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Questions tagged [accounts]

Can refer to several different things, your iTunes/Apple ID accounts, the accounts preference pane in System Preferences, or the Mail, Contacts, and Calendars preference pane.

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Problem with Google Account on iPhone 7 iOS 12.1

I have had my iPhone for a couple of years now and configured my Google email account. The other day, I received a random message saying that there was no connection to the internet and I ended up ...
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what happens if an Apple ID is never authenticated?

Allan says that something smells rotten about the account, that something, somewhere, must be compromised. Is that an absolute? That, in order to create an Apple ID, that the e-mail must be ...
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How to contact Apple if somebody has created an AppleID using an email address of mine.

Before you downvote this question consider that I'm not the first to run into Apple's odd recursive authentication loop. Frustrated Apple User sums it up as: So Apple could do nothing and this guy ...
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How to unlock an Apple ID through e-mail?

My apple-id was just registered and used on icloud -- but not by myself. Perhaps a Christmas present erroneously associated with my e-mail, or maybe not. Could be malicious. Either way I want to ...
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Are security questions no longer required for Apple ID account security?

I lost security questions/answers for my old Apple ID, so I can't do many things. Therefore, I registered a new Apple ID account by going to System Preferences → iCloud. I enabled two-factor ...
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Cancelling an Apple subscription

I no longer own any Apple devices. No iMacs, no iPhones, no iPads. However I am still being charged $15/month for my HBO Now subscription because I chose to sign up to that through Apple Pay back ...
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Linked Mac accounts

I have three different accounts on my MacBook Air. They are all for me, but I use them for different things (Personal, Work and Study) because it's a great way to stay organised, but I have a problem....
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'Unable to verify account name or password.' when connecting Office 365 account on MacOS Mojave

I am struggling with the same issue raised here - "Unable to verify account name or password" on outlook.com Exchange server (browser works). It started after I updated MacOS to Mojave this ...
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How to delete GameCenter and iCloud from Internet Accounts using the Terminal?

Running Sierra 10.12.6 without administrator privileges, the system has some problem with my iCloud profile. Whenever accessing anything remotely related to it, the respective app beachballs ...
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How to add managed GSuite account with mail disabled to iOS 12.0?

I'm at a university with a centrally-managed GSuite account. They've disabled Mail there (we're using Office365 for that) but the Calendar function does work. I'm trying to add my calendar account to ...
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How I can add a Google - not Gmail - account to the iOS Notes app?

In Settings/Notes/Accounts/Add Account I can add a Gmail account (eg foo@gmail.com), but a simple Google account (eg google@foo.com) I can not. No error, or success, message is displayed during and ...
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How do I login to my Instagram account on another device?

I had an iPhone 6. Then it broke in an accident and won't turn on. It had all my data with my Instagram and Snapchat accounts on it. I tried logging into my Instagram account the other day, but I am ...
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Apple Enterprise account taking too much time for verification

I enrolled in an Apple Enterprise account, and after 13 days I got a call from Apple and they verified my company. They then told me that they will call me again for further verification. Its been 20 ...
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iOS 10.3.1 : can't add a Google account to iPhone ! (gmail + contacts) [duplicate]

I have an iPhone SE on old iOS 10.3.1 and I dont want to update it. How do I add a Google account? This doesn't work: There is a web popup (I can enter email + password, password is valid) but after ...
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How do I use a U2F token when adding a Google account to my Macbook Pro

I'm enrolled in Google's Advanced Protection Program, which means I can only authenticate with a physical FIDO U2F token on every sign-in. Trouble is, that when I try using my Google account, I see "...
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Facebook log-in in macOS “Internet Accounts” suddenly stopped working [duplicate]

As of about a week or two ago, I started getting notifications in macOS (High Sierra, 10.13.4 17E202) that I need to sign in again ("Facebook Password Required"). It seems to accept my (definitely ...
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Can't remove LDAP account from Internet Accounts

The goal: Remove LDAP Contacts account from list of the Internet Accounts. The problem: Removed LDAP account reappears in the Accounts list in 5 seconds after deletion. Current OS: macOS 10.13 High ...
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Can you add more than one iMovie Theater account to an Apple TV?

I have a 3rd generation Apple TV and typically have the iCloud account set to mine. However, another member of my family is starting to use iMovie Theater and their videos do not appear on the Apple ...
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Change managed mobile account with server 5.2

So I have an account on my iMac (Sierra 10.12.6) which was managed by a mac mini with mac OS Server (5.2). Actually, it's always considered Admin, Managed, Mobile open the iMac (even if I don't ...
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Following an update, iPhone now lists my gmail account as inactive

A message appeared on my iPhone this morning but went before I could read it properly. Something about an application update I think, not sure. Now I see under Accounts that my gmail account is listed ...
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How to delete friend's gmail account from my MacPro

To help a friend with a project, he gave me his gmail account login information. Now I don't know how to delete his email account from my Gmail list without affecting his account.
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Syncing contacts between devices

How people sync contacts between devices on PC, Tablet, Phone? When i use same apple account on my ipad and iphone it is ok but it is not possible to sync with my Android Tablet (google account) and ...
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Cannot log out from iCloud to turn off Find My iPhone because the account is locked

I can't log out from iCloud on an iPhone 6 Plus. After I enter the password, a popup is shown saying I need to unlock the account because it's locked for security reasons. I can use the same Apple ID ...
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How do I ensure that the macOS root account bug is fully fixed on my machine?

There has been a large amount of confusion around Security Update 2017-001, especially due to rumors of the fix being reverted when running macOS version 10.13.1. I am looking for a way to be fully ...
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Difference between macOS login root and Darwin Terminal root

The recent major security flaw in macOS 11.13.[1,2] has turned the usual advice of not enabling the root account on its head. But it has left me a bit confused about exactly what root account is being ...
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Removing a device from Find iPhone

I used to have both my phone and somebody else's registered on my Find iPhone in my iTunes account. That person and I have since parted ways on bad terms. I changed my passwords to make sure that ...
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Unable to update Apple ID

I use a gmail address as my Apple ID. I recently made an icloud address using my mac. Now I wanted to change my Apple ID to my icloud address today. I found these official instructions. https://...
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Can Mac Messages connect to more than one apple id?

Say I have two iCloud accounts, personal@example.com and work@example.com. My iPhone is logged into personal@example.com, while the Messages app on my work computer is logged into work@example.com. ...
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Not able login into Google account on Mac with correct password

I am trying to login into my Google account in browser (tried Safari, Firefox, Chrome) on newly bought MacBook Pro (macOS Sierra 10.12.4) but getting 'Wrong password. Try again.' error every time, ...
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Photos.app Edit-mode UI broken after upgrading to High Sierra

Since upgrading to macos High Sierra, my Photos.app's editing functions have been troublesome. Features such as Retouch simply do not work, and I'm unable to access advanced options, such as the ...
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Cannot Add Internet Accounts

I'm running OSX 10.12.6. For some random reason, my internet accounts pane has cleared & I cannot add any new accounts: I'm an IT tech & can confirm that I have not manually removed the ...
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“Unknown error” when unlocking AppleID account

I had to change my Apple ID password because my account was locked. When I try to do this on Apple's website I get an "unknown error": which doesn't allow me to proceed. How can I resolve this?
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Find out google account connected to authenticator app on IPhone?

Given an IPhone with the google authenticator app installed. How can one find out what google account is linked to the authenticator app? The goal is to backup the authenticator and move it to ...
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My Apple ID is locked but it also says it doesn't exist

I’ve been trying to get my Apple ID unlocked, but every time I type it in at https://iforgot.apple.com, it says that there is no Apple ID associated with that email address. How can I unlock my Apple ...
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Deleting old accounts from Mail

I have two accounts in Mail (v. 10.3), on a MacBook Air 13" running macOS 10.12.6. One is a work-related account with a POP configuration and the second one is from a hobby-group with an IMAP ...
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Unable to update apps due to (unknown) payment issue [duplicate]

My credit card on file expired and I will not be replacing it. I selected the "None" payment option as per this answer. However, none of the apps (all free apps) will update anymore as it reports a ...
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Apple TV: Account verification nuisance

My Apple TV keeps nagging me to enter my password for account verification. When I give it the correct password, it appears to accept it, but will continue to ask for verification. Verification isn'...
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User Login/logout accounting to enforce max session time?

I'd like to set up a home system where users (i.e. house kids) have a given max time of computer use per day/week/whatever, and after that time they're logged off. They should be able to log in and ...
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Apple Music - The code you entered is not valid

My father created a family membership for apple music, and I created an apple account (icloud.com) for that purpose (I'm in the family group). I'm trying to login from the Apple Music Android app, ...
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How to retrieve reminders from deleted mail accounts?

I think the Reminders app is linked to my Yahoo account on my iPhone; I've deleted the Yahoo account accidentally and the Reminders app is blank. the bad point: I lost my Yahoo account info too, so I ...
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Apple developer account restrictions

I intend to open a new Apple developer account (for a friend), are there any restrictions for offshore companies / offshore bank accounts? (Both his company and bank account are in Seychelles) ...
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Is there a limit as to how many apple TVs i can connect to 1 iTunes account?

Im speccing a house that has 8 individual TVs. The plan is to have an apple TV local to each TV. Will i have an issue with limits as to how many apple TVs i can connect to 1 iTunes account ? Im ...
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iCloud account locked for security reasons

I've been having troubles with my iCloud account on my iPhone lately and it recently became really annoying in the sense that i can't do basic things such as updating apps. Basically i have been told ...
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Can two iOS developer accounts use the same paid bank account

I have two questions regarding using multiple developer accounts. I have two iOS individual developer accounts. Can the two developer accounts use the same bank account? If one of my developer ...
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“Unable to verify account name or password” in Mail app despite using correct info

I had a problem with my Mac mail account and therefore I deleted some 4 keychain entries from my Keychain Access that were related to mail. I added a new one: I tried to add my Yahoo account again, ...
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Create an iCloud account on my friend's iPhone

I don't have an Apple device, but I'd like to try iCloud Mail on my PC. Can I create an iCloud account on my friend's iPhone, then sign out on his device and use the account on iCloud.com? If so, ...
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“Accountsd wants to use the 'iCloud' keychain”

I, too, am suddenly getting this message. I don't see a Keychain First Aid option in Keychain, and the two Login Keychain Settings were already unlocked. Any other ideas for what the error message ...
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my iMac connects to internet on one account but won't on another (wifi is fine)

My mac is only getting online from one of my accounts which is not Admin. The account it works on is fine and works perfectly but when i switch to my other account it starts popping up windows telling ...
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Log in iTunes with existing Apple account without credit card [duplicate]

I have existing Apple ID but when I tried to log in itunes, clicking None as payment, I still can't proceed even if I click 'Next'
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Mac Mail keeps losing the 2 factor auth passwords for Gmail

My laptop (MacBook Pro late 2012 running OS X 10.10.5) has had an issue the last two mornings. When I turn it on I get a load of notifications saying that I need to re-enter the password for my ...