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 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 ...
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iPad 4 setup wizard won't let me log in with new Apple ID

I bought a used iPad 4 and am trying to set it up with a new Apple ID. Going through the initial setup, I can connect wifi, create a passcode and select "set up as new iPad" under the apps & data ...
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Activating iPad after factory reset with non-validated Apple ID

Trying to help a friend with an inherited iPad. The non-techie original owner created a Gmail account and a linked Apple ID special for the new iPad. While I can log into the Apple ID using the Gmail ...
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Why are my icloud calendars and contacts (and a lot of other things) showing up on my dad's computer (he has a different apple id)

I just upgraded to ios 9 on my iphone 5c this morning and an hour after doing it my calendar events and reminders notifications started appearing on my dad's computer screen. Also, my contacts were ...
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If I remove my apple ID account on my Iphone 4s, does it delete the data on iCloud on that device only?

If I remove my apple ID account on my Iphone 4s, does it delete the data on iCloud on that device only? I already have an Iphone 5s which is using the same apple ID. And planning to sell my Iphone 4s. ...
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Apple Watch pairing prompts for old Apple ID password

When I paired my Apple Watch with my iPhone it asked for me to login to my Apple ID. Later while configuring Messages on the watch it asks for my password again. However, the Apple ID in each is ...
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Stuck in my iPhone's previous owner's Activation Lock [duplicate]

I have a second-hand iPhone. The iPhone's previous owner deleted the Apple ID account, and gave me their iPhone. When I go to get on it, the activation screen comes up and tells me I need the previous ...
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where to find the verification email after you make an apple id on mac

I have setup an a new mail account on iCloud. After creating new account I was asked to 'click on the verification mail sent to verify your email', but they don't let me open my email unless I verify ...
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iPad game transfer

I have an iPad and my son plays his games on it. We are getting him his own iPad. How can I transfer his games over to his iPad with out giving him the same Apple ID as mine?
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How to activate iPhone with forgotten details [duplicate]

I brought my uncles old iPhone 4S and I've reset it, but now it's asking for his Apple ID and password and he can't remember it and he has lost his passcode. How can I activate the phone without the ...
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Can a single Apple ID/ iTunes account switch between multiple country AppStores to buy free Apps unique to each country?

Can a single Apple ID/ iTunes account switch between multiple country AppStores to buy free Apps unique to each country? If I use my single Apple ID/ iTunes account but move & have moved across ...
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Delete an old icloud account with defunct email and forgotten password

I have an old email/id apple iCloud account on an iPad mini that I can't delete because the email is totally defunct and I cannot remember the password. I have a newer iCloud account that I use for ...
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How do I reset my iCloud credentials after entering an incorrect email address?

While setting my new iPhone up I put in the incorrect e-mail by missing one letter. Now I can't get in to do anything! It won't let me reset as the email is wrong and it doesn't recognize my password.
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How to edit the apple developer account

Is it possible to edit the date of birth provided while creating the Apple Id
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How can I fix this iPhone's Apple ID problem? [duplicate]

I found an iPhone 5c a couple days ago, and need to get rid of the original Apple ID on it. I tried to return this phone to the owner, but there was no Find My iPhone or anything. I tried to set it ...
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How to share Back to my Mac across different Apple IDs?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to remotely get into my family's iMac from my MacBook Pro as needed while I'm away. An internet search taught me that Back to my Mac was the thing, but that only ...
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If I update my iOS, will it require to log in the Apple ID when I turn it on again after updating? [duplicate]

I bought my iPhone 5 from someone where I'm not sure whether he is the first owner. Now, I want to update my iOS to 8.4 but I'm not sure if the Apple ID of the first owner will be required to log in ...