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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Two backups from different AppleID’s which were encrypted with two different passwords merged together in one encrypted backup

After my iphone broke down, I borrowed a friend’s iphone for some time. I have backed up his AppleID using his password on my macbook and restored my latest backup on his iphone. There were two ...
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Getting locked out of Face ID

I get locked out of Face ID from my iPhone intermittently, which has happened over the last couple of years when running iOS 14, 15 and 16. This is after Face ID was used and the iPhone was locked. It ...
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Would it be possible to have a script obtain Apple ID details of an iPhone via a Mac or pc?

I use a previously used iPhone with an Apple ID signed in, I’m no longer able to contact the owner. I wish to know if it’s possible to extract the Apple ID of an iPhone via command scripts on a Mac or ...
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"No such file or directory" - Trying to set a different profile pictures between Mac user account, iCloud and Apple ID on Monterey [duplicate]

I can't stand having the same profile picture across my work computer, personal Macbook and phone. I tried following the steps from the comment on this thread, but when I get to the last step, I keep ...
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Not able to update Apple ID Settings

I am trying to login to my Apple ID on system iMac which is quite old (as shown below). But whenever I try to login with my Apple ID, there are two different responses I have observed If I try to ...
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Update Apple ID Settings (iOS) - Enter Mac Password "Enter the Password you use to unlock the Mac" with correct password reports "Incorrect Password"

On my iPhone (iOS 15.5), the Settings app displays a notification "Update Apple ID Settings". When I open it, I get informed that "Some account services will not be available until you ...
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Transfer purchased stuff to another account

I want to delete my Apple ID account and leave the Apple eco-system forever—because of reasons. But it would be a pity if all the purchased apps, books and music were lost. That's why I would like to ...
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How to prevent contents of iCloud Drive from being accessible on on iPhone?

Simply put, I want to stay signed in to Apple ID on my iPhone 8, but I don't want the contents of my iCloud Drive to be accessible on the phone. At the very least, I would like there to be an ...
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Removing an unwanted iCloud.com alias address "This is an alias of your Apple ID email address" error

I've been using my Apple ID since 2017 with "real@gmail.com". In an experiment to use iCloud custom domains I created "test@icloud.com" which is now tied to the account as Alias. I ...
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iCloud email not available for Apple ID created using phone number

I recently wanted to use @icloud.com email address but couldn’t find iCloud email option anywhere in my settings in iPhone and Mac. Even the webpage for iCloud email says “Unable to load email” when ...
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Is it possible to use XCode with a local macOS account?

I've been given a MacBook by my workplace and it's set up with a local account with no linked apple ID to the user account. I want to try out iOS development on the machine, but in order to deploy an ...
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How to recover documents and photos from locked iMac [duplicate]

A friend's husband died suddenly a few months ago. He did not leave his password. The iMac (Big Sur) has many important documents and photos and the wife would like to recover them. She has her own ...
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Apple ID password incorrect [duplicate]

The problem is don’t know his password, helped him to reset the password, but he got a email saying: An account recovery request was made for your Apple ID. Dear xxxxxxxxxxxxx, An account recovery ...
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I was dumb enough to fall for a phishing scam, and wondering does he have my codes in my Google Authenticator from my iPhone

So I believed a guy saying he was from Apple on the phone (so dumb of me) and he stole my AppleID and tricked me into creating a new one I then push everything to iCloud. He soon downloaded it onto ...
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Redownload apps using another Apple ID account without loosing app data

I downloaded a VPN app, Shadowrocket (paid), with an online shared account because I just can't get my credit card to work with App Store. It all went well for some time, but then I changed my iPhone. ...
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Yosemite won't prompt for 2 factor Auth code

I am not a macOS user but am trying to help my nephew. On his 2014 Mac (running Yosemite, fully updated), he cannot connect to any sites requiring an Apple ID. When he tries to, he's asked for his ...
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Can an MDM computer be taken over again?

We are provided with laptops (MacBooks) in our company, but the laptops are provided by default with MDM JAMF maintenance. It is possible to ask that to be removed, and sometimes requests such as that ...
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Not able to sign in to Apple ID on MacBook due to device passcode issues?

M1 Macbook Air, on Big Sur, 11.0. Try to sign in with my Apple ID, get to the point where it asks me to enter the passcode for one of my other devices. It shows me my iPad and my iPhone; if I select ...
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Temporarily use another older iPhone

I currently have an iPhone 12. [redacted] have a old iPhone 8. Their iPhone exhibits some weird behavior and is becoming slow so they want to upgrade to a newer phone. The current plan is for them to ...
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Someone requested a Apple ID password reset

I kept resetting apple id Password for my son!!! I keep getting these Apple ID password reset email! It’s saying this one: How to reset your Apple ID password. Dear Anthony Jackson, You recently ...
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How and Where can I find information to which organization I was enrolled?

I clicked on settings then VPN & Device Management. I was checking my VPN and noticed sign in to your school or work account. I did and I received this prompt. Apple can and will not give me any ...
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How can I locate other Apple ID and remove it?

I have checked my settings and appleid.apple.com to no avail. It’s the same and only email I use. Same one as ICloud too. I feel my is compromised. Under messages settings, my email is entered and ...
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Can I reset the "sign in with apple" stable id for a site?

I would like to reset the stable id for a site on which I used "sign in with apple" so that a new account is created and the old one is detached from my apple id. Is this possible? I used &...
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How to distribute apps for own organization to their personal device?

We are trying to publish an app for our own organization. Initially we submitted to app store review. It got rejected, because app designed for specific organizations. So we look the other options, ...
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Can't sign into App Store - wrong password - code on iPad

The HDD failed in my Late 2012 Mac Mini and I have a new disk installed and have used Internet Recovery to restore Mountain Lion to it. I'm trying to upgrade but any attempt through the app store ...
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Can one use an Apple TV if they do not have another device on which to create an "iTunes Store Account"?

I am trying to setup an Apple TV for an elderly person with dementia so she can watch TV. I have her Apple credentials, and I set it up so that I get the two-factor authentication codes on my iPhone. ...
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Is there any way to whitelist my apps from reinstalling when logging on a new device?

I've been using my Apple ID for years and downloaded a lot of apps. When I logged in on a new device, my apps would automatically download. It's even weird that only a few recently purchased apps were ...
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Where does AppleID/iCloud pull your profile picture from?

I recently bought an iPad. When I was going through the setup process I used an old Hotmail email of mine to set it up. Then when I was in the settings of the iPad I noticed that my profile picture ...
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Parental control of a child's iPhone without using a second iPhone device

I have just set up an iPhone for my child, for which I have created a normal AppleID (with my adult age). I would like to limit this phone to only a limited set of apps. (for example screen-time ...
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MacBook Pro 2020 M1 Big Sur not accepting the right password

I am sure that I am typing the right password but my computer doesn't accept it. Mac doesn't show forget reset your password. When opening in Recovery Mode it doesn't show the startup disk. And when ...
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can't upload to TestFlight tab on App Store Connect

Problem: No builds in my TESTFLIGHT page. Here's what I do... Create Xcode Swift project Create App ID on Apple Developer Identifiers page for project's Bundle ID Add new app to App Store Connect ...
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Why does the photo for my Apple ID and my wife's Apple ID periodically swap?

For years, every week or so on our Macs, my AppleID photo and my wife's AppleID photo swap. I go to System Preferences/Apple ID and edit the photo to select a photo of myself. I made a photo of ...
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This Apple ID cannot be used to make purchases

I just wiped my iPad using Apple Configurator 2, and linked it to my MDM which is ManageEngine. I am enrolled in ABM and have purchases enough licences of the app I want to install. I can see the apps ...
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How to Sign In to Your Work or School Account Using a Managed Apple ID with MDM?

I am trying to sign in using my managed work Apple ID on an iPhone through the settings under VPN & Device Management. When I input my email address, I get "Sign-In Failed", "Your ...
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Remove linked games in Game Centre in iOS 15.3.1

I really want to unlink / delete the game data on my Game Centre and can’t seem to find a way of doing this. I’m playing SimCity Build It and want to remove a city that’s linked in my Game Centre and ...
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Books: Copy iTunes Store info to iCloud? What could possibly go wrong? (multiple Apple IDs)

Apple Books is showing me the following screen (2 variations): Where it says "Info from iTunes Store account:" ...this is my secondary iTunes account (Japan store). Apple Books is asking if ...
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Cannot wipe iPad

I have an iPad with another user still logged into iCloud with their Apple ID. That person has left the company and cannot remember her Apple ID password. She has tried resetting her Apple ID password ...
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App identified me after buying a new device

I used a coupon on an iPhone X. When I tried to use it again I got a message telling me that I can't use the coupon on this device anymore. Few days ago I got an iPhone 13. I downloaded the same App, ...
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Run a terminal script to get the apple ID from the localhost?

I'm trying to get the appleID account that is logged into the iCloud account of a MacOS computer. I've tried with defaults export MobileMeAccounts dscl . -list /Users UniqueID Defaults find ...
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Family Sharing Purchases

I am in the process of moving from an old Apple ID to a new one. I will refer to the old ID as ABC and the new one as XYZ. I currently have a family sharing setup on ABC with a couple of other family ...
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Can I release an iCloud user name by changing the user ID?

I have a primary iCloud account which I use daily, and a second, legacy account which was created many years ago using a legacy old.name@me.com domain. I have full access to both accounts. I can also ...
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Is Hide My Email really a replacement for a normal account?

I was thinking about Hide My Email as a replacement for a normal e-mail account. However I'm not sure anymore. Tried to create an account on www.interactivebrokers.com and looks like the confirmation ...
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AirPod features without Apple ID

I bought a pair of Apple Airpods Pro (2021) used from Ebay that are still linked to their original Apple ID and this cannot be undone. What features do I lose by being unable to replace the Apple ID? ...
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No App Store updates after changes in terms and conditions

In the last week the MacOS App Store has refused to update some free apps (Microsoft Remote Desktop, TickTick). I get a notification that the App Store's T&Cs have changed and I must agree with ...
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Apple Script Toggle Apple Id sync on and off

Apple script is great and all, but i find it quite tricky to figure out if something is possible to do or not. I am trying to script the enablement of Apple Id service syncing like Photos, Contacts, ...
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How do I select the Apple ID to use for Sign in With Apple?

On iOS I need to sign in to a third party account using Sign in With Apple, but do not want to use the Apple ID I use on that device for iCloud. Instead I would like to use the Apple ID I use there ...
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Password not recognized after Apple servicing

After coming back from the Apple center my Mac does not recognize the password. When I try to change it through AppleID, my Mac does not manage to connect to iCloud’s server. Tried to reset it through ...
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Wait time for resetting Apple Id account

Recently, I tried the account recovery process of AppleID, which I had logged in. I had forgotten the password, and the recovery option was the last resort. I tried resetting the password by using a ...
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Bypass Two-Factor Authentication on iPhone

My iPhone is stuck on the Apple screen, and everything I've found online says to connect it to iTunes to do a software update. I have connected it with my computer and performed a hard reset, and it ...
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How do you screen mirror from an iPad to a Mac when they are not signed into the same Apple ID?

I'm trying to mirror a movie using (SharePlay? AirPlay?) to my Mac from a friend's iPad; however, because we are not signed into our devices with the same Apple ID, it won't allow screen mirroring. ...

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