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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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AppleID can I transfer data without using the same one? [duplicate]

I don't want to use the same Apple ID on my new phone as on my old phone because it got messed up, however I don't want to have to buy each app twice. Is there a way I can without using the same Apple ...
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New iPhone 8 asking for App Store password for someone else's account

I have an iPhone 8 that was set up from an iPhone 7 backup. Every few minutes I get a popup asking for an App Store password, except the account it's specifying is an account that belongs to a family ...
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Sign into iCloud on Mac but prevent it from receiving Apple ID two factor codes

I am using two factor authentication on my Apple ID (not the older two step verification) I would like to sign into a Mac with my iCloud/iTunes account and use it normally, but I would like to ...
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App store id different from OSX system id?

My dad also has a macbook and he now has a strange problem. He knows the password for the app store with which he can install new apps. I verified that works. But when I wants to install an app by ...
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macOS 10.13: FaceTime preferences greyed out

I started Facetime and went to preferences to Signout from my old AppleID. After successfull signout I wanted to Login with the new one, but Facetime preferences are greyed out. I'm on macOS High ...
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Publishing app under a different name from that of credit card

I've recently completed a simple game, then I found out I need to be at least 18... No worries, you can let someone older publish it for you! Then how would anyone know it was ME who created it? Can ...
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Unable to use new apple id in app store on iPhone 4 IOS 7.1.2

My parents just gave me their old iPhone 4 and I cannot get my Apple ID to work correctly.here is what I did: Reset all content and settings Selected English, United States, wifi, enabled location, ...
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how to use new apple id?

I have created the Apple ID. Now when I try to download anything from the App Store and I log in with my ID and password, I see the message "this ID has not been yet used". What should I do? I have no ...
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iTunes ask for old Apple ID and Email [duplicate]

about a year ago i had to change my email because my old one got hacked. i changes my apple id to fit my new email and deleted my old one. the old email i used does no longer excist as i deleted that ...
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Issue with 2 stage authentication on new Apple iPhone and MacBook Air

I am quite the predicament and my Google searches have not been fruitful at all. I have an iPhone 5 that has now decided to not go past the Apple logo and won't turn on. It appears the battery is ...
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Apple ID won't show correctly in Keychain Access

I was going through keychain access sorting through passwords and such and I came across a strange problem. I clicked my email (for Apple ID) and I hit "Show Password", I then entered my admin, and ...
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App Store Apple ID review Information give ID already exist error

I have an apple id which I am trying to use to install apps on my IPad. When I go to app store and click get -> install then it asks me to login. I provide id and password and then it shows me a ...
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Notifications from Apple TV on iPhone asking to allow login to Apple ID

Got a 3rd gen Apple TV for my mom. Works fine. A while back I started getting notifications when it was turned on. These appeared on my iPhone & iPad saying something like someone is trying to ...
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iTunes cannot connect to Apple ID Server

This is my first post to this exchange. Being a programmer, I'm a huge stackexchange user and always get my answer so hopefully I will have success here. Apple support stinks. On windows 7 64bit. ...
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How to enroll developer.apple program for multiple years

Yesterday, I enrolled in the developer.apple program for one year, for 99 USD. But I want to increase this for more 3 years. Yesterday, I didn't find any option where I can increase the time period. ...
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I receive a “could not sign in” error after upgrade to iOS 11.0

I receive a "could not sign in" error after upgrade to iOS 11.0 Now I can't access my iPhone. What should I do? Since I have the same problem described above, I am going to describe the steps which I ...
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My iPad is completely drained for almost 3 months

I left my iPad 2 unused for almost 3 months because I don't have a charger and no one wanted to use it so it's stucked and unused. When I bought a new charger for my iPad and charged it, the battery ...
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iMessage and FaceTime not working with Apple ID any more

My iMessage and FaceTime suddenly stopped working with my Apple ID on my Macbook Pro (OS X 10.9.5) during my vacation at NYC. Even on my iPhone (iOS 10.3.3) I can now only use iMessage and FaceTime ...
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Reset apple id password immediately

I just upgraded IOS and I needed to enter icloud password during upgrade and I can't remember my apple ID password and followed password reset page - https://iforgot.apple.com/password/verify/appleid ...
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If i cancel Apple Music subscription, and then resubscribe almost immediately, will my previously downloaded music still be there?

I need to change from another country's App Store to the US App Store as I have relocated. Some apps, like Venmo, are only available in the US App Store. So to download them, I need to change to the ...
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“Unknown error” when unlocking AppleID account

I had to change my Apple ID password because my account was locked. When I try to do this on Apple's website I get an "unknown error": which doesn't allow me to proceed. How can I resolve this?
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Are former employees able to remotely wipe my Macbooks after they left the company?

Here is a small introduction to my Situation: For the sake of an example, I'm running a small IT firm developing really nice banana Software solely on MacBooks. My employees, mainly lazy monkeys, are ...
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How can I keep iCal from stealing/short-circuiting email invitations?

Almost all of my email calendar invites appear in my non-Apple email that eventually gets routed and delivered to Gmail and by me to my Google Calendar, however, for some individuals, none of their ...
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Is Apple ID required?

I just got my first iPhone 6. I wonder if it is a requirement to get an Apple ID or if it is possible to install apps without having an Apple ID? I think that I already have so many IDs and I don't ...
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Unable to login with Apple ID in iBooks Author

I have access to iTunes Connect with my Apple ID, but when I'm trying to sign in with the same Apple ID in iBooks Author it shows the following error: This Apple ID isn't associated with an iTunes ...
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How can I remove/change the icloud.com alias on my apple id account

There are two email addresses listed in my apple id settings (section "REACHABLE AT"): me@mydomian.com my.oldname@icloud.com The first is my login address. I want to change or remove the second one. ...
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Why my iMac is not allowing me to sign in with a new Apple ID?

I have already signed in with ten different Apple IDs on this Mac this was the 12th time I was trying to create a new Apple ID and sign in to this Mac, and it was then when my Mac (system preferences) ...
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How to associate an iPhone with an Apple ID/account via iTunes?

I'm trying to associate my iPhone 7+ with my Apple ID so that when I log in to my Apple ID account I see my device associated with that account: I have my iPhone connected to my Mac laptop and I have ...
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Stuck in a Bad iCloud Session

I dropped my new iPhone into the Puget Sound, so I'm trying to use my old iPhone for now. I have a new SIM card installed, but I seem to be stuck in an iCloud loop. In order to do pretty much ...
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Unable to reinstall Mac OSX without an Apple ID that I don't know

I was recently given a retired MacBook pro from my work. It's a 2009 A1278, originally shipped With OSX Leopard 10.5.7. When I try to reinstall, it asks me for an Apple ID. Nobody around the office ...
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I want to sign into a different App Store account but keep the same Account in FaceTime

If I Sign out of the Apple App Store, will it sign out of my Facetime too?
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Is it possible to remotely switch on Find My Mac?

My MacBook was stolen over a month ago. I stupidly hadn’t enabled Find My Mac, so I was unable to track it. I’ve just had a notification saying that the stolen MacBook has logged into my iCloud ...
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Phishing Mail AppleID

I got the following phishing email from “Apple”: Your ApрIe ID ( xxx ) was used to sign in to other device. Date and Time: 16 August 2017, 04:28 PM (GMT+10) Operating System: Linux If you ...
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If someone has access to my iCloud account, can they see all my text messages or just my iMessages?

I gave my best friend my iCloud/Apple ID password because she forgot hers. Does that allow her to see all of my text messages that are incoming and outgoing, or only my iMessages? Also, if my new ...
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My Apple ID is locked but it also says it doesn't exist

I’ve been trying to get my Apple ID unlocked, but every time I type it in at https://iforgot.apple.com, it says that there is no Apple ID associated with that email address. How can I unlock my Apple ...
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i have not an apple id and password.i have iphone 5S.how unlock it without id or password [duplicate]

I have not an apple id and password.i have iPhone5s.how unlock it.
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How can I update billing information for the non-managing account in a family sharing group?

This morning I tried to download an app off of the app store, and it asked me to verify the billing information for the master account. I am in college, and share downloads with my family. The app ...
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Proper way to reassign installed macOS to another Apple ID?

I have a MacBook Pro (2009) which has seen it all from 10.5 and up to now where it is running 10.11 on an SSD drive. I want to give this machine to my son, who has his own Apple ID. macOS is ...
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How to reset an iPhone safely

Apologies for the noob question but I'm looking around and finding different answers (including data not getting restored). So I would like to make sure I'm following the right process. My girlfriend'...
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iPhone 5s reset password—wrong date of birth

I was having problems with my daughter’s iPhone 5s touch screen. I was advised to do a factory reset, as this could rectify the problem. After I did this I encountered Activation Lock. You’ve guessed ...
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Restrict iCloud Login by System IP Address without TFA

I need to restrict iCloud login by system ip address without using Two Factor Authentication, Is there any possibilities?
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How to switch the Apple ID when update the mac's softs?

When I update the softs of my Mac, there only can use the previous AppleID, but I want to switch other Apple ID, how can I do that? I can not click the Apple ID textfield.
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Cannot set Apple ID on MacBook?

It seems to me I'm not able to add my Apple ID to my MacBook, which would be handy if I ever needed to reset my password online for example. There's supposed to be a Set Apple ID section here ...
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Unable to update apps due to (unknown) payment issue [duplicate]

My credit card on file expired and I will not be replacing it. I selected the "None" payment option as per this answer. However, none of the apps (all free apps) will update anymore as it reports a ...
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Can the same credit card be used for multiple Apple ID accounts?

Can the same credit card be used for multiple Apple ID accounts (except for the Family plan case of course)? Any link to official Apple statement would be much appreciated. Thanks
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How Do I Cancel an Apple ID? [duplicate]

Can I cancel my Apple ID? I have 3 accounts and I only need one.
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Bluetooth LE Privacy

Is there a way to turn off or bypass Bluetooth Privacy on iPhone 5/6/7? I want to be able to sniff my phone's actual BT MAC address.
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FileVault personal recovery key

How is PRK generated/derived and what is being sent to Apple's servers if I choose "use this iCloud account to unlock and reset your password..." during FileVault setup? I wasn't able to find this in ...
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Unable to login to AppStore on Mac Mini

When I login to AppStore on Mac Mini, I get the message to review account followed by an error message When I see the details in https://appleid.apple.com/account/manage, I get the below message. ...
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Disabling two factor authentication to ios 10 is possible?

I need to disable two factor authentication to iphone with ios 10+ version, is that possible? or is it possible by supervisor mode ?