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How do I change the name others see for me in iOS Game Center?

I discovered that when you create your Game Center account, it will use the name on the credit card associated with your Apple ID. Changing the name in Game Center application does not update your ...
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How can I turn off the gamed service or more generally, any service?

Yeah, bought a Macbook Retina, come from a Linux background where this stuff is usually a question of removing via the package manager. Anyhow, I don't play games on this, it's purely for ...
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How can I disable the “Welcome, Name!” banner notification for Game Center?

As per this question I've found banners to cause slowdown on iOS 5, it turns out the "welcome, you have been signed in" Game Center message does this too, and on occasion it will interupt me several ...
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Is it possible to disable the game center completely and permanently in iOS 6?

I am trying hard to avoid signing in to Game Center, but the interruptions and pop ups make this hard to do. My impression is that after the third time I don't sign into Game Center, a pop-up asks if ...
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How do I delete data for one game in the iPad Game Center?

I have one particular game that saves data through the game center. Somehow the saved game data got messed up which causes the game not to work properly when I a connected to the internet (I.e. When ...
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Why am I unable to use Game Center on a jail broken phone?

On a black iPhone 4, I open the Game Center application and it is stuck on "loading": For a moment I assumed that it was a problem with Apple. Well, no, because turns out I have a white iPhone 4 ...
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How can I play chess over Game Center in Mountain Lion?

I've looked in Game Center on Mountain Lion and in the Chess game, but I can't seem to see a way to play Chess over Game Center. Does Chess for Mountain Lion support turn-based play? If it does, how ...
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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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Is there a way to view Game Center information on OS X?

Is there a way to view Game Center information, such as achievements or friends, on OS X (or any other desktop OS), or is Game Center only accessible from iOS?
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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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Can I have separate Game Center accounts on two different iOS devices registered to the same Apple ID?

Our kids each have an iPod touch and share my iTunes account. My son now has my daughter's Game Center info on his iPod touch.. Can we get a separate Game Center ID for him?
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If I delete Clash of Clans on one iPad, and download it on another using the same Apple ID, will it save my progress?

I just bought a new iPad and I’m wondering if I can move Clash of Clans from the old to the new and save the progress. I spent a fair bit of money into it and I don't want to lose it.
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How do I know if Game Center is down or not?

I'm not asking to know now, but wondering if Apple has a status page that lists if Game Center is having problems. I'm aware of the iCloud system status web page but it's not clear to me if that is ...
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Pillars of Eternity: Better to buy from Mac App Store or from Steam?

I haven't played a video game on my computer in over a decade and I'm unfamiliar with modern technologies. If I want to buy Pillars of Eternity, am I better off getting it through the mac app store or ...
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Old Clash of Clans account transfered - how to create a new village?

I have worked with Supercell to transfer my kid's CofC village from my GameCenter account to his. (He had started playing on my machine under my account but he now has his own account.) That is now ...
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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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Possible to force a sync of Game Center Achievements already gained?

For various reasons, I've only just updated to iOS4. There are a number of games that I have gained achievements for, it is possible to update the game center app to recognise these achievements ...
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Will deleting Clash of Clans on an old device affect progression on a new device?

My sister transferred her Clash of Clans to her new iPhone. Now I have the old iPhone. I want to download and play Clash of Clans. Will her Clash of Clans be deleted from her new phone if I delete her ...
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Is Game Center progress tied to the device or the account?

I want to make a new game center account for myself, because I share one with my mom and brother. Does it delete your progress in games if you do?
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Game Center in Mountain Lion won't let me log in

I'm trying to log in to Game Center using my Apple ID but it just won't let me do it. Actually, nothing happens: no error messages, just nothing. I think there is an issue, because I also get a ...
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Can't stay signed in to Game Center for more than 10 minutes

Every time I sign in to the Game Center via my iPad's Settings, my profile window won't close. Ten minutes later I am no longer signed in to Game Center and have to do it all again. As a result my ...
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How do I start a new village on my second iOS device? [duplicate]

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?
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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 transfer Clash of Clans from one iOS device to another

I have two iPhones and an iPad 2. One of the phones is an iPhone 3GS running iOS 6.1.6 and the other is an iPhone 4 running iOS 7. Under the same Game Center account they each have a separate village ...
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Clash of Clans Bases and Game Center Accounts

About a month ago I bought a new iPhone. Previously, I had been playing Clash of Clans on another device on one Game Center account. When I bought the iPhone, I set up another Game Center account. I ...
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Game Center Set Up OSX Mountain Lion

I'm trying to play a game that I just bought that uses the Game Center on OS X Mountain Lion. This is the first time I have a game that uses the Game Center. I'm able to log in with my Apple ID. It ...
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What is Game Center friend recommendation based on?

My iPad game center app shows friend recommendations. That list includes people that I do not know, people I have heard of but have never had direct contact, as well as people whom I regularly ...
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Lost game progress after reinstalling app despite app having Game Center integration

I used to play The Sims Freeplay on my iPad, but after playing the game for a week I deleted it, but I did not remove it from Game Center. I re-installed the game, but I couldn't continue my progress. ...
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662 views

How can I transfer Clash of Clans data into Game Center?

I was transferring stuff from a 4s to a 5s and accidentally deleted Clash of Clans off of Game Center. It is still stored on my old phone, but not in Game Center. Is there any way that I can transfer ...
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Managing GameCenter Contacts

Is there a way to manage GameCenter contacts without having to be on the iPad? I often come across people who I want to add to my GameCenter contacts while browsing various forums. I do this browsing ...
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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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Can I transfer game progress for Clash of Clans between GameCenter accounts [duplicate]

I downloaded clash of clans on my sisters apple account. I then made my own apple account. When I try purchasing gems I can't because it says something about the app not being downloaded from this ...
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Load clash of clans village asking me to update - state of village

Recently clash of clans updated. When I logged into a another game centre account it asked me "Do you want to replace it? if yes type confirm." Will I lose my other village if I type confirm ?
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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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Transferring Clash of Clans

I originally started playing Clash of Clans on a first-generation iPad and connected it to my GameCenter. I then got a third generation iPad, linked it to the first iPad's GameCenter account, and ...
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Game Centre Apple ID help

I just bought a new iPod Touch and I want to give my old iPod Touch to my child. He uses the same games that I do which I am logged into in the Game Center. Is there any way that I can keep the ...
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Multiple apple products with 1 account

I started an account on Game Center when I was the only one with an iPhone. When my oldest got an iPhone, he got his own log in account to games Center. When my youngest got an iPod touch, I logged ...
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iPhone game center nickname

I used my nickname on iPhone 5's Game Center before I changed my Apple ID to [appleid]@cloud.com. After changing my Apple ID to an @icloud.com account, I then deleted my old Apple ID from my iPhone. ...
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Can I Delete My save game for something like PlunderNauts?

I want to start over on PlunderNauts because I bought something with in game money that really wasted my antimatter. I want a way to revert the purchase or reset game. I would much prefer reset game. ...
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iOS App Review: no Game Center features within the app (x-post from S.O.)

(I just posted this on StackOverflow, and was advised I might get better results here, so here goes...) I've developed an iOS game - a simple sidescroller shooter. The game uses GameCenter for ...
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Possible to play chess without requiring Apple ID?

On Mountain Lion, when I launch Chess, it automatically launches Game Center as well, asking me to sign in with my Apple ID. Can I play chess without doing that? (ignoring the Game Center screen is ...
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Clash of clans on a New devise [closed]

I am logged into Game Center and my clash of clans yet my village won't load. I have this account on my iPad and I got an iPod and wanted to log into my iPod but it won't let me. It says all my ...
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How do I overwrite my game data?

How do I overwrite my game data in Shall We Date?: Ninja Assassin+ by deleting my old Game Center account for it on my old iPhone? Because my current data on my new phone is more up to date than the ...
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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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How to activate achievements

How can I update the achievements in my GC account? I started playing a game a year ago but I got my GC account a few days ago. I have nearly all the achievements in my other game. Can anyone please ...
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Deleting Active Leaderboards and Achievements

I know that Apple says you cannot delete leaderboards and achievements once they are active. Is there a way to get them to not show up on an updated version of the game? Or do I have to delete my app ...
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Disassociate Game Center account from device without access to device

I play the game Clash of Clans on my iPad, and for a while I allowed a friend to use my Game Center account. Now I need it back but he won't let me play it. He changes the layout and ruins it and ...
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How to use iFunbox software for my computer to transfer CoC data

I'm wondering how to transfer my Clash of Clans (CoC) data from one iOS device to another. My gamecenter is really messed up so I need a new way to transfer CoC data. Can iFunbox (or other utilities ...
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Overwrite existing Clash of Clans village in Game Center with data from new device

I played Clash of Clans on 2 different devices: my old and my new iPhone. My new iPhone data is not connected to Game Center but old one is connected. Is there a way for me to connect my new one to ...
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Add someone to contacts through Game Center?

Is there a way to add the friends I have added to Game Center to my contacts app? I'm using iOS 7.1 on iPad.