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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Can't use my apple ID balance

I have $25 in my account and can see the balance. I am trying to buy something that is $24.95. When I try to buy it, it tells me I have insufficient funds and wants me to change my billing information ...
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The Apple ID you entered couldn't be found or your password was incorrect. Please try again. | In-App Purchase

I bought an In-App Purchase yesterday. While buying the app crashed, so I tried to restore the purchase (money was already taken from my account). But if I'm entering my correct Apple-ID password ...
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Why do I have to type in my Apple ID password over and over again for free apps or reviews in App Store when I have a touch ID?

I'm just curious about something. So I have my iPad with a touch ID and I thought I set it up not to ask me for my Apple ID password in the settings: So today I was trying to write a review for an ...
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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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generate password option not appearing in “manage apple id”

I am trying to generate an app specific password, as I can not get Thunderbird on Ubuntu, to connect to the icloud server. I found a few posts on the web that infer, you now have to generate an app ...
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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 can I create an Apple ID for China if I live in the U.S.A

I don't have a credit card I'm completely broke and I'm not jail token I'm just trying to get a free Chinese app from America ( Plants Vs. Zombies 2 Chinese Version).
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Does signing out of FaceTime disconnect your Apple ID from a specific device?

I used my Apple ID to sign in only to FaceTime on my friend's iPad device. Later I went to Settings → FaceTime and clicked Sign out. Does that mean that this iPad an my apple ID are now completely ...
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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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Use a Mac App Store free app without having to associate/login to AppleID?

The scenario: I'm working on a friend's Mac. To proceed with the task at hand, I need a specific tool. This tool is available for free (and does not use in app purchases) from the Mac App Store, but ...
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Stuck “Enter your Apple ID password”

I just changed the password of my Apple ID. When I started using my Mac, several minutes later, the system preferences asked me to enter my password to continue using iCloud. after entering my new ...
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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 to use “Find My Phone” beeping feature (not location sharing) with a different Apple ID

My girlfriend and I both have iDevices. We each have our own Apple ID. Every once in a while one of us misplaces a device... you know the drill, "Honey, could you call my phone for me?" And then it ...
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Security issue logging in to the App Store using different Apple ID

Does your device get logged or added to relevant Apple ID's account device list when you logout from the App Store using, for example, your iPad device, and login back again with another ID? Example ...
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Reinstalling OSX is blocked with unreviewed Apple ID

I got a couple-of-years-old MacBook Pro with OSX Lion, and I attempted to format it. I erased the installed drive using Disk Utilities and then chose to reinstall OSX. Unfortunately, in order to ...
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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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Create new @me.com mail account

Every articles/answers I found are dated around or prior 2012. So I'd like to know: is there any tested way to create a new @me.com mail account right now?
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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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System asking for Apple ID login

Recently my El Capitan has started asking me for my Apple ID credentials, out of the blue. It often happens after waking the system from sleep, but not always, and sometimes it happens during the ...
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Switching from shared Apple ID to Family Sharing - will we lose app data?

I've been sharing my Apple ID (I'll call it A) details with my wife for many years, in order to share app purchases. We'd now like to switch to Family Sharing. My Apple ID A would be the "family ...
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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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Can I trust Apple support and share my password?

I have problem with iCloud backup on my iPhone. After several calls to the Russian department of Apple support they suggest me to change my AppleID password temporarily to an test password proposed by ...
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IPhones sharing neither Apple ID nor iCloud somehow still sharing data

My girlfriend has recently acquired her sisters old iPhone 5s running latest iOS version as of writing. Her mother has an IPhone 5s as well, under similar conditions. Both devices are linked to ...
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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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Can't recover account because forgot email

I lost my Game Center account password... Because I changed and don't remember. My Apple ID is going to iCloud. I know my iCloud password but I wasn't there for so long, so i used my same apple id and ...
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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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Accidentally deleted friends Apple ID

I bought my friend's iPhone from her. I reset the iPhone and accidentally lost her Apple ID and everything that was purchased and backed up to iCloud. She gave me her username and password but when I ...
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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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There was an error connecting to Apple ID server

I am trying to login to iTunes App Store or the Mac App store on my Mac but it gives me the error every time "There was an error connecting to Apple ID server". Till now I have : Removed all the ...
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Family members getting new phone - want to transfer apps, music, etc to a different Apple ID

I don't really use Apple stuff so I'm a little clueless. My cousin and my uncle currently use the same apple ID. This is problematic because their contacts are synced up, which they don't want. The ...
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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 ...
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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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We don't remember Apple email or id and now can not use ipad [duplicate]

It is ipad 3 with a1416 model It is currently factory reset but it keeps saying this ipad is bound to an apple id It freakingly shows only first letter of the email which doesn't help at all We ...
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Prevent File Sharing access with Apple ID

I use same Apple ID on different Macs (used by different people), only to use Find My Mac. So I disabled Message, Facetime etc. – App Store updates are still a bit problematic since I don't want to ...
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Why do I get this alert saying I purchased this app on a different computer (while I didn't)?

I tried to open an app I hadn't opened for a while, after which I got a window prompting me to login with my Apple ID. Here follows a translation of the (dutch) text: Log in to use this app on ...
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4th Gen AppleTV - multiple logins vs shared login

I've just purchased the 4th gen AppleTV. One thing I've noticed is that switching user accounts could be a lot easier. For example, if my wife would like to listen to music associated with her ...
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Trouble signing in as admin account after change of Apple ID email address

I had to move to another mail provider therefore I changed my Apple ID. Unfortunately a while ago I've linked my admin account on my MacBook Air with my Apple ID. Now my account is still stuck with ...