Apple ID is Apple's user identification system intended to be a single sign on for users of Apple services, hardware and software.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
201 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
14k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
62 views

How to change gamecenter [on hold]

I need help on how i can change my Game Center email to the email i have on my new device so i can transfer my clash of clans to my new device. I've tried going to Game Center on my old device i click ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

changed my appleID still having issues

changed my appleID with apple's customer service but my iphone 4s still comes up with the old apple ID, how do I change it to the new one?
1
vote
0answers
95 views

iMessage not working after changing MAC address

My iMessage is not working after I have changed my MAC address. I have restored my original MAC address, but it is still not working. My phone is an iPhone 4s, 6.1.3 jailbroken. I changed my DNS, ...
1
vote
0answers
89 views

Can't remember the password for an old Apple ID and I'm not getting the password renew email?

For some reason, iTunes has suddenly decided it won't let me sync tunes onto my ipod which were bought with an old Apple ID (even though the email account is still active and linked to the new Apple ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Apple ID on apps [duplicate]

So my iPad in setup to my newest Apple id. Every time I try to enter an app like Facebook it asks me for my old Apple id that I don't use anymore. I can't enter the apps without it. Does anyone know ...
1
vote
0answers
209 views

Messages having issues logging on recently on Yosemite?

Just within the last day or two I have had Messages go out on me. It happened with 10.10 and then the same is occurring with 10.10.1. I see that others around the web are experiencing the same or a ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Can an iPhone be used without syncing to an Apple account?

I am attempting to loan my old iPhone 4s to a friend for her to use for apps such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Nothing else. She will not be connecting it to a phone number or carrier. ...
1
vote
2answers
49 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
262 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
119 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
192 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
120 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

“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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
137 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
83 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
357 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
82 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
126 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
85 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
564 views

Changing iCloud account

My old e-mail address was disabled and I need to delete my iCloud account with the old account info, I had updated my Apple ID with my new e-mail address, now I cannot delete the account on my iphone ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

New iPhone asks for an Apple ID login that is not mine

I have just changed my phone from a 4S to a 5s. I backed up my old phone to iCloud, then downloaded the backup to my new device. Whilst entering the settings in my new phone it asked me for the ...
1
vote
0answers
510 views

iCloud, account limit reached

I have a problem with iCloud! One years ago I lost two Apple IDs, one of them signed to iCloud. I don't remember have any added iCloud account! Today I made a new Apple ID and wanted to sign up for ...
1
vote
0answers
62 views

Is the email used for an Apple ID public or private?

I recently installed some iOS apps as part of a deal/incentive (then promptly deleted them). It got me thinking, is the email I use for my Apple ID public or identifiable to the app developers? Can ...
1
vote
0answers
102 views

What's the best way to share Mac Apps downloaded via Mac App Store?

We have four guys in the house running on Mac and say, one updates the apps that the others have purchased with their individual apple ids, could the apps be shared over a storage media/airdrop ...
1
vote
1answer
74k views

Change my Apple ID email address on iCloud account

I've had to make a new email address for my new Apple ID account as I forgot my previous Apple ID password and couldn't receive my verification email. Now I have my new Apple ID and password but my ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

Forgotten Apple ID password and not receiving password reset email

I have attempted on several occasions to request a reset for my forgotten password but I've never received the password reset email from Apple. It is not in my junk mail either. How can I go about ...
1
vote
0answers
107 views

Sure-fire fix for getting an Apple TV 2 to accept an Apple ID?

So, I had to factory restore my Apple TV after the latest update from Apple bricked it. Got the MicroUSB cable and got the thing back on its feet. Try as I might to enable the Remote app on my ...
1
vote
1answer
151 views

How can I use a different Apple ID to upload Apps

How can I use a different Apple ID to upload my Apps to iTunesConnect? The Apple ID that I use as Developer Account is also in use for uploading iBooks into iTunesConnect and can't be used to upload ...
1
vote
1answer
984 views

how to reset security question [duplicate]

I forgot the answer to my security question and no email to rescue mail received. How can I change my rescue email? Or is there a way to change the answer to something like "used code for mobile ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

purchased a paid app on a laptop and will not appear on my mac's itunes

I purchased a paid app on my laptop, after logging in with my apple ID, and even got an email verifying my purchase. Today, I logged in to my mac, opened itunes and the app was not in the list with my ...
1
vote
0answers
381 views

iMessage sign-in not working correctly after changing Apple ID

I wanted to sign up for Apple iMessage with a different email, so I created a new Apple ID and every time I try to sign in with that one, it asks me for the password again and again. This loop ...
1
vote
0answers
325 views

Do apple developer program allow Pakistani developer to sale inApp purchases?

I am an independent application developer from Pakistan having a local bank account and VISA credit card. I am planning to enrol in the Apple Developer Program as an individual to sell my apps. I ...
1
vote
0answers
220 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
841 views

Apple ID and registration of a new device

I created a new Apple ID for my iPad. I did everything on the iPad. Now when I connect it to iTunes on my Mac, it asks to register my device and does not allow me to use the ID I created for it. ...
1
vote
0answers
634 views

Can I sync iTunes with devices that have different Apple IDs?

I have: 1 laptop with iTunes and 1 iPod Touch. I will have: 2 iPads for my children. What I want to do - I will be the one buying apps for their iPads. I have already bought about $40 ready to load ...
1
vote
0answers
820 views

2 Apple IDs on one device

My mom purchased an iPad about 18 months ago. She set up an Apple ID and then connected it to her PayPal account and purchased about 18 apps and games over a few months. Her PC crashed and had to ...
1
vote
0answers
412 views

Remove one of two nicknames under one Apple ID

I have 2 nicknames in Game Center. One is mine and one is my son’s for his iPod. It no longer lets me get to mine, it just pulls up his. Any idea how I can delete a nickname for my Apple ID? It does ...
1
vote
0answers
341 views

One Apple ID and notifications

I recently upgraded my iPhone 4 to an iPhone 5. At the same time we purchased an iPhone 5 for my wife. We are using the same Apple IDs, which I have set up over a year ago. Everything seems to work ok ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Computer access to music attached to a very old email address [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I unlock my iTunes account when my old e-mail is unavailable? For some reason my iPod music located on my computer has re-attached itself to a very old email ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

2 devices synced?

So my little sister did not know that you only can have one itunes account "running" on a computer. To cut the story short - her ipod is now "synced" with my apple-Id so when she downloades apps it's ...
1
vote
1answer
510 views

How to retrieve data from my old Apple ID?

I want to retrieve data from my old Apple ID. I have signed in my iPhone with my old Apple ID, but iTunes displays an error: "We cannot complete your iTunes store request. An unknown error ...
1
vote
3answers
7k views

Add different iCloud email to existing AppleID

Lets say an AppleID is created with the iCloud email address somebdy@icloud.com (misspelled). Is there any way to correct the iCloud email to somebody@icloud.com? Creating a new AppleID would lose ...