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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Will deleted Apple IDs (email address) become available for use again?

My daughter has been using my email address as her Apple ID. She would like to start using her own email address instead while retaining the purchased content, and I would like to continue using my ...
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Registered my iPhone on my ex's Mac and now I have a ton of overages

When I first got my iPhone 6+, I registered it on my now exhusbands MacBook. Since the divorce and the separation of accounts, I still have horrible "gaming" data overages. I've never played a game on ...
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AppleID Not been accepted in XCode account pane

I've notived my Apple ID is not been accepted within XCode when I try add an Apple ID in the XCode accounts pane of preferences. I have tested the account details in both the member ceter and itunes ...
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El Capitan: How do I use my Apple ID password to log in after a temporary password change?

Today, I reset my User password to a temporary password for use in a service appointment. Previously, the account was using my iCloud password to log in, and I thought I could change it back to that ...
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Setting up my family sharing : what will happen to the content previously purchased by the children?

I'm currently setting up the family system for me and my two children. We were previously using the account of one of my children for us three, and having the usual problems with messages being ...
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App Store email address / Apple ID

Whenever I go to my Apple Store it shows an the incorrect email (it show an email that is no longer active) How do I get my iPhone 6s to show the correct email so I can update my apps?
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Phone number in someone else's Apple ID, so how to get backup quickly. iCloud back not controlled by me

My iPhone, and iPad are controlled by ex who had control "briefly". I changed back to my original carrier, new number, used my Apple ID (iTunes ). Got iPad later, got iCloud account. Clearly my phone ...
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I cannot activate my iPhone 4s [duplicate]

Lately, I updated my iPhone to the latest iOS and it was successfully done. But then, when my iPhone restart, I was asked to activate it. In order to do this, I have to enter the Apple ID and a ...
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After enabling two-factor authentication, I no longer have the option to use my iCloud password to log in

I enabled two-factor authentication (the new one available in iOS 9, OS X 10.11, etc., not the old two-step verification) for my Apple ID. After doing so, my MBP prompted me to change my password ...
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iPhone 4S linked to old Apple Id

I'm trying to clean my old iPhone for selling it. iCloud address is a different Apple Id from the one I'm using now. I can not see a way to reset the password for the old linked Apple id. What ...
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Creating a new user account using iCloud password

I am trying to create a new OS X user account using iCloud password but the option to do that isn't displayed. I am on OS X 10.11.4 According to this support document I should see an option to pick ...
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Does My Company Need To Code Sign with Two Digital Certificates? Apple Developer and EV Certificate?

My employer plans to distribute Mac OSX software outside the App Store through their website. Do I need to get an organizational developer ID from Apple ($99 USD/yr) plus purchase an EV code-signing ...
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How to enable iCloud on broken iPod

My iPod Touch turned off last night and after, it never woke up again. Is there any way to turn on iCloud Photo on this iPod by using my Mac? iCloud is working but not for photos, only for notes.
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We need some help on how to utilize the Apple ID on multiple Apple computers in a network

We have 8 Apple Computers on a network in a dental office where users move from machine to machine and have no need to use any Apple ID capabilities. Each machine has several users in addition to the ...
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How do I Change my old iPod Apple ID to my new Current ID to match the one on my iPhone?

About 2 almost 3 years ago I purchased an iPod touch 5. My phone and my iPod both have 2 different Apple ID's (same as 2 different email addresses). The email address used for my iPod is an email I no ...
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how i created my appleId with @icloud.com as primary email?

The only email, my appleId primary email, have @icloud.com email address. Regularly, we have an @gmail.com as primary email and an @icloud.com as the secondary. It's not naturally with me and when ...
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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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Developer account under 18

I'm 16 and I've learned to develop iOS apps recently. I've finished my first app yesterday and I want to upload it to the App Store. I've tried to register with my name and my father's credit card ...
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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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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