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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Setting up same primary address on both handset and pad when they have each got a differant address of my two [on hold]

I have in advertantly set up differant email addresses on Apple ID for my Iphone and pad. When I try to add the one from the Ihone to the pad and vice versa I am told it is Invalid email as already ...
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How do I reset/change my security questions on my Apple Id

I have an Apple ID and I know my password, but forgot the answer to the security question. I tried to change it at appleid.apple.com but we don't have a link to reset it. See the picture. Please help ...
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how do I lock my Apple ID?

I entered Apple ID to my iPhone 5 which "Find my iPhone" button was on and someone changed the password. Now every second I use the phone they ask me to sign in to iCloud. How can I remove this ID ...
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Transfer Clash of Clans village to another iPhone

I will soon buy a new iPhone. If I log in with my Apple ID in my new phone could I still access my Clash of Clans village without starting from scratch?
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Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily unavailable

My iPhone 5 that has been running iOS 7 since beta 1 suddenly wants to be activated. When locked, it shows me my wallpaper. After sliding to unlock, it asks for my passcode. When I enter it, it takes ...
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how do you backup iphone when some of the apps have the old style appleid?

i have an iphone 4s. some of my apps where installed with my original apple id from years ago. at some point apple required/changed everyone to use email as their apple id. Now when i try and back ...
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Yosemite upgrade: “Some features require an Apple ID”

Reading the upgrade instructions for Yosemite, I see that "Some features require an Apply ID; terms apply." However, I haven't managed to figure out what features this pertains to. I don't really ...
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Why do messages I send display to receiver as an email address and not a phone number?

My goal is when I message someone for first time it always displays my phone number. How can I control this from my iphone5s?
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Account limit reached when attempting to create a new Apple ID

I am trying to create a new Apple ID and now it's telling me: "account limit reached"
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What is the latest iOS version for iPhone 4?

I want to download the latest iOS version for offline restore for my iPhone 4. I want to know what is the latest iOS version and how can I download it?
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“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 ...
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How do I update the primary email address used by my Apple ID when using Find My iDevice?

I have an Apple ID that I use for both the App/iTunes Stores and for iCloud. Because I originally created it years ago, it's an email address I no longer use, let's call it dan@old.com. I would like ...
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Yosemite Messages blank window

Messages on Yosemite used to work fine until this morning, repeatedly asking me for my Apple ID password. Months ago I had setup 2 factor authentication for my Apple ID, but it never complained. So I ...
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App Store asking for other Apple ID when updating apps

My friend's mate reset his phone to prove him wrong about a situation and ever since then when he tries to update his apps it asks for his mom's iCloud password yet it says at the bottom of the App ...
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Can't remember security questions and rescue email ends with .cim instead of .com so I can't use it to reset my questions

My cousin wanted to buy something from the app store. I let her use my account to do so. It asked us to answer security questions but I couldn't remember them. So I tried to reset it but the link to ...
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apple id cant log in or find email details plus does not know what anwsers he put [closed]

ive had my iphone 5 for two years and just got an upgrade so we gave the phone to our son whos 10 i set the phone back to factory which wipe everything off.we told him to wait but he set up a icloud ...
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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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Got my funds on an international debit card frozen trying to order on apple. What to do?

About 2 weeks ago, I was trying to place an order for an Macbook Air on Apple and right when it comes to pay, they refused my debit card stating that they don't accept international cards. I then ...
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Password not accepted after migrating old Mac to Yosemite 10.10.2

I have just migrated all my data from my old MacBook Pro (early 2011) to my new MacBook Pro using migration assistant with Thunderbolt connection. Before starting, I have created a user account on my ...
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Retrieval of Apple ID password when email address is forgotten

Does anyone know how to sort out an Apple ID problem where the password for the e-mail address connected to the Apple ID cannot be remembered (and neither can I recall the first of the security ...
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iPhone 4 issues with updating whats app

My whats app is requesting me to update in the App Store, when I agree, it takes me to a screen which requests my password, but the id is not mine, so I cannot update it. This only happens with whats ...
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How to prevent an iPad from grabbing Apple ID for “Itunes and App Store” when plugged into a Mac?

I work as an iOS developer and have a number of development iPads at work. They are generic ipads used for testing and demos, none should apple ID. When I plug such iPad into my mac, two things seems ...
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show Apple ID or Email on iMessage

How can you change the phone Nr. from showing up on iMessage? I'd rather have it changed to my email or Apple ID instead.
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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, ...
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Two Clash of Clan accounts under one Game Center account

I have a problem that I am worried about with my Clash of Clans game. I originally started playing the game on my iPad. I was not able to play it while I was out because my iPad did not have an ...
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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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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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How to activate a new Apple ID

I just got a new macbook pro and I had to set up an Apple ID. The computer took me through the steps to verify my Apple ID. It says it is verified, but not activated yet. How do I activate it? When ...
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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 use Family Sharing on iPhone 4 and other devices?

I have multiple devices on 1 apple ID (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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Different iCloud and iTunes accounts on one device

I recently got divorced. My ex-husband has changed the Apple ID password for his account and won't share it with me. All three of my boys are on his account. I can no longer see them on Find My ...
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This item is temporarily unavailable. Try again later

I am trying to install an app form App Store and getting "This item is temporarily unavailable. Try again later." Tried to install the app on different macs (with the same icloud ID), but still ...
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No “Generate an app-specific password” section in my Apple ID

I can't reproduce what is described in this Cnet article. Here is my screenshot.
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Apple ID password vs iCloud password - better to be the same or different?

I have too many passwords to track on too many devices. With my apple devices & services, it would be easier for me if both my iCloud and Apple ID passwords were the same. Should this be ok or is ...
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Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
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How do I return a lost de-activated phone to the owner?

I found an iPhone 5s in the back of a taxi and kept it with the hope of returning it to the owner (this happened to me). By the time I woke up the next morning the owner had obviously deactivated the ...
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How do I delete unwanted Apple ID's?

I'm going thru a phone swap, and I now realize that I have multiple ID's "codename" "codename@example.com" "realname@example.com" I've tested all three, and they all have different login ...
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iOS 8 AppleID/iCloud says pass/id incorrect, but definitely not

I recently changed my AppleID and iCloud passwords. I can log into the services on my Mac, but my iPhone stubbornly refuses. I've already reset all the device's settings, but I still get this error. ...
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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 ...
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How to access ITunes Store in foreign country

Suppose I have an AppleID linked to my credit card in my country. Now I would like to browse the ITunes Store of another country. I know I have to create another AppleID linked to a credit cards (or ...
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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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How can I keep my iMessage on iPhone, but stop them coming through on my Mac?

I don't want my private messages popping up on my Mac, so is there a way I can remove my account on my Mac, but keep it on my iPhone?
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How do I change the iCloud ID on iPhone 5?

I lent my iPhone to someone who logged into iCloud with their apple ID. Now I want to change the iCloud account to my own, which can only be done by deleting the currently logged-in iCloud account. To ...
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Can't login to Apple Support Communities

It seems I am unable to login to Apple Support Communities with my Apple ID. After login, I keep being directed to the following page: https://discussions.apple.com/backsoon/error.html Anyone else ...
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2 Apple IDs on one device?

This is probably a stupid question but can you have multiple Apple ID's on the same iOS device? My Girlfriend and I have both got an iPad and an iPod Classic and may well be getting iPhones at some ...
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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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apple id is associated with a deleted email address

I had to change my email address and my Apple ID is totally confused. I was able to put in an active email address for messages but it is not sending anything to that. (i.e. on iPhone, Settings/iCloud ...
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Filevault 2 enabled with recovery key linked to Apple ID, can I get the key?

I enabled FileVault on my Yosemite Mac, and selected the "Allow apple ID to reset password" option. I paid attention to all the dialogs and though they said to write down my recovery key, it was ...
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Apple ID - Security questions reset

When I'm logging in my Apple ID (https://appleid.apple.com/account/home) in the tab "Password and Security" there are security questions, just like this article says: ...
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Started receiving copies of text messages sent on other phone after upgrading to iOS 7

I recently updated my iPhone to iOS 7. Now, any messages my wife sends on her iPhone (which is still on iOS 6) as well as any messages she receives are sent to me. She does not get copies of my ...