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 do I change my apple id country without a credit card?

Man, what do i do? This happened I don't have money in the account but my relative gave me some money but it's in USD and I am in India. When I change my apple id country it says "give billing ...
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If I transfer songs to a zip drive and reload, can I get them out of “Purchased”?

I no longer have access to the email address associated with my Apple ID, so I'll need to create a new one pretty soon. All possible ways to recover my current Apple ID have been exhausted, so that ...
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iCloud Mail and Ditching iPhone

Since iCloud was introduced I completely switched from Gmail to iCloud Mail and I am happy about this move and to the moment I use an iPhone 5 and a MBP. However, I don't use my Mac and I am willing ...
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Problems with Apple id

i set up my son's mini iPad with my Apple id thus i could keep track of The purchases. Now i can only download apps on his mini iPad And not on my iPad nor iPhone ;( What can I do to fin this problem? ...
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How can I avoid seeing an Apple ID password field on my iPhone 5?

Whenever I unlock my iPhone 5 I go to an app or text or call someone then a keyboard pops up and says apple ID password and at the bottom it says cancel or continue i always click cancel but I just ...
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Notification when a special AppleID/device connects to internet?

I like to know when my wife's iPhone is connected to wifi (Internet). It's for good! I'm not spying or anything! She is in a place where she doesn't have celular data connection. I like to know when ...
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Change apple ID associated with Mac App Store application

How can I change the Apple ID associated with an application downloaded from the Mac App Store? For example, when I try to update an application, it says for me to login with the account that ...
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un-merge apple ID and icloud ID

So I had an xxxx@me.com ID for my iPod Touch and a xxxx@icloud.com ID for my iPhone. I was using both of them differently and separately. I was using the game center also separately for these 2 IDs. ...
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stop Ipod from asking for old Apple ID password

Recently, I've changed my Apple ID because my old E-mail has been hacked. Now that I set the new one as my apple ID, the old Apple account still appears when I open almost all my apps on my Ipod Touch ...
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“Email already in use” Apple ID error message. How can I set it up?

A little over month ago I received an email from the Russian Apple website, asking me to confirm my email to complete the registration of my Apple ID. I am thinking someone possibly used my email by ...
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How do I move all my apps, and my Apple ID to another iPod that has already been used?

Ok, so my iPod Touch (its the 4th generation) is totally destroyed; a cracked screen and the screen is messed up, so I cant see anything. And my mom sad I can have hers, and she has a 4th generation ...
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How to untangle Multiple iOS devices sharing one Apple ID for iMessage

I pay all our Internet bills and iPhone bills (3)/ just so you know when I ask this q I am not trying to get use off someone else's account. We have a Mac, a Mac mini and MacBook When I recvd my ...
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Changing email addresses on my @me.com and @icloud.com

When I was married I started both my @me.com and @icloud.com accounts. The accounts are my first name and last (previously married) name run together. Now that I am divorced I don't want that as my ...
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Transferring an iTunes library between Apple IDs, users AND computers?

Okay. So I finally got my own MacBook Pro after a few years of sharing my mother's Mac. I have my own Apple ID and everything. The thing is... I spent hours, if not Days uploading music onto her ...
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Transfer iOS app data to a different account

I have an iPad 2 currently using my AppleID. I want to reset it (almost) completely and change it to my girlfriend's Apple ID. The thing is: there are 2 or 3 apps whose data we really don't want to ...
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Have any organizations moved their work Apple ID to two-step authentication?

We are writing the policy of a small company to create 100 Apple ID for their employees. Half will work primarily on iPads and the other half on Macs. We have decided to try to use two-step ...
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Purchase from random account showing up in Mac App Store?

There's an app in my Mac App Store update list called "Mahjong Deluxe Free". I have never downloaded this app, let alone play mahjong (is that normal?). Upon trying to clear it from the list by ...
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Why does my iPhone keep prompting me for my Apple ID?

For approximately the last week or so, my iPhone 4S seems to have developed a behavior whereby it keeps prompting me for my Apple ID password on roughly 50% of the occassions when I turn it on, and ...
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How can I get started with FaceTime on a Macbook Pro?

I just bought a Retina Macbook pro about a week ago and I have been trying to use facetime. When I go to select a contact, it dials them but stays in the connection position. It just doesn't seem to ...
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Keeping my birthday private

I was required to give my birthday when creating an Apple ID. How do I now keep this information private? I see it has appeared on my Google calendar and I am hoping it does not appear on my contacts' ...
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Country changed and purchases are no longer visible

I changed country no on purpose. On the day of creating account I had Russian store because there was no Kyrgyzstan country and my Kyrgyzstan cart was accepted for russian store. Because Kyrgystan in ...
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Managing to change my Apple ID to another country [duplicate]

I need to change the country of Apple ID from UK to US, but I previously purchased some apps with my UK-based account, do I need to re-purchase them after migration? Will I still be updating my apps ...
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Previous Owner's Apple ID Stills tied to App Store after Clean Install

I've purchased a 2009 iMac, bought Mountain Lion from the App Store and performed a Clean Install, but when I open up the App Store, I still see messages to update apps that the previous owner had ...
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Apple ID working for iPhone but not for iPad

I have an Apple ID and password that has been working fine with my iPhone. I have been able to buy music and download apps with no problems. I bought an iPad and configured it with the same email. I ...
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Does Apple allocate a different app id for an app when submitting multiple builds for different geos?

If I submit one build for the US and a different build for the rest of the world, will Apple give me 2 separate app ids? I.e. if everything is the same (app name, etc.) except for the actual game ...
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can we share music/apps in one house, under different IDs?

Me: iPhone + iPad + iMac +Macbook Girl1: iPhone + ipad Girl2: iPhone + ipad Girl3: iPhone + ipad the girls have a PC in their toyroom that they currently use but then don't often sync there as it's a ...
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Can many iPads have a “master” Apple ID and a second, “personal” Apple ID?

Our school district has many iPads. We are wondering if a "master" Apple ID can be set up for configuing purposes (creating a standard starting point with certain apps for all devices) and if the ...
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Can you play Clash of Clans using the same Apple ID?

Me and my brother want to play Clash of Clans with different game progress but somehow he always gets my progress when he plays it. He got a new Apple ID and a new Game Center, but somehow the same ...
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Can i create my own back up iCloud account other than the one my ex boyfriend set my iphone up with?

When I first got my iPhone, my boyfriend set it up with his iTunes and iCloud account because I didn't have one of my own. We recently broke up, and he then changed the password for his Apple ID and ...
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Purchases and updates after changing AppleID & Primary Email Address

I want to switch my AppleID from using my ISP email addrress to my gmail address. If I change both my AppleID and Primary Email Address as directed, (I understand I'll need to log out and log back in ...
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iCloud sync issues

I'm trying to trouble-shoot my syncing problem; I have my Apple ID for my iPhone 5 and iMac desktop, and my wife has her Apple ID for her iPad 2 and iPhone 4. Is this setup preventing all of our ...
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Multiple Apple ID in Messages.app

We use two independent Apple IDs in Messages.app, which I want to keep private. But if I log out of one and log in with the second one within Messages (not the computer itself, but the Apple ID in the ...
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Can't enable Apple Two Step Authentication

I see from all of the various blogs and news sites that Apple finally has two step authentication with their Apple ID. That's great -- especially with the latest security hole where you can now reset ...
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Re-downloading apps purchased in a different country?

I lived in Canada for several years, but now I live in Norway (again). In Canada, I have purchased many apps on both the iOS and Mac OS X app stores. Some of these apps I have uninstalled over the ...
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Will changing an Apple ID remove the media content currently on the phone (iTunes?)

My son and husband share the same Apple ID and have all the same media on both iPhones (games, itunes) etc. We are now experiencing a problem where my son receives all my husbands sent and received ...
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Remove applications from Software Update

I have two applications showing up in Software Update that I didn't install, don't exist anywhere on any volume attached to my computer (and never have), and I would like to remove them. When I click ...
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Different Apple ID for HomeSharing and iTunes Store on Apple TV

Can I set up an AppleTV with: - one Apple ID for home sharing - a different Apple ID for iTunes Store purchases? I mean: setting the Apple ID for the iTunes Store will change my Home Sharing config ...
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Stop Apple ID change address page from kicking me out

I'm having troubles with my Apple ID. Apart from not being able to download apps, I can't change my Apple ID details through the iPhone, and especially when I log in to appleid.apple.com and trying to ...
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One Apple ID being used for multiple phones. How to create a new Apple ID for one?

I have a question regarding using the same Apple ID for multiple phones. I have let my dad use my Apple ID to purchase apps and stuff, and now I realize that he uses my ID for iCloud, and all our ...
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Multiple Apple devices under one Apple ID - iMessage issues

We have three iPhones and an iPad all assigned to one Apple ID. Anytime I try to iMessage my mum on her phone (from my iPhone), it appears on my brother's iPhone. Then, when he replies (thinking the ...
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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 ...