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 can't buy gems in Clash of Clans, conflicting Apple IDs

I downloaded Clash of Clans using my sisters Apple ID and her Game Center, on my iPhone. I backed up my phone. Then when I got my new phone and I created a new Apple ID and new Game Center for me. I ...
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Same Apple ID but want different apps

I have an iPhone, iPad and iPad mini - all using one single Apple ID and is synced with one iTunes account in my laptop. When I sync my devices all the apps and files go to individual devices. But if ...
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Will I loose iPad application data when I switch Apple ID?

I have borrowed iPad2 from a friend. It does have iOS5 currently installed. I do want to install (with friend's permission) few free apps from App Store. However, even installing free app require ...
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Sharing Ipad between 2 Apple IDs, 2 computers

My wife and I share an ipad 2, ios7. We have separate PCs. Can we have separate Apple IDs and connect the ipad to each computer under the individual ids? Example, I connect and back up etc under my ...
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Logged on to someone elses IPad

I borrowed my friends iPad recently and logged her out of the apple store and logged in using my own apple id. I did download a range of free apps using my own apple id. After this I logged out of ...
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How to use different contacts on different iPhones with the same Apple ID

My daughter and I use two iPhones, both connected to the same Apple ID. At the moment I see my daughter's contacts merged to my contact list, but we'd like to use our contact lists separately from ...
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Update App installed via Apple Configurator with other Apple ID

We installed iBooks through Apple Configurator to hundreds of iPad all with the same Apple ID. Now the users want to update the app but iOS is asking that Apple ID's password. Is there a way to allow ...
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Game Centre Apple ID help

I just bought a new iPod Touch and I want to give my old iPod Touch to my child. He uses the same games that I do which I am logged into in the Game Center. Is there any way that I can keep the ...
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Changing of iMessage account

I want to make a new iMessage account and stop using my old Apple ID for messaging. I need to know if it will change my apple id from which I download my apps?
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App Store asks me Apple ID password with an incorrect email

I have an iPhone 4S from about 2 years. Till now the App Store never asked me a password different from the one I've set when create the Apple account. Today, for no apparent reason, it asked me a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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update programs installed by other user (other appleID)

I use a mac install before by another user. This user installed some application like iphoto with this appleID. Now this user does not use this computer, and I want update the applications he install ...
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What do I do if appleid can't send me email?

If I go to the Apple ID support site and try to change my security questions, or password, it tells me that it is sending email to the registered email address. This is a working address that gets ...
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Transfer Lion with my MacBook Pro sold to 3rd party

I had a old MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6), then I bought the update to Lion (OS X 10.7). Then I bought a new MacBook Pro that already comes with Lion and sold the old MacBook Pro. So, ...
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Is iCloud email address different from me.com address?

I have a me.com address that works on my iPad and on my Mac. However, I am trying to set up iCloud to sync all of my devices on my Mac using the instructions found here, ...
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Apple ID or password entered incorrectly

I just tried to update some apps but it's telling me apple Id or my password I entered is wrong (it isn't). My Apple ID is same as before. I Then tried to reset my password. Even after that it is ...
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How can I change the Apple ID associated with an iPod Touch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to change Apple ID on my iPhone I just bought myself a used iPod Touch - 2nd generation. The person who previously owned it cleared just about everything off. ...
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How can I get rid of extra “Photo Stream” album on iPhone?

On my iPhone (and iPad) I have "Photo Stream" enabled for my primary Apple ID (I have others setup for mail, etc). On my iPad it works fine - I see the one "Photo Stream" button and everything shows ...
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Multiple iPhones devices synced to the same iTunes, how to keep podcasts straight?

This maybe similar/related to this question. I have my iPhone and my wife's iPhone synced to the same iTunes with different accounts. I sync my podcasts to 3 most recent that have not been listened ...
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If I buy an app from the app store, do I have to stay logged into the app store?

This question says that you can install the same purchase of Lion on multiple non-commercial Apple machines. The accepted answer states the same applies to all App Store purchases. My question ...
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How to deauthorize an iPad 2?

I used to own an iPad 2. I didn't much care for it, so I gave it to my sister as a gift. She lives in a different state. I thought I removed any/all of my account info from it. But apparently my ...
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Type a special character with a regular keyboard

I am trying to reinstall an iMac but I don't have the original Apple keyboard. Instead a "regular" keyboard is attached. I can't find out how to type the "at" symbol (@). I need it to enter my Apple ...
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Someone made a FaceTime call with my number

My husband told me that he received a FaceTime call from my number but he missed the call. I never called him and I don't have any outgoing calls in my phone or anything. Is my Apple ID compromised?
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How to work around the issue that I can't access some iStore apps of a different country?

My family is spread across the world and I live and work in a different country than my native one. My iPhone and Apple ID are registered to my country of residence. On a few occasions, recently, I ...
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Update a software that has been downloaded with an apple ID associated with a deleted email address

I am trying to update XCode. When I go on the AppStore and try to update XCode I receive the following message: You have updates available for other accounts Sign in to ...
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Unlocking iPad 2 (iOS 7) with the Apple ID credentials

Someone set a passcode to my iPad, and he can't remember what it is. Now I can't open it, I'm always asked for 4-digit passcode. But, I do know my Apple ID credentials, and my iPad is connected to my ...
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iPad's Apple ID did not reflect the change I made on and now I can't turn off Find my iPad

So this is quite a headache already. I'll lay out what I've done chronologically: Not knowing that the Apple ID is still in use on a device (iPad), I've changed the associated email address on the ...
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software question about my apple ID

I downloaded the IOS8 and all of the sudden my iphone5 needed restoring and i lost all of my data!!!! Now that i can turn it on its like a brand new phone but my problem is that i cant restore my ...
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Cannot connect to developer network in Xcode 6

I have downloaded Xcode 6 and I cannot connect to the developer server to download my provisioning profiles. When I try to add my Apple ID it simply say cannot connect. If I type a wrong password it ...
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“You cannot auto-download or download past purchases with a different Apple ID for 90 days” when switching iTunes library from old PC to new PC

I have migrated all of my music from my old laptop to my new desktop via iTunes Home Sharing. I can see all of it, but it will not allow me to play any of the music. It says: This computer is ...
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Does apple automatically sign out all connected devices when you change the apple id password?

Yesterday, I got a bunch of emails from Apple, sent to one of my unused gmail addresses (which still has forwarding to my regular one). I do NOT have an appled ID associated with that address, but it ...
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How to get rid of all the apps downloaded to my iPhone from another appleid?

This is the most bizarre thing I have seen in Apple; here is what happened. In my country, the Apple reseller store for some reason registers all the people's AppleIDs with their own email addresses ...
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Remove Apple Support Communities account or change nickname

I accidently created an account in the Apple Support Communities with the wrong nickname because I thought I was logged in within another Apple ID. I always read that the only way is to create a new ...
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Errors restoring OSX Lion on a macbook

My sister has a late 2007 MacBook running OSX 10.7 Lion. She's managed to acquire quite the collection of adware, so reinstalling the OS seems like the easiest recourse. However, when I boot into ...
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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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iMessage sharing and changing AppleID

My husband and I recently split up. Both our phones and both our iPads were all on his Apple ID. Would I be notified on my phone if he were checking my iMessages? I have recently created my own Apple ...
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What to do before you change your Apple ID?

I have an apple ID in A country, and now I get a apple ID in B country. I am about to switch to the second apple ID. Switching ID may potentially cause problems, like data loss, information loss and ...
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None Payment option not present [duplicate]

After creating an Apple ID in another location, I am forced to enter payment information in the iOS, Mac, and iTunes stores. Even when trying to purchase a Free app, I am forced to enter payment ...
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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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Need help splitting out a shared iPad

My partner and I have been sharing an iPad. All the apps were obtained using her AppleID, but I am the one using all the apps. Now we bought a second iPad and I want all the apps to be on the new ...