Apple ID is Apple's user identification system intended to be a single sign on for users of Apple services, hardware and software.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How do I recover Game Center password if it's different then my Apple ID password?

How do I recover Game Center password if its different then my Apple ID password. This for my sons iPod, he created this account for his games but cant remember the password. I tried the forgot ...
0
votes
1answer
624 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
492 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
114 views

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"
1
vote
3answers
7k views

Problem with changing Apple ID on iPhone

My original Apple ID was associated with an email address that is not valid anymore. I updated my Apple ID to a real valid email. I managed to update it successfully with everything except iCloud on ...
0
votes
3answers
43 views

4 devices on 1 Apple ID no have problems

We have 2 iPad minis and 2 iPhones on the same Apple ID when I text my husband it goes to all 4 devices including mine twice. When anyone messages from the other 3 devices it goes to all 4 including ...
4
votes
2answers
731 views

Apple ID for employees having no credit card

I would like to create Apple ID on my employee's desktop. She has no credit card, I can't create Apple ID without card, having no apple id she cannot update her desktop. Is there any workaround of ...
2
votes
0answers
38 views

How do I start a new village on my second iOS device?

So I have the same clash of clans village on my iPad and my iPhone. How do I start a new village on my iPad while keeping the same one on my iPhone?
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How can I change the apple id of iPhone (stuck in update) [duplicate]

Here is the situation: -My friend has an iPhone 4. -He set it up with an apple id long time ago. -He does not remember the password of that apple id -he does not remember the password of the gmail ...
1
vote
1answer
571 views

How do I find songs in my iTunes library that aren’t associated with my Apple ID?

I get messages when syncing my iPod that tell me that a song cannot be copied because I am not authorised to play them. Is there a quick way to find all songs that are like this and delete them?
1
vote
0answers
20 views

How to cancel a season pass in itunes

I have moved overseas and need to change my apple ID country. How can I cancel passes I still have open?
0
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
454 views

Unable to link Apple ID with User Account in Lion 10.7.3

I'm desperately trying to link my user account with my Apple ID. After entering my ID and password a yellow warning sign appears in System Preferences beside the Set Apple ID button and the console ...
0
votes
2answers
651 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

None Payment option not present

After creating an Apple ID in another location, I am forced to enter payment information in the iOS, Mac, and iTunes stores. Even when trying to purchase a Free app, I am forced to enter payment ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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, ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

I don't have the apple ID on my iPod so I cannot delete iCloud? [duplicate]

So I bought my iPod from someone, and their iCloud account is still on here, which means the pictures I take and everything, they can see. I just noticed this and I tried to delete it, but it asks me ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Purchased apps lost after Apple ID change

I received an unsolicited email from Apple telling me that my Apple ID was changed. Before the email, my Apple ID was, let's say, 'myself'; after it is 'myself@gmail.com'. After this change I cannot ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

In app purchase

I'm trying to make an in app purchase, 5s iphone. The card I used last night & worked fine. Now I begin the process & it asks do you want to buy a ---- I press yes & when I put my thumb ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

Can we create seprate Apple ID for our each iOS device but share the same media library?

My family and I (4 users) are using 4 iOS devices on a single Apple/iTunes account. We started with iPhone 4, and over the years we have added devices for my wife and 2 kids and as a result now we ...
10
votes
2answers
9k views

How to activate new iPad without disclosing credit card number?

I bought my mother an iPad 2 as a gift for her birthday, hoping that it would enable my toddler son to do Facetime with his grandmother. I tried to walk her through the activation process (over ...
2
votes
3answers
9k views

Is my iPhone locked with iCloud or not? I don't have sim-card yet

I bought iPhone 5C from my friend and he hasnt used it, and didnt know anything bout that, he got it from somewhere. And im not sure is it locked or not? So i dont have nano sim-card yet. When i got ...
1
vote
1answer
47k views

Change my Apple ID email address on iCloud account

I've had to make a new email address for my new Apple ID account as I forgot my previous Apple ID password and couldn't receive my verification email. Now I have my new Apple ID and password but my ...
2
votes
1answer
761 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
913 views

Garageband - Unable to complete In-App Purchase

I would like to buy more instruments, loops and so on in the new Garageband. The problem is that if I choose Garageband → Purchase more sounds click Continue when it told me what I'm going ...
3
votes
3answers
669 views

Why won't my secondhand iPad let me activate an Apple ID?

On the settings under iCloud, if I try and log in on the ID I created this morning, it says that the maximum number of ID's have been activated on this device. When I try and create a new account ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

Restoring past purchases with changed Apple ID

How can I restore my past purchases if I wish to change my Apple ID?
1
vote
1answer
799 views

how to reset security question

I forgot the answer to my security question and no email to rescue mail received. How can I change my rescue email? Or is there a way to change the answer to something like "used code for mobile ...
0
votes
2answers
195 views

Can't activate iPhone 4S [duplicate]

I recently purchased an iPhone 4S from Craigslist that had been reset when I bought it. When I try to activate the phone with the Apple ID that the previous owner gave me I receive an error saying ...
-1
votes
1answer
50 views

In order for me to update my apps I have to have payment info. How do I fix this

So I tried the thing in the settings when you go to iTunes and App Store then go to payment info and click none. But for my iphone5 there is no none on the payment info. HELPPPPP
2
votes
2answers
68k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
663 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
128 views

When restoring iPhone backup, asked for *previous* iCloud accounts?

I've been using my username@outlook.com Apple ID on my iPhone for over 2 years. Prior to that I had username@gmail.com and before that I had username@yahoo.com as my prev Apple IDs. When I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Apple ID for 2 istores [duplicate]

I use the U.S. iTunes store with my apple ID and would like to also make use of the South African iTunes store but it will not allow me to sign in using the same apple ID. Do I create a second ID? as ...
1
vote
1answer
174 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Syncing back Notes app data to new Apple ID

I have a iPhone, the Notes app data is not connected to iCloud and only saved inside the iPhone. Now I want to sync those data to my new Apple ID. (Previously I have no Apple ID) My problem is will ...
2
votes
0answers
100 views

Apple ID can't be verified after update to iOS 7.1.1

I've just updated my iPad to iOS 7.1.1 and it can't verify my Apple ID. I can't download apps or update apps! Anyone know how to fix this?
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Can i create my own back up iCloud account other than the one my ex boyfriend set my iphone up with?

When I first got my iPhone, my boyfriend set it up with his iTunes and iCloud account because I didn't have one of my own. We recently broke up, and he then changed the password for his Apple ID and ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

We just got an iPad mini, have an iPad and iphone. How do we unlink l

Wife just got a iPad mini, we have an iPad and iphone. Now all 3 are linked together. We want to unlink all. I know there has got to be an easy way but just can't figure it out. Do we need all ...
3
votes
0answers
110 views

Remove devices associated with iCloud account

I'm trying to remove my MacBook Pro from being associated with my iCloud account however, when I try to remove the account a dialogue prompts me to make sure that I would like to remove it. For some ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Changing of iMessage account

I want to make a new iMessage account and stop using my old Apple ID for messaging. I need to know if it will change my apple id from which I download my apps?
0
votes
1answer
164 views

Apple ID Conflict With iCloud Locked iPhone

I recently decided to restore my iPhone to the latest iOS 7.1.1 and got stomped by a serious problem. Its an iPhone 5 and when I got it, I had it linked with an Apple ID/email I no longer have ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Why won't my restored iPhone 4S accept my Apple ID credentials?

I recently had to restore my iPhone 4S (iOS 7) and when I turned it back on and the activation screen came up, it prompted me for my Apple ID credentials. I put in my Apple ID username and password ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Using different apple id for store purchase and icloud and syncing contacts & calendar

I have following Apple devices - MacBook Air - iMac - iPad I am planning to buy iPhone 5s soon. iMac is used at home, and while travelling I use MacBook Air. iPad is used by my younger brother ...
1
vote
1answer
743 views

Update App installed via Apple Configurator with other Apple ID

We installed iBooks through Apple Configurator to hundreds of iPad all with the same Apple ID. Now the users want to update the app but iOS is asking that Apple ID's password. Is there a way to allow ...
4
votes
2answers
834 views

Selling a MacBook Pro with preinstalled OSX and transferring the license

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2010 and have since upgraded all the way to Mavericks. I am now selling the device and the online restore option requests my apple ID. Using that, I've installed a clean ...