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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“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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Do I need to set up individual Apple IDs for all my kids' iPads?

I will be giving my three children three iPads as their christmas presents. I am now currently using my iPhone 4 with my only one Apple ID for the App Store. My question is if I set up their iPads ...
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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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I have 2 coc accounts on one gamecenter and I don't know how to make the second one that I made the main one [duplicate]

So my brother made his coc first then I made mine on the same gamecenter so I'm wondering how to put my coc on a different device because it when ever I go to link a device it says to login to the ...
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How do I set up my 12 year olds iPhone 4S using her iCloud family account?

I just got a new iPhone 5 and transferred my old number contacts etc. They wiped my 4S and set it up with a new number. I created my 12 year old a new iCloud account under the family setting. ...
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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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Apple ID on apps [duplicate]

So my iPad in setup to my newest Apple id. Every time I try to enter an app like Facebook it asks me for my old Apple id that I don't use anymore. I can't enter the apps without it. Does anyone know ...
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iPad constantly prompts for iCloud login [duplicate]

When using my iPad, I am constantly prompted to sign in to iCloud with the means of incessant alerts every few seconds. I have turned off iCloud in Settings yet the alerts continue. How can I stop ...
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How to change the password for my Apple ID from my iPad?

I want to change the password of my iPad, I mean the one that I need to type when installing software. How do I do it? I looked everywhere in the Settings app for a "Change password" entry, but ...
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Disassociate an Apple ID from a computer

There's a work computer (iMac) I'll soon stop using, which might be used by other people in the future. While I've mainly used a separate work-only Apple ID on the computer, I suspect I may have used ...
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Can I change iCloud ID

I originally created an Apple ID for use on the App Store in iTunes. When Apple introduced iCloud my Apple ID ended up being used. I would like to separate these. I don't want to lose my app ...
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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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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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Sign in without credit card if the Apple id is already created

I have create my apple Id online using chrome and not from the App store or Itunes. Now when i try to download any free app from the app store it gives me a error that the Apple id i am using has ...
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Need help verifying my newly created Apple ID

I want to create an Apple-ID to download viber on my iPod. Having selected "None" for the payment method and having inserted my address, it takes me out of there. So, I don't get an email to ...
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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 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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Once I've signed in with a previous owner's Apple ID, then set up iCloud with my own Apple ID, is the activation lock transferred to me? [duplicate]

An iPad I have was previously set up with a different Apple ID (see my question and its duplicate). I have since obtained the Apple ID and password for the previous owner, and used those to proceed ...
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Can I forcibly deactivate an iPad? If not, what are my options? [duplicate]

I've just been given a corporate iPad mini that previously was used by someone else in my team. It appears to have been factory reset - it is taking me through the welcome and setup process (language ...
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How to delete Apple ID without password?

How can I delete an Apple ID from an iPad without the password to the Apple ID? I am purchasing a second-hand iPad from my friend's shop. The previous user of this iPad didn't reset all the content ...
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Disconnect old iphone 4S device from iCloud + iTunes [closed]

I cant seem to disconnect my old iphone from icloud and my apple ID in general and need to sell it...? Thanks. Russell.
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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 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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How to change apple ID while it has been disabled for security reasons

I just bought apple iPhone 4s from my friend but it throw an error "This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons" is it possible that i change apple ID during this state? Or is there any ...
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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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Someone is using my Game Center account; how can I secure it?

I shared my Game Center details with my friend. He betrayed me and changed the primary email address of my Apple ID. When I persuaded him a lot he gave back my Apple ID and Game Center and I quickly ...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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One Apple ID or Two?

Can someone please help me out? I currently own an iPhone and an iPad and my son has a iPod touch 4th Generation. iCloud works well between them, but my wife is looking to get an iPhone as well. If ...
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Appleid password keeps needing to be reset

Everytime I try to download an app onto my iphone it says I have the wrong password and I have been writing them down because I am so frustrated. I then try to login on my PC and indeed it does not ...
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How to know which Apple ID is used to lock iPad if the display is dead? [duplicate]

I bought an iPad mini (Wifi only) and gave it to my nephew as a gift. He switched on the device and set it up with his apple ID. He did not set up (Find My iPad/iPhone) feature. After a month of ...
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How to login to message app with different Apple IDs

I have several Apple IDs, so how can I login with all of these Apple IDs to iMessage on my iMac at once? I want to send imessage from many apple ID simultaneously. By message app, I sign in my apple ...
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New Apple ID, Can't update previous apps on mac

So I have a macbook pro and I recently made a new apple ID account due to a muck up with the old one the whole family was using. I've changed everything on my mac to make sure that my apple ID account ...
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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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Problem in creating a new apple id [duplicate]

I bought a second hand iphone 5s, I erase all content and settings, then i want to create my apple id, to download apps and all, i completed the procedure to create an apple id but at last the device ...
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Want to dis-associate an Apple ID (for iPad) with my iTunes acct on MBP

I made mistake of using my iTunes account to sync and update my wife's iPad, and used her ID for this. Result, all of her apps merged with my apps for my iPhone & iPad. Got rid of those, but her ...
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Apple keeps resetting my Apple ID password?

For the last 4 weeks or so, I get the "This apple ID has been disabled for security reason... bla bla bla" notification at least two times per week. All my devices are up to date and have been updated ...
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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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How to change Apple ID and Password on iPhone 5?

I already changed it on my MacBook Pro, but it keeps asking me to put the password in for old Apple ID.
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Getting “Missing Security Answer” when changing Game Centre nickname

When I go into settings>gamecentre>profile to change my nickname, a box pops up when I click Done saying, "Missing Security Answer Please enter the answer to your security question." I've tried ...
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How to verify account

I have iPhone 5s. When I try to download any app in App Store, it shows you have not verify your Apple ID tap ok to review the instructions on how to verify your Apple ID, and when I click ok, then it ...
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iPhone asking for Apple ID for a former roommate

At some point several years ago a former roommate used my phone or iTunes for something. I can't recall for what, but since then each time I get a new phone, or need to restore from a backup, I'm ...
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How to stop multiple iDevices from sharing iCloud-sync'ed information?

Wife just got a iPad mini, we already have an iPad and an iPhone. Now all 3 are linked together -- they share Contacts, Notes, Reminders, etc. We want to unlink all of them. I know there has got ...
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My email for my APPLE ID is deactivated what do I do?

So I've finally remembered my APPLE ID that I used in the beginning to activate my Iphone but I forgot the password which I tried too many times and it disabled. Now my yahoo account I used for it is ...
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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 one. I want to trade it in, so I'm trying to reset it now, but it won't accept my apple ID. Is it because it's been deactivated?
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No game center password/same apple id

My son created a game center id under my apple id and doesn't remember the password. I have tried everything to reset it. He got a new ipad and the progress is not synced. I am using the same apple ...
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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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Can't access iCloud account

I have forgotten my iCloud password. It has also an old email address I can't change. It is not the same as my Apple ID and password. Now I can't get into my iCloud. My iCloud is updating for 3 days ...