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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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 ...
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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 ...