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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iPad, iphone linking and usage

If I had an iPhone only on my iTunes account, could I use someone else's iPad to download an app to my iphone? If I used the app on their iPad, would it show that my iPhone downloaded and used the app?...
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Work Mac and home PC with same Apple ID causing problems

I used my personal Apple ID on a new work computer and now am having issues. Bookmarked Favorites set on the work Mac appear on my home PC and vice versa. iCloud photos available on the work Mac ...
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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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One sign in for Apple ID across all applications on MacBook

It seems like every built-in application on a MacBook has a separate Apple ID log in. Is there a way to log in to your Apple account in one place on your MacBook Pro and have it sign in your iTunes, ...
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How to unlink an AppleID / iCloud Account from an iPhone that's been used 3 times?

I work at a place where they re-issue iPhones to various employees. One of these iPhones has been re-issued at least 3 times. Which means that there are at least 3 Apple ID/iCloud accounts that have ...
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Bought song on iTunes on iPhone, sync'd to iTunes computer, now won't play on iPhone?

I bought two albums today on my iPhone, on my Apple ID, downloaded them to the iPhone, I then sync'd the phone this afternoon. Now the albums will not show on my iPhone and it's saying that they're ...
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Can not get the phone to accept a password

My 5s is driving me crazy. I can not open Apple of iCloud because it always rejects my password. I'll go to Apple or icloud via my computer and change it, and then try opening it a few times. ...
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Separate everyone's phones & our Mac from receiving everyone's texts while sharing the same account?

I want to share our account because we both use the reminders, photos, notes, etc., and when I tried to set up a new apple ID, it nearly took those away. I, or he, would've lost our notes, etc. I ...
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How to recover User ID snapshot file?

I have accidentally changed my user ID picture on my Macbook Pro (running OS X 10.7.5). The original user ID snapshot is very dear to me and I can't find the original file saved anywhere. Is there a ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Turning off Find My iPhone

I just got a new iPhone 6. I synced it to my computer through the last backup I had saved from my old phone. Unfortunately, at the time I was using a different Apple ID, and this ID no longer exists. ...
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How can I use a pre-existing AppleID with Mac App Store without a billing address?

I dont have a credit card, and so I am unable to complete the Apple billing address, which means I can not download anything from the App Store. It there a solution for this?
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Reset iPad mini forgotten Apple ID [duplicate]

I wanted to know if there is a way to reset my son's iPad mini, because he forgot the Apple ID password. He accidentally reformat, and now, he doesn't know the password.
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All purchases have been downloaded for this Apple ID

When I make purchases from my Apple TV it won't automatically download to iTunes on my Mac Mini. All software is up to date via the current versions available from the App store. I have reset the ...
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What's happens to credit in the non-Organizer account when you turn on Family Sharing?

I, my wife and my three kids all have apple devices and IDs. However, some of my kids have credit balances from gift cards. If I turn on Apple Sharing, can those gift balances still be spent?
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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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Using family sharing, can a child account do in-app purchases without approval?

I recently added my son to our "iTunes family"; I have set his Apple ID up as a child account and have checked the "Ask to Buy: require approval from parent for all purchases ..." checkbox. Yet today ...
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I've Forgotten My Apple ID password. I cant get into my Email to change it

I had my iPhone confiscated for about 6 months (funny story about my Christian school and a devil worshipper backpack), and now I can't remember the passcode! I figured out how to reset it, and did, ...
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iTunes asking for password for wrong iTunes account

I purchased a new phone at Sam's club and they transferred the data from my old iPhone to my new iPhone. But now more and more apps will not update with out the password for an iTunes account that I ...
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Forgotten iCloud email ID and password

I am the owner of an iPhone 4s. One day I tried to put my SIM card into my iPhone and the next thing I saw on my phone was "Activation Required". Unfortunately, I have forgotten my iCloud Apple ID ...
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If iMessage is off, and someone sends a message as iMessage, will she be able to receive it once she turn iMessage on?

My friend doesn't have an Apple ID so she uses mine sometimes to just download apps. But me and my mom were talking about some really private stuff and we're using iMessage since she's living in ...
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Switching Apple ID on iPad (without losing progress)

My family has shared an iPad for many years using my mom's Apple ID. Recently my mom got an iPhone for herself. She needs to now keep her Apple ID for personal use. We would like to create a new ...
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Macbook Pro 2014 Retina with Yosemite (Remove all Mac OS x and Install Windows 8.1 Pro or Mac OS X again if possible)

Me and my ex-girlfriend purchased a macbook pro last year, This is the new 13inch MBP with retina display and has no cd drive. I have never used a macbook pro other than to surf the internet. We ...
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Can't login to Mac App store

I have an iMac with Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). When I open the Mac App store, and try to download an App, it asks me for the login. When I enter my Apple ID's email and password and click login, ...
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How do i find the email address used as an icloud ID for an icloud locked phone?

My aunty bought an iPhone 5s from a second phone dealer for my kid sister as a gift but the phone appears to be icloud locked but not in lost mode. Since it's not in lost mode, I'm supposing the phone ...
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How can I create Apple ID for a child without a Credit Card? [duplicate]

I am trying to create an Apple ID for my 10-year-old son. However, I do not have a Credit Card, only a Debit Card. I'm using the iCloud 'Family' setting, but it says 'Credit Card Required'. I guess ...
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How do I switch my Apple ID email to a previously used rescue email?

I originally had my current email address set as a rescue email, and my old email as the original Apple ID. When I deleted my current email address off the rescue email list, I was unable to set it ...
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How can I correct a typo with Apple ID?

How can I use iTunes with an email address that isn't actually an email address?
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Game Center saves my Clash of Clans account? [duplicate]

I going to sell my iPhone, and I want to know if all my progress in Clash of Clans will be saved within Game Center, and recover everything when I buy a new iPhone and login again in Game Center. I'...
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Will signing in to iMessage on another device send an email to the Apple ID notifying of this?

I was told I could monitor my 13 year old daughter's messages on an old iPhone through Wi-Fi. I was told to set up message on the phone with her Apple ID and password. My question is will Apple send ...
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If I have a number registered with another Apple ID, but create a new Apple ID with that number, what will happen?

I want to create a new Apple ID, but the number I want to use is associated with another ID. What will happen if I register this number with a new ID?
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Reset Security Questions

I have forgotten my Apple ID's security questions. How do I reset them? I have tried searching the web, and could not find a way to reset it.
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App Store asks for old Apple ID when installing updates

I got a MacBook that a colleague of mine had used previously. It runs OS X 10.10.2. I created a new administrator account for myself and turned off the "admin" flag on the old account. I also entered ...
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Apple ID review information

I tried downloading apps with my new Apple ID and it asked me to review it. After filling in the information it shows an error and asks me to insert a billing address with atmost 70 letters or numbers....
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How can I trouble shoot “Your message could not be sent. #### is not registered with iMessage”?

I used to be able to send txt messages from my computer through the native messages app on iOS. I recently updated and now I'm not able to send txt from my computer. When I updated my OS, it ...
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Can't add a new ID to Volume Purchase Program Customers

I have an app that I sell using Apple B2B / VPP. When logging into iTunes connect to add a new Apple ID (for a new customer) I am finding that clicking "Add Apple Id" is doing nothing (e.g. the page ...
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New Apple ID doesn't work

i just created a new Apple ID yesterday and whenever I try to download an app it just says waiting infinitely until I delete it, and when I try updating my apps, in the App Store it displays the stop ...
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Does A New Installation Contain Personal Information?

I am going to sell my MacBook Air when the new MacBook comes out and so I want to make sure there is no personal Information available to the next user. I am going to wipe my SSD and reinstall the OS ...
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Can't turn off Find my Iphone with old apple id password in order to delete account from my iphone

I'm trying to change the Apple ID on my iPhone 4 to match my iCloud one (already changed Apple ID here) but it keeps asking me for the password linked to the old ID to turn off find my iphone (...
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How to download past purchases from old Apple ID without waiting 90 days to switch back to new Apple ID?

On my old laptop, I used a shared Apple ID to purchase music on iTunes. It was a little tedious because it was connected to my sister's bank account, so I had to send her money before each purchase I ...
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the max number of icloud accounts you can set up on iphone 5

I recently had my iPhone stolen, it was recovered but both of my apple ids were altered and I can not use them. the person who stole the phone must have set up one or more accounts because when ...
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New iCloud email added to iPhone5 without changing Apple ID,in order to automatically copy all iMessages that uses that new iCloud email to said email

If we create another icloud e-mail can we: 1) Add it to our phone to send and receive emails without affecting the Apple ID being used on the iPhone 5? 2) Use that "New iCloud email" to iMessage ...
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How do I renew my apple developer membership from one membership type to another?

I'm trying to renew my Apple paid developer membership but I keep being forwarded to a page to renew the membership for individuals but I'm going for the enterprise membership this time round. Can I ...
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Can I transfer content from an existing iPhone to a new iPhone which is using a new (different) Apple ID?

I am trying to cut myself off from the family shared AppleID. I've just bought myself a new Macbook and have set up a new Apple ID. I have also just got a iPhone 5 to replace my dying 4. My question ...
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How do I change iTunes country with family sharing and child accounts?

I've moved from the US to the UK and I'm trying to change my country in the App store on my iPad. I have family sharing setup, and a child account included in the family sharing. The problem is that ...
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My dad keeps getting all my apps that I download. why?

My dad and I used to have the same Apple id, but recently I made his own (he didn't know how to work his) and I changed it on his phone. I kept mine on a new device. But he still keeps getting any app ...
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How to download bought apps without old credit card?

I changed my residence and cancel my old credit card. Now I did a clean install of OS X and want to download purchased apps and free apps (Aperture, Keynote and iPhoto) but the App Store asks me for ...
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I Do not want to use my credit card INFO [duplicate]

Is there any way to install free App without use my credit info? I looked for ( NON ) in the payment review but couldn't find it.
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How to verify Apple ID if iPhone at the same time blocks gmail access?

I have set up iCloud and Apple ID, but keeps telling me to verify my Apple ID. It won't let me download the Gmail app to access my emails to verify my Apple ID. How do I fix this?
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Strange icon next to the dock

In the past few days I've seen a strange "box" coming up next to the first icon on the dock on some Macs here at the office. The same box can be found in the CmdTab menu. This happens only on some of ...