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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How to activate iPhone with forgotten details [duplicate]

I brought my uncles old iPhone 4S and I've reset it, but now it's asking for his Apple ID and password and he can't remember it and he has lost his passcode. How can I activate the phone without the ...
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iMessage Traffic only to my phone after setting up a new Apple ID?

I previously shared an Apple ID with other family members that had other apple devices (another phone and an iPad). At that time, my iMessages were going to their devices also. So I recently created ...
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Can a single Apple ID/ iTunes account switch between multiple country AppStores to buy free Apps unique to each country?

Can a single Apple ID/ iTunes account switch between multiple country AppStores to buy free Apps unique to each country? If I use my single Apple ID/ iTunes account but move & have moved across ...
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Delete an old icloud account with defunct email and forgotten password

I have an old email/id apple iCloud account on an iPad mini that I can't delete because the email is totally defunct and I cannot remember the password. I have a newer iCloud account that I use for ...
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How do I reset my iCloud credentials after entering an incorrect email address?

While setting my new iPhone up I put in the incorrect e-mail by missing one letter. Now I can't get in to do anything! It won't let me reset as the email is wrong and it doesn't recognize my password. ...
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Do I have to enter my real and true information when making Apple ID account?

Do I have to enter my real and true information when making Apple ID account? My country is not offered, it is not on the list of countries when I have making an Apple ID account. So, I can not enter ...
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How to edit the apple developer account

Is it possible to edit the date of birth provided while creating the Apple Id
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How can I fix this iPhone's Apple ID problem? [duplicate]

I found an iPhone 5c a couple days ago, and need to get rid of the original Apple ID on it. I tried to return this phone to the owner, but there was no Find My iPhone or anything. I tried to set it ...
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Hard reset and restore of iPad from a 2nd desktop computer?

I'm maintaining a series of iPads used in kiosk context for a client. Occasionally the iPads become 'locked' and require a hard reset and restore from my Mac which was used for the original deploy. ...
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How to add second Apple ID to my account to shop in App Store in a different country

I live and work in the UK and in Germany. My first Apple ID is registered and linked to App Sore UK. I can't shop in the German App Store with that, but the App I need is not available in the UK ...
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How to share Back to my Mac across different Apple IDs?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to remotely get into my family's iMac from my MacBook Pro as needed while I'm away. An internet search taught me that Back to my Mac was the thing, but that only ...
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iPhone Apple ID compromised

my ex gave me his old iPhone and set up the cloud thing for me. He has changed the password so I can't download apps or anything. Also he got me a good deal with Talktalk. The contract is his but I'm ...
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Data still syncing with separate apple IDs

So I moved to college and decided it was time for me to make my own apple ID. Up to that point I shared an account with my mother. Since updating my phone all of her contacts are on my phone. I ...
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Can Apple collect my used Mac's serial number and other hardware information if I use my Apple ID on it?

I am doing research on privacy, and I need to know if Apple has the ability to pull hardware/software information from a device that has used an Apple ID to log into it and make purchases off the App ...
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If you log out of Apple ID 1 onto Apple ID 2, will Apple ID 1's money disappear?

I wish to log out of my dad's Apple ID on my iPad, as I have to join in an iTunes U discussion and the name is displayed as my dad's. There is a lot of money on my dad's Apple ID, and I'm not sure ...
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Separating Apple IDs

I linked my son's iPad mini to my Apple ID. The problem is that we both play the same games and I can no longer access mine as his ID is logged into Game Center. How do I create a separate Apple ID ...
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How to transfer data from one iCloud account into a new one?

Since approximately 2009, my mother, brother, and I have all shared the same Apple ID and therefore, iCloud. Each of us have our separate devices, computers, and different music, apps, contacts, and ...
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Sharing non iTunes music on family sharing

my question is can you share music from you iTunes library if you put it on there from a CD. We have a lot of CD's at home and on my parents computer and any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Can I redeem all my iTunes gift cards at once?

For the past ever, I've been on my parents' Apple ID, making purchases on their credit cards and sharing any iTunes gift cards I redeemed with the family. However, I recently created my own Apple ID, ...
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If I update my iOS, will it require to log in the Apple ID when I turn it on again after updating? [duplicate]

I bought my iPhone 5 from someone where I'm not sure whether he is the first owner. Now, I want to update my iOS to 8.4 but I'm not sure if the Apple ID of the first owner will be required to log in ...
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I bought a used icloud locked iphone 5 with password [duplicate]

Here is the story, I bought a used iphone 5 and noticed that it had icloud on it, I asked him about its password, he said he will send it sms later on. After few hours I got the password, I entered it ...
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Apple Iphone 5s Activation issue…! [duplicate]

I got an Apple 5s as a gift from one of my cousin ..from abroad..Its been 3-4 months..and now when I try to use my phone..I couldn't... I,in person went to the apple store and enquired,..They said ...
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iPhone 5s locked and erased by third person [closed]

My son's iPhone 5s was locked and erased by someone he shared a cloud with during a work project. This phone was never on this man's account. I have a receipt as proof of ownership. I also have the ...
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Can I use someone's Apple ID Email to Text Them on Their iPad if I Don't Have an iPhone?

Can I send a text to a friend's iPad if I use their email address as their Apple ID? I have an Amazon Fire smartphone. Will the message get to them from my phone?
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Sharing my paid app on my iOS devices

I have an iPhone 5 and need to buy an app which is quite expensive. The first question: if I want to use this app on my iPad (which has the same Apple ID), would I have to buy it again or not? The ...
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Can I use one Apple ID for Apple Music and another for iTunes & App Store?

Let us suppose I want to use a shared Apple ID for logging into iTunes & App Store, in order to share music and app purchases with a friend. But let us also suppose that, despite this, my friend ...
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Lost Game Center password

My Game Center password is lost and I can't remember the security question because it is an old account and I never wrote the password down, I also switched to a new phone.
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Stuck on iPad Activation

My iPad says "This iPad is linked to an Apple ID. Enter the Apple ID and password that were used to set up this iPad." The problem is that the Apple ID that I remember does not match with what is ...
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Can an Apple operator tell you the locations to where your Apple ID was log in at?

Someone hacked into my Apple ID, and I was just wondering if the operators could tell me the location for the login or at least let me know if the hacker was receiving any of my texts messages. If not ...
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Transferring Apple ID purchases to another Apple ID

My old email along with my Apple ID were registered as aol accounts. When I switched to gmail I had to create a new Apple ID under the new gmail account. Is there anyway to transfer the purchases and ...
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Check if iTunes account has credit card linked

I received a message this morning saying an unknown device downloaded an app which costs $19.99. defending crowns or something like that, and the message says that if it wasn't me, I should click a ...
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I am still receiving emails on an old Apple ID address

How can I stop receiving emails on an old Apple ID which I have amended in my account and is no longer showing there?
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Can't log in to FaceTime with correct Apple ID

I am using the correct password for my Apple ID and it's still not logging me in. I'm logged in to FaceTime on my iPhone and normally it would let me be logged in on my iPhone and iPad and now it ...
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Can I share HBO Now or Netflix while using iCloud Family Sharing?

If two people use the same Apple ID for logging into "iTunes & App Store" on iOS, then they can share app purchases, including the purchase of in-app subscriptions like HBO Now (or Netflix). If ...
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Disassociating from an old Apple ID

I recently change my Apple ID and password. However, now I an unable to use System Preference; each time I click on System Preference I am asked to input password for the old Apple ID which doesn't ...
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My MacBook Air is receiving messages from my parents' phones. I want it to receive messages from only my phone though!

My whole family has the same Apple ID to prevent confusion. It has worked in the past, however whenever we add a new device we struggle with this problem. And as if that wasn't frustrating enough, ...
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Can't access App Store - email invalid

I accidentally created my Apple ID with the email address ending ".con" not ".com". I've changed it on My Apple ID and can now log in on iCloud and the computer fine, but can't log in to the App Store ...
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Transfer app without developer enrollment

I have two apple ID's. I created a new one for my new company and bought enrollment for it. The old account has three apps that are no longer available on the store, since the enrollment ran out of ...
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Why is Mail app taking ages to setup my new Apple ID?

I'm sitting here creating an Apple ID through the Mail app on OS X Yosemite, wondering why it's been taking an inordinate amount of time to finish. Is it normal to take this long for it to finalize ...
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Installing OS X from Recovery - Apple ID needs to be reviewed and nothing happens

I had a problem with my hard drive. I backed-up and erased by disk. Now I can't reinstall OS X. Here's what I did: Went to Disk Utilities on startup Erased hard drive Went to reinstall OS X It wants ...
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How do I clear all iCloud sync data without creating a new Apple ID?

I'd like to start fresh and clear out all previously synchronized data in my iCloud. Wi-Fi, Passwords, Safari Bookmarks, etc. I haven't found a way to delete these specific items, and I'm having ...
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How to change back to my Apple ID for updates in App Store

On my iPod 5G, I previously signed in on with fathers Apple ID. Now I have my own Apple ID and I can't change the iPod to use to mine. Now when I download apps it shows mine but when I update it it ...
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Iphone 5s: Can not find apple id

I was wondering whether there is a way to find the appleid of an iphone that is stuck in the activation screen, when connecting it to itunes on a computer that was connected in the past. Thanks a lot ...
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Apple Music: separate logins & preferences per family member

I have a very old Apple ID (that was set up before you used email addresses) that I use for all my family's iTunes purchases. I enter that in iTunes logins on all our iPhones, Macs and the Apple TV. ...
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Can I upgrade to Yosemite without a credit card?

I just bought a used iMac, and updated to 10.6.8 from 10.5.8. I created my first Apple ID, and verified it. Now I am trying to update to Yosemite, so that I can install Xcode. When I try to give my ...
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Two phone numbers on FaceTime

We have 2 iPads, 2 iPhones and 1 Apple ID. How can I add the 2nd iPhone number? Would like to have my iPad FaceTime & messages associated with my iPhone; my husband's iPad FaceTime & messages ...
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Unable to tap on Apple ID in app store iphone 5s

I am using iPhone 5s. I checked on various site on how to sign out of apple id in app store, but I am unable to select the apple Id since it is coming in grey color (normally it is shown in blue). I ...
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I cant sign up to the Apple Beta Software Program from the sign in to join page

I can't sign up to the Apple Beta Software Program from the sign in to join page, my apple ID otherwise works. No error messages are shown. This is the page I am trying to log in from.
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How can I change my Apple ID on a 5s?

How can I change my Apple ID to a new one? iTunes was taking money out of my bank account in unauthorised transactions. In total over 13 months they took over £1,000. My bank refunded my money & ...
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Apple Developer Account enrollment language

I'm trying to get enrolled to apple developer program so i can publish my apps on the app store, currently i live in Turkey so whenever i open the enrollment page to pay 100 USD the website redirects ...