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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the max number of icloud accounts you can set up on iphone 5

I recently had my iPhone stolen, it was recovered but both of my apple ids were altered and I can not use them. the person who stole the phone must have set up one or more accounts because when ...
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Can iCloud Lock on Macs circumvented by reinstalling from an USB stick?

I have a questions regarding the iCloud Lock for Macs. Someone stoled my Mac but I activated the iCloud Remote Lock, the Mac never came online so is it possible that a theft could restore the Mac ...
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App tied to other account in my purchase tab

Recently I got repaired my Late 2011 MBP from Apple Repair Program. I have a strange problem after that. One of my purchased app, iPhoto shows update. But iPhoto is not even installed on my Mac. When ...
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New iCloud email added to iPhone5 without changing Apple ID,in order to automatically copy all iMessages that uses that new iCloud email to said email

If we create another icloud e-mail can we: 1) Add it to our phone to send and receive emails without affecting the Apple ID being used on the iPhone 5? 2) Use that "New iCloud email" to iMessage ...
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Changed my Apple ID and now can't download old apps [duplicate]

I changed my apple id some time ago and I am wanting to download an app I used to have on my phone, crunchyroll to be specific. But every time I click the icloud icon to redownload it it shows the ...
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How to download bought apps without old credit card?

I changed my residence and cancel my old credit card. Now I did a clean install of OS X and want to download purchased apps and free apps (Aperture, Keynote and iPhoto) but the App Store asks me for ...
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iPhone asks for wrong apple id when updating apps

My iPhone 6 keeps asking for random apple ids when updating apps. All these apps were purchased under my apple id, no if, ands or buts. Please help.
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I Do not want to use my credit card INFO [duplicate]

Is there any way to install free App without use my credit info? I looked for ( NON ) in the payment review but couldn't find it.
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How can I verify my account quicker

I have an Apple ID, I got it from Microsoft at outlook, but when I go to the App Store and try to purchase an app, and the sign popped up and said "to sign in to the account store, you have to verify ...
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Trying to use a new Apple ID to reinstall Mac OS X

I am new to the Mac world and I just created an Apple ID. I am trying to reinstall OS X because of a problem with the Mac. When it asked to enter an Apple ID, I enter my new one and it gives me an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to stop app store from asking me to reset my account

I recently changed to an iPhone and my iPhone 6 does not let me download apps. It keeps asking me to reset my account after I've already done so. I have even reset all my setting. Does anyone know ...
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Help with new iPad…random persons info on it

Got a new iPad. Set up Apple ID using my gmail. All the sudden a random persons contacts are on my iPad and when I login to my Apple ID this persons address, info etc is there. Also this person credit ...
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Someone else gets my FaceTime calls — strange problem

Problem: Occasionally when someone tries to FaceTime me they get someone else (but the same someone else every time) I'm based in the UK but this person is in the US. My best guess is that they ...
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iPad constantly prompts for iCloud login [duplicate]

When using my iPad, I am constantly prompted to sign in to iCloud with the means of incessant alerts every few seconds. I have turned off iCloud in Settings yet the alerts continue. How can I stop ...
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Appleid password keeps needing to be reset

Everytime I try to download an app onto my iphone it says I have the wrong password and I have been writing them down because I am so frustrated. I then try to login on my PC and indeed it does not ...
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New Apple ID, Can't update previous apps on mac

So I have a macbook pro and I recently made a new apple ID account due to a muck up with the old one the whole family was using. I've changed everything on my mac to make sure that my apple ID account ...
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Problem in creating a new apple id [duplicate]

I bought a second hand iphone 5s, I erase all content and settings, then i want to create my apple id, to download apps and all, i completed the procedure to create an apple id but at last the device ...
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Want to dis-associate an Apple ID (for iPad) with my iTunes acct on MBP

I made mistake of using my iTunes account to sync and update my wife's iPad, and used her ID for this. Result, all of her apps merged with my apps for my iPhone & iPad. Got rid of those, but her ...
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Getting “Missing Security Answer” when changing Game Centre nickname

When I go into settings>gamecentre>profile to change my nickname, a box pops up when I click Done saying, "Missing Security Answer Please enter the answer to your security question." I've tried ...
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Iphone 5 apple id and password problem

For 3 day I have been without a phone - no service. O2 say nothing wrong with network. Took sim out of phone and now phone is locked. Asking for apple ID and pword. Password is not recognised. ...
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Clash of clans switching accounts in one device [duplicate]

I want to to make another clash of clans base but when I log out of Game Center and log into another account it doesn't ask if I want to delete my base and sign in with the new Game Center. Is there ...
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Problem with Apple ID and associated email

I recently switched my apple ID to a different email. The problem is that I can no longer use the previous one. The previous one is still there and won't go away. I can't edit anything as a result. ...
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Download app from iPad to iPod touch with different Apple ID

How do I download a purchased app on iPad to an iPod touch with a different Apple ID? My daughter purchased an app and put it on her iPad, and I want to put it on an iPod touch that I gave my grandson ...
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Mac App Store updating problem

I've recently upgraded to Mac OS Yosemite, but the App Store won't let me install app updates. It says "Sign in to the App Store to download apps." I'm already signed in though, and the sign in box ...
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Can't access iCloud account

I have forgotten my iCloud password. It has also an old email address I can't change. It is not the same as my Apple ID and password. Now I can't get into my iCloud. My iCloud is updating for 3 days ...
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Can I identify all iTunes purchases bought with a particular ID Account?

Having restored back-up from iCloud I am being repeatedly asked for the password for a work-related email address. I was made redundant from that company about 10 years ago and cannot retrieve that ...
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iMessage has stopped working on MacBook Pro

I have a 15-inch macbook pro that is mid-2012. The latest version of Mavericks is when the problem started, but it wasn't after the update to it. Just happened one day. My problem started randomly ...
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How do I create a new iCloud account?

Hi I would like to ask how do I create a new iCloud account for my iPad Mini. I forgot my old one. How can I do this?
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Can't remember my Apple ID

I remember my nickname for my Game Center but I don't remember what the Apple ID was for it is there a way to retrieve this information
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second hand ipad needs apple id from original owner? [duplicate]

I bought this ipad second handed I already disabled it bt after connecting it to a wiffi its says "This iPad is currently linked to an Apple Id sign in with the Apple ID that was used to set up this ...
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Can you save your app progress between different apple devices?

I'm changing iPads soon for school from a old ipad to a new ipad air. I was wondering if I used the same Apple ID, could have save the progress from the games or apps I have in the old ipad and keep ...
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Purchased apps lost after Apple ID change

I received an unsolicited email from Apple telling me that my Apple ID was changed. Before the email, my Apple ID was, let's say, 'myself'; after it is 'myself@gmail.com'. After this change I cannot ...
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Restoring past purchases with changed Apple ID

How can I restore my past purchases if I wish to change my Apple ID?
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Account limit reached when attempting to create a new Apple ID [duplicate]

I am trying to create a new Apple ID and now it's telling me: "account limit reached"
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Apple ID Conflict With iCloud Locked iPhone

I recently decided to restore my iPhone to the latest iOS 7.1.1 and got stomped by a serious problem. Its an iPhone 5 and when I got it, I had it linked with an Apple ID/email I no longer have ...
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Creating second Developer Account

Is it better to create new Apple ID for my developer account, or is it ok to use my existing one? And what are the rules regarding names (like can I use nickname or I have to use my real one)? I'm ...
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Is there any limit to create Apple ids through iTunes on a computer?

I need to know that is there any Apple account/id creation limit through iTunes from a computer?
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Getting “Invalid year.” error while trying to Apple ID password from my iPad

I'm trying to change my Apple ID password from my iPad, but I'm getting an error saying "Invalid year.": I can't find any information on that error from Google, only a few threads where people are ...