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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Sharing iTunes account with separate game center accounts

We have a family iTunes account. My son wants to have his own Clash of Clans game on his iPod, so we created his own Apple ID and he logged into Game Center from his iPod with the new ID to download ...
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Can't login to Mac App store

I have an iMac with Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). When I open the Mac App store, and try to download an App, it asks me for the login. When I enter my Apple ID's email and password and click login, ...
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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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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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How do i find the email address used as an icloud ID for an icloud locked phone?

My aunty bought an iPhone 5s from a second phone dealer for my kid sister as a gift but the phone appears to be icloud locked but not in lost mode. Since it's not in lost mode, I'm supposing the phone ...
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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 could you unlock an ipad air 3rd generation without apple id itunes or ios? [duplicate]

My brother bought an apple Ipad air 3rd generation for me at an auction (for those of you who dont know what an auction is its a like place were people could by second handed stuff like cars ...
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How can I recover a game center account where I forgot ID and password?

A long time ago, I made a game center account to which I attached my CoC village. This account hasn't been used anymore, and I have forgotten the ID and the password. Now I want to transfer that game ...
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How can I create Apple ID for a child without a Credit Card? [duplicate]

I am trying to create an Apple ID for my 10-year-old son. However, I do not have a Credit Card, only a Debit Card. I'm using the iCloud 'Family' setting, but it says 'Credit Card Required'. I guess ...
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What's the best way to share Mac Apps downloaded via Mac App Store?

We have four guys in the house running on Mac and say, one updates the apps that the others have purchased with their individual apple ids, could the apps be shared over a storage media/airdrop ...
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How can I correct a typo with Apple ID?

How can I use iTunes with an email address that isn't actually an email address?
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How do I switch my Apple ID email to a previously used rescue email?

I originally had my current email as a rescue email, and my old email as the original Apple ID. When I deleted my current email off the rescue email list, I was unable to set that as my Apple ID. ...
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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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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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Change my Apple ID email address on iCloud account

I had to make a new email address for my new Apple ID since I forgot my previous Apple ID password and couldn't receive a verification email. Now that I have my new Apple ID and password, my iPhone ...
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Game Center saves my Clash of Clans account? [duplicate]

I going to sell my iPhone, and I want to know if all my progress in Clash of Clans will be saved within Game Center, and recover everything when I buy a new iPhone and login again in Game Center. ...
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Will signing in to iMessage on another device send an email to the Apple ID notifying of this?

I was told I could monitor my 13 year old daughter's messages on an old iPhone through Wi-Fi. I was told to set up message on the phone with her Apple ID and password. My question is will Apple send ...
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2 Apple IDs - 90 day ban?

I have 2 Apple IDs but I think I read that if you use a second ID, you cannot use the first again for 90 days. Is this true? If so, I need another solution! 95% of my app purchases have been with ...
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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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If I have a number registered with another Apple ID, but create a new Apple ID with that number, what will happen?

I want to create a new Apple ID, but the number I want to use is associated with another ID. What will happen if I register this number with a new ID?
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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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Reset Security Questions

I have forgotten my Apple ID's security questions. How do I reset them? I have tried searching the web, and could not find a way to reset it.
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App Store asks for old Apple ID when installing updates

I got a MacBook that a colleague of mine had used previously. It runs OS X 10.10.2. I created a new administrator account for myself and turned off the "admin" flag on the old account. I also entered ...
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Can't add a new ID to Volume Purchase Program Customers

I have an app that I sell using Apple B2B / VPP. When logging into iTunes connect to add a new Apple ID (for a new customer) I am finding that clicking "Add Apple Id" is doing nothing (e.g. the page ...
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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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Apple ID review information

I tried downloading apps with my new Apple ID and it asked me to review it. After filling in the information it shows an error and asks me to insert a billing address with atmost 70 letters or ...
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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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How can I trouble shoot “Your message could not be sent. #### is not registered with iMessage”?

I used to be able to send txt messages from my computer through the native messages app on iOS. I recently updated and now I'm not able to send txt from my computer. When I updated my OS, it ...
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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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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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Can I transfer content from an existing iPhone to a new iPhone which is using a new (different) Apple ID?

I am trying to cut myself off from the family shared AppleID. I've just bought myself a new Macbook and have set up a new Apple ID. I have also just got a iPhone 5 to replace my dying 4. My question ...
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Can't turn off Find my Iphone with old apple id password in order to delete account from my iphone

Iphone 4 - I'm trying to change the apple ID on my iphone to match my icloud (already changed apple id here) but it keeps asking me for the password linked to the old ID to turn off find my iphone, in ...
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New Apple ID doesn't work

i just created a new Apple ID yesterday and whenever I try to download an app it just says waiting infinitely until I delete it, and when I try updating my apps, in the App Store it displays the stop ...
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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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iPad's Apple ID did not reflect the change I made on and now I can't turn off Find my iPad

So this is quite a headache already. I'll lay out what I've done chronologically: Not knowing that the Apple ID is still in use on a device (iPad), I've changed the associated email address on the ...
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Reinstalled Mac OS X on my MacBook Air & now it won't let me install iMovie and iPhoto?

I get this weird error message after reinstalling Mac OS X on my Macbook Air These apps cannot be accepted by your Apple ID. These apps were recently assigned to another Apple ID, and they will ...
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How do I change iTunes country with family sharing and child accounts?

I've moved from the US to the UK and I'm trying to change my country in the App store on my iPad. I have family sharing setup, and a child account included in the family sharing. The problem is that ...
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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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Does A New Installation Contain Personal Information?

I am going to sell my MacBook Air when the new MacBook comes out and so I want to make sure there is no personal Information available to the next user. I am going to wipe my SSD and reinstall the OS ...
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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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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 download past purchases from old Apple ID without waiting 90 days to switch back to new Apple ID?

On my old laptop, I used a shared Apple ID to purchase music on iTunes. It was a little tedious because it was connected to my sister's bank account, so I had to send her money before each purchase I ...
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the max number of icloud accounts you can set up on iphone 5

I recently had my iPhone stolen, it was recovered but both of my apple ids were altered and I can not use them. the person who stole the phone must have set up one or more accounts because when ...
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Can iCloud Lock on Macs circumvented by reinstalling from an USB stick?

I have a questions regarding the iCloud Lock for Macs. Someone stoled my Mac but I activated the iCloud Remote Lock, the Mac never came online so is it possible that a theft could restore the Mac ...
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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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New iCloud email added to iPhone5 without changing Apple ID,in order to automatically copy all iMessages that uses that new iCloud email to said email

If we create another icloud e-mail can we: 1) Add it to our phone to send and receive emails without affecting the Apple ID being used on the iPhone 5? 2) Use that "New iCloud email" to iMessage ...
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App tied to other account in my purchase tab

Recently I got repaired my Late 2011 MBP from Apple Repair Program. I have a strange problem after that. One of my purchased app, iPhoto shows update. But iPhoto is not even installed on my Mac. When ...
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How can I sign up for a non-free iCloud account (having exceeded the 3 free ones)

I have an iPad that has exceeded the 3 free iCloud accounts but I'd like to sign it up for iCloud (and I'd be willing to pay), but how do I do it. When I get the prompt that says I have exceeded the ...
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How do I renew my apple developer membership from one membership type to another?

I'm trying to renew my Apple paid developer membership but I keep being forwarded to a page to renew the membership for individuals but I'm going for the enterprise membership this time round. Can I ...
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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 ...