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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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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?
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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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Transferring Apple ID purchases to another Apple ID

My old email along with my Apple ID were registered as aol accounts. When I switched to gmail I had to create a new Apple ID under the new gmail account. Is there anyway to transfer the purchases and ...
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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 can I use a pre-existing AppleID with Mac App Store without a billing address?

I dont have a credit card, and so I am unable to complete the Apple billing address, which means I can not download anything from the App Store. It there a solution for this?
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Update (new) password for iCloud account

Today I decided to change the password of my iCloud account. I did so from the browser of my Mac. Then I thought I had to update it also on all my devices but surprisingly I did not have to. Is this ...
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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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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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Removing the iCloud back up message

I've been getting messages of the form iPhone Not Backed Up This iPhone hasn't been backed up in 141 weeks. Backups happen when this iPhone is plugged in, locked and connected to Wi-Fi. I ...
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My dad keeps getting all my apps that I download. why?

My dad and I used to have the same Apple id, but recently I made his own (he didn't know how to work his) and I changed it on his phone. I kept mine on a new device. But he still keeps getting any app ...
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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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Ability to add non-SMS non-Apple 2-factor auth to an Apple ID?

I would like to add non-SMS, non-Apple 2-factor authentication to my Apple ID account. This is the "scan a QR code"-type Time-based One Time Password (TOTP) based on RFC 6238 implemented by client ...
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No input fields for the Apple ID Verification for the iMac 10.10.5

Just as my heading says: There is no input fields for the Apple ID verification codes for the iMac 10.10.5. How in the heck do I get it to come up?? For example, I try to log on to iTunes on my iMac ...
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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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App store is asking me to sign in with my old AccountID

I'm working on macOS 10.13.4. When I open the App Store and attempt to update my apps which need updating, I am prompted to sign in to my apple account. However, it's prompting me to sign into foo@...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Locked out of iPhone. Don't want to restore

After 6 months of not going on my phone, I have forgotten my (complex (I feel like an idiot)) password. Is there any way that I could save the files on it to a computer or talk to Apple or my service ...
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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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Is it possible to turn off the Two-Factor Authentication for an Apple ID?

Is it possible to turn off the Two-Factor Authentication for an Apple ID? I have more than one device linked to this Apple ID and I know the password and security questions.
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How to renew Apple Developer Membership manually?

How can I renew my Apple Developer Membership account manually? Is it possible to do this? I know that developer.apple.com/support/renewal describes renewing but does not explain manual renewal.
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Is my Apple Id under attack, and how do I fix it?

So I got an e-mail from Apple which says: You recently requested a password reset for your Apple ID. To complete the process, click the link below. Reset now > If you didn’t make this change or ...
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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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How to create AppleID of another country without having a credit card or bank account of that country, but with a country Internet connection?

What is up-to-date and tried method to create AppleID of another country without having a credit card or bank account of that country? I am on a short visit in another country (Estonia in my case), ...
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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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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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I cannot sign into the App store. Any time I attempt to I get the same error

I have tried literally everything I can think of to include deleting my login information for the app store and and reentering it entirely. Unfortunately I cannot seem to find a solution despite the ...
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Problem setting up 2FA for the first time

My devices: iPad (iOS 10.3.1 (14E304) MacBook Air (macOS 10.12.4 (16E195)) A ten-year-old BlackBerry that very definitely doesn't run iOS. What works: Apple have sent exactly one 2FA code to my ...
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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 ...