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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Using different Apple ID at App Store without transferring registration

I have made some app purchases using my current Apple ID (say personal.email@example.com). Can I use my current Apple ID (personal.email@example.com) at "Mac App Store" on MacBook Pro and iMac, which ...
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Garageband - Unable to complete In-App Purchase

I would like to buy more instruments, loops and so on in the new Garageband. The problem is that if I choose Garageband → Purchase more sounds click Continue when it told me what I'm going ...
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iPad air - text messages won't send

I have a new iPad air wifi no cellular and set up iMessage but I cannot send messages to non iPad or iPhone users from Messages. It always tries to send the message but every time, it just stops and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem updating apps after iOS 6 update

"Your account is not valid for use in the Indian store. You must switch to US store before purchasing." I am getting the above error while updating apps (I have recently installed iOS 6). My Apple ID ...
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Is Game Center progress tied to the device or the account?

I want to make a new game center account for myself, because I share one with my mom and brother. Does it delete your progress in games if you do?
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I have an Apple ID but it is not associated to App Store. I have tried to associate it, but it wont let me without a credit card. How to proceed? [duplicate]

I have got guidance on how to create a new Apple ID that wont use a credit card, but could not find a way to associate my existing Apple ID (with my main email) to App Store without inserting a credit ...
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Why does me.com always redirect to Find My iPhone?

I changed my Apple ID, and I have to confirm my old mail @me.com to my new id. But the https://www.me.com/mail/ will always redirect to "find my phone" (maybe some issue with my last iPod touch that ...
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I deleted my Apple ID Calendar on iCloud, how do I get it back?

On my iPad, I accidentally deleted my calendar named with my apple id, thinking i didnt need it. Now, it wont allow me to sync my phone or the iPad with Cloud Calendar... it doesnt even appear as an ...
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Update Apple ID to iCloud @me address

I previously had an Apple ID account, and I logged in using my gmail address. Now I have a @me.com address and I'd like to use that to log in. How can I change the address I log into my Apple ID ...
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Trouble signing in as admin account after change of Apple ID email address

I had to move to another mail provider therefore I changed my Apple ID. Unfortunately a while ago I've linked my admin account on my MacBook Air with my Apple ID. Now my account is still stuck with ...
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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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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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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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Is there any way to find the Apple ID of the activation lock?

I understand it is impossible to find the password, but is it possible to find the apple ID so I can email the guy this phone was obviously stolen off? I've lost several hundred pounds on this stupid ...
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Use up the store credit [duplicate]

I have 0.80$ credit and I need to use it in order to change my region, so I can buy more store credit, since my credit card is not from USA anymore I moved back I need to find a way to use that ...
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I have just changed my Apple ID, but made a typing error. No verification. Not searchable via find my Apple ID

Just logged in to amend settings on my Apple ID. When entering new email, must have typed it wrong. Never received verification and now can't log back in. Can't 'find Apple ID' as I don't know what my ...
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Yosemite Messages blank window

Messages on Yosemite used to work fine until this morning, repeatedly asking me for my Apple ID password. Months ago I had setup 2 factor authentication for my Apple ID, but it never complained. So I ...
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iOS 8 AppleID/iCloud says pass/id incorrect, but definitely not

I recently changed my AppleID and iCloud passwords. I can log into the services on my Mac, but my iPhone stubbornly refuses. I've already reset all the device's settings, but I still get this error. ...
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Pushing an Apple ID for App Store to IPads with Apple Configurator

Is there a way to push an Apple ID to the iPads with profiles via Apple Configurator? I have several 100 and would like to push it so we do not have to enter it manually for each.
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Retrieve the Apple ID used to download a given app (in iphone)

I have an iphone, which has some apps installed. The Apple ID used to sign in (to iTunes store and App strore) is, say, ID1. When updating apps, in some cases it asks for the password of another ID, ...
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How to cancel a season pass in itunes

I have moved overseas and need to change my apple ID country. How can I cancel passes I still have open?
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Apple ID can't be verified after update to iOS 7.1.1

I've just updated my iPad to iOS 7.1.1 and it can't verify my Apple ID. I can't download apps or update apps! Anyone know how to fix this?
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Uploading app to app-store with same name for another developer id

Let me explain clearly, I have developed an application and created an app in the app-store with an apple developer id. But, not uploaded the binary version. Now I need to upload the app with ...
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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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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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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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What does OS X use “associated” Apple IDs for?

On OS X it is possible to associate Apple IDs with user accounts. Apple lists three consequences of doing so: The Apple IDs can be used to reset the user account The Apple IDs can be used to access ...
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Devices with different Apple IDs responding to the same FaceTime calls

This is really weird. Whenever my sister-in-law calls my wife via FaceTime, my phone and Mac also ring at the same time. When my wife answers the call, then both of my devices stop ringing. It's ...
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Can I transfer iTunes credit between accounts?

How would I go about transferring iTunes credit between accounts? The question pretty well speaks for itself. I have two accounts, one for my iPod, one for my iPhone, I have passwords to both ...
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Can my daughter charge my credit card from her Apple ID?

If I set up an individual account for my daughter can she charge my credit card with an app purchase?
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Wrong Apple ID for iCloud?

My initial Apple ID was associated with a now defunct email address. I just updated my AppleID to a real email. I have managed to update it successfully with everything except iCloud on my phone. The ...
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How can I keep my iMessage on iPhone, but stop them coming through on my Mac?

I don't want my private messages popping up on my Mac, so is there a way I can remove my account on my Mac, but keep it on my iPhone?
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How I can activate the iPhone which is asking for credentials I don't remember?

I was going to sell my iPhone tomorrow, and I thought I'd reset it so that none of my things were on there. I had already made an iTunes and AppleID for the buyer and was going to set up the phone for ...
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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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Create new @me.com mail account

Every articles/answers I found are dated around or prior 2012. So I'd like to know: is there any tested way to create a new @me.com mail account right now?
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Switching from shared Apple ID to Family Sharing - will we lose app data?

I've been sharing my Apple ID (I'll call it A) details with my wife for many years, in order to share app purchases. We'd now like to switch to Family Sharing. My Apple ID A would be the "family ...
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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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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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Changing Apple ID's

I have been using my parents Apple ID for a few years now to buy music and apps but now I am going to college and I don't think they want me to continue buying music and other stuff with their money. ...
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Sign in without credit card if the Apple id is already created

I have create my apple Id online using chrome and not from the App store or Itunes. Now when i try to download any free app from the app store it gives me a error that the Apple id i am using has ...
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How to know which Apple ID is used to lock iPad if the display is dead? [duplicate]

I bought an iPad mini (Wifi only) and gave it to my nephew as a gift. He switched on the device and set it up with his apple ID. He did not set up (Find My iPad/iPhone) feature. After a month of ...
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turn off find my iphone without apple ID password [duplicate]

I need to restore my iphone, to do that i need to turn off find my iphone but the apple ID is different to the one i use now, i cant remember the password
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Remove old Apple ID Account

When trying to update apps on the Apple Store I still get the account of someone who was using the computer before me: How do I change that, it's the only place where I can't use my Apple ID ...
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How do I tell if there is an iPhone backup in my iCloud account without the iPhone

A couple of months ago I had an iPhone. That iPhone was never connected to iTunes. It was configured to make backups to iCloud. It was stolen. Now I'm getting another, used iPhone from a family ...