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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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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Does someone know my (old) Apple ID password?

Today, I suddenly got the following message on my iPod: Question 1: Does this mean that someone has entered my Apple ID password, or are there other situations where this dialog is triggered? ...
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Find app or songs purchased with another account

When I restore a backup to my iPhone or iPad I get asked to insert the password not only for my apple ID, but also for another account I own and for my sister's account (for which I don't know the ...
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Legacy Apple ID username without email address

I selected an Apple ID previous to 2010 before using an email address was required. I purchased an app with that user name in 2009 that contains lots of critical data. Now to open the app, I am ...
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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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iPhone 4 asks me to log into an Apple address that Apple say doesn't exist

I have an Apple ID and a password that works fine on most things but not my iPhone 4. The address is example24@example.com. But When I start up my iPhone, iCloud asks me to enter the password for ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Why is my 14 yr old listed as adult with my name on our account family sharing

I opened up find my iPhone account between myself my daughter 15yrs old and son 14 yrs old. We all previously had our Apple ID numbers. I'm listed as organizer I'm 38 yrs old. My son is listed under ...
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Japan and American iMessage trouble after switching carriers

I just signed up for a new cell phone plan in Japan (Softbank) and have an iPhone 6. However, my Japanese iPhone will not send iMessages. My US iPhone is still sending iMessages, even after I have ...
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Downloads and Updates still ask for old AppleID password

I signed out from my old AppleID and it was removed from my iPhone. However, the iPhone still asks for the old AppleID and password when downloading and updating apps. How can I solve this?
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iPhone sharing question

My husband & I share an Apple ID. We want to continue sharing contacts and calendars. Can this be done if we use separate Apple ID s? We don't want to keep getting each others messages and ...
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original id not an actual email.mistake missing one letter [closed]

bought an I phone 5s. came to work and co workers ask if I ever used one .and helped set me up. forward three years my phone says I have to activate it. I look up my id and the last password and ...
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Send messages in Mavericks

Two questions on using iMessage: A few months ago, I was able to send messages from the OSX Messages app, which would go to the recipient's mac, iPhone, and/or iPad. Now, the messages only appear on ...
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This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons — more info?

I recently got a "This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons" message on all my apple devices. I've have since performed the obligatory password reset process and everything seems to be in ...
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Two different Apple IDs with two different @icloud.com mails

I have a complicated problem. It started when I created an apple id with icloud email. Later after some months, I created anther apple id with a new icloud mail. Now, I am using this new apple id on ...
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Created Game Center account without Apple ID and can't recover login

A few years ago I created my Game Center account. I didn't create an Apple ID with it because it wasn't necessary. My Clash of Clans account was saved on it and now that I play it again I also want ...
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Can't turn off Find my Iphone with old apple id password in order to delete account from my iphone

I'm trying to change the Apple ID on my iPhone 4 to match my iCloud one (already changed Apple ID here) but it keeps asking me for the password linked to the old ID to turn off find my iphone (...
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If I remove my SIM card from my iPhone, will iMessage still be connected to my phone number, or can I only be reached by my Apple ID email? [duplicate]

I'm traveling internationally and I'm removing my SIM card. Even if I don't have my phone number connected to my iPhone by the SIM card, will it still be connected to iMessage for people to contact me ...
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Bought new iPhone 6s. Asking for different apple id. Why?

My girlfriend's brother just ordered a new iPhone 6s and he tried setting up his phone but the store I believe keeps asking for a password for a Japanese registered email address. Assuming that's not ...
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Change security question without calling apple

I just submitted a gift card on my apple id and wanted to purchase an app. After pressing buy it asked me to enter my security questions because it's my first time and I have forgot them. I have ...
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Voicemails found on iPhone that shouldn't be there

Recently, a friend of mine who borrowed my old iPhone 5 informed the that he was able to listen to all my old as well as new voicemails (so they were updated on the iPhone 5 as well). Before I gave ...
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iMessage log in Problem

This is the error I am getting at the moment when I try to log into iMessage. The same error occured when using FaceTime. I can use my appleID for the Appstore. Do you know what I can do about this?
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Multiple credit cards with Apple ID

Is it possible to use multiple credit cards with your Apple ID and switch between them? This is a common option with most online merchants, so I don't see why Apple wouldn't have this as well. For me ...
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My MacBook Air is receiving messages from my parents' phones. I want it to receive messages from only my phone though!

My whole family has the same Apple ID to prevent confusion. It has worked in the past, however whenever we add a new device we struggle with this problem. And as if that wasn't frustrating enough, ...
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Strange icon next to the dock

In the past few days I've seen a strange "box" coming up next to the first icon on the dock on some Macs here at the office. The same box can be found in the CmdTab menu. This happens only on some of ...
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Apple ID Password requirements

As you know, the Apple ID Password must meet some minimum requirements, such as having at least one lower case letter, one capital letter, one number, etc. So, how come sometimes I see a customer ...
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Moving photos from one appleID to another

I have two AppleIDs which I find annoying but realise from reading around is unchangeable now forever. The problem is that one is my work account, and this is where I have the better iPhone so take ...
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Stuck “Enter your Apple ID password”

I just changed the password of my Apple ID. When I started using my Mac, several minutes later, the system preferences asked me to enter my password to continue using iCloud. after entering my new ...
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Apple ID for enterprise use - Mac's and iOS devices

We found ourselves in a situation where a company supplied iPhone got linked to an employee's personal Apple ID account, and the phone is now useless to us, as the employee was terminated. Is there ...
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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 won'...
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App Store asks me for a password, but won't let me change the Apple ID

I'm taking over someone elses job and am using the computer he was using. In the App Store there are some apps that ask me to enter a password and have an Apple Id already filled in but won't let me ...
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Is it possible to redownload enterprise apps through Apple ID's?

To me, it seems as if this should be possible. With a normal app, you can go to 'Purchased' and re-download any previously downloaded apps. Is it possible to do the same with an enterprise app which ...
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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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Share IOS app twice between Apple ID's

A while back, I got a friend to share an app with me which was no longer on the app store. He logged in to his Apple ID on my iPhone, went to 'Purchased', and downloaded the app for me(Which, ...
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Can't set up new Apple ID after sharing single Apple ID

I inadvertently set up my spouse's phone with my Apple ID after software update and setting up iCloud. I disassociated iMessage and FaceTime. I want to set up his own so we are not sharing anything. I ...
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My iMessages will not send to my friends, but I can send and receive (my friends included) to everyone else

I have a small bit of a problem. My girlfriends Apple ID is currently linked to her school issue iPad and her personal iPhone. After awhile of iMessaging back and forth on the iPad, my iMessages will ...
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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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Can't sign in to the Mac App Store

I am trying to update to El Capitan. I am being asked for my Apple ID and password. I entered both correctly however I am being asked to enter a verification code after the password (see screenshot)....
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iPad air - text messages won't send

I have a new iPad air wifi no cellular and set up iMessage but I cannot send messages to non iPad or iPhone users from Messages. It always tries to send the message but every time, it just stops and ...
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How do I sign out of all devices currently using my Apple ID?

I have an ex that is using my Apple ID, and I want to get him off my account. I have changed my password, but as he was already signed in, it appears that he is still using my account. I remember ...
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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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Does the country where a credit card is issued affect the content offered in iTunes (with all the restrictions for that country)?

I want to create an AppleID account in iTunes/Apple Music. iTunes forces me to provide a credit card. There is an option to select the country of my credit card. I have two cards issued in different ...
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Unable to Change Apple ID and password

I have tried repeatedly to change my Apple ID and password without success. I have followed all of the directions trying both my emails and asked for new passwords----no luck whatsoever.
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FaceTime- How do I hide that I have my own iCloud ID from my parents when they call?

I don't want my parents knowing I have my own iCloud ID, because they want to know who I'm calling, even though they can check the bill...or no? Idk, I just want them to be able to FaceTime me without ...
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How can I use two iPads and one Apple ID and still have different content on each iPad

I have two iPads and I've backed up and transferred everything onto the second iPad. So now they are identical in loaded apps and data. But I want to use them for different purposes, pleasure and ...
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Do I need to repurchase apps if I moved countries?

I recently moved countries and had to update my billing address in iTunes (change of full address and credit card info). This went fine, no problems whatsoever. It also meant that I had to change App ...
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How to get iMessages from phone and old Apple ID email?

My 12 year old just got an iPhone. She has an old iPad that she has been using to text. She wants to be able to get texts on both the new iPhone as well as the iPad. Problem is, the iMessages she gets ...
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How to sign into Itunes connect

I want to distribute an IOS app using Test Flight. If I go to the Account page of the Apple Developer site, I can see my account details so I am definitely logged in. On the left hand panel there is ...
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How to unlock an iCloud account

My apple iCloud is locked for security reasons, when I try to unlock it using my recovery gmail account, I don't see the link sent to me. I mailed to the iTunes Store customer suport team more than ...