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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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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How to make my user login image different than my Apple ID image on my macbook?

I have a Macbook Air which is connected to the same Apple ID as my phone. There is only one user on my computer so it's an admin account. When I want to change the user login image, it automatically ...
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How do I set a different profile pictures for the computer user account and Apple ID iCloud account on macOS Monterey?

In previous versions of macOS, I had a separate profile picture for the user account on the computer and the Apple ID iCloud account. With Monterey, it seems to have combined them such that if I ...
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Lost Messages history for Legacy Contact

After designating one of my contacts as a Legacy Contact all of my history for that contact in Messages has vanished (along with all links on other apps to shared content in Messages). The contact has ...
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How do I disable "Update Apple ID Settings" notification?

I get this notification once a day. I have tried whatever stupid song and dance some deranged product manager thinks is appropriate, and the notification always returns after a day. How do I revoke ...
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Every 2 mins I get a notification says my number "will continue to be registered for iMessage and FaceTime. You can change this in Message Settings"

It says the following when I open the notificiation. This number is registered to your Apple ID, but is not associated with this phone. You can keep using the number for iMessage and FaceTime until ...
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Apple APP store will not accept my current password [duplicate]

I recently decided to revive an old phone to use around the house on wifi when my current phone is charging. I set the phone up fine with my Apple ID and password, but when I went to go to the App ...
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Trying to reinstall macOS (after wiping HD) but can't get past Apple ID and Safari Help Page will NOT open iCloud to let me login!

Basically what the title says. I have a 2009 MacBook Pro and recently wiped the disk to be able to start new. After wiping, I went to redownload Yosemite and of course got the "This item is ...
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Apple ID blocked

I have an I phone 11 pro… first time learner with apple devices..hit restore to factory without logging of from my Apple ID..can’t sign in it says that the password is incorrect. Mobile # associated ...
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Turn off iCloud on iPhone without removing Apple-ID

When I created Apple-ID on iPhone (iOS 15) and then went to "Settings > Account name", there was "off" in iCloud line. Then I tapped this line and followed instructions to ...
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Why is it that when i try to update something on apple store it doesn't let me

This has been happening a lot i'd try to update my VPN or any other app but apple store gives me an ID that isn't mine and I can't click on it to edit and type in the right one so I can't update any ...
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Catalina login problems,

Mac mini 2012 running OS Catalina, 10.15.7. Has 16 GB RAM, and two 500 GB SSD drives installed. Connected to the LAN/internet by Ethernet and by WiFi. Principally used as a file server on my LAN and ...
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use an iCloud+ «hide my email» apple ID forward address as an alias to send mail

Hide my email is the neat feature introduced by apple earlier, and since then I have been trying to figure out how I can use those forward addresses as sender address when composing emails on the ...
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Apple Music download error "Too Many Devices"

I'm using Music.app (née iTunes) to play music on macOS with an active Apple Music streaming subscription. When I press the "Download" button, I get the error: Too Many Devices To play ...
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ACCOUNT_UNAVAILABLE alert on signing to Apple ID

I created a new Apple ID and tried to use it in the same Macbook Pro 2016 as the old account. I've logged out and tried to log in with new credentials, after that I've seen an alert with terms to ...
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I cannot get into my iCloud account [duplicate]

I'm trying to get into my iCloud account on my new Macbook. However, when I try, it asks me to verify with a code it can send to either my other Macbook (which no longer works) or to a phone number ...
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I actually need a Mac computer to make an iPhone "app"? [duplicate]

I just jumped through all Apple's hoops to finally make an "Apple ID" account to be able to read how to make and submit an "app" to them for the iPhone or macOS. I've been led ...
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App Store Sign-in Problem

I just got a MacBook Air, and because it's my first Mac, I set up an Apple ID and account while setting up my MacBook. However, I can't sign-in to the App Store. Here's what happens: Box that says &...
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Is it possible to run a Mac/Linux/Windows command-line app on a web server?

Not sure if this is achievable, but here is the deal: I have a Vendor ID from our company and that information is used to retrieve an Apple Identification number, after some assets are uploaded to ...
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Determining the date when an Apple ID was created

I wish to determine the date my Apple ID was created. To do that, I followed the instructions in this answer: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/345405/279727 I am able to download an Excel file ...
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Does Apple ID two-factor authentication force iOS device passcode / touch ID / face ID?

If I have 2FA enabled for an Apple ID, am I required to use a passcode, touch ID, or face ID on iOS devices logged in to that ID? In my particular case, I want to enable 2FA so that I can sync ...
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Can I disable Apple ID two-factor authentication after enabling it for the second time?

I previously enabled 2FA for my Apple ID and disabled it within the two-week window. If I re-enable it, will I get another two weeks to disable it? The reason I'm asking is that I want to enable ...
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Can I copy an iPhone to a second iPhone of mine with different SIM cards and use both?

I want two iPhones with different phone numbers but the same Apple ID. Is there any problem copying the first via iCloud and Mac to the second and using both?
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Why does my iPad want to store my access code in iCloud?

Today, after restarting my iPad running iOS 14.8 a prompt appeared telling me to re-enter my access code so it can be stored in my iCloud. Why is this necessary?
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How do I set a rescue email for my AppleID after I have set up 2-factor authentication?

I have set up two-factor authentication on my iPhone as a security setting, however, just to be safe (in case I ever lose access to this phone/number) I'd also like to set up a rescue email. ...
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Will I face a problem if I have a different email ID for Android and Apple?

I forgot the answers to my Apple ID security questions, and now, I cannot get my Apple ID back. So, I decided to use a new Apple ID for my brand new, and very first, iPhone. Will I face a problem for ...
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App Store signon is unresponsive

I have a MBP from mid 2009 with OSX 10.11.6, El Capitan, and, of course, can't install further OSXs because of hardware issues. For a few years I've been able to browse the App Store but cannot ...
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How to update apps on a shared computer?

I gave my mom my old iMac after creating a new user on the Mac and importing her data via Migration Assistant. I made her an admin, but kept my old user accounts on the computer, which have admin ...
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Apple App Store Sign in loop (Mac Appstore)

Whenever I try to sign in using my Apple ID it says "This Apple ID has not yet been used with the App Store." and asks me to review my account info I click review and then it asks me to sign ...
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My testflight install says I have no app installed, but the app store connect portal thinks the test app is installed

I am a developer on our Apple Developer account. I added myself to testflight as an internal tester and redeemed my code. I then switched Apple ID on my device and installed a different app for a ...
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How do I switch the app store region on Apple TV?

I recently moved from Japan to the USA. Now I'm trying to use my Apple TV in the USA. When I go to the store and try to install an app it says "You can't use this account on the Japanese store. ...
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Cannot get App Store purchase because Apple ID required but I'm already logged in

I'm already logged in on my Mac with my Apple ID. When the App Store asks for my Apple ID before getting a new app, I enter it correctly and have no wrong password errors. The odd thing, is that when ...
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Email's being sent to @privaterelay.appleid.com - how do I access?

I bought a few concert tickets on stubhub, but I think because I created an account through apple my email is set to a long random string "@privaterelay.appleid.com", so all of my tickets ...
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On Mac OS 11.4 Big Sur, how to remove old apple id from app store, that is associated with XPS Reader? [duplicate]

I bought a used macbook from another person. I have everywhere (seemingly) set up my apple id, for game center, apple id, etc, but sometimes I can still see some remnants from the old user which is ...
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Unable to reset security questions of Apple ID

I have forgotten the answers to the security questions of my Apple ID. When attempting to log in, I am asked the answer two out of the three security questions. So, I tried to change them. But, now, I ...
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Update Apple ID Settings - Unable to set-up keychain

Can anyone suggest a fix to this please, I recently reinstalled macOS Big Sur on my Mac Pro and verified my iTunes account using my iPhone, I have all the check boxes ticked except 'keychain'. I have ...
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Re-Downloading an app after switching Apple ID country: Does the old app data stay (stored files, level progress in games, ...)?

I need to change the country of my Apple ID, and I already found that fortunately any apps that did cost money will be available for free download after I do this (as long as the app exists in my new ...
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Is it possible to set up an Apple ID for a small business that isn't tied to a phone?

I work in IT for a small business (not enterprise) that has maybe 40 macOS devices. Sometimes when purchasing or downloading a program, we're required to sign in with an Apple ID. Right now we have a ...
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Computer cannot remember I authorized it for my AppleID, no other device to authorize it from

My computer is a Lenovo IdeaPad S540, I'm using iTunes 12.11.3.7, and my computer is running on Windows 10 version 21H1. I am trying to buy music on my iTunes, and my computer tells me it requires ...
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I can't redownload an older version of an app, which holds my music library locally. How do I get my data back?

I usually listen to my music on an app called Nhaccuatui. I tried to update it recently, from version 5.x to 6.x. After updating 2 icons appeared on the screen. One works fine and is empty, the other ...
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Cannot sign into iCloud on Mojave 10.14.6

I can sign into iCloud on my iPhone, iPad, and even the appstore on my Mac. But not through the Mac system preferences. Not the iCloud preferences nor Internet Accounts. I type in my Apple ID and (...
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How to change first name that shows at appstoreconnect.apple.com

When I log into https://appstoreconnect.apple.com, the name that shows up in the top right corner, Mary Doe, is wrong. However, when I click a link to go to a different page within that subdomain like ...
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Will repeating Updating in disable mode results in disable updating in DFU mode? [closed]

Edited: My iPhone 7 was disabled and it asked to connect to iTunes because of trying more than 10 times passcode.(don't have backup/iClould enabled) Then i remembered my correct passcode. I tried to ...
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New MacBook but two-facor-auth codes are sent to old one

I bought a new MacBook Pro 2020 and want to retire my MacBook Air 2012. Since I wanted to start all installations from zero I did not use the migration assistant. Everything works great. The only ...
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Can an iOS App check what Apple ID I'm using in present time?

I downloaded an app with my second apple ID from itunes and created an account using a phone number. I noticed I can't use my Apple music since I'm considered signed in to the second apple ID, while I'...

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