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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Can one use an Apple TV if they do not have another device on which to create an "iTunes Store Account"?

I am trying to setup an Apple TV for an elderly person with dementia so she can watch TV. I have her Apple credentials, and I set it up so that I get the two-factor authentication codes on my iPhone. ...
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Is there any way to whitelist my apps from reinstalling when logging on a new device?

I've been using my Apple ID for years and downloaded a lot of apps. When I logged in on a new device, my apps would automatically download. It's even weird that only a few recently purchased apps were ...
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How to resolve "Cannot connect to AppleID server" error on macOS?

This is a problem that is getting bigger and bigger for me. My Apple ID works perfectly on my iPad and iPhone. I can change the password etc and it all works fine. On my computer however it continues ...
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Where does AppleID/iCloud pull your profile picture from?

I recently bought an iPad. When I was going through the setup process I used an old Hotmail email of mine to set it up. Then when I was in the settings of the iPad I noticed that my profile picture ...
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Parental control of a child's iPhone without using a second iPhone device

I have just set up an iPhone for my child, for which I have created a normal AppleID (with my adult age). I would like to limit this phone to only a limited set of apps. (for example screen-time ...
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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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How to Sign In to Your Work or School Account Using a Managed Apple ID with MDM?

I am trying to sign in using my managed work Apple ID on an iPhone through the settings under VPN & Device Management. When I input my email address, I get "Sign-In Failed", "Your ...
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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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MacBook Pro 2020 M1 Big Sur not accepting the right password

I am sure that I am typing the right password but my computer doesn't accept it. Mac doesn't show forget reset your password. When opening in Recovery Mode it doesn't show the startup disk. And when ...
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can't upload to TestFlight tab on App Store Connect

Problem: No builds in my TESTFLIGHT page. Here's what I do... Create Xcode Swift project Create App ID on Apple Developer Identifiers page for project's Bundle ID Add new app to App Store Connect ...
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Why does the photo for my Apple ID and my wife's Apple ID periodically swap?

For years, every week or so on our Macs, my AppleID photo and my wife's AppleID photo swap. I go to System Preferences/Apple ID and edit the photo to select a photo of myself. I made a photo of ...
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Does iOS simulator in Xcode allow AppleID sign in?

I am interested in using iCloud for Windows for syncing bookmarks between Windows browsers (as a replacement for Xmarks, which is shutting down). I installed iCloud for Windows and used my AppleID to ...
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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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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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"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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Changing Apple ID on Macbook to match ID on iPhone and iPad

My 13” Mac has a different Apple ID than my iPad and iPhone. I’d like to change the Apple ID on my mac so I can utilize apps properly.
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FaceTime & iMessage auth troubleshooting

I have created a separate user for my GF on my mac (macos Catalina 10.15.4) but I cannot log into FaceTime and iMessage. FaceTime shows "this account has no reachable addresses" error, but account is ...
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This Apple ID cannot be used to make purchases

I just wiped my iPad using Apple Configurator 2, and linked it to my MDM which is ManageEngine. I am enrolled in ABM and have purchases enough licences of the app I want to install. I can see the apps ...
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Remove linked games in Game Centre in iOS 15.3.1

I really want to unlink / delete the game data on my Game Centre and can’t seem to find a way of doing this. I’m playing SimCity Build It and want to remove a city that’s linked in my Game Centre and ...
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Family Sharing Purchases

I am in the process of moving from an old Apple ID to a new one. I will refer to the old ID as ABC and the new one as XYZ. I currently have a family sharing setup on ABC with a couple of other family ...
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Books: Copy iTunes Store info to iCloud? What could possibly go wrong? (multiple Apple IDs)

Apple Books is showing me the following screen (2 variations): Where it says "Info from iTunes Store account:" ...this is my secondary iTunes account (Japan store). Apple Books is asking if ...
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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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Can't sign into iTunes on Mac 10.7.5

I can open the iTunes app and it seems to be working as normal, but whenever I try to sign in it gives me two error messages, one after the other. first - "We could not complete your iTunes ...
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Cannot wipe iPad

I have an iPad with another user still logged into iCloud with their Apple ID. That person has left the company and cannot remember her Apple ID password. She has tried resetting her Apple ID password ...
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App identified me after buying a new device

I used a coupon on an iPhone X. When I tried to use it again I got a message telling me that I can't use the coupon on this device anymore. Few days ago I got an iPhone 13. I downloaded the same App, ...
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I cant get texts on my Android phone from messages on my Macbook

I cant get texts on my Android phone from messages on my Macbook, but only from a few people. Coincidentally its people I've had facetime conversations with. It seems that the Mac has said to itself &...
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Apple ID - Security questions reset

When I'm logging into my Apple ID (https://appleid.apple.com/account/home) in the tab "Password and Security" there are security questions, just like this article says: http://support.apple.com/ru-ru/...
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Run a terminal script to get the apple ID from the localhost?

I'm trying to get the appleID account that is logged into the iCloud account of a MacOS computer. I've tried with defaults export MobileMeAccounts dscl . -list /Users UniqueID Defaults find ...
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AirPod features without Apple ID

I bought a pair of Apple Airpods Pro (2021) used from Ebay that are still linked to their original Apple ID and this cannot be undone. What features do I lose by being unable to replace the Apple ID? ...
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No App Store updates after changes in terms and conditions

In the last week the MacOS App Store has refused to update some free apps (Microsoft Remote Desktop, TickTick). I get a notification that the App Store's T&Cs have changed and I must agree with ...
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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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Retrieving music from an old account

I bought music from iTunes with my credit card, but it was my son’s iTunes account. We shared a pc at that time. Can I retrieve my music and put it into my iTunes account?
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How do I read developer responses to my app reviews?

Is there a way to view all of your developer responses in the App Store?
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Can I release an iCloud user name by changing the user ID?

I have a primary iCloud account which I use daily, and a second, legacy account which was created many years ago using a legacy old.name@me.com domain. I have full access to both accounts. I can also ...
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Can't sign in to the Mac App Store

I am trying to update to El Capitan. I am being asked for my Apple ID and password. I entered both correctly however I am being asked to enter a verification code after the password (see screenshot)....
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Is Hide My Email really a replacement for a normal account?

I was thinking about Hide My Email as a replacement for a normal e-mail account. However I'm not sure anymore. Tried to create an account on www.interactivebrokers.com and looks like the confirmation ...
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Lost my phone, can't login Apple ID

My phone number is changed, so now I can't log in to my Apple ID as it sends the two-factor authentication code to the previous phone number. Also, I'm not logged in to any other Apple product. I ...
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Stuck in a Review Account loop

I just got my first iPhone and created my Apple ID. I tried to download some apps from the AppStore, but it keeps telling me this Apple ID has not been used yet, please review account to continue ...
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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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Stuck "Enter your Apple ID password"

I just changed the password of my Apple ID. When I started using my Mac, several minutes later, the system preferences asked me to enter my password to continue using iCloud. after entering my new ...
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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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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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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? Update: I have tried to ...
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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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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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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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