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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iTunes does not recognize password with spaces

I set my AppleID's password on the website and it contains spaces. Now when I try to register my iPhone using iTunes, it complains that my password contains spaces! All other Apple apps, ...
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Two Clash of Clan accounts under one Game Center account

I have a problem that I am worried about with my Clash of Clans game. I originally started playing the game on my iPad. I was not able to play it while I was out because my iPad did not have an ...
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New phone registration into old apple ID data

I got a new iPhone 4S and I used it to voice-record an important lecture. I plugged it into my computer and iTunes popped up saying I had to register it. It showed me two options: Register as a new ...
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Shared Apple ID and separate Clash of Clan games [duplicate]

My 3 kids share a family Apple ID. Two of my sons are able to play separate Clash of Clan games with their own villages but the third keeps ending up loading into his brothers. How am I able to get my ...
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Purchasing OS X Mavericks for a fresh install

I have a Mac Mini here that I just reset (wiped everything). When I try to reinstall OS X Mavericks through the "Install OS X" interface, I am seeing this error message: This Apple ID has not ...
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iCloud, account limit reached

I have a problem with iCloud! One years ago I lost two Apple IDs, one of them signed to iCloud. I don't remember have any added iCloud account! Today I made a new Apple ID and wanted to sign up for ...
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Unsure of how to achieve my usage scenario with a repurposed iPhone

I live in the USA. I want to purchase a used iPhone 5 and repurpose it and activate it with my existing Apple ID, and use it as if it were an iPod touch, without a service contract from a phone ...
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“Updates are ready to install” but I couldn't install

My company had given me an iMac to use and apps like iMovie, iPhoto had been installed by a former employee who had been using this iMac before me. Now the problem is; Updates are available for those ...
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Playing clash of clans on different game center IDs

My sons have different devices - an iPad mini and an iPod touch. When my younger son initially tried to play Clash of Clans on his device I had not yet set up different Game Center IDs. But now that ...
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How to reactivate a iPhone 5s which was originally activated from another account (Device already removed from previous iCloud)?

I bought my iPhone 5s about 3 days ago.Once i bought it i activated the phone from one of my friend's AppleID and password , because i needed to check if the phone functions well, before i leave the ...
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How can I put my iMessage settings on my phone number instead of my apple ID?

I've just updated my iPhone 4s to ios 7.0.3 and I've set up a new apple ID but iMessage doesn't work on my phone even after I activated iMessage in settings. It used to work with my phone number ...
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Transfer content from one Apple ID to another?

My daughter was using my Apple ID with her Ipad mini. I want her to use her own Apple ID now that she is old enough. How can we transfer the content of her ipad mini, ( music, photos, apps) ...
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Is the email used for an Apple ID public or private?

I recently installed some iOS apps as part of a deal/incentive (then promptly deleted them). It got me thinking, is the email I use for my Apple ID public or identifiable to the app developers? Can ...
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What are the implications of linking your Apple ID to your Mac User Account in OS X System Preferences?

What are the various effects, in terms of usability, privacy and security, of storing your Apple ID in 'Users & Groups’ in your Mac System Preferences, like so? E.g., could one effect be not ...
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How to change apple ID while it has been disabled for security reasons

I just bought apple iPhone 4s from my friend but it throw an error "This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons" is it possible that i change apple ID during this state? Or is there any ...
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If I delete 1 Apple ID (email address) will the same email addy become available to use again?

I have my own AppleID ("Bob") but I don't use this email addy "Bob" anymore. I want to add my current, daily used email addy ("Jim") to my ID, or better yet, make it my only AppleID and delete "Bob". ...
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I can't buy gems in Clash of Clans, conflicting Apple IDs

I downloaded Clash of Clans using my sisters Apple ID and her Game Center, on my iPhone. I backed up my phone. Then when I got my new phone and I created a new Apple ID and new Game Center for me. I ...
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When changing email address associated with Apple ID, does this create new imessage account?

So I have a few people I'd prefer not to get messages from in future, basically I'd like a 'fresh start' with my imessage account. If I change my Apple ID to a new email address, will those people ...
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Problem with Apple ID while installing Mountain Lion

I have been having problems installing Mountain Lion for a while now. First, it was with my Apple ID, which I created myself, and during the installation process, I got an error saying that my Apple ...
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Manage Apple devices for small company

What's the best way to manage 10-20 Apple computers for a small company? All the devices are purchased and owned by the company. We want to be to reassign computers from one person to another, and ...
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Does iTunes Home Sharing transfer in-app purchases?

My wife recently got an iPhone and, being that I'm an iPhone user already, I set up iTunes Home Sharing (under my Apple ID) so that I could share some of my purchased apps with her. While paid apps ...
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Using different Apple ID at App Store without transferring registration

I have made some app purchases using my current Apple ID (say personal.email@example.com). Can I use my current Apple ID (personal.email@example.com) at "Mac App Store" on MacBook Pro and iMac, which ...
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Same Apple ID but want different apps

I have an iPhone, iPad and iPad mini - all using one single Apple ID and is synced with one iTunes account in my laptop. When I sync my devices all the apps and files go to individual devices. But if ...
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Selling a MacBook Pro with preinstalled OSX and transferring the license

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2010 and have since upgraded all the way to Mavericks. I am now selling the device and the online restore option requests my apple ID. Using that, I've installed a clean ...
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Application migration and apple id association

Used home sharing to grab my son's copy of iPhoto a few years ago. Now I have a brand new MacBook and I used migration assistant to copy files to it. An iPhoto update came out last week and I tried ...
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iPhone 4s irregularly asks for Apple ID after a night at airplane mode

My girlfriend uses her iPhone to wake her up, and during night, she puts it in flightmode (because she doesn't like radiation). 1 out of approx. 3 mornings the phone doesn't wake her, instead it asks ...
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Will I loose iPad application data when I switch Apple ID?

I have borrowed iPad2 from a friend. It does have iOS5 currently installed. I do want to install (with friend's permission) few free apps from App Store. However, even installing free app require ...
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Why won't my restored iPhone 4S accept my Apple ID credentials?

I recently had to restore my iPhone 4S (iOS 7) and when I turned it back on and the activation screen came up, it prompted me for my Apple ID credentials. I put in my Apple ID username and password ...
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Doubt with iTunes account with different countries

I already have an iTunes Indian account. Now from Account settings, I can change my country and select US. It will ask to license agreement and US address. After that I am signed into iTunes US store. ...
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My Apple ID is no longer being recognised.

The message (when trying to update Apps on my iphone 4) is "Your Apple ID or password is incorrect" I've tried to reset my password and i get the message that an email will be sent to me, it hasn't ...
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Stranger using my Apple ID for FaceTime/iMessage

My iPad said someone is using my email to FaceTime and iMessage. I have no idea who the person is. How can I block them from using my email?
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Garageband - Unable to complete In-App Purchase

I would like to buy more instruments, loops and so on in the new Garageband. The problem is that if I choose Garageband → Purchase more sounds click Continue when it told me what I'm going ...
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Uploading app to app-store with same name for another developer id

Let me explain clearly, I have developed an application and created an app in the app-store with an apple developer id. But, not uploaded the binary version. Now I need to upload the app with ...
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iMessage with shared Apple ID

I was recently notified that my ex boyfriend signed into iMessage on his laptop using my email address. I have since then changed my Apple ID password and was immediately asked to enter my new ...
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Multiple Apple products sharing one apple id

I have 3 ipods and an iphone all linked to one apple id and now we r sharing everything including messages.I don't want the kids getting my messages so what can i do without losing everything we have ...
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How to solve international credit card issues?

The issue is: I had an US account which some iTunes gift card credit on it. Using this credit, I bought the game Magic 2014. I played a lot and after some time I decided to buy its expansion through ...
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Two Macs and One Apple ID (purchases on App Store)

I have a Macbook Air mid 2012 model and now I'm thinking about buying a Mac Mini or a iMac so that I can have my Macbook Air for when I'm on the road, and the Mini or iMac stationed at home all the ...
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How do I find songs in my iTunes library that aren’t associated with my Apple ID?

I get messages when syncing my iPod that tell me that a song cannot be copied because I am not authorised to play them. Is there a quick way to find all songs that are like this and delete them?
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Can I update an Mac App purchased by a different Apple ID?

At work we have one Mac laptop that everyone uses to compile and test our iOS app. The employee who originally installed XCode used his personal Apple ID, and has since left the company. When I log ...
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No access to an old Apple ID due to incorrect information

The Apple ID which is linked to my iPhone can't be accessed. I have tried 'Find my ID' but it won't accept my birthdate and emails are not being received to any of my current or old email addresses.
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iPad air - text messages won't send

I have a new iPad air wifi no cellular and set up iMessage but I cannot send messages to non iPad or iPhone users from Messages. It always tries to send the message but every time, it just stops and ...
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Apple ID verification “successful” but App Store still requires verification

After creating my Apple ID, I have gone to my email and then clicked on Verify Now button and logged in with my Apple ID. It told me that my email was verified, so I returned to the App Store. ...
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Lost second Game center account of my daughter

I updated the last iOS 7 for my dhaughters iPad. We have had the same apple ID for iTunes shop but different game center nicknames so that we could play same games but saved separately with our ...
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My Apple ID is incorrect on my iPhone and so my password does not work

How can I correct my Apple ID on my iPhone?
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Why does my iMessage say I'm sending from my email instead of my phone number?

I have an iPhone 4. I just updated my phone to the most recent iOS (7.03). My iMessage won't let me send from my phone number, and people are receiving my messages from my email. The phone number is ...
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What's the best way to share Mac Apps downloaded via Mac App Store?

We have four guys in the house running on Mac and say, one updates the apps that the others have purchased with their individual apple ids, could the apps be shared over a storage media/airdrop ...
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Share only iTunes Match between two devices

My wife and I have separate Apple IDs, but all of our music is in my iTunes Match "account". Can I share just that between our phones, keeping everything else separate? We both have IOS 7 installed. ...
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How to know under which account/Apple ID an app was purchased?

I uninstalled/removed apps I used to purchase using a family member's Apple ID; then I re-purchased apps using my own Apple ID. Is there a way for me to check whether the apps are now under my Apple ...
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Change my Apple ID email address on iCloud account

I've had to make a new email address for my new Apple ID account as I forgot my previous Apple ID password and couldn't receive my verification email. Now I have my new Apple ID and password but my ...
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How can I purchase Mountain Lion on a computer and install it on a different computer?

I bought a used MacBook Pro 15″ with Lion and Windows dual boot. I accidentally dropped my Mac when it was on - everything was fine until I rebooted it and it got stuck on the grey screen, and I lost ...