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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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 ...
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I bought a used icloud locked iphone 5 with password [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...