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Questions tagged [apple-id]

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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If I lose access to my account after enabling two factor authentication, will I lose my entire developer account?

Today I enabled two-factor-authentication for my Apple ID since they required me to do so. Before finishing the process, a message popped up, saying: Apple will not be able to reset your password ...
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Can search history be seen by Apple ID?

I was searching up homework answers 3 years ago on my iPod but my cousin and I share an Apple ID that she made, and before that and before I had her Apple ID I had my Uncle's I don’t want them to know ...
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Can't complete sign in process to App Store

When I try to sign in with my Apple ID via the App Store, it seems it is not connecting. I tried to put a different password and it notified me that it was wrong, but with the correct one it only ...
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Apple ID page blocking Linux computers

Apple ID sign-in is not working from Linux OS browser (Chrome, Firefox...tried both with new session cookies cleared, and incognito). I can browse apple.com without issues. I needed to check Apple ID ...
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Spam on iMessage - What are my options?

A person unknown to me got hold of my Apple ID (email) which is registered with iMessage. While as I understand, there should be no harm in some stranger having access to my email address (apart from ...
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Does app store show a limited impressions for every account?

Does apple have something like a quota "limited views monthly" for every developer account? Do I need to have another account to get more reach through impressions and installs?? 1- I used to to get ...
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“Cannot connect to the Store” and unable to sign out

When I open the App Store on my MAC (macOS High Sierra - version 10.13.6), it says "Cannot Connect to the Store, An internet connection is required". My internet connection is fine, I browse through ...
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Turning off the two factor authentication on an iphone 8 plus [duplicate]

How can I turn off the two factor authentication on an iphone 8 plus.
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Is there a way to search for old iCloud accounts?

My wife's old MacBook got destroyed and I have no idea if it was ever backed up or not. Sometime before it got destroyed we bought iPhones and had to set up the Apple ID with our emails. Our ...
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Suspicious App Store purchase emails

I have recently bought a new iPad. I’ve had the old one stripped of all my info. I keep getting emails from App Store stating ‘ payment receipt from Apple’ (in US dollars), different amounts every ...
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How can I ensure a shared, corporate device never prompts for user sign-in?

We are using supervised devices Airwatch is our MDM solution Devices are being used sparingly with Guided Access enabled to allow use of one app only Some devices use Facetime as above mentioned app, ...
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macOS Two-factor authentication Apple ID limit

From the Apple Support document, Two-factor authentication for Apple ID Two-factor authentication is available to iCloud and iTunes users with at least one device that's using the latest iOS or ...
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Forgotten my apple ID and Email inactive [duplicate]

My email account that is linked to my apple ID is closed and I have forgotten my password for the apple ID. How can I get let into my account to change my settings? Thanks
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How can I sign in on the Mac App Store with my Apple ID using the Terminal?

For a project of mine I want to sign into the Mac App Store with my Apple ID using the Terminal. I'm currently using Mojave so I cannot use inbuilt sign in functions for libraries like mas
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how can i download any mac os full installer from windows [duplicate]

To start with, i have to say i dont know anything about apple products. I have got this macbook pro (i dont know version or serial number) of a friend who asked me to format it for him. after ...
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Is my Apple Id under attack, and how do I fix it?

So I got an e-mail from Apple which says: You recently requested a password reset for your Apple ID. To complete the process, click the link below. Reset now > If you didn’t make this change or ...
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Sign in to apple ID with a certain iMac; The action could not completed Try again

I've been having this problem for nearly a month now; to sign in to my Apple ID and I have not found any solutions. I have tried all potential solutions from what I have fount on the web. Even a ...
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What does it mean to be signed in to the devices below?

So I am signed in with my company's Apple ID and I noticed I am signed in to several devices according to Apple website. What exactly does that mean in terms of capabilities and features?
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New Apple ID and iCloud

I created a new Apple ID on my Mac mini, but the "photos" preference, when checked asks for a password to the old account. I can’t see where to enter my new Apple ID. Since I don't remember the old ...
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Getting verification error cannot connect to Apple ID server on iPhone 7 after I had to restart phone

My phone locked up on me after I did a restart. I then had to hold down the off button and volume down button to do a hard reset. When I finally got my phone back on I cannot get into any of my apps ...
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Reset iCloud password

How do you reset iCloud password in order to make changes to your account? I am trying to backup my iCloud storage on my iphone.
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Unable to launch iOS app without entering Apple ID password

I just encountered a case where launching a pre-installed app in iOS asks for my Apple ID password. If I choose not to the enter the password, the app is minimized. Here's what I am encountering. I ...
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Issue with app store downloading [duplicate]

When I need to download any app from the App Store, it is directly taking me to put in my Apple ID and password to confirm the way of purchasing. This app is free. Previously, there was an option "...
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Using macOS without an Apple ID?

I am thinking about buying myself a mac. The problem is that I don't want to use my Mac with my AppleID because I am very afraid that it will sync with my other apple devices and I'm not a big fan of ...
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Verification Fails [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 5c and I've been trying to log onto my iTunes and Apple Store in my settings, but I keep getting a "Verification Failed. There was an error in connecting to your Apple ID." error. I ...
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Missed calls appearing on two different phones

One of my phones is an iPhone SE and another an iPhone 5S. When you go to phone.app -> Recents the same calls appear on both devices. They are both on the same Apple ID so this is probably why. In ...
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Blocking information on my iPad from other people

I recently purchased an iPad that I allow my employees to have access to for Spotify, Sirius, etc. but not my email, texts and personal files. I used my Apple ID setup the iPad so now they can see my ...
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How to add additional “contact me” information to an apple-id

For Christmas, our kids gave us a second iPad (new) to go along with our old first generation iPad. Since I'll be starting a new job in a new city next monday, I want to get it set up so we can face ...
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Will iMessage receiver on iPad see my iPhone number?

I have had an older iPad with no cellular but recently I got an iPhone as well. I would prefer people not seeing my phone number. If I message them from my iPad will they now be able to see my ...
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I don't know my @icloud.com address [duplicate]

Someone stole my iPad and I got it back. Now the device is requesting for activation using @icloud.com address which I can't remember setting up. Though I still have my Apple ID login details but can'...
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Can WhatsApp be independent of Apple ID?

My wife and I will be sharing some Apple devices with the same Apple ID. Two of them will (we hope) have WhatsApp activated with different phone numbers. Will the Apple ID interfere in any way? I ...
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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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Remove iOS apps from purchase history [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove apps I'll never use again from my purchase history. Does anyone know how I might be able to do this? I don't want to just hide them, I want them gone. Realize same question was ...
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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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iPhone repeatedly asks me to sign in with old family Apple ID

The message shown comes up on my screen almost every time I use my phone. The Apple ID shown isn’t mine, but my father's. I am signed in with my own Apple ID everywhere on my iPhone, so I don’t know ...
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Accessing a former account

My stepmother had an @me.com email account associated with some cloud storage for a non-apple phone. She got fed up with the non-apple phone and has given up on all smart phones, but wants to recover ...
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Issue with changing Apple ID

My email address no longer active and valid and I need to change it. Once I log in and access the "Change Apple ID" page and enter a valid email address, I get an error message "This email address ...
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Is there a way to reset your computer enough to let you create a New Apple ID?

Is there a way to reset your computer enough to let you create a New Apple ID with out getting the message that you have to create one by going to the iCloud.com?
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How to recover Apple account login when 2-step authentication without Apple device?

I remember my Apple ID and password but not security questions so I cannot recover my account, since I do not have my iPad and not my iPhone anymore. I processed Apple iForgot many times but they do ...
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Can't sign into iCloud on my Mac and Mac App Store, but have no trouble signing in using browsers

My @icloud.com is used in various browsers and devices. I tried to install updates on Mac App Store but it prompted I have the wrong password. Then I used my phone to reset the password. After ...
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Determine the exact date of creation of an Apple ID

Is it possible to determine the exact date and time (if possible) of creation of an Apple ID? Is there any official or unofficial way to establish this if you don't have the initial sign up ...
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Is https://bugreport.apple.com/web/ restricted to developers?

If so, is there any mechanism for the public to report bugs or is that just included in https://www.apple.com/feedback/?
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Using two Apple IDs on one Mac

I have a personal Apple ID which I use for iTunes and iCloud on my MacBook Air and iPhone. Now I have a MacBook Pro which uses different iCloud account. I want to know if I can use my earlier Apple ...
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Remove non-existent devices from “Calls on Other Devices” on iOS?

On my iPhone 8 running iOS 12.1, under: "Settings / Cellular / Calls on Other Devices", "Settings / Phone / Calls on Other Devices", "Settings / Messages / Text Message Forwarding"… …I see two ...
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Apple ID isn't working

I was given an iPhone 6s by a friend. It was completely reset and the sim card was taken out. Every time I try to sign into my Apple ID, it says "Could not sign in." My steps - "Set up manually" "...
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How can I see everything authorized to use my Apple ID?

Does Apple only provide you with information about what devices are currently signed into your Apple ID account? Is it possible and how can I see all devices, computers, Home Sharing, Audible ...
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I was looking at an app from the US app store, now I can't find out how to change store back to UK?

When trying to update apps I had previously installed I get the message "Account not in this store", saying I must leave the US store. My region is UK and I have Apple iD and valid payment for UK. ...
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Can a child's device be controlled by multiple family members?

Surprisingly, not all children live solely with one guardian. Is there any way that a child's device can be controlled by more than one adult? The situation: My ex-wife and I have 50/50 custody of ...