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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Sharing iTunes account with separate game center accounts

We have a family iTunes account. My son wants to have his own Clash of Clans game on his iPod, so we created his own Apple ID and he logged into Game Center from his iPod with the new ID to download ...
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Bought a movie on Apple TV 2. Can't play on computer

My Apple TV 2 is configured to use my single iTunes account. When I use my Macbook Pro to login into that account in iTunes, I can't play a move I bought (and can play) on the Apple TV. I get this ...
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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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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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Will changing my Apple ID affect any apps that I have purchased?

I want to change my Apple ID, simply just because I don't want to use that name or that email address anymore. Will it affect any apps that I have purchased in the past with that old Apple ID? If I ...
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Do I need to set up individual Apple IDs for all my kids' iPads?

I will be giving my three children three iPads as their christmas presents. I am now currently using my iPhone 4 with my only one Apple ID for the App Store. My question is if I set up their iPads ...
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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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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 ...
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How do I set it up so when my child uses iMessage I can see the messages?

My daughter has an iPod and I have an iPad. We both have separate Apple IDs. How can I see her text message history on my iPad along with my own message history? If I change the Apple ID on my iPad ...
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Apple ID replaced with someone else's after iOS 6 upgrade (Security breach)

I just updated my iPad retina (3rd generation) with iOS 6 and now my Apple ID has been replaced with someone else's ID. And its not jailbroken either. How did someone manage to do that? This is a ...
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I've got one iPod touch, but two iTunes accounts on two separate computers

When I first joined iTunes (just a month or two ago) I made a new Apple ID and iTunes account. My sister had an Apple ID/iTunes account that my mother, sister, and brother used for their devices, but ...
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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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How do I get a refund after purchasing an app from the Mac App store?

I bought an app and it is so bad despite its low price that I am willing to spend time on getting a refund. How do I get the refunded after an app purchased through the Mac App Store?
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What domain name is appended to a default Apple ID when created in OS X?

Upon booting a MacBook Air for the first time (OS X, Version 10.8), I was prompted to create an AppleID. I selected a username and a default domain name was added automatically to this username. I ...
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How do I change my apple ID on my iPad [closed]

My apple ID on my iPad is not the same as my ID on the App Store. How do I change the ID on the iPad for the App Store?
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Will an iPad mini purchased in the US work well once it returns to live in England?

My oldest daughter lives in England and is returning there after the upcoming holidays. Her Mother and I live in the USA. She desires an iPad Mini as a Christmas gift. She is an iPhone 4S user with ...
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How painful is it to use multiple Apple IDs with the MAS?

I have two different Apple IDs, associated with Apple Stores in different countries. On my iPhone, some apps were purchased with one ID, some with the other. This used to be really painful in iOS 5, ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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What are the consequences of changing my Apple ID password?

If I change my Apple ID password, will that disconnect or block all devices from accessing my FaceTime through my Apple ID?
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Is it possible to purchase hardware using my Apple ID credit?

I know that I can purchase apps, music, movies etc. using the credit that's on my Apple ID. But is it also possible to purchase hardware from the online Apple Store, using that same credit on my Apple ...
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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 ...
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Sync an iDevice apps with two Apple IDs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 2 Apple IDs on one device? I was planning on getting a new iPhone and I want to give my old one to my younger brother, both of us have different Apple ID. The question ...
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Apple ID no longer working on discussions.apple.com

When I try and log into discussions.apple.com I see this message: "Please sign in again. For added security, we need to reconfirm your Apple ID" So I do that then I see: "Pick a username" It ...
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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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Can I partially use iCloud with someone else's Apple ID without syncing contacts to my device?

I'm using my mum's Apple ID on my new MacBook Pro, so, because of iCloud, I'm receiving all her emails, I have all her contacts, etc. I just want to use her Apple ID for iTunes, the AppStore and ...
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Second iOS devices getting my iMessages and FaceTime calls

My brother updated his iPod today but because he connected with my Apple ID, he is receiving all my iMessages and FaceTime calls on his iPod. How do I stop this from happening?
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Is it mandatory to fill security questions and answers in order to download apps?

I was trying to download and install a new app, when a badge appeared on the screen. Apparently I have to choose three security question (and the answers) to improve security of my Apple-ID. I clicked ...
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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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Recover Apple ID despite deleting email address and not being able to answer the security questions

I have an old Apple ID that I've lost access to because I deleted the email address it was tied to and I can't remember the security answers to anymore. I have some purchases tied to it, but the ...
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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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How can I change my Apple ID password on my iPad 2?

I just upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 6. I am trying to access the App Store for the very first time ever (trying to get the free iBooks app). It keeps telling me I'm using the wrong password. I did not ...
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Can I re-purchase an app with a different apple ID?

I have a development machine that another employee (who has left) purchased Xcode on. Now I want to update Xcode, but I don't have that employee's apple ID information. I signed out of the App Store ...
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Apple ID with iCloud email address?

Can you create an Apple ID with the iCloud email address it comes with? (if I enable it)
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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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Remove an email address from apple-ID

I have two Apple IDs: One (lets say A) associated with my old email address (lets say old@xyz), which is the one I actually use Another one (lets say B) associated with my new email address (lets ...
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Is it legal for other people (with different IDs) to share different apps,games and music with each other & if it is legal, is there a limit?

Say for example there's 3 people. Person 'A' has an app that person 'C' wants, while person 'A' has another app that person 'B'&'C' want. Can person 'A' transfer these apps without any memory ...
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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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Should I register my new Apple products with Apple?

Apple asks to register products in the installation but I am unsure whether this is a good decision. If I sell the Apple -products later, does it cause some problems? What is the point of ...
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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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Apple keeps resetting my Apple ID password?

For the last 4 weeks or so, I get the "This apple ID has been disabled for security reason... bla bla bla" notification at least two times per week. All my devices are up to date and have been updated ...
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How can I reset the answers of the security questions of my Apple ID?

I forgot the answers of the security questions. Not that I seriously need to do it now, but there might be a problem if I need to answer those in future. I still remember my password. How can I ...
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Should I use the same Apple ID for iCloud and iTunes?

Should I use the same Apple ID for iCloud and the iTunes store? My immediate assumption was "sure, of course, keep it simple", but today I read the following recommendation: One potential problem ...
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Is there any way to keep/redownload current apps after account change?

I want to create new apple account and redownload or keep current apps so that I can update this apps in future. Is there any jailbreak tweak that can keep all apps and restore them after apple ...