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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AppStore/ Apple ID problems

I’m attempting to purchase an app with my apple credit and its saying to verify my Apple ID (pictured below) and when I do it sends me to a site with no relation to the AppStore, what do I do?
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Is it possible to query the current user's Apple ID from the command line?

Is it possible to query the current user's Apple ID from the command line? I want to create an AppleScript (run-only) app that will run only for a specific user (or at least for a user signed in with ...
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iPad is locked and ID is lost [on hold]

My iPad Mini is suddenly locked. Though I don't remember the ID that is required to unlock it, I do remember the password and I also have the receipts that proves my ownership. What do you suggest I ...
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Let a friend/child try a game on iOS?

Is there currently (iOS 12) any way to let a friend or child try a game on an iOS device, starting from the tutorial, without losing my own progress?
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How do I read developer responses to my app reviews?

Is there a way to view all of your developer responses in the App Store?
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How to create 2 developer accounts with 1 iCloud account? [closed]

I have an iCloud account and 2 email address. One is my personal email address and the second is a business address. My personal is the default for my iCloud account and I also have Apple developer ...
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Apple ID with iCloud email vs non-Apple email, any differences in capabilities?

I'm about to create a new account with Apple's cloud services. AFAIK there are two ways to go: Create a 'full' new iCloud account from an Apple device, thus creating a new email address ending in @...
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Should I use my primary Apple ID for that or create another one to use with Apple Developer account?

I’m thinking about getting an Apple Developer account. But not sure whether I should tie it to my primary Apple ID that I use on all my devices. Will this has an effect on beta testing, or anything?
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How to recover app purchases/account that my gamecenter and appleid paid for purchases in [duplicate]

Not a duplicate question, I have full access to my apple-id and have not lost a device. I want to know for apps that do not use appleid to sync, how do i restore purchases to a device. App reinstalled ...
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How do I enter a verification code after it's sent to a trusted device

After updating OSX, the device wants to verify my applied through two factor authentication. Its sent a text message with a verification code to a trusted device, but won't progress to a dialog where ...
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what can an adult do with Family Sharing?

I'm told that some children have iPhones, that are part of 'the same iCloud' as a parent. I've seen that their messages appear to be mixed in with the parent's: the child's message to a friend is ...
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Apple ID recovery mail going to wrong email address

I tried the forgot Apple ID / password option available on the Apple's site and selected the Reset via Email option. But the recovery e-mail they are sending to has got domain part wrong. As in m*****@...
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This iPhone cannot be used to create another Apple ID

I have been an Android user for the past few years, and recently switched to an iPhone. I was given a used iPhone 6 by someone. But when I try to create an Apple ID, I get an error message stating, ...
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Regain control of an Apple Account

I have an older Apple account i haven't used for a few years, I know the email (And have access to the email address) its linked to and i know the password. However when i go to the apple account ...
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iPhone activation

I would like to ensure that my understand of activation is correct: Activation is the first step of an electronic lock on the phone that prevents others from making use of the iPhone: it binds the ...
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Is this a legitimate email address from Apple support?

I received this email from Apple Support in regards to a current support case; HOWEVER my last contact about the case was this past Monday and we (somewhat) resolved the issue. I received this email ...
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Random email address attached to my Apple ID

I logged into the Apple ID website, and it lists my contact address as usual. But then it also has some other contact address there too. I know who it is (some random hobo who I gifted my old iPhone ...
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How to disable Two-factor authentication for Apple ID? [duplicate]

I want to disable Two-factor authentication for my Apple ID. When I log in to Apple ID website, and click edit, it lists Two-factor authentication as On, but does not allow me to turn it off. How ...
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How to view my posts and responses on official Apple Support Community website?

I have an account with Official Apple Support Community linked to my AppleID. The username on the site is different from the Apple ID. I want to find a question that I asked on the website, but there ...
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Senior Apple Customer Service Contact Required

I’ve currently got an issue with Apple that issue being that I’m attempting to recover purchases that I’ve paid money to Apple for an Apple ID that I’ve forgotten the password to. Unfortunately I ...
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BBEdit asks for Apple ID password on every launch

When BBEdit came out on the App Store, I removed the app bundle that I downloaded from the website, and installed via Mac App Store. Now every time I launch the app, it asks for my Apple ID password. ...
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2 apple devices sharing same apple id’s causing issues

so my husband and i have two apple iphones (8 & xsmax) we share the same apple id to share contacts between the two devices. It used to work when we had a iphone 6&8 but then we upgraded to 8&...
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Two apple IDs registered on Apple Servers and one local iPad 2 [Reworded] [duplicate]

I bought icloud-locked iPad which was stolen from trash center in Denmark. Honestly, I did not know they were stolen and I was scammed. (The seller did not even say they are iCloud locked) 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. ...