I recently deleted my iCloud account and while doing so forgot to remove it from my iMac first.
Now, I get persistent notifications on my mac saying to "fix it", but in order to fix it, I have to remove the account. I cannot remove the account since it requires a password to do that, and when I enter the password it says "Account not found" (or something along those lines).
I called Apple support and their recommendation was to create a new user account and delete the old one. But doing that is an insane hassle since I have a very complex user account set up (I work as a software developer).
Is there a way to simply get this account off of my computer? Or, is there an easier way to fully migrate my entire user account over to a new user account without losing anything? (Including configurations in places like
~/.bash_profile, desktop wallpaper, mouse scroll sensitivity, key repeat speed, etc.
If the solution for removing the apple account is fairly technical, I do not mind that. I would prefer not to have to create a new user account on my computer if at all possible.
I would even settle for leaving the broken iCloud account on there but being able to get rid of the intrusive prompts i get every now and again asking me to fix it.
This is the prompt I see constantly:
When I go into settings, I see this:
And when I try to click "Sign Out", and enter my old password, i see this