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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Iphone 7 App store loop [duplicate]

So I open the app store, choose an app, and tap the "install" button. This is usually a quick, easy, and safe way to get an app for just about all Iphones I am aware of. This didn't happen to me. ...
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How to deal with “Your Apple ID currently has two-step verification turned on, but two-factor authentication is required.” on developer.apple.com?

https://developer.apple.com/apple-id/ Your Apple ID currently has two-step verification turned on, but two-factor authentication is required. After you turn on two-factor authentication, ...
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How to Turn OFF Find My iPhone if I don't Know the ID & Password? [duplicate]

It's a Pre-Owned Phone, I bought it from a Market Place. Seller forgot to reset the iCloud Account, and I lost the Owner Contact details... I've seen many Bypass Tricks Online, Nothing worked for me....
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Splitting shared Apple ID

While similar to some questions, I think my question has some unique differences. My family (mult iphones and iPads) with 6 people. We have been sharing a single apple ID as we started before the ...
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I would like to change my iCloud email

So I have changed my iTunes email to my current email address but it still says that I have my old email is attached to my iCloud. So now under in my settings, under I cloud, I have my name then ...
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Apple ID or password is incorrect when restoring purchases from another Apple ID

I am having issues with trying to use software I purchased from the Mac App Store. I have two Apple IDs: one personal Apple ID that I've been using for years (an iCloud account) and a new Apple ID ...
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How to change which device my AppleID's 2FA “Pin Code” is sent to

I have an single AppleId for multiple devices - about 20 devices (and rising). Every time I get a new device, I need to sign into App Store using my AppleId. In doing so, I get asked for a 2FA pin ...
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Can police/hackers unlock iPhones?

iPhone X running iOS 12.3.2 - 4 digit passcode. iCloud backup, but has been deleted online as well have I changed Apple ID password. I know that AES 256 bit encryption cannot be decrypted, and I know ...
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How can I factory reset an iPhone 7 without the Apple ID password? [duplicate]

My daughter bought an iPhone 7 a few months ago from a friend of a friend. We found out a few days ago that it still has someone else's Apple ID on it. We do not have the password for this Apple ...
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Two Apple IDs - one for business and one for personal

Is it possible to have two apple IDs on one device? I own a business and have contracted iOS developers to create an app. I set up an Apple ID to use for the company and started using it to create a ...
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Not able to login with apple id after updating the mac

After updating the Macbook when I am trying to login with my Apple ID , then I am getting the error , Verification failed Unknown error occurred , Attached screenshot below : Any help will be highly ...
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Why did I unexpectedly get a notification on my iPhone that says “Use this iPhone to reset your Apple ID password.”?

A notification about resetting my Apple ID password appeared randomly on my iPhone: I'm alarmed that this means somebody is attempting to break into my Apple account. If I follow the notification, ...
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iPad suddenly shows “Hello” screen and asks for activation

I left my work iPad (7th gen) with the screen off for a few hours, came back to it and it was suddenly showing a "Hello" screen. I have to select a language, country and network and it offers a "...
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“this Apple ID has not y used with the iTunes Store tap to review ” when I tap review nothing happens what do I do? [duplicate]

i just got a iPad mini and I set it all up. Tried to download free apps but kept saying "this Apple ID has not yet been used with iTunes Store tap to review" when I tap review nothing happens what do ...
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How important is it for a Mac admin account to be associated with an Apple ID

My wife and I have an iMac. We each use standard user accounts associated with our respective Apple IDs. We also have an administrator account that is not associated with an Apple ID. What problems, ...
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Can I use different Apple ID for Music on Catalina?

I just got a new 16" MBP at work. It runs Catalina of course. I use a work based Apple ID for this machine. I have a personal Apple ID that I use on my iPhone which recently just got an Apple Music ...
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Apple ID for child younger than 13 and parent with no Apple device

I bought a brand new iPad for my child that's younger than 13. During setup iPad wants to create an Apple ID. I seem to have have two options: Create one for myself and just hand over the iPad to ...
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iPad mini wont update over iOS 10

I have been trying to update my iPad mini. But I don’t know what version it is. And I tried on the Mac computer, but it says current update is iOS 9.3.5. And it won’t let me make a new Apple account.
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Does apple store my credit card information including name card number

Hello community, i recently bought an apple developer account and paid $99 for it. This is annual subscription, which will be renewed every year. My question is does apple stored my ...
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How can I disable the Apple ID warning about not being signed into iCloud?

On my work computer's Apple ID I only sign into "Media & Purchases" - to access my Music library. I don't have a reason to sign into "iCloud" and prefer to keep my personal iCloud off of my work ...
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Photos imported via webinterface cannot be edited on iOS devices

When I import photos via webinterface to iCloud, I cannot edit those images on the iPhone or iPad (both running iOS13). I run into this error. This only happens when these images were uploaded via ...
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An old email address is being associated with my Apple ID. How can I remove this?

When I signed up for my first Apple ID, I used a Yahoo email address. Then when gmail came out, I somehow switched my Apple ID sign on email address to my new gmail. A few days ago, on a new Apple ...
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How do I change my UserId on Apple Developer Forums?

How do I change my userid on the Apple Developer Forums? As shown in the below screenshot, it seems there is no way to change this. Do I need to simply call Apple support?
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Will turning on two-factor auth require me to know my security question answers? (because I dont)

Current status, signed in on several devices to iCloud services etc. I was prompted about using two factor auth and thought it a good idea. I also want to change the email address it uses so I used ...
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Configuring iPad's to not require passwords routinely

I have a small commercial building with about 6 iPads that were set up by a marginally competent vendor. They periodically require passcodes and Apple ID passwords and this has become a serious ...
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iBooks Apple ID sign in prompt accepts my password but fails and re-asks, repeatedly

I am on a new MacBook laptop running 10.14, and trying to sync my book library on iCloud to the Books app. When I open the Books app it asks me to sign in to Apple ID, and it accepts my password. But ...
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Constantly re-entering Apple ID on AirPort Extreme

We have a MacBook, iMac, two iPads, and two iPhones, all of them using the same Apple ID with no complaint. But the AirPort Extreme says "incorrect Apple ID or password" every time I look at the ...
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2FA for multiple Apple IDs on same device?

Apple now requires two-factor authentication on all Apple Developer Program accounts: In an effort to keep your account more secure, two-factor authentication will be required to sign in to your ...
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Can I access iCloud/device data of the hacker who logged into my account?

I noticed someone else has been using my iCloud but it doesn’t show up under “my devices” Since they are logged into my iCloud and can receive my Messages/FaceTime etc, is there anyway I can access ...
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How to redeem Apple tv+ 1 year subscription when you purchase a new Mac?

I just bought new MacBook Pro 2019, I already installed all updates but I cant get a promised 1-year subscription (tried both app and tv.apple.com). What precise step by step process is used to ...
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Buying used Macbook Pro, checking if it's linked to previous owner

If I buy a used Macbook Pro from 2015, how do I check if it is registered to the seller, i.e. linked to his AppleID? I checked through the "Check coverage" Apple support site (Check coverage), and the ...
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Remember active-directory user id while connection with AD server is down

I've got my computer connected to active directory server that is identifiable only through vpn or from my local work subnet. However, I wish to work offline as well so I wonder how to configure my ...
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Create new Apple ID solely linked to new @icloud.com email?

I am attempting to create a new Apple ID for use with an Organization Apple Developer Account. I want this new Apple ID to have a new ____@icloud.com email address. I do not want to use any existing ...
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Apple ID password compromised - 2FA rescued - What next?

I have a Mac, iPhone and an iPad. I use my Gmail account for the Apple ID and one day, I received a notification on my phone that someone is trying to login with my gmail account. The two factor ...
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Sandbox Apple ID disabled in the App Store and iTunes

I am attempting to test macOS In-App Purchases via a Sandbox Apple ID. When I go through the purchase flow, I get the error: Your account has been disabled in the App Store and iTunes. For ...
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How can I solve “Cannot Start Family Sharing” error, when trying to set up family sharing?

On my iPhone I go to Settings -> Apple ID, and click "Set Up Family Sharing", and this error appears: But... I am Jon, and I'm not familiar with any family sharing setup. And my Mac says basically ...
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Apple ID is never remembered

Whenever I go to App Store Connect or any other Apple website where you can log in with your Apple ID, it always asks for my username and password, even though I always check the "Remember me" ...
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Understanding Activation Lock

My father in law has recenly bought himself an iPad Pro and an iPhone X. He would like to give his grandsons his old iPad 3 which he hasn't used for over a year. Wanting to wipe it, I came up across ...
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Manually create Apple hidden e-Mail addresses @privaterelay.appleid.com

I would love to create a handfull of private/disposable e-Mail adresses with my Apple ID - i can manage and see right here: https://appleid.apple.com/account/manage If i sign in for example at pocket....
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Use another AppleID in iOS 7.1.2 AppStore?

I use iOS 7.1.2 on my iPhone 4 and I would like to change my AppleID for the AppStore. In "Preferences > iTunes & AppStore", I already logged in with my new AppleID, and when relaunching ...
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“This email address is not valid for use as an Apple ID”

Apple belatedly decided they don't like something about my email address, but won't tell me what. I just bought a new Mac for work and my employer paid for it so I set up a new Apple ID with my work ...
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How do I unlock an old iPad with Activation Lock without knowing the Apple ID password?

I want to start using my old iPad again. I forgot my old Apple ID and the iPad is stuck on the activation lock screen after resetting it to factory settings. I used a different Apple ID for my iPad ...
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There is no Credit/Debit Card on the Apple Online Store associated with your Apple ID

When visiting developer.apple.com to renew my Apple Developer Program membership, I see the following error: There is no credit/debit card on the Apple Online Store associated with your Apple ID to ...
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Apple ID Sign in issue

I recently updated to Catalina. Now, it seems that I cannot properly sign into my Apple ID on my MacBook Pro. My system preferences page looks like this. Has anyone else encountered this? Addendum: ...
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How to stop Catalina from continually telling me I need to sign in again?

Ugraded to Catalina 10.15. The doc shows a little notification icon above the System Preferences App Opening the System Preferences shows this So I click continue which gives me this So I click ...
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Prevent enterprise iPad kiosks from asking for Apple ID password?

We have a fleet of iPad kiosks out at our branch locations and all of them ask periodically for the Apple ID password / iCloud password. This is not connected to any app. It's like the system itself ...
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Is there a way to retrieve a log with histories on all apps currently or previously installed on an iPad?

Is there a way for me to extract a log with past installation / update information on the apps that are currently / have been installed in an ipad before?
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Approve a device without having another Apple device

I have a company MacBook Pro, so I am a little bit restricted in administration setting. By the way, I need to access iCloud, that was created with the previous MacBook Pro (changed some weeks ago) ...
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Sign in with apple feature on ios 13

Apple provides developers to add a SignInWith apple button in the ios apps.Does Apple also provides the SignUpWith apple button too?
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iPhone locked due to Activation Lock [duplicate]

We are facing an issue with iPhone due to activation lock. The device was used by an ex-employee of the company. The email address that was used for this device no longer exists because it looks ...