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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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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Unrecognized friends in Game Center?

By chance, I opened my Game Center account settings ("Internet Accounts" on Mac System Preferences, "Game Center" in iOS Settings) and noticed I have 25 "friends" that I don't recall ever adding. They ...
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Simultaneous user accounts using remote desktop / LMI

I'm taking remote control (from Linux / Chrome) of an OS X system using LMI ("Log Me In"). I have two users account on this machine: one for when I'm physically in front of the system (the "main" ...
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macOS: Restricted admin account

Is it possible to create an admin account which will allow you to install programs, but not to force install programs that are not verified? In other words, an account that can do anything accept ...
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Mail.app: Moving messages out of IMAP accounts to local folders without keeping a copy in the Archive

I have my Mail.app set up with multiple email accounts (from different providers). For each of these accounts, I would like to make sure that when I drag an email out of the respective inbox into a ...
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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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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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System Data Usage - iOS v10.0.2 AT&T

iTunes Accounts in System Services is draining over 3.5 GB of data per cycle (Settings-->Cellular-->System Services-->iTunes Accounts). I monitored it closely during this data cycle. I have disabled ...
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Sync Internet Accounts between OS X and iOS via iCloud

I have setup iCloud and Keychain on both OS X and iOS, but my Internet Accounts do not seem to be synced (iOS Mail doesn't show all my inboxes). Is there a way to fix this? Thanks.
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stop Ipod from asking for old Apple ID password

Recently, I've changed my Apple ID because my old E-mail has been hacked. Now that I set the new one as my apple ID, the old Apple account still appears when I open almost all my apps on my Ipod Touch ...
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What does OS X use “associated” Apple IDs for?

On OS X it is possible to associate Apple IDs with user accounts. Apple lists three consequences of doing so: The Apple IDs can be used to reset the user account The Apple IDs can be used to access ...
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Adding new Account: Failed to authenticate with Google, please try again later

I am trying to add a new google account in internet accounts in Mac. I get this error. I already tried 2 ways I found from google. Open the application "Keychain Access" Look for ...
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Can't add any email connection on macOS Mojave

I am not able to add a new internet account/email account to my Mac. After entering all required information, I am just seeing an infinity loop. No timeout - nothing. This happens with new ...
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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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How to split jointly used iCloud account/Apple ID?

My wife and I use the same apple ID but do not like cloud because we do not want each other's contacts or phone numbers. How do I take her off our joint ID, keep that one for myself, and set up her ...
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I get an error message when I try to update any app

I have about 40 apps that need to be updated, mostly iOS but also some OS X. Some are free and some are ones I bought previously. I have only ever had one apple account and am still using it, but when ...
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Problem registering gmail in iPad

I recently changed the password for my gmail account. I was able to register the account on my iPhone but when I do the same on my iPad it tells me that the user id and password are incorrect. I ...
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Internet Accounts will not let me add my AOL account!

I went to my AOL Online account and changed my password because every time I try to add my AOL account to my iMac in Internet Accounts, a screen pops up for me that has my name, the email address box ...
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Recover deleted notes from deleted (not existing anymore) e-mail account

Today I accidentally deleted the notes account of an old e-mail address by removing the internet notes account. In notes I noticed ALL my notes of this e-mail address were gone. I tried to restore ...
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My iPhone got stolen and they locked my icloud account. How can regain access to my icloud account to erase my data?

My iPhone got stolen and apple locked my iCloud account. I don't have access to the reset email for iphone cause it uses an icloud email address that's on the iPhone and I don't recall the security ...
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Unable to change settings of Exchange accounts in Mail on macOS Catalina 10.15.2

I have a few accounts configured in Mail on macOS 10.15.2. I want to change these three settings: "Download Attachements" to all "Delete spam"(*) to never "Delete permanently"(*) to never Now, this ...
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changing email of account to an already used email

I have an old apple account with my actual email that I don't use anymore. I don't care about the data on that account. I have my current account which uses an email I can no longer access. I want ...
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Change to different icloud account on iOS9

I've configured an iPad with an iCloud account that I don't want to use anymore. I've changed the iTunes and App Store account to the right one. Now I want to change the iCloud account as well. I can ...
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Never Use “On My Mac” for Contacts

I only use Google for my contacts, which works well. However, when I add a contact from, say, the Messages app, the contact gets added to my Mac but not to Google. Then I have to use Cobook to move ...
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Installing software while logged into admin vs standard user - what difference does it make?

What difference does it make which account you're logged into when you perform an installation? I'm running 10.8 Just curious.
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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 ...