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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LINE 7.16.0 are no longer supported; Can't use LINE on iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2) [on hold]

The latest iOS available for the iPhone 4 is iOS 7.1.2 Reference: https://everyi.com/by-capability/maximum-supported-ios-version-for-ipod-iphone-ipad.html The latest LINE available for iOS 8.0 and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Default keyboard layout for new user on macOS Mojave

On a macOS Mojave machine that was used by a French user I changed the default language with sudo languagesetup and then I enabled the "Show Input menu in login window" option. Then I added a new ...
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How do I upload verification photos to Apple's Maps Connect?

I'm trying to submit my place of business to Apple's Maps Connect so that it shows up in Apple Maps, but my submission was rejected (unable to verify) until I upload verification photos. Here's ...
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Re-connect Apple ID (iCloud) to macOS user

I recently got my first MacBook (Early 2015 13" MacBook Pro, running macOS Mojave) and have been setting it up for the past few hours. I changed my Apple ID email and my password a few times and then ...
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Why other apple ID-s appearing constantly?

I hard restarted, restored and updated my Iphone X 'casue it constanty kept turning off in the most random moments. When I started to setup and backup I saw other 5 apple ID-s popping up (I've never ...
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Verification Failed there was an error connecting to the apple id server ipad

I tried to sign out of my apple id but nothing will let me. I've reset my ipad about 5 times already and nothing has worked. I've put the time Zone to set automatically as some of you have said it ...
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AppStore/ Apple ID problems

I’m attempting to purchase an app with my apple credit and its saying to verify my Apple ID (pictured below) and when I do it sends me to a site with no relation to the AppStore, what do I do?
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Is it possible to query the current user's Apple ID from the command line?

Is it possible to query the current user's Apple ID from the command line? I want to create an AppleScript (run-only) app that will run only for a specific user (or at least for a user signed in with ...
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Let a friend/child try a game on iOS?

Is there currently (iOS 12) any way to let a friend or child try a game on an iOS device, starting from the tutorial, without losing my own progress?
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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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Apple ID with iCloud email vs non-Apple email, any differences in capabilities?

I'm about to create a new account with Apple's cloud services. AFAIK there are two ways to go: Create a 'full' new iCloud account from an Apple device, thus creating a new email address ending in @...
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Should I use my primary Apple ID for that or create another one to use with Apple Developer account?

I’m thinking about getting an Apple Developer account. But not sure whether I should tie it to my primary Apple ID that I use on all my devices. Will this has an effect on beta testing, or anything?
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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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what can an adult do with Family Sharing?

I'm told that some children have iPhones, that are part of 'the same iCloud' as a parent. I've seen that their messages appear to be mixed in with the parent's: the child's message to a friend is ...
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Apple ID recovery mail going to wrong email address

I tried the forgot Apple ID / password option available on the Apple's site and selected the Reset via Email option. But the recovery e-mail they are sending to has got domain part wrong. As in m*****@...
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This iPhone cannot be used to create another Apple ID

I have been an Android user for the past few years, and recently switched to an iPhone. I was given a used iPhone 6 by someone. But when I try to create an Apple ID, I get an error message stating, ...
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Regain control of an Apple Account

I have an older Apple account i haven't used for a few years, I know the email (And have access to the email address) its linked to and i know the password. However when i go to the apple account ...
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Is this a legitimate email address from Apple support?

I received this email from Apple Support in regards to a current support case; HOWEVER my last contact about the case was this past Monday and we (somewhat) resolved the issue. I received this email ...
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Random email address attached to my Apple ID

I logged into the Apple ID website, and it lists my contact address as usual. But then it also has some other contact address there too. I know who it is (some random hobo who I gifted my old iPhone ...
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How to disable Two-factor authentication for Apple ID? [duplicate]

I want to disable Two-factor authentication for my Apple ID. When I log in to Apple ID website, and click edit, it lists Two-factor authentication as On, but does not allow me to turn it off. How ...
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How to view my posts and responses on official Apple Support Community website?

I have an account with Official Apple Support Community linked to my AppleID. The username on the site is different from the Apple ID. I want to find a question that I asked on the website, but there ...
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Senior Apple Customer Service Contact Required

I’ve currently got an issue with Apple that issue being that I’m attempting to recover purchases that I’ve paid money to Apple for an Apple ID that I’ve forgotten the password to. Unfortunately I ...
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BBEdit asks for Apple ID password on every launch

When BBEdit came out on the App Store, I removed the app bundle that I downloaded from the website, and installed via Mac App Store. Now every time I launch the app, it asks for my Apple ID password. ...
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2 apple devices sharing same apple id’s causing issues

so my husband and i have two apple iphones (8 & xsmax) we share the same apple id to share contacts between the two devices. It used to work when we had a iphone 6&8 but then we upgraded to 8&...
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Two apple IDs registered on Apple Servers and one local iPad 2 [Reworded] [duplicate]

I bought icloud-locked iPad which was stolen from trash center in Denmark. Honestly, I did not know they were stolen and I was scammed. (The seller did not even say they are iCloud locked) I ...
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Getting prompted for verification code but where do I put it in?

I am using an old iPad -- it's an iPad 2 model MC990LL/A -- running iOS 9.3.5 I noticed when I go to settings --> iCloud and tap the top part where my name and ID is, I get this: Account Details ...
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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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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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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 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 ...