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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Lost Game Center password

My Game Center password is lost and I can't remember the security question because it is an old account and I never wrote the password down, I also switched to a new phone.
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Sharing my paid app on my iOS devices

I have an iPhone 5 and need to buy an app which is quite expensive. The first question: if I want to use this app on my iPad (which has the same Apple ID), would I have to buy it again or not? The ...
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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 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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I bought a used icloud locked iphone 5 with password [duplicate]

Here is the story, I bought a used iphone 5 and noticed that it had icloud on it, I asked him about its password, he said he will send it sms later on. After few hours I got the password, I entered it ...
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How can you reset security questions on an Apple ID when you have the password, but the security email is incorrect?

There's a bit of a story, but the nub of the issue is we have forgotten the answers to the security questions on an Apple ID used for purchasing apps and music and can't reset the answers / questions ...
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iPhone 5s locked and erased by third person [on hold]

My son's iPhone 5s was locked and erased by someone he shared a cloud with during a work project. This phone was never on this man's account. I have a receipt as proof of ownership. I also have the ...
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Apple Iphone 5s Activation issue…! [duplicate]

I got an Apple 5s as a gift from one of my cousin ..from abroad..Its been 3-4 months..and now when I try to use my phone..I couldn't... I,in person went to the apple store and enquired,..They said ...
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Can I use someone's Apple ID Email to Text Them on Their iPad if I Don't Have an iPhone?

Can I send a text to a friend's iPad if I use their email address as their Apple ID? I have an Amazon Fire smartphone. Will the message get to them from my phone?
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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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Cannot get my new apple Id in the app store that has old email [closed]

I have a apple ID that the email has been inactive and I have changed to a new apple ID, but when I go the Apps to update it has the old apple ID and it will not let me change it. What am I to do?
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Apple ID Rescue email - Dont see the link to add rescue email

After logged in, I do the following (as per apple site) 1.Navigate to My Apple ID using your web browser. 2.Click "Manage your account" 3.When prompted, sign in using your Apple ID and password. ...
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Can I use use one Apple ID for Apple Music and another for iTunes & App Store?

Let us suppose I want to used a shared Apple ID for logging into iTunes & App Store, in order to share music and app purchases with a friend. But let us also suppose that, despite this, my friend ...
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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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I cant sign up to the Apple Beta Software Program from the sign in to join page

I can't sign up to the Apple Beta Software Program from the sign in to join page, my apple ID otherwise works. No error messages are shown. This is the page I am trying to log in from.
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New iPhone asks for an Apple ID login that is not mine

I have just changed my phone from an iPhone 4S to an iPhone 5S. I backed up my old phone to iCloud, then downloaded the backup to my new device. Whilst entering the settings app in my new phone, it ...
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Can an Apple operator tell you the locations to where your Apple ID was log in at?

Someone hacked into my Apple ID, and I was just wondering if the operators could tell me the location for the login or at least let me know if the hacker was receiving any of my texts messages. If not ...
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Stuck on iPad Activation

My iPad says "This iPad is linked to an Apple ID. Enter the Apple ID and password that were used to set up this iPad." The problem is that the Apple ID that I remember does not match with what is ...
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Transferring Apple ID purchases to another Apple ID

My old email along with my Apple ID were registered as aol accounts. When I switched to gmail I had to create a new Apple ID under the new gmail account. Is there anyway to transfer the purchases and ...
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Check if iTunes account has credit card linked

I received a message this morning saying an unknown device downloaded an app which costs $19.99. defending crowns or something like that, and the message says that if it wasn't me, I should click a ...
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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 ...
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Remove Apple Support Communities account or change nickname

I accidently created an account in the Apple Support Communities with the wrong nickname because I thought I was logged in within another Apple ID. I always read that the only way is to create a new ...
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Error “The Apple ID has not yet been used in iTunes Store”

I have an iPhone 4. I have created the Apple ID. Now when I try to download anything from the App Store and I log in with my ID and password, I see the message "this ID has not been yet used". What ...
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I am still receiving emails on an old Apple ID address

How can I stop receiving emails on an old Apple ID which I have amended in my account and is no longer showing there?
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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 I transfer iTunes credit between accounts?

How would I go about transferring iTunes credit between accounts? The question pretty well speaks for itself. I have two accounts, one for my iPod, one for my iPhone, I have passwords to both ...
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Can I share HBO Now or Netflix while using iCloud Family Sharing?

If two people use the same Apple ID for logging into "iTunes & App Store" on iOS, then they can share app purchases, including the purchase of in-app subscriptions like HBO Now (or Netflix). If ...
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Disassociating from an old Apple ID

I recently change my Apple ID and password. However, now I an unable to use System Preference; each time I click on System Preference I am asked to input password for the old Apple ID which doesn't ...
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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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Can't access App Store - email invalid

I accidentally created my Apple ID with the email address ending ".con" not ".com". I've changed it on My Apple ID and can now log in on iCloud and the computer fine, but can't log in to the App Store ...
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Transfer app without developer enrollment

I have two apple ID's. I created a new one for my new company and bought enrollment for it. The old account has three apps that are no longer available on the store, since the enrollment ran out of ...
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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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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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What's the difference between iTunes Match and Apple Music?

I currently pay for iTunes Match which gets me advertisement free streaming as well as a unified, cloud backed iTunes Library. How do those existing features work with or against the newly announced ...
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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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This item is temporarily unavailable. Try again later

I am trying to install an app form App Store and getting "This item is temporarily unavailable. Try again later." Tried to install the app on different macs (with the same icloud ID), but still ...
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Is it possible to change an adult account to a child one?

My son's Apple ID has his birthday entered, cough accidentally cough, incorrectly, so it appears that he is 28, when he's actually <13 (it was created when <13 accounts weren't possible). With ...
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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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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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Can I have different Apple IDs on my iPhone 4S?

iCloud has an Apple ID: Settings > iCloud Messages has an Apple ID: Settings > Message > Receive At Store has an Apple ID: Setting > Store Do these all have to be the same ID? ...
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Need to move child onto their own Apple ID

My child has been sharing my Apple ID for years in order to buy music for her iPod (now iPhone and iPad). For years, we had our separate devices and PCs where our music libraries resided. However, ...
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Why is Mail app taking ages to setup my new Apple ID?

I'm sitting here creating an Apple ID through the Mail app on OS X Yosemite, wondering why it's been taking an inordinate amount of time to finish. Is it normal to take this long for it to finalize ...
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Installing OS X from Recovery - Apple ID needs to be reviewed and nothing happens

I had a problem with my hard drive. I backed-up and erased by disk. Now I can't reinstall OS X. Here's what I did: Went to Disk Utilities on startup Erased hard drive Went to reinstall OS X It wants ...
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Using previous alternate email as apple id

I have a serious problem here: I would like to change my apple id to the email address that I mainly use which happens to be the alternate email. So what I did was to change the alternate to another ...
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How to use an existing Apple ID to download free apps from App Store without using Credit Card?

I have an Apple ID which I had registered years back (when I had bought my Ipod Shuffle). I wanted to use the same Apple ID to download apps on my newly purchased MBP - but whenever I try to login ...
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How do I clear all iCloud sync data without creating a new Apple ID?

I'd like to start fresh and clear out all previously synchronized data in my iCloud. Wi-Fi, Passwords, Safari Bookmarks, etc. I haven't found a way to delete these specific items, and I'm having ...
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how do you backup iphone when some of the apps have the old style appleid?

i have an iphone 4s. some of my apps where installed with my original apple id from years ago. at some point apple required/changed everyone to use email as their apple id. Now when i try and back ...
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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 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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All purchases have been downloaded for this Apple ID

When I make purchases from my Apple TV it won't automatically download to iTunes on my Mac Mini. All software is up to date via the current versions available from the App store. I have reset the ...