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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...