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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Restoring past purchases with changed Apple ID

How can I restore my past purchases if I wish to change my Apple ID?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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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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?
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Double Apple iD?

My brother in law has a iPhone 4 i gave to him. I wiped the phone using the restore function in iTunes, and activated by restoring HIS backup form a iPhone 3Gs using my computer. All is fine, all app ...
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Creating second Developer Account

Is it better to create new Apple ID for my developer account, or is it ok to use my existing one? And what are the rules regarding names (like can I use nickname or I have to use my real one)? I'm ...
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Why does my iMessage say I'm sending from my email instead of my phone number?

I have an iPhone 4. I just updated my phone to the most recent iOS (7.03). My iMessage won't let me send from my phone number, and people are receiving my messages from my email. The phone number is ...
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Stranger using my Apple ID for FaceTime/iMessage

My iPad said someone is using my email to FaceTime and iMessage. I have no idea who the person is. How can I block them from using my email?
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How can I find my Apple ID on my iPad?

My mum can't find her apple ID on her iPad. I'm not with her at the moment and do not have an iPad so I don't know where to look. She already has an Apple ID set up on this iPad, so I don't want to ...
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How to never logout and never retype password App store

Apple App store is really annoying with all their security. Is there a way to never logout and never retype your passwords? I newer log out, but it seems something logs me out (sign out) ...
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Lost second Game center account of my daughter

I updated the last iOS 7 for my dhaughters iPad. We have had the same apple ID for iTunes shop but different game center nicknames so that we could play same games but saved separately with our ...
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Can I update an Mac App purchased by a different Apple ID?

At work we have one Mac laptop that everyone uses to compile and test our iOS app. The employee who originally installed XCode used his personal Apple ID, and has since left the company. When I log ...
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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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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 can I put my iMessage settings on my phone number instead of my apple ID?

I've just updated my iPhone 4s to ios 7.0.3 and I've set up a new apple ID but iMessage doesn't work on my phone even after I activated iMessage in settings. It used to work with my phone number ...
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How to change a new email address to iCloud without the old email's password?

I have an new email & password on my new iPhone 5. However, I still have my old email - to which I have forgetten the password - set up somehow for this phone on iCloud. I want to buy new storage ...
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I can't buy gems in Clash of Clans, conflicting Apple IDs

I downloaded Clash of Clans using my sisters Apple ID and her Game Center, on my iPhone. I backed up my phone. Then when I got my new phone and I created a new Apple ID and new Game Center for me. I ...
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Locked out of iPhone. Don't want to restore

After 6 months of not going on my phone, I have forgotten my (complex (I feel like an idiot)) password. Is there any way that I could save the files on it to a computer or talk to Apple or my service ...
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Transfer content from one Apple ID to another?

My daughter was using my Apple ID with her Ipad mini. I want her to use her own Apple ID now that she is old enough. How can we transfer the content of her ipad mini, ( music, photos, apps) ...
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New phone registration into old apple ID data

I got a new iPhone 4S and I used it to voice-record an important lecture. I plugged it into my computer and iTunes popped up saying I had to register it. It showed me two options: Register as a new ...