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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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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Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
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ipad 2, locked out off gmail icloud accout for Apple ID. Apple support erased invalid security questions

I am temporary locked out of all devices because my icloud/Apple ID gmail account will not accept my password. Applecare erased my security questions and sent me a link to put in new Apple ID ...
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turn off find my iphone without apple ID password [duplicate]

I need to restore my iphone, to do that i need to turn off find my iphone but the apple ID is different to the one i use now, i cant remember the password
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Reinstalled Mac OS X on my MacBook Air & now it won't let me install iMovie and iPhoto?

I get this weird error message after reinstalling Mac OS X on my Macbook Air These apps cannot be accepted by your Apple ID. These apps were recently assigned to another Apple ID, and they will ...
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How to use Family Sharing on iPhone 4 and other devices?

I have multiple devices on 1 apple ID (iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPod Touch 5, iPhone 4) and would like the devices to have separate apple IDs. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 5s have separate apple IDs and the ...
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How do I reset/change my security questions on my Apple Id

I have an Apple ID and I know my password, but forgot the answer to the security question. I tried to change it at appleid.apple.com but we don't have a link to reset it. See the picture. Please help ...
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How to login to message app with different Apple IDs

I have several Apple IDs, so how can I login with all of these Apple IDs to iMessage on my iMac at once? I want to send imessage from many apple ID simultaneously. By message app, I sign in my apple ...
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Type a special character with a regular keyboard

I am trying to reinstall an iMac but I don't have the original Apple keyboard. Instead a "regular" keyboard is attached. I can't find out how to type the "at" symbol (@). I need it to enter my Apple ...
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Someone made a FaceTime call with my number

My husband told me that he received a FaceTime call from my number but he missed the call. I never called him and I don't have any outgoing calls in my phone or anything. Is my Apple ID compromised?
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How to work around the issue that I can't access some iStore apps of a different country?

My family is spread across the world and I live and work in a different country than my native one. My iPhone and Apple ID are registered to my country of residence. On a few occasions, recently, I ...
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How do I sign out of all devices currently using my apple id?

I have an ex that is using my account and I want to get him off my account. I have changed my password, but as he was already signed in, it appears that he is still using my account. I remember once ...
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How do I update the primary email address used by my Apple ID when using Find My iDevice?

I have an Apple ID that I use for both the App/iTunes Stores and for iCloud. Because I originally created it years ago, it's an email address I no longer use, let's call it dan@old.com. I would like ...
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Having separte Apple accounts on same device

I have couple of questions to ask related to one topic. I live in japan and had my apple account installed there. And now I am here in US for a year and want to make another apple id so i could ...
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How to keep all my passwords, browsing data, e-mails, content etc. only for myself, and away from Apple?

I just bought my first Apple product (iPhone) a few days ago and from the moment I switched on I have been asked to use the Apple ID and iCloud for pretty much everything. I have a concern, i.e. if I ...
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Update a software that has been downloaded with an apple ID associated with a deleted email address

I am trying to update XCode. When I go on the AppStore and try to update XCode I receive the following message: You have updates available for other accounts Sign in to ...
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Remove old Apple ID Account

When trying to update apps on the Apple Store I still get the account of someone who was using the computer before me: How do I change that, it's the only place where I can't use my Apple ID ...
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Unlocking iPad 2 (iOS 7) with the Apple ID credentials

Someone set a passcode to my iPad, and he can't remember what it is. Now I can't open it, I'm always asked for 4-digit passcode. But, I do know my Apple ID credentials, and my iPad is connected to my ...
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ICloud troubleshooting help

My father has wrongly entered an email/id on the iCloud settings on his iPad but if he tries to delete/sign out it asks for a password and since the account does not exist he does not have a password. ...
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iPad's Apple ID did not reflect the change I made on and now I can't turn off Find my iPad

So this is quite a headache already. I'll lay out what I've done chronologically: Not knowing that the Apple ID is still in use on a device (iPad), I've changed the associated email address on the ...
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iPhone asking for Apple ID for a former roommate

At some point several years ago a former roommate used my phone or iTunes for something. I can't recall for what, but since then each time I get a new phone, or need to restore from a backup, I'm ...
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Sync iphone and iPad

I have an iPad that is currently synced with my personal iphone. Today I bought my son an iphone and would like it synced with my iPad in order for me to best monitor activity on it. What is the best ...
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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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I can't use my iPod (bypass AppleID login)

I have forgotten my password originally for my iPod 5 and took it to the apple center and had it reset. I have recently crashed and destroyed my MacBook so have no computer. How can I bypass the ...
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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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My email for my APPLE ID is deactivated what do I do?

So I've finally remembered my APPLE ID that I used in the beginning to activate my Iphone but I forgot the password which I tried too many times and it disabled. Now my yahoo account I used for it is ...
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software question about my apple ID

I downloaded the IOS8 and all of the sudden my iphone5 needed restoring and i lost all of my data!!!! Now that i can turn it on its like a brand new phone but my problem is that i cant restore my ...
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How do I delete unwanted Apple ID's?

I'm going thru a phone swap, and I now realize that I have multiple ID's 1) "codename" 2) "codename@email_service.com" 3) "realname@email_service.com" I've tested all three, and they all have ...
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Is it possible to change an adult account to a child one?

My son's Apple ID has his birthday entered, cough accidentally cough, incorrectly, so it appears that he is 28, when he's actually <13 (it was created when <13 accounts weren't possible). With ...
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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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Cannot connect to developer network in Xcode 6

I have downloaded Xcode 6 and I cannot connect to the developer server to download my provisioning profiles. When I try to add my Apple ID it simply say cannot connect. If I type a wrong password it ...
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“You cannot auto-download or download past purchases with a different Apple ID for 90 days” when switching iTunes library from old PC to new PC

I have migrated all of my music from my old laptop to my new desktop via iTunes Home Sharing. I can see all of it, but it will not allow me to play any of the music. It says: This computer is ...
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Change content type for itunes connect account

I accidentally created an itunes account with the content type as books I would like to change the content type to apps but i can't find any way to do this. How would you go about this ?
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Move iMessages between accounts

I have two Apple IDs, because one of them is in the US App Store and the other is in the hungarian Store. I use almost every service of iCloud on the US account except for the iMessage. I still have ...
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How can unauthorized movie purchases be made on my 1st generation Apple TV?

In the last 6 months, two movies have shown up as purchased on my 1st Generation Apple TV, but neither I nor my wife have purchased them. The first time this happened, I thought perhaps it had been ...
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How to delete my account on icloud.com?

In my case, I do not want to use iCloud anymore. So I don't want to sync notes, calendar, pics across my Apple devices, and access them through the web (i.e., icloud.com). So, how I can close/delete ...
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How do I tell if there is an iPhone backup in my iCloud account without the iPhone

A couple of months ago I had an iPhone. That iPhone was never connected to iTunes. It was configured to make backups to iCloud. It was stolen. Now I'm getting another, used iPhone from a family ...
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Two Apple ids and just want one [duplicate]

I changed my e-mail from hotmail to gmail during 2013. I want my Apple id to follow that. The old email account is still there when I configured my iPhone 5s and tryied to install my icloud and ...
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Apple Id confusion

I just created an Apple ID. Went through the confirmation via email phase successfully. I am able to log in on this page: https://appleid.apple.com - and under Apple ID and Primary Email Address it ...
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Find out apple email id from iphone activation lock [closed]

Is there anyway to find out the email address attached to iphone, when iphone is currently locked to activation mode ? I just needed to know the email address so I can reset the password. The person ...
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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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How do I see when my appleID password was changed?

How can I see when my appleID password was changed? This morning the password I was using was no longer accepted and I had to reset it. If there isn't a way to see when changes were made, is there a ...
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Does apple automatically sign out all connected devices when you change the apple id password?

Yesterday, I got a bunch of emails from Apple, sent to one of my unused gmail addresses (which still has forwarding to my regular one). I do NOT have an appled ID associated with that address, but it ...
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Used iphone. App Store log in

I have a iPhone 4 that has been switched to straight talk. But when I try to open the App Store it wants me to use the old owners id it won't let me put mine it
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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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How to get rid of all the apps downloaded to my iPhone from another appleid?

This is the most bizarre thing I have seen in Apple; here is what happened. In my country, the Apple reseller store for some reason registers all the people's AppleIDs with their own email addresses ...
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Remove Apple Support Communities account or change nickname

I accidently created an account in the Apple Support Communities with the wrong nickname because I thought I was logged in within another Apple ID. I always read that the only way is to create a new ...
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How can I keep my iMessage on iPhone, but stop them coming through on my Mac?

I don't want my private messages popping up on my Mac, so is there a way I can remove my account on my Mac, but keep it on my iPhone?
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Can I re-use an email address for a new Apple ID that was previously a secondary email address?

I want to use my son's email for his new iPad mini, but previously his email was associated with my Apple ID on my iPhone 5c as an alternate email address. I have deleted his email from my Apple ID, ...