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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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Two apple IDs registered on Apple Servers and one local iPad 2 [on hold]

I bought icloud-locked iPad which was stolen from trash center in Denmark. I jailbreaked it and removed Accounts the sqlite database. It did remove locally old apple ID, but not on apple servers. (i ...
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Getting prompted for verification code but where do I put it in?

I am using an old iPad -- it's an iPad 2 model MC990LL/A -- running iOS 9.3.5 I noticed when I go to settings --> iCloud and tap the top part where my name and ID is, I get this: Account Details ...
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Remove unwanted email address associated with Apple ID

I noticed that I have an unwanted email address in the following panel: System Preferences → iCloud → Account Details → Contact What does that mean and how can I remove it? Update: I have tried to ...
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Lost Appleid and Password, work phone iphone 5, owner transferred but we need to keep all the data on it

The owner of the business sold the business including the work mobile which has all client numbers, texts and WhatsApp communications. He did not give us the appleid or password nor do we have access ...
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A pop up message enter the password for xxxx@abc.com

A pop up message enter the password for xxxx@abc.com in settings comes everytime I turn on the data or connect to internet using wifi and when selecting OK and entering id password in settings the ...
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Recovery of disabled Apple ID with trusted phone number

How can I recover a disabled iCloud email or Apple ID with a trusted phone number?
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How to solve a catch 22 situation trying to upgrade an old 2009 mac mini to El Capitan with an AppleID created in 2019?

I had the chance to have in my hands an old mac mini from 2009. I turned it on, it works perfectly. Currently it runs Mac OS X 10.6.8. Now, I would like to try to upgrade it to a slightly newer ...
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How do I change my Apple ID in macOS? (no Apple ID login)

When I setup my user, I used my old company email. I no longer have access to that email. I do, though, have full admin access to my current user (and all users for that matter). Currently, I'm ...
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i got ( could not sign in ) message when i set up anew iphone [duplicate]

I tried to sign in with my Apple ID, then it asked me to agree to some terms and conditions. After I agreed to those, it is now showing notification Could Not Sign In several times. So having updated,...
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My ex-girlfriend uses my Apple ID to log in to her iPad. Do I have to give her my Apple ID password to reset it?

She asked me to give her my Apple ID password to log out. But I don't want to share my password. She said she need that password to log out the iPad. Do I have to give her my password? What else can ...
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Will installing OS X Sierra mean my Mac can receive two factor authentication codes?

I managed to get myself in a two-factor authentication pickle. My Apple id is associated with a Mac (currently running OS X Yosemite), an iPhone and an iPad. The iPad just came back from repair and ...
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Merging multiple apple ID’s

Since getting our first iPad and iPhone and while new to Apple, 3 or 4 iCloud email accounts were setup for at least 2 new Apple ID’s. Is it possible to merge them or should I just delete the least ...
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Enable Two-factor authentication without being logged into an iOS/macOS device

The Apple ID I use for my developer account is separate from my personal Apple ID. All my devices are signed in with my personal Apple ID. I was trying to set up Xcode on my machine, and when I went ...
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Setting 2FA with device logged in with different account

I have to set 2FA on my Apple Develop account to access it. The problem is that I use separate account only for development, let's say it's account A. My main account (B) is used on all my devices (...
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If you deactivate an iPad from your Apple ID, will it still receive iMessages?

I recently went on the iTunes store and took my Apple ID off of my iPad. Will text/iMessages that I receive on my iPhone still go to the iPad?
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can i turn off ask to buy for my 13 year old daughter?

Apple tells me it is mandatory for "under 13". Yet I cannot seem to turn it off. Does this mean she is only free from "ask to buy" when she turns 14? To me, "under 13" means 12 or lower.
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iPhone see apps downloaded from different Apple ID

On iOS 12 iPhone is there a way to see a list of apps downloaded from a different Apple ID (the one I’m not currently signed-in to). I would like to get all apps on one account so I don’t have to ...
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Apple ID locked - reset password

So my son forgot the password of email and Apple ID password. When we go to reset, after we enter the Apple ID, it says it will send instructions by email to ****@icloud.com He can't get in his email ...
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Change Bundle ID when “upgrading” to an organization from individual dev account?

I created an app 2 years ago and have the bundle ID with my name in the ID (com.joshXXXX.YYYYY). I did not have a business at the time and I read it was okay to use my name. Fast forward to today I ...
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Can I be signed into iTunes with a different account than iCloud on same iPhone at same time?

Can my iTunes & App Store account be separate from my iCloud, Messages,and FaceTime accounts? Can I be signed into iTunes with separate account from iCloud, iMessage, etc, at the same time on ...
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Should I change my password if I see an iOS popup that someone tried to login from an unrecognized city?

An iOS a popup just occurred that says someone tried to login from a city I do not recognize. In the past, I have changed my password when this has happened - but despite using a unique, multi-...
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Can I use same DUNS number for 2 corporate Apple Developer Account?

My company needs to have 2 Apple Developer accounts, is that possible using the same DUNS number?
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Should my child know their Family Account Apple Id password?

My 8-year old child's iPad it logged in with their child's family account under family sharing. I am using a Parental Passcode to restrict access. It seems that (according to Apple Support, a '...
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How do I create an app-specific password for iCloud?

I'm trying to try out BusyCal, but it requires an app-specific password, and provides an outdated link to old information about how to do this. The page refers to an "App Specific Passwords section" ...
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Devices sharing Apple IDs: what credentials can an user with an iPad PIN use?

I have several devices sharing the same Apple ID, one being an iPad (plus 2 iPhones, 2 Macs etc). I want to share my iPad PIN unlock code with others in my flat so they can use Spotify / control the ...
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The Apple ID “example@email.com” cannot be used to unlock this iPhone

Recently I bought a second hand iPhone 8. When I'm trying to unlock the device It shows this error: The Apple ID "example@email.com" cannot be used to unlock this iPhone Previous user deleted this ...
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How Do I Change My Messages On My Mac

So basically when I first set up my computer I set it up with a different apple id account now I have changed it but I still get messages from my old apple id account and can't send any to my newer ...
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Can I add credit card of non-US bank to my US Apple ID account?

I've registered United States Apple ID. I want to sign up with Apple Music. It asks for my credit card. I'm providing Master Card issued by a Ukraine bank. My US Apple ID account doesn't accept it. ...
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After apple id login change iPad wants password to old iCloud login I don't have

I updated my apple login a couple of years ago when I changed email addresses. Recently started using an old iPad not used since the email and login was updated. Changed the apple id login in settings ...
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imac mid 2011 install os x from usb drive [duplicate]

I have a problem here, I got iMac mid-2011 with fresh HDD. I want to install mac os x el capitan from USB drive, but when I click option button on my keyboard there is no HDD or USB drive shown. only ...
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iTunes Store Sign in Failure: “%%appleId%%”

In the past two days I've tried to make an in app purchase in two apps*. I've successfully made purchases in the past, but not with these apps, and both times yesterday and today I've gotten an odd ...
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Updating app that were downloaded with a different apple ID

I got my dad's old phone and had previously downloaded certain apps. Redownloading these apps was not an issue but when the apps needed updates, it needed me to input my dad's Apple ID password for ...
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Is there a way to disable file sharing via apple-id?

In High Sierra connecting to a mac using an older OS (el capitan), I see the default connection is using the appleid for authentication (showing Connected as: com.apple.idms.appleid.prd...). Is there ...
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Asking for old Apple ID when trying to install an app [on hold]

I'm trying to install WhatsApp and when I try to download the app it asks for an old Apple ID I used to use. Everything on my current phone is linked to my new Apple ID and I had to do a full ...
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Apple's 2FA and the notion of “trusted device” and “trusted browser”

I’m going to try to split off and expand some more readily “answerable” questions that were initially part of a different SE post (Apple's new 2FA requirement for developer Apple IDs) that was put ...
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Apple's new 2FA requirement for developer Apple IDs [closed]

According to various reports, Apple is imminently going to force developers to use 2FA with their Apple IDs, but it’s not easy to understand exactly how Apple’s implementation will work. Please don’t ...
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Signed in with my Apple ID on a friend’s device

I lost my iPhone 8 and used my friend’s iPhone to find it. But I forgot to sign out from my friends iPhone. Can I sign-off from all the devices that I have logged into with my Apple ID?
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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