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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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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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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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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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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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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adding a pre owned macbook to support list

I recently bought a store return macbook pro 15 retina, in perfect condition on eBay and Apple's 1 year warranty has not expired on it. Now I want to addd it to my list of Apple products for support. ...
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Apple ID/ Password Problems

Every time my family and I try to download an app, the AppStore pops up saying my Apple ID or password is incorrect. So the first time I reset the password. It happened again and I did reset it a ...
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How to stop AppleIDAuthAgent flooding the console log with messages about expired apple id

After upgrading to Mountain Lion I have noticed this message being flooded into my system console: AppleIDAuthAgent[179]: SERVER Removing certificate for Apple ID "...@???.??" dsID="XXXXX" because it ...
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iTunes song purchases

I have an Apple ID and I have purchased some songs. My sister likes the same songs and wants them for her iPod Touch. I was wondering if I logged in with my Apple ID on her iPod and downloaded the ...
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Apple ID Verification (iPod touch)

I did not receive any verification email for my Apple ID. I already repeated the procedures more than twice. What am I going to do?
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is it safe to key in your password in an iphone?

I've got 2 questions regarding password security and IPhone If say I access the internet and key in my gmail password. Exactly how "safe" is this action? What about if i install an app and key in my ...
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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 ...
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Apple ID and Primary Email Address - providing that I change my primary email, will my purchases be kept?

as from the title, providing that I change my primary email, will my purchases be kept? I'm stuck at https://appleid.apple.com and trying to figure it out. Thanks
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Getting “Invalid year.” error while trying to Apple ID password from my iPad

I'm trying to change my Apple ID password from my iPad, but I'm getting an error saying "Invalid year.": I can't find any information on that error from Google, only a few threads where people are ...
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Apple id creation is not working?

When I tried to create my apple id. System is shown this message? Why is it so ? how can I rectify it ?
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Your Apple ID or password is incorrect-what to do?

I keep getting "Your Apple ID or Password is incorrect" when trying to download an app on my iPhone. I have changed my password and confirmed MY Apple ID on my Mac. Tried to change the Apple ID on ...
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iTunes does not recognize password with spaces

I set my AppleID's password on the website and it contains spaces. Now when I try to register my iPhone using iTunes, it complains that my password contains spaces! All other Apple apps, ...
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New phone registration into old apple ID data

I got a new iPhone 4S and I used it to voice-record an important lecture. I plugged it into my computer and iTunes popped up saying I had to register it. It showed me two options: Register as a new ...
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Shared Apple ID and separate Clash of Clan games [duplicate]

My 3 kids share a family Apple ID. Two of my sons are able to play separate Clash of Clan games with their own villages but the third keeps ending up loading into his brothers. How am I able to get my ...
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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 ...
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Playing clash of clans on different game center IDs

My sons have different devices - an iPad mini and an iPod touch. When my younger son initially tried to play Clash of Clans on his device I had not yet set up different Game Center IDs. But now that ...
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How can I put my iMessage settings on my phone number instead of my apple ID?

I've just updated my iPhone 4s to ios 7.0.3 and I've set up a new apple ID but iMessage doesn't work on my phone even after I activated iMessage in settings. It used to work with my phone number ...
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When changing email address associated with Apple ID, does this create new imessage account?

So I have a few people I'd prefer not to get messages from in future, basically I'd like a 'fresh start' with my imessage account. If I change my Apple ID to a new email address, will those people ...
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iPhone 4s irregularly asks for Apple ID after a night at airplane mode

My girlfriend uses her iPhone to wake her up, and during night, she puts it in flightmode (because she doesn't like radiation). 1 out of approx. 3 mornings the phone doesn't wake her, instead it asks ...
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Doubt with iTunes account with different countries

I already have an iTunes Indian account. Now from Account settings, I can change my country and select US. It will ask to license agreement and US address. After that I am signed into iTunes US store. ...
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My Apple ID is no longer being recognised.

The message (when trying to update Apps on my iphone 4) is "Your Apple ID or password is incorrect" I've tried to reset my password and i get the message that an email will be sent to me, it hasn't ...
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iMessage with shared Apple ID

I was recently notified that my ex boyfriend signed into iMessage on his laptop using my email address. I have since then changed my Apple ID password and was immediately asked to enter my new ...
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Multiple Apple products sharing one apple id

I have 3 ipods and an iphone all linked to one apple id and now we r sharing everything including messages.I don't want the kids getting my messages so what can i do without losing everything we have ...
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Apple ID verification “successful” but App Store still requires verification

After creating my Apple ID, I have gone to my email and then clicked on Verify Now button and logged in with my Apple ID. It told me that my email was verified, so I returned to the App Store. ...
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Share only iTunes Match between two devices

My wife and I have separate Apple IDs, but all of our music is in my iTunes Match "account". Can I share just that between our phones, keeping everything else separate? We both have IOS 7 installed. ...
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Seemingly missing Apple ID account

I have been buying apps for months using the exact same Apple ID password with no problem. Then my iPod Touch started telling me that it is wrong. I tried the "I forgot" option, but it did not help. I ...
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My iPad won't accept my Apple ID password

My new iPad won't accept my Apple ID password. I get a "your Apple ID has been disabled" message. If I go to my laptop everything works fine. I've logged on and off the iPad, changed my password, ...
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iPhone suddenly require activation [duplicate]

This morning when I looked at my iPhone it wanted me to activate my iPhone. I followed the steps which is: This iPhone is currently linked to an Apple ID (**@icloud.com). Sign in with the Apple ...
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Remove iMessage iCloud email association from device [duplicate]

My cousin gave my little sister his iPhone. She has set up her own Apple ID, but whenever she sends me an iMessage, I get two messages from her, one as a normal message and one from his iCloud email ...
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How can I remove an apple id

I can't get my ex husbands apple id out of the family ipad. Now I have a ton of apps to update and he won't give our kids his password to update them.
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Apple ID issues

I had an iPhone 4s and took over my husband's iPhone 5. We reset all content and settings. It has been a nightmare! I could only sync 5 of many ringtones on the iPhone 5. After being on the phone ...
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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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Can those I share an Apple ID & iTunes account with see my messages on google chat?

I share an Apple ID and iTunes account with family members. I recently downloaded the Apple Chat app onto my phone. The other day, while I was messaging on Google Chat on my MacBook Pro, the message ...
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Changing of iMessage account

I want to change my iMessage account, but I need to know if it will change my apple id from which I download my apps?
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Set up 2 iPhones with same Apple ID; now there are problems

My ex and I bought 2 iphone 4S phones together a while back. Both were set up with the same Apple ID. Before we broke up, my evil ex (without my knowledge) placed a restriction passcode on my phone- ...
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Why is my daughter's iPhone continuing to charge purchases to my account?

I gave my iPhone 4 to my daughter and she keeps charging to my Apple account. She signs in with her own Apple ID, but I keep getting charged for apps she is buying.
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Apple ID's — I have apple id's on two devices [duplicate]

I have the same apple id on two devices can i delete one app on one device without deleting it on the other device. There are lots of apps which I would like to have and lots of apps which I wouldn't ...
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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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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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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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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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Please help 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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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 ...