Store customer suport team more than ...
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How do I transfer apps, media, from one iTunes account to another?

This may well be a recurring question to some of you, and I apologize in advance for the repetition and hope you can excuse me, but i've really got nowhere else to ask. Here's my situation; I have ...
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How to repair damaged admin account

My friend just played around with the admin account settings of her MacBook Pro and now the account is damaged She cannot access the desktop; after entering the password just the desktop background ...
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Problem with not existing email address on iCloud [duplicate]

So I've put an incorrect email address on iCloud, which does not exist. Now I cannot log out because I have no password and I cannot even turn off Find My Phone without it.
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Different Apple ID contacts appear on my device

I got a new iPhone for Christmas and made my own Apple ID/iCloud so I could use it between my devices (I also have a Mac & an iPad) without sharing with my family. Today I realized that many of my ...
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How do I disable a password for already purchased apps

I used to be able to re-download apps that were in my purchased folder without my Apple ID password but when I got my new I phone 6 it started asking me for a password. I have researched this but only ...
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Can someone remove my account from my stolen iPhone 6 even if it's in locked mode?

I lost my iPhone 6 a while ago and it's already put in locked mode (lost mode). To my knowledge for as long as I don't remove my account, it will remain in the lost mode. But recently when I went to ...
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Created Game Center account without Apple ID and can't recover login

A few years ago I created my Game Center account. I didn't create an Apple ID with it because it wasn't necessary. My Clash of Clans account was saved on it and now that I play it again I also want ...
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I have bought a new i phone 4s display phone from a shop that already signed in apple id that i dont know [duplicate]

I have bought new iphone 4s display cell from shop now the problem is somebody already signed inn wit apple id that i don't know now I want t remove that id from phone and log in with my own id what ...
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Old Apple ID's don't work

I have 3 old Apple ID's that I used to purchase music. After upgrading to a new phone there are many songs I can't play because they are from the old ID's. Apple doesn't recognize them any more. How ...
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Can I retrive the Apple ID password used to purchase an app

Can I retrieve the Apple ID password used to purchase an app. And if that password has since been changed how do I go about proving the original app purchase
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iPhone asks for unknown Apple User ID

I was trying to update my mum's iPhone 6 last night and it wouldn't let me update the apps on her phone as it was asking for someone else's Apple ID. She doesn't have any music, videos or books on ...
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How to create an apple id with an email that was used before in another apple id

I have an apple id associated with my main email, I abandoned the account by disconnecting it from all my devices and deauthorizing my computer then i removed the email from my apple id and replaced ...
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Associate Apple ID with two different SIM cards (phone numbers)

I live in Canada but travel to the States and when I do I put in my American SIM card which of course has a different phone number. Sometimes when in the States I get locked out of my account and it ...
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Share Apple ID but don't want to share call log and browsing history… Help?

Help, my husband and I have the same Apple ID and always have, however he got a new phone and somehow now I am getting his call log history he is not receiving mine though, and he is getting my ...
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Apple ID - how to verify using pin code (no verification link in email)?

How can I complete the process of creating Apple ID if I have received an email with a PIN code like below, but no link to enter this PIN. email from appleid_usen@email.apple.com Dear User, You ...
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Unable to get iMessage on iPhone 4 to accept Apple ID

iMessage on the iPhone 4 has been switched off for some time. When I turned it on and tried to include an email to the Send/Receive options, it displayed the email address I use for my Apple ID, which ...
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An error occurred when enrolling for the Apple Developer Program

I have an Apple ID, and I am able to access the Member Centre, and all other Apple related sites with my Apple ID. I would like to enrol in the Apple Developer Program as an individual, in order for ...
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Email is not an Apple ID or email is being used as an Apple ID?

I am getting these errors when trying to login with my mother's email. Can it be a bug in Apple?
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iPhone 4 doesn't show up on devices list

According to this page: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT205064 and this: To see any devices running iOS 7 or OS X Mavericks or earlier, you need to be signed in to iCloud on the device and you ...
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Will changing your Apple ID password affect a pending remote erase request?

I had my iPhone stolen a few days ago so naturally I tried to do a remote erase. However, the device has been offline since it got stolen so the erase is still being requested. I'm thinking of ...
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Disable iCloud after changing Apple ID email address

I previously had my Apple ID set up with the email address old@a.com, and I enabled iCloud and Find my iPad on my iPad with this Apple ID. Then, at some point later, I changed the email address on my ...
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Apple family sharing asks for permission for free downloads

I have set up family sharing for my daughter. I want to let her download free apps but want to get asked if it charges my credit card. But on my mac there's only one switch "Ask to Buy" to enable/...
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forgot Apple ID after restoring iphone [duplicate]

I reset my phone. then when it finally turned back on after restoring itself, it asked for my Apple ID and the password. I forget both of them . it will not let me into the phone without imputing that ...
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Changing security questions

i have 15$ in my iTunes account and whenever I try to buy something, it says I have to answer security questions, but I do not remember any of them. So when I try to reset my security questions, it ...
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iPad mini - change ID for App Store

I have 2 email addresses. The App store uses email address 2 and I can't remember the password for that. Anyway I'd rather it used email address 1. I have checked through Settings>iCloud, Settings>...
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Issue with receiving Apple ID account change notification emails

I was changing the password and recovery key to my Apple ID tonight. Every other time I've done this, I receive a notification email for both password and recovery key changes and then another ...
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Renaming iCloud mail address

Guys I'm kind of hopeless after weeks of searching. My problem is the following: When I created my Apple ID years ago I was young and didn't really understand the way Apple ID worked. I used shared ...
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Other ID's appearing in my Mac Store account

Just bought a refurbished Mac Mini, with new SSD and fresh instal of Yosemite. After setup, using my existing IOS Apple account details I updated to El Capitan, added Little Snitch and Firefox. All ...
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Cannot remove associated device from appleid after more than 90 days

I have associated my Macbook to my account at 2 July 2015. Currently is 23 November 2015. As you can see, there is over 100 days between the dates. But possibility to remove is grayed out. Why?
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How to stop my iPhone iMessages syncing to my sons iPod as we share my Apple ID

My son recently updated his iPod and i gave him access to my Apple ID so he can download games via wifi and access shared music - problem is my iMessages are syncing...what can i do to stop that from ...
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iCloud automatically connects with non-existing account

I am running El Capitan on a late 2012 MacBook Pro with 8GB of RAM and a SSHD. The problem with iCloud is that it signs in automatically with an account that I have never had. It asks me to insert ...
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Why can't my wife access the family calendar on her iCloud account?

I know there are similar questions on the site, but they don't answer the question I have exactly: My wife has two separate iCloud accounts. Originally, she did this because she had an existing ...
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MacBook Pro 2011 keeps booting the OS X Utilities and won't accept our Apple ID

Before the issue became my headache, one of our relatives created a partition on my MBP to keep their files. Yesterday they deleted their partition and there might be important files that was delete ...
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Apple ID password reset does not work

I have reset my password five times and I even updated my personal information in Apple ID. Then when I try to log into the App Store it keeps telling me that my ID or password is incorrect. To ...
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Broken company -> broken email account -> broken Apple ID -> no password -> no Iphone [duplicate]

My brother used to work in a company and he got his iPhone 4 from it, this was like 5 years ago. He created an Apple ID, but over the years he forgot his password (as well as the answers to the ...
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Former employee's iPad reset

I was given an iPad owned by a previous employee. How do I reset the iPad to like new conditions. I do not have the password to the Apple ID.
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Really old email address attached to songs on current computer and I cannot authorize them

A really old email address does not show up in iTunes account, but does when I want to play certain songs that are not authorized for this computer. The address is over 10 years old and I do not ...
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How to recover/resurrect my Apple ID?

I had only had my iPod about 6 months (more or less) and used downloaded apps frequently. Therefore, I used my Apple ID very regularly and never had any problems with it until one day. I was ...
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Serious installation issue with OS X Yosemite

I am a new to Apple products, my MacBook Pro was having a very slow process so I formatted the Macintosh HD without making bootable USB. I restarted my Mac and pressed command-r. I opened Disk ...
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How can I identify and uninstall all apps installed by a certain user?

I have a Macbook that was also used by a previous employee of my job. I made the mistake of not reformatting the entire thing when I installed it. Now I have a new Mac app store ID, but the apps ...
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Reinfecting a new Macbook by signing into an iCloud account that was used on a potentially compromised Macbook

I use iCloud for Find My capabilities and to sync contacts and calendar entries only (no iCloud Drive, Keychain or iPhotos etc) between my Macbook and iPhone. The Apple ID I currently use that's ...