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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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Face ID no longer works after activating Stolen Device Protection

The Face ID feature on my Apple iPhone 12 Pro no longer works after activating Stolen Device Protection. I can't even reset face ID in security settings either. According to Apple website: When ...
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registering Apple ID without using identity, any advantage? [closed]

I please need your giga brains😊 If registering an Apple ID without using my real identity, can you think of any advantage? All I can think of it's in case of an Apple customers database breach (and I'...
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How to access Apple ID setting in macOS when it is gone

Just updated from Monterey to Sonoma 14.5(23F79) and the Apple ID section is no longer visible in System Settings. It should be immediately above the "Wi-Fi" section Even if I search for &...
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Can't reinstall macOS

I forgot my Mac password so I went to recovery and erased the volume, but now when I click install it asks me to login into App Store, but I don't have an Apple ID. The Mac was not logged in either ...
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Apple ID is disabled permanently

My Apple ID has been disabled permanently and I cannot download or update any of my apps and I would like to know if there’s another solution or way I can download and update my apps? Because I tried ...
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2019 MacBook Pro Intermittently Rejects Login Password, Requires Apple ID Reset

I'm experiencing a persistent issue with my 2019 MacBook Pro running the latest macOS. Every 1-3 months, my system fails to recognize my login password. To regain access, I have to use my Apple ID to ...
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How can I reset my apple ID on all my devices synchronously?

I am running Sonoma 14.5 on a macBook Pro, Macbook Air M2, iOS 17.5.1 & mac Pro Monterey 12.7.5. I am consistently be asked to change my apple ID password. How can I force change it ...
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What is "ReverseDirectorystore.Shadow 3" that I found it on my desktop of MacBook Air2017 running Monterey?

I was recently scanning through my MacBook Air 13 in 2017 running Monterey when I noticed a few programs installed on my desktop that I'd never seen before. One was particularly troubling just based ...
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Is it possible to create Apple Developer Account from India with US billing address and US card?

I would like to know whether I will be able to create a developer account from India with my iPhone bought from US with US billing address and US Debit card and US ID card? I was getting network error....
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Unable to reset local admin account password

I have an iMac (Late 2014 27" Retina 5K, macOS 11.7.10) in need of password recovery. The user knows their Apple ID credentials, but when following the reset option using their Apple ID, their ...
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Adding bank account to Apple Store Connect Not working [duplicate]

I spent hours trying to add a bank account to app store connect account. I tried with a local bank and international bank, nothing works. Same error message: I checked the logs, here is the error ...
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Can't switch Apple ID back

I switched my Apple ID to what was a temporary switch, or I intended. Now I can’t switch my Apple ID back to my original @icloud Apple ID. It says it’s an alias ID. But I can’t find it looking for ...
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Unable to log into Apple community with Account ID

I have an active account with the Apple community however, when I login it tells me I need to set up an account tell me that the screen that I want to use has been taken and I know it is because it’s ...
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What to do when moving away from Apple products

Apologies ahead of time if this is not the correct forum to ask this question: My iPhone 10 is slowly dying (screen goes black for days, then will randomly come back just fine; Apple Store said $300 ...
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All phones lines on the same Apple ID get the same voicemail since perhaps iOS 17.4

I have two new iPhone 15 Pros, each of which has a different phone line. I pay for two phones and two lines in order to keep them completely independent of each other, but most of my other data is the ...
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Why can't my Mac make phone calls?

My iPhone is not currently allowing calls using this Mac. I’d like help to troubleshoot and enable this feature. iPhone Settings > Cellular > Allow Calls on Other Devices is off. I tried to turn ...
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I forgot my phones passcode and got locked out from my iPhone 13 and forgot my iCloud password and lost recovery key how can I reset my Apple ID?

How can I recover my recovery key from my iCloud account? I locked myself out from my iPhone 13 and recently found my iPhone 8 that I was still logged into. Unfortunately it doesn’t allow me to make ...
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How do I change the display name on iCloud email?

I'm using the Mail app on iOS 17.4.1, w/ an iCloud email address. I do not want to change the email address associated with the Apple ID, only the display name on outbound emails. For example, here is ...
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How to allow other parent to manage payment details with family sharing?

My wife and I do not have completely merged finances, we both have jobs and our own credit cards. We do use some family sharing features (e.g. not paying for some apps more than once), so we set that ...
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Apple account is using an old email address I no longer have access to. How do I change it?

I have 2 Apple ID accounts - one for personal use, and one for an app developer account. I used to have 2 email accounts for each, but I lost one - the personal one - when I shut down my website. I ...
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How to diagnose issues with iPhones loosing network connectivity?

So I currently have the iPhone 15 Pro, but once every few days and sometimes even every day my iPhone stops working; videos won't load, sounds won't play and messages will not send. I have done just ...
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How can we shorten the delay when resetting the Apple ID password?

My daughter forgot her Apple ID password. We started the process of resetting from her iPad (her only apple device). They sent a code to her e-mail, and another one to my telephone (trusted phone ...
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"Account recovery is not available because of a server error. Start over and try again."

So I had to do a lost password/recovery and I got an email from Apple saying I could try a reset. However, I've tried multiple times and get "Account recovery is not available because of a server ...
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How do I change my "persona" in a group chat?

I recently switched from T-mobile to US Mobile, which doesn't have free/included international use in Mexico and Canada (where I travel often). That means when I go to Canada I'll need to get an ad ...
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Apple Business Manager access to info

Small company of 9. We all use MacBook Air laptops controlled by Apple Business Manager. We have all been given the ok to sign into our personal Apple ID’s on our MacBook Airs. Question… does my ...
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Can Not Deauthorize a Computer in Music

I reached the limit of five authorized computers per account. The error message points one to this help page. https://support.apple.com/en-us/118292 Here is the twist. I don't have 5 computers, I ...
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iPhone is set up with one Apple ID, but my Apple Card is under a different Apple ID. How to consolidate them?

OK, here's my dilemma. I've been using one apple ID for over 10 years. It has my contacts, notes, passwords (in Keychain), etc. Then about 2 years ago, when I was buying a new macBook, I signed up for ...
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Changing the email address attached to an Apple Id [closed]

How can I change the email address attached to my AppleId? I have two iPad minis running Roomie software for Home automation, to control Audio/Visual devices. The iPads, the software and it's ...
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I need help resetting a secondhand iPad 3rd gen (A1403)

I bought the iPad on eBay and received it today. It was sold as untested, but the old Apple ID is still linked to it. I tried to use the steps on the support page If you forgot your iPhone passcode, ...
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Completely Disable Apple Calendar Account [duplicate]

I use the Android ecosystem and whenever someone with an iPhone would send me a calendar invite, it would be forwarded to my gmail account. Recently I purchased a Mac Mini & iPhone for a project ...
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no FaceTime pure audio call (audio only)

It is only possible to make or receive a Facetime video call with an iPhone 11. A pure Facetime audio call is not possible. The latest software update is installed. Same Apple ID on iPad and iPhone. ...
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Is it possible to recover iCloud without the email [duplicate]

I lost my iPhone iCloud since I changed my device to Android but I can't even remember the iCloud email now
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Circumvent the build process without AppleTeam ID, TeamID and so on

TL;DR; How to compile non-apple products without involving Apple Inc. How do you circumvent this stuff in/for/with XCode for project like Wireguard and compile like normal programmers? I downloaded ...
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iCloud file copies fail on 1 of 4 computers with the same AppleID

I have a MacBook Air (circa 2014) running a fresh copy of Big Sur and noticed that iCloud file copies are failing. The problem does not occur on 3 other computers using the same AppleID: a 2010 Pro ...
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How to buy a song within a family group without charging a family organizer?

Our adult daughter put us on "family share."  If I try to buy a song from "iTunes Store," it sends a verification code to her phone, and if she passes it on to me and I enter it, ...
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Is there a way to set up a new apple ID without a phone?

I want to create a new appleID that has no connection to my prior appleID, and still be able to use both of them at will. Because Apple insists of 2nd Factor authorization, this means you need to use ...
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Spontaneous iPhone Factory Reset

While streaming Spotify to a BT device, my iPhone 14Pro with iOS17.2 suddenly rebooted to the configuration screen. If I don't select a language then it displays "iPhone Locked To Owner" ...
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Select/Delete iCloud Photos by phone uploaded from

Borrowed a phone from family member for a week, just switched the signed in account instead of resetting the phone. But now all the photos on the old phone are mixed into my regular iCloud photos. How ...
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Switch Apple ID From Gmail To iCloud On Recently Created Computer

I recently bought a computer less than 1 month ago and created a new Apple ID. I set the email of the Apple ID to a Gmail address but later created an iCloud address. I'm trying to change the email of ...
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Is there a way to "reset" Advanced Data Protection secured iCloud accounts when locked out?

I'm considering activating Advanced Data Protection for iCloud. As part of activating it, it seems like I need to enable either a recovery key or a recovery contact. Also, according to Apple's ...
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Too Many Codes Sent Enter the last code you received or try again later

So basically I have two iCloud accounts, one on my devices and the other where I store some of my data, I tried to log in my other iCloud on safari as usual but it said that I received too many codes ...
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Preventing "WSJ" iPhone keychain access / Apple ID attack [closed]

The Wall Street Journal has identified a novel form of bank password theft, that targets iPhones. https://www.wsj.com/video/series/joanna-stern-personal-technology/an-iphone-thief-explains-how-he-...
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Any way to review my account information on computer instead of iPhone?

I setup a lot of iPhones at work for our clients. For every phone I setup, I create the Apple ID and install a bunch of apps we use on site. Every time I go to install the first app I have to punch in ...
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How can I get my iCloud ID password reset? [duplicate]

So last week I bought a new iphone15, and the sales clerk at the phone store encouraged me to make a quick “throw away” iCloud ID for in store setup, since as he said, “I could just change it later.” ...
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Digital Certificate

I have got a digital certificate from com.apple.kerberos.kdc and I would like to know if it is recognized as legal signature. I have to enroll it in a financial system and it asks details: Digital ...
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MacBook Pro not receiving iMessages but can receive text messages

I swapped out my MacBook Air for a MacBook Pro (I installed it using Migration Assistant) a few days ago. After setting it up, I noticed I can't receive iMessages on my Macbook but can receive regular ...
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Reusing Apple ID Issues

I'm trying to reuse my email in a new Apple ID, let's call it [email protected]. Knowing that this email would not be available, I first swapped the primary email to a different account, which we'll ...
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I canceled debit card used for payments on iCloud. How do I add new debit card for auto pay?

I canceled debit card to pay for iCloud. How do I add a new one?
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Hacked on all fronts [duplicate]

I found this post, and I felt like I had written it. I'm in almost the EXACT SAME situation. I’ve tried everything I know how to do including things I didn’t know how to do that I had to learn how to ...
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Creating an Apple ID without any connection to the Apple ecosystem?

I don't have a Mac or an iOS device and I've never had either but… I need an Apple ID to be able use a couple of dev tools for work. I've tried using the Create Your Apple ID web interface, but it ...
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