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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Unable to Change Apple ID and password

I have tried repeatedly to change my Apple ID and password without success. I have followed all of the directions trying both my emails and asked for new passwords----no luck whatsoever.
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Does 'family sharing' require that members use same apple ID for both iTunes and iCloud?

Each member of our family has two unique Apple ID's, one for use with iTunes and another for iCloud (e.g. 4 members, 8 Apple ID's). On the family sharing page it says "Family Sharing requires a ...
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ipod touch locked all the way cant get in at all [duplicate]

I bought a ipod i tried contacting the owner i tried everything but there apple id and password is on the ipod i cant login or try to set it up for me becuase it says its linked to an apple id but the ...
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iPhone text messages and iPads

My husband and I have separate Apple ID accounts. He has gotten old deleted text messages from my iPhone appearing on his iPad. I do not own an iPad; only a Macbook Pro computer. My son had the same ...
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There was an error connecting to the Apple ID server - akd NSURLSession/NSURLConnection HTTP load failed (kCFStreamErrorDomainSSL, -9807)

When entering my password into App Store I get: There was an error connecting to the Apple ID server I checked the password and it's fine. I changed the password just in case, it still does not ...
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iMac only show flashing folder with question mark after formatting OS X partition drive

Today i format my "OS X El capitan" partition for installing "Yosemite". But due an error in bootable yosemite usb it didn't install on this partition. After some hours when i turned on iMac and hold ...
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Removing a lost iPhone from find my iphone/apple id

My iPhone was stolen back in february, since than it was on pending lost mode... by now I realized I will not see it again so I removed it from my apple id and from find my iPhone, now I saw that the ...
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Why did Apple assign the wrong name to my AppleID, and how do I change it?

I'm setting up an iPad for Mom's birthday. In the process, I created her an AppleID, and typed in her name. Signing into iCloud using her ID shows my name instead. How do I fix this?
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After El Capitan update, I cannot sign in to anything with my Apple ID: '“This action could not be completed. Try again”

I updated OSX last night to El Capitan and after the update, and restarting my iMac(2014) a few times, I cannot sign in with my Apple ID. The initial restart gave me the error: "This action could ...
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I had this ipod for a year and i already had an account but i got my ipod taken away for 2 months and i had to reset it and i don't know my apple id [duplicate]

Can someone help me I had my ipod for a year or so and i already had an account and I got my Ipod token away and now I forgot my password on my home screen and I had to rest my Ipod like I just bought ...
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iphones bluetooth sharing possible? [duplicate]

Its heard from century that iphone has bluetooth,but why we cant share anything over bluetooth,but infact we can connect bluetooth speaker and play some music.
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kids sharing game center ID causing problem how do i fix [duplicate]

My kids all were logging into their Iphones with my apple ID, and sharing the same game center. They are all playing some of the same games and it is causing problems. One child will lose his things ...
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OS X Server: Can't upgrade or configure: App Store fails: “This action could not be completed”

My Mac OS X Server (which is used for wiki as well as a build server / time machine backup hub) is broken due to App Store update problems, and upgrading doesn't work because I cannot authenticate ...
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Rename Macbook in Apple ID screen

How can I rename Macbook Pro in the screen below (taken from appleid website). I know that on iOS I can do that by going to Settings -> General -> About -> Name but not sure how I can do the same on ...
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How to remove all traces of an Apple Id from a Mac

If I go to the System Preferences and select iCloud, it prompts me to sign in with my Apple Id. Only problem is, it auto-fills the Apple Id of the previous user. If I try to delete the existing id ...
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iTunes/Apple Music on Mac - can't sign in

I am suddenly unable to use Apple Music (or the iTunes store for that matter). Yesterday I just opened iTunes and every single song in my Apple Music was greyed out. I couldn't play any of them. So I ...
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How to recover icloud password if its locked?

I created an account for my uncle's iPhone, he used the phone for 4-5 months and asked me the password but I forgot it completely and don't either remember its google password or security answers, he ...
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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 ...