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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Why are past purchases no longer showing after I change country of my Apple ID?

Recently I’ve changed the country in my Apple ID account. While everything else's fine there's an issue with my purchases. All Apps that were purchased before the change don't appear in Purchased ...
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How to deploy machines with Apple IDs?

We have about 10 Macs at not big Digital Agency. Currently I am doing some research and preparing some deployment plan, and don't know what to do with those Apple IDs. There is no any centralised ...
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Can I use 2 different Apple IDs with a single install of iTunes?

I just got an iPhone 5 at work, and have discovered the only way to get a different ringtone on the device is via iTunes. However, work will not allow iTunes to be downloaded to Corporate PCs. I ...
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How to change a users name on a Shared Photostream?

Shared Photostreams are a fantastic way to keep in touch with family and relatives. Comments on Shared Photostreams make them even better as this allows discussion about the action in the picture. ...
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how to reinstall mountain lion after restoring my macbook pro to the factory setting

I just recently bought my macbook pro early 2011 and it was freezing all the time for whatever reason. So, I decided to restore the computer. I erase the disk using the recovery method, but I'm having ...
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How can you reset security questions on an Apple ID when you have the password, but the security email is incorrect?

There's a bit of a story, but the nub of the issue is we have forgotten the answers to the security questions on an Apple ID used for purchasing apps and music and can't reset the answers / questions ...
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In a school library I have 30 iPads to set up for teachers to use in their classrooms.

In a school library with 30 iPads on a cart. Should one appleid be used for all 30 iPads? I will be the only one adding the apps, and then the cart will be taken to classrooms. The same apps will ...
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Apple ID - Want to make my xxx@icloud.com primary Apple ID?

I recently created an @icloud.com address and now I would like to make that my default or primary address for my Apple ID instead of my current @gmail.com address. I tried to change it through the ...
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How can I find my Apple ID on my iPad?

My mum can't find her apple ID on her iPad. I'm not with her at the moment and do not have an iPad so I don't know where to look. She already has an Apple ID set up on this iPad, so I don't want to ...
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Restoring past purchases from different country

I recently moved countries, and have purchases associated on my iTunes account. Once I moved countries, I changed the country on my Apple ID to my new country. However, after using a store card on ...
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Limit the use of my Apple ID on my kid's iPod Touch

I've had an iPod Touch (4G) for a couple years. Now I have an iPhone 5, so I want to remove all "my" apps/profile info from my iPod Touch and set it up for my children to use. Right now, both devices ...
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can i close my apple id account and open a new one?

My apple id is associated with a .me account that i use for nothing else. I would like to have an apple id associated with my most active email account (a work account, but i am self employed). I ...
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How can I change iTunes country of region when having some credit in my account?

I moved to Canada and I want to change my country of region from USA to Canada, but when I try to change it ( by click on my account in the iTunes Store and going to my Account Page) it showed me this ...
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Change AppleID to @me.com email address

When I first got an iPod (several years ago) my primary email address was *@gmail.com and, thus, I used that as my AppleID. However, since then Apple has given customers new *@me.com email addresses ...
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Can I put an app bought with an old ID on my iPad with its new ID?

I bought the app for my old iPod Touch and used the second of two IDs I have...now I use another ID. They're both mine. I bought some apps with this alternative ID, can I put those apps on my new ...
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Changing Apple ID on iPhone - how is non-iTunes data affected?

My sister's iPhone had been irreversibly damaged. When she got a new one some time later, she had forgotten her Apple ID's password and created a new one. I managed to reset the password just ...
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Deauthorise Apple ID from the Mac App Store

I have Xcode installed using an Apple ID that I want it to be detached from. How can I login to the Mac App store using a different Apple ID and then have Xcode reattached to the new account in order ...
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Will it Work?.. Download querry for ipod

I have an ipod and have two accounts with Apple. I was wondering if I started to download an app with one of my accounts and then logged out of that account and used the other one, would the download ...
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Apple ID shows different names

While trying to make a Genius Bar reservation, the name appearing in the reservation is different from the one appearing in my profile—I modified it at some point. Why is that and how can I update the ...
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Multiple apple products with 1 account

I started an account on Game Center when I was the only one with an iPhone. When my oldest got an iPhone, he got his own log in account to games Center. When my youngest got an iPod touch, I logged ...
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Apple ID and registration of a new device

I created a new Apple ID for my iPad. I did everything on the iPad. Now when I connect it to iTunes on my Mac, it asks to register my device and does not allow me to use the ID I created for it. ...
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How do you add more than one phone number on iMessage?

My sisters and I all have iPhones under the same account. I also have an iPad under the same account. I am trying to get the iMessage on my iPad compatible with my phone number, not email address. ...
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How can I make in-app purchases with a different Apple ID than the app was purchased with?

I have three children with three iPods and recently gave them all their own Apple ID accounts so that their iTunes money would be separate. However, now they cannot buy apps to add on to their games ...
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Sharing iTunes account with separate game center accounts

We have a family iTunes account. My son wants to have his own Clash of Clans game on his iPod, so we created his own Apple ID and he logged into Game Center from his iPod with the new ID to download ...
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Bought a movie on Apple TV 2. Can't play on computer

My Apple TV 2 is configured to use my single iTunes account. When I use my Macbook Pro to login into that account in iTunes, I can't play a move I bought (and can play) on the Apple TV. I get this ...
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adding a pre owned macbook to support list

I recently bought a store return macbook pro 15 retina, in perfect condition on eBay and Apple's 1 year warranty has not expired on it. Now I want to addd it to my list of Apple products for support. ...
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facetime with same apple id and on different devices

I will be setting up one apple id to use for all the apps for all my three kids on their three ipads, will they be able to facetime each other using the same apple ids? Or do I have to create ...
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Changing apple id

I want to change my apple id, simply just because I don't want to use that name/ or that email address anymore. Will it affect any apps that I have purchased in the pass with that old apple id? If I ...
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Do I need to set up individual Apple IDs for all my kids' iPads?

I will be giving my three children three iPads as their christmas presents. I am now currently using my iPhone 4 with my only one Apple ID for the App Store. My question is if I set up their iPads ...
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Can I use my girlfriends phone number on my iPad

My girlfriend and I both have iPhones and we both want to use my apple id but have separate numbers. I just bought her an iPad and it only has my phone number under iMessage. Can I add hers to my ...
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Can I sync iTunes with devices that have different Apple IDs?

I have: 1 laptop with iTunes and 1 iPod Touch. I will have: 2 iPads for my children. What I want to do - I will be the one buying apps for their iPads. I have already bought about $40 ready to load ...
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How do I set it up so when my child uses iMessage I can see the messages?

My daughter has an iPod and I have an iPad. We both have separate Apple IDs. How can I see her text message history on my iPad along with my own message history? If I change the Apple ID on my iPad ...
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Apple ID replaced with someone else's after iOS 6 upgrade (Security breach)

I just updated my iPad retina (3rd generation) with iOS 6 and now my Apple ID has been replaced with someone else's ID. And its not jailbroken either. How did someone manage to do that? This is a ...
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I've got one iPod touch, but two iTunes accounts on two separate computers

When I first joined iTunes (just a month or two ago) I made a new Apple ID and iTunes account. My sister had an Apple ID/iTunes account that my mother, sister, and brother used for their devices, but ...
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One Apple id on two iPhone 4

I am using one Apple ID for two iPhones which seems to be fine,however when I download an app on one iPhone it gets downloaded on the other too. even if I upgrade an app it gets upgraded on the second ...
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How do I get a refund after purchasing an app from the Mac App store?

I bought an app and it is so bad despite its low price that I am willing to spend time on getting a refund. How do I get the refunded after an app purchased through the Mac App Store?
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What domain name is appended to a default Apple ID when created in OS X?

Upon booting a MacBook Air for the first time (OS X, Version 10.8), I was prompted to create an AppleID. I selected a username and a default domain name was added automatically to this username. I ...
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How do I change my apple ID on my iPad [closed]

My apple ID on my iPad is not the same as my ID on the App Store. How do I change the ID on the iPad for the App Store?
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Will an iPad mini purchased in the US work well once it returns to live in England?

My oldest daughter lives in England and is returning there after the upcoming holidays. Her Mother and I live in the USA. She desires an iPad Mini as a Christmas gift. She is an iPhone 4S user with ...
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How painful is it to use multiple Apple IDs with the MAS?

I have two different Apple IDs, associated with Apple Stores in different countries. On my iPhone, some apps were purchased with one ID, some with the other. This used to be really painful in iOS 5, ...
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2 Apple IDs on one device

My mom purchased an iPad about 18 months ago. She set up an Apple ID and then connected it to her PayPal account and purchased about 18 apps and games over a few months. Her PC crashed and had to ...
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Changing my Game Center ID

If I am sharing an Apple ID with my son, can I change my Game Center name without messing up his games on his iPod?
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Apple ID/ Password Problems

Every time my family and I try to download an app, the AppStore pops up saying my Apple ID or password is incorrect. So the first time I reset the password. It happened again and I did reset it a ...
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How to retrieve data from my old Apple ID?

I want to retrieve data from my old Apple ID. I have signed in my iPhone with my old Apple ID, but iTunes displays an error: "We cannot complete your iTunes store request. An unknown error ...
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I cannot get past an “unknown problem” error when trying to login to discussions.apple.com

I have noticed that when I try to post to any forum threads on https://discussions.apple.com it fails. I type my Apple ID details at the login page. Then I am prompted to reconfirm the details for ...
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Remove one of two nicknames under one Apple ID

I have 2 nicknames in Game Center. One is mine and one is my son’s for his iPod. It no longer lets me get to mine, it just pulls up his. Any idea how I can delete a nickname for my Apple ID? It does ...
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One Apple ID and notifications

I recently upgraded my iPhone 4 to an iPhone 5. At the same time we purchased an iPhone 5 for my wife. We are using the same Apple IDs, which I have set up over a year ago. Everything seems to work ok ...
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What are the consequences of changing my Apple ID password?

If I change my Apple ID password, will that disconnect or block all devices from accessing my FaceTime through my Apple ID?
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Is it possible to purchase hardware using my Apple ID credit?

I know that I can purchase apps, music, movies etc. using the credit that's on my Apple ID. But is it also possible to purchase hardware from the online Apple Store, using that same credit on my Apple ...
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Add different iCloud email to existing AppleID

Lets say an AppleID is created with the iCloud email address somebdy@icloud.com (misspelled). Is there any way to correct the iCloud email to somebody@icloud.com? Creating a new AppleID would lose ...