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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Any way to recover photos from a restored iPhone?

I accidentally restored my new iPhone 6+ (iOS 9), which didn't have iCloud enabled, from an old backup (iOS 8), with iCloud. My important photos seem to be gone now. Is there any way to recover ...
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Is there a way that my iMessages can be going to a device that is not signed in to my Apple ID?

I've been made aware that my iMessages have been going to an iPad that I lent to someone a while back. I do not want this particular person to have access to my messages for several reasons. They are ...
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What happens to applications if I sign in with a different account

My brother gave me his iPhone and I downloaded a bunch of non-free apps he purchased. Now I want to create a new account for me and sign in with it. What will happen to non-free applications I have ...
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Unable to create a new Apple ID with previously unused email address [duplicate]

I am trying to create new Apple ID, but when I enter the details it shows me an error saying my email is valid and ok but it's not available even though I didn't use this email before for any Apple ID....
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can I have mulitple apple ID's backed up to itunes?

My husband's iphone, my daughter's iphone and my iphone/ipad all have separate apple ID's - so we have 3 apple ID's in our household. I have itunes on my laptop and pack up my ipad and iphone ...
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How do I find out which apple id's are authorized on my computer?

This is an inverse of the 'which computers have I authorized' iTunes is fussing and refused to put some 30 apps back on my phone (mac had a hard disk crash. Restored from backup, but not clear that ...
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Former employee's iPad reset

I was given an iPad owned by a previous employee. How do I reset the iPad to like new conditions. I do not have the password to the Apple ID.
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Really old email address attached to songs on current computer and I cannot authorize them

A really old email address does not show up in iTunes account, but does when I want to play certain songs that are not authorized for this computer. The address is over 10 years old and I do not ...
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iCloud Catch 22 - Cannot sign out of old dead Apple ID on iPads

I have two iPads, both upgraded to IOS 9.02. I can't use iCloud on either pad because I can't change the iCloud Apple ID. Here's why: I changed the Email address of my Apple ID primary account since ...
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How to recover/resurrect my Apple ID?

I had only had my iPod about 6 months (more or less) and used downloaded apps frequently. Therefore, I used my Apple ID very regularly and never had any problems with it until one day. I was ...
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After unlocking apple id and sign in to iTunes I cannot unlock my iPhone

I have got a second hand iPhone (5s) of my friend and it has been restored before and now has hello on the screen. i get his Apple ID and password for that. My friend his self has iPhone 6 with the ...
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Cannot verify Apple ID

I know you will think I am stupid but when setting up my Apple ID I didn't realize that the underscore was not in between my first and last name. My email address amy_minks@ymail.com, what I put as ...
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Unable to sign in with my Apple ID after updating my iPhone

I got a notification to update the software on my iPhone 4S (A1387), so I updated it. After updating completed, it asked to sign in with your Apple ID. I tried to sign in with my Apple ID, then it ...
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Unable to sign out of iCloud; linked to old email that no longer exists

I just purchased a brand new iPad Mini 4, and did a full restore from my old iPad Mini 1. After doing this, I noticed that it kept asking me for the iCloud login details for my old Apple ID account. ...
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Serious installation issue with OS X Yosemite

I am a new to Apple products, my MacBook Pro was having a very slow process so I formatted the Macintosh HD without making bootable USB. I restarted my Mac and pressed command-r. I opened Disk ...
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How can I identify and uninstall all apps installed by a certain user?

I have a Macbook that was also used by a previous employee of my job. I made the mistake of not reformatting the entire thing when I installed it. Now I have a new Mac app store ID, but the apps ...
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“You can’t sign in at this time” when signing into iCloud

I recently upgraded my fairly new MacBook Pro to OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). I started the Notes app, hoping to see my notes, but they weren't there. I clicked on iCloud in the Settings app and typed my ...
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How can I report spam about my Apple ID

I received a spam email that pretends that I have to validate my Apple ID account information. Our automated system was recently unable to validate your details and therefor we require you to ...
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Reinfecting a new Macbook by signing into an iCloud account that was used on a potentially compromised Macbook

I use iCloud for Find My capabilities and to sync contacts and calendar entries only (no iCloud Drive, Keychain or iPhotos etc) between my Macbook and iPhone. The Apple ID I currently use that's ...
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iPad 4 setup wizard won't let me log in with new Apple ID

I bought a used iPad 4 and am trying to set it up with a new Apple ID. Going through the initial setup, I can connect wifi, create a passcode and select "set up as new iPad" under the apps & data ...
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Activating iPad after factory reset with non-validated Apple ID

Trying to help a friend with an inherited iPad. The non-techie original owner created a Gmail account and a linked Apple ID special for the new iPad. While I can log into the Apple ID using the Gmail ...
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my iphone was stolen, i have an apple id but no cloud back up

my phone was stolen while I was in hospital having my baby, it had a lot of pictures on it of when I was pregnant, I have no other pictures apart from what was on this phone, is there any way possible ...
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I want to make an Apple ID, but someone has already used my email to create their own. How do I kick them out completely?

Since this person has used my email as their login, I was able to reset the password since it was listed as the primary email. Unfortunately this person has set their own security questions and ...
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Apple ID and phone numbers

This may seem like a couple of ridiculous questions, but I'm going to ask them nonetheless. Just a few days ago I got an iPad Air 2 via Verizon. On the account, there is a phone number associated with ...
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Is it still possible to get @icloud.com email address?

Set up a new iCloud account for someone and I am not seeing the option to set up an @icloud.com address and use the free email service. Does anyone know if this is still possible and how to go about ...
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Apple ID password not being requested before installing an app from the App Store

Why isn't my Apple ID password being requested before installing an app from Apple Store ? It always has before now. I changed my password the other day and I have a feeling I must have done ...
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Why are my icloud calendars and contacts (and a lot of other things) showing up on my dad's computer (he has a different apple id)

I just upgraded to ios 9 on my iphone 5c this morning and an hour after doing it my calendar events and reminders notifications started appearing on my dad's computer screen. Also, my contacts were ...
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If I remove my apple ID account on my Iphone 4s, does it delete the data on iCloud on that device only?

If I remove my apple ID account on my Iphone 4s, does it delete the data on iCloud on that device only? I already have an Iphone 5s which is using the same apple ID. And planning to sell my Iphone 4s. ...
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Can't download apps after changing Apple ID password

I changed my Apple ID password, after that I can't download apps, even free apps. It says need verification of payment info. Now what to do...?
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Apple Watch pairing prompts for old Apple ID password

When I paired my Apple Watch with my iPhone it asked for me to login to my Apple ID. Later while configuring Messages on the watch it asks for my password again. However, the Apple ID in each is ...
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Lost password to Apple ID and Find My IPhone [closed]

I have Find My iPhone turned on and I know what Apple ID it uses. But lets say I forgot the password to my Apple ID and lost my phone? Will I still be able to find my iphone or activation lock it if I ...
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Stuck in my iPhone's previous owner's Activation Lock [duplicate]

I have a second-hand iPhone. The iPhone's previous owner deleted the Apple ID account, and gave me their iPhone. When I go to get on it, the activation screen comes up and tells me I need the previous ...
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Update from old account appears in my Mac App Store?

I have a 3 days old Macbook Pro 2015 with OS X Yosemite (10.10.5) on it. Today (for the first time) a new update appeared in my Mac App Store, an update to an app (Sketch - that is not free) that I ...
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where to find the verification email after you make an apple id on mac

I have setup an a new mail account on iCloud. After creating new account I was asked to 'click on the verification mail sent to verify your email', but they don't let me open my email unless I verify ...
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can i use the same apple id from my ipod for my iphone

so I just got the iPhone 6 and I had the ipod 5 would I be able to use the same ID for both so every thing is transferred on to there
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How can I use two iPads and one Apple ID and still have different content on each iPad

I have two iPads and I've backed up and transferred everything onto the second iPad. So now they are identical in loaded apps and data. But I want to use them for different purposes, pleasure and ...
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iPad game transfer

I have an iPad and my son plays his games on it. We are getting him his own iPad. How can I transfer his games over to his iPad with out giving him the same Apple ID as mine?
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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 store....
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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 ...