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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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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App Store asking for other Apple ID when updating apps

My friend's mate reset his phone to prove him wrong about a situation and ever since then when he tries to update his apps it asks for his mom's iCloud password yet it says at the bottom of the App ...
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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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iPhone asks for Apple ID password on third party app launch after iTunes sync

I've just synced my iPhone with iTunes to get some Music on the iPhone. After doing so, the iPhone wants my Apple ID password, when I try to launch a third party app. All Apple apps (Photos, Safari, ...
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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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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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How can I create an Apple ID for China if I live in the U.S.A

I don't have a credit card I'm completely broke and I'm not jail token I'm just trying to get a free Chinese app from America ( Plants Vs. Zombies 2 Chinese Version).
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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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Change iCloud account alias email address

I'm trying to change my iCloud account alias email address, but I couldn't find any way to do it. As you can see below, this account's Apple ID is name@email.com and it's alias email is anothername@...
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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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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 ...
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Changing my Apple ID's email: address is not available

When I try to change my Apple ID's email address (a Hotmail address), I get the message This email address is not available. Choose a different address. The email address I intended to change (a ...
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Opensnoop: dtrace: error on enabled probe ID 5 (ID 163: syscall::open:return): invalid user access in action #11 at DIF offset 12

After running Open Snoop for the first time, I noticed the following message is continuously repeated. I am not developing on this machine and some of the blogs state that this is caused by iiTunes; ...
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Automatically migrate to Family Sharing?

Before Family Sharing, my wife and I always used her iTunes account for all purchases, including iOS apps. Now that Family Sharing exists and also now that two-factor authentication makes it annoying ...
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Chess.app often gets an overlay with “user is already signed in”

Often when I play chess against the computer I get a dark overlay saying <Apple ID> is already signed in You can keep using the already logged in iCloud account or use another one and two ...
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How to access iCloud file invitation

An iCloud file was shared with my apple id and a friend's apple id. However, we're both new to iCloud and neither of us have been able to access the file. The file was definitely shared: the person ...
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iCloud contacts are merging with family members

It seems that all of my family's contacts are merging. None of us share and Apple ID. We do share a single account for purchases, though. Here's what's happening: There are four of us with contacts ...
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New Apple ID cannot be created

I want to create a new Apple ID on my iPhone. I have forgotten my old ID .But when I create new ID, after I type the new email address, I get an error. Your Apple ID could not be created because ...
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Can't restore password for my AppleID

I can't restore my AppleID. On stage sending text message I got This action could not be completed Your request could not be completed because of an error. Try again later But I have wait for quit ...
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Is it possible to use MacPorts without an Apple ID

MacPorts requires XCode. One seems to be only able to install XCode through the App store which requires an Apple Id to install stuff. Is there any way to circumvent this?
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Can I use the same Apple ID for multiple Macs if I only need Apple ID to update macOS?

I don't use any Apple apps (iBooks, iTunes, iCloud etc). I just need to create an Apple ID to download and install macOS updates.
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Endless “enter verification code” loop on old iPad for iMessage and FaceTime signin

I (well, my kid) has an old iPad with iOS8 on it. His Apple id has 2FA turned on (he also has an iPhone 5S). Recently we changed his password and now (understandably) iMessage and FaceTime no longer ...
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Can I be reached on FaceTime on Mac using my non-iPhone phone number?

I have a Mac and an Android phone. I can use FaceTime and people can call me using my email address. I want people to be able to place calls with me using my phone number. So I've added my phone ...
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Apple ID Two-Factor Authentication: Can't Approve This Mac

I tried to turn on two-factor authentication on my Apple ID. I did it from my Mac and all went well, until I got to the point where I had to verify my Mac from another device signed into iCloud. Well, ...
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How to “Divorce” Macbook's original Apple ID?

An MBA (Macbook Air) is configured with High-Sierra. It was bought and configured with a relatives Apple ID. I inherited the MBA: the iCloud account is set to my Apple ID. When trying install Apple ...
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Does anyone know how to create an Apple ID? Account creation is failing

I'm a software engineer who's trying to create an Apple ID so I can download a copy of macOS that I can use for development - but, I'm not sure how to create an Apple ID - I'm, not smart, and, I need ...
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How do I remove or delete an @me.com email?

I currently have 2 Apple IDs, one that uses my Gmail account and I have been using this one for a while now, this is the one I want to keep. When iCloud came out, I registered an @me.com email for ...
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Changing an Apple ID from one @icloud.com address to another

I have an Apple ID which ends with @icloud.com and I want to change it to another @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com. I've found a page which describes how to do that but it seems it doesn't work for ...
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Login to macOS with Apple Id

I used to be able to login to my Mac Mini using my Apple Id, but after I reinstalled Mojave when migrating to an SSD I can't enable it anymore. My user was migrated from the previous HD but this ...
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How to change a Mac/iCloud account the right way

I'm helping someone who is divorced and needs credentials changed on her iMac. It is using a local account with her ex-husband's name and iCloud account. I would appreciate some assistance with a ...
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How to recover apple id without having apple id and email that associated with that apple id

I forgot my apple id and email that associated with this apple id, but i know the password of my apple id. how can i find my apple id? note that this apple id doesn't set on any other devices.
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Apple ID Rescue email - don't see the link to add rescue email

After logged in, I do the following (as per Apple site) Navigate to My Apple ID using your web browser. Click "Manage your account" When prompted, sign in using your Apple ID and password. Click ...
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Is it still possible to get @icloud.com email address?

Set up a new iCloud account for someone and I am not seeing the option to set up an @icloud.com address and use the free email service. Does anyone know if this is still possible and how to go about ...
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Which Apple ID should I use for my Apple Card?

I'm one of the users who has one Apple ID that I use for e-mail, calendar, etc., and a different ID that I use for iTunes and the App Store. Is one of these preferred (or required) for use as the ...
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Correct an Apple ID Child account birthday to a teen account?

Apple has different age restrictions in different regions, but most of them trigger on/off based on the age of 13. If the birthday of a child account is entered incorrectly identifying the account as ...
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Cannot change apple ID country/region

I have bought an apple gift card while I was on a business trip in Germany. Now I can't roll back to the original country region - still have 15 Euro's in balance. Will it be possible to change the ...
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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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Is it possible to create a new Apple Developer account and create new Apple ID at same time?

I've been updating an app that is created under a different Developers account and its becoming a real hassle accessing it - especially since Apple introduced 2Factor authentication. I have solved ...
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How to contact Apple if somebody has created an AppleID using an email address of mine.

Before you downvote this question consider that I'm not the first to run into Apple's odd recursive authentication loop. Frustrated Apple User sums it up as: So Apple could do nothing and this guy ...
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Unable to recieve all sms verification codes from Apple

Every time I try to add my phone number to my Apple ID or whatever, when a verification code is sent to my number, I just don't get any sms and hence can't verify or perform the desired task. Tried ...
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How do I make a MacBook a trusted device so that it can receive Apple ID verification codes?

I have a new MacBook Pro and I want to make it a trusted device so that it can receive Apple ID verification codes. My old MacBook Pro and my iPad are trusted devices but I am unable to make the new ...
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“You can’t sign in at this time” when signing into iCloud

I recently upgraded my fairly new MacBook Pro to OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). I started the Notes app, hoping to see my notes, but they weren't there. I clicked on iCloud in the Settings app and typed my ...
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Small-Business iPhone Deployment

I have a friend who has managed to successfully lobby his employer to switch the company-issued "feature phones" to iPhones. He has been peppering me with questions on how to set these phones up with ...
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Area code creating apple ID

I'm trying to create a new apple ID. I live in the Netherlands but have a UK number. Every time I try to type in my number (with United Kingdom selected), it tells me "please choose an area code which ...
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Using an app purchased on home Apple ID on Mac using a work Apple ID

I want to purchase Final Cut Pro on my home computer Apple ID, but then use it on my work computer, which is normally logged into a separate work only Apple ID. How can I do that?
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Can I activate an iPhone without an Apple ID?

I've been issued an iPhone and I can't seem to use it without an Apple ID. Can I activate my phone without creating an Apple ID in the process?
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How can I reset the answers of the security questions of my Apple ID?

I forgot the answers of the security questions. Not that I seriously need to do it now, but there might be a problem if I need to answer those in future. I still remember my password. How can I ...
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How to reset Apple ID security question? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to reset Apple ID security question?
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What happens if I attempt to send an invitation from the Calendar app to an email address that doesn't have an associated Apple ID?

If I have a standard IMAP mail account set as my default on an iOS device and I then attempt to send somebody an invetation from the Calendar app, what happens if the recipient doesn't have an Apple ...