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 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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There was an error connecting to the Apple ID server - akd NSURLSession/NSURLConnection HTTP load failed (kCFStreamErrorDomainSSL, -9807)

When entering my password into App Store I get: There was an error connecting to the Apple ID server I checked the password and it's fine. I changed the password just in case, it still does not ...
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How to cancel a developer account / repeating password changes

Searched around for days, but never found an answer to this: I have an Apple ID, which I once used for a non-paying OS X developer account. Apple wants me to change my password from time to time. I ...
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How to find Apple ID given my Game Center ID?

I remember my Game Center account ID. How do I find out what my Apple ID is? I tried to use all of my emails to recover my Apple ID but none of them work or they pull up old info for my other devices. ...
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iMac only show flashing folder with question mark after formatting OS X partition drive

Today i format my "OS X El capitan" partition for installing "Yosemite". But due an error in bootable yosemite usb it didn't install on this partition. After some hours when i turned on iMac and hold ...
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Removing a lost iPhone from find my iphone/apple id

My iPhone was stolen back in february, since than it was on pending lost mode... by now I realized I will not see it again so I removed it from my apple id and from find my iPhone, now I saw that the ...
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How to use Family Sharing on iPhone 4 and other devices?

I have multiple devices on 1 apple ID (an iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPod Touch 5, iPhone 4) and would like the devices to have separate apple IDs. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 5s have separate apple IDs and the ...
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Why did Apple assign the wrong name to my AppleID, and how do I change it?

I'm setting up an iPad for Mom's birthday. In the process, I created her an AppleID, and typed in her name. Signing into iCloud using her ID shows my name instead. How do I fix this?
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Obtain Apple ID from son/daughter for tracking app

I have signed up for TeenSafe to monitor the content of my 15 year old's usage of her text/pic messages on her iPhone (I suspect sexting and explicit pictures). In order to establish the link, it ...
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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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After El Capitan update, I cannot sign in to anything with my Apple ID: '“This action could not be completed. Try again”

I updated OSX last night to El Capitan and after the update, and restarting my iMac(2014) a few times, I cannot sign in with my Apple ID. The initial restart gave me the error: "This action could ...
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How to untangle Multiple iOS devices sharing one Apple ID for 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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I had this ipod for a year and i already had an account but i got my ipod taken away for 2 months and i had to reset it and i don't know my apple id [duplicate]

Can someone help me I had my ipod for a year or so and i already had an account and I got my Ipod token away and now I forgot my password on my home screen and I had to rest my Ipod like I just bought ...
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Delete an old icloud account with defunct email and forgotten password

I have an old email/id apple iCloud account on an iPad mini that I can't delete because the email is totally defunct and I cannot remember the password. I have a newer iCloud account that I use for ...
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iphones bluetooth sharing possible? [duplicate]

Its heard from century that iphone has bluetooth,but why we cant share anything over bluetooth,but infact we can connect bluetooth speaker and play some music.
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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 ...
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OS X Server: Can't upgrade or configure: App Store fails: “This action could not be completed”

My Mac OS X Server (which is used for wiki as well as a build server / time machine backup hub) is broken due to App Store update problems, and upgrading doesn't work because I cannot authenticate ...
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kids sharing game center ID causing problem how do i fix [duplicate]

My kids all were logging into their Iphones with my apple ID, and sharing the same game center. They are all playing some of the same games and it is causing problems. One child will lose his things ...
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Lost Game Center password

My Game Center password is lost and I can't remember the security question because it is an old account and I never wrote the password down, I also switched to a new phone.
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How to recover icloud password if its locked?

I created an account for my uncle's iPhone, he used the phone for 4-5 months and asked me the password but I forgot it completely and don't either remember its google password or security answers, he ...
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Rename Macbook in Apple ID screen

How can I rename Macbook Pro in the screen below (taken from appleid website). I know that on iOS I can do that by going to Settings -> General -> About -> Name but not sure how I can do the same on ...
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Retrieve the Apple ID used to download a given app (in iTunes)

I have multiple devices, all handled with iTunes in the same PC. Each device is associated with a different Apple ID. I may want to install some apps in more than one device. As far as I know, an app ...
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Old iPhone 4S won't accept my Apple ID when trying to reset it for a trade-in. Why?

I recently deactivated my old iPhone 4S after buying a new phone. I want to trade it in, so I'm trying to reset it, but it won't accept my Apple ID. Is it because it's been deactivated? How can I ...
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How to remove all traces of an Apple Id from a Mac

If I go to the System Preferences and select iCloud, it prompts me to sign in with my Apple Id. Only problem is, it auto-fills the Apple Id of the previous user. If I try to delete the existing id ...
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AppleID Not been accepted in XCode account pane

I've notived my Apple ID is not been accepted within XCode when I try add an Apple ID in the XCode accounts pane of preferences. I have tested the account details in both the member ceter and itunes ...
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iTunes/Apple Music on Mac - can't sign in

I am suddenly unable to use Apple Music (or the iTunes store for that matter). Yesterday I just opened iTunes and every single song in my Apple Music was greyed out. I couldn't play any of them. So I ...
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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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Will deleted Apple IDs (email address) become available for use again?

My daughter has been using my email address as her Apple ID. She would like to start using her own email address instead while retaining the purchased content, and I would like to continue using my ...
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i cant set up my iphone 5c because its locked with the previous persons apple id how can i do it? [duplicate]

I have just bought a new iPhone 5c from my mothers friend and all I had to do was reset the phone. after re setting it using iTunes on my laptop it set up fine but it then comes up with someones apple ...
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Registered my iPhone on my ex's Mac and now I have a ton of overages

When I first got my iPhone 6+, I registered it on my now exhusbands MacBook. Since the divorce and the separation of accounts, I still have horrible "gaming" data overages. I've never played a game on ...
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El Capitan: How do I use my Apple ID password to log in after a temporary password change?

Today, I reset my User password to a temporary password for use in a service appointment. Previously, the account was using my iCloud password to log in, and I thought I could change it back to that ...
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Can't log in to FaceTime with correct Apple ID

I am using the correct password for my Apple ID and it's still not logging me in. I'm logged in to FaceTime on my iPhone and normally it would let me be logged in on my iPhone and iPad and now it ...
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iPhone 4 doesn't show up on devices list

According to this page: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT205064 and this: To see any devices running iOS 7 or OS X Mavericks or earlier, you need to be signed in to iCloud on the device and you ...
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How do I identify if an email address is already used as an Apple ID?

My wife needs her own Apple ID, so I went to this webapp, which Apple has designed to let you know if you already have an Apple ID associated with your email: ...
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Setting up my family sharing : what will happen to the content previously purchased by the children?

I'm currently setting up the family system for me and my two children. We were previously using the account of one of my children for us three, and having the usual problems with messages being ...
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App Store email address / Apple ID

Whenever I go to my Apple Store it shows an the incorrect email (it show an email that is no longer active) How do I get my iPhone 6s to show the correct email so I can update my apps?
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Phone number in someone else's Apple ID, so how to get backup quickly. iCloud back not controlled by me

My iPhone, and iPad are controlled by ex who had control "briefly". I changed back to my original carrier, new number, used my Apple ID (iTunes ). Got iPad later, got iCloud account. Clearly my phone ...
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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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I cannot activate my iPhone 4s [duplicate]

Lately, I updated my iPhone to the latest iOS and it was successfully done. But then, when my iPhone restart, I was asked to activate it. In order to do this, I have to enter the Apple ID and a ...
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How do I Change my old iPod Apple ID to my new Current ID to match the one on my iPhone?

About 2 almost 3 years ago I purchased an iPod touch 5. My phone and my iPod both have 2 different Apple ID's (same as 2 different email addresses). The email address used for my iPod is an email I no ...
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2 Apple IDs - 90 day ban?

I have 2 Apple IDs but I think I read that if you use a second ID, you cannot use the first again for 90 days. Is this true? If so, I need another solution! 95% of my app purchases have been with ...
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After enabling two-factor authentication, I no longer have the option to use my iCloud password to log in

I enabled two-factor authentication (the new one available in iOS 9, OS X 10.11, etc., not the old two-step verification) for my Apple ID. After doing so, my MBP prompted me to change my password ...
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Creating a new user account using iCloud password

I am trying to create a new OS X user account using iCloud password but the option to do that isn't displayed. I am on OS X 10.11.4 According to this support document I should see an option to pick ...
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iPhone 4S linked to old Apple Id

I'm trying to clean my old iPhone for selling it. iCloud address is a different Apple Id from the one I'm using now. I can not see a way to reset the password for the old linked Apple id. What ...
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I want to make an Apple ID, but someone has already used my email to create their own. How do I kick them out completely?

Since this person has used my email as their login, I was able to reset the password since it was listed as the primary email. Unfortunately this person has set their own security questions and ...
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Does My Company Need To Code Sign with Two Digital Certificates? Apple Developer and EV Certificate?

My employer plans to distribute Mac OSX software outside the App Store through their website. Do I need to get an organizational developer ID from Apple ($99 USD/yr) plus purchase an EV code-signing ...
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There is no link in the verification email for a new Apple ID I created

I got my new iPhone today and ofcrouse made an Apple ID right away. Everything goes ok, I get sent a verification email, but there is no link in it. It has the instructions and they mention a link, ...
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How to enable iCloud on broken iPod

My iPod Touch turned off last night and after, it never woke up again. Is there any way to turn on iCloud Photo on this iPod by using my Mac? iCloud is working but not for photos, only for notes.
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We need some help on how to utilize the Apple ID on multiple Apple computers in a network

We have 8 Apple Computers on a network in a dental office where users move from machine to machine and have no need to use any Apple ID capabilities. Each machine has several users in addition to the ...
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Forgotten Apple ID password and not receiving password reset email [closed]

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 ...