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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How to recover Apple account login when 2-step authentication without Apple device?

I remember my Apple ID and password but not security questions so I cannot recover my account, since I do not have my iPad and not my iPhone anymore. I processed Apple iForgot many times but they do ...
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Can't sign into iCloud on my Mac and Mac App Store, but have no trouble signing in using browsers

My @icloud.com is used in various browsers and devices. I tried to install updates on Mac App Store but it prompted I have the wrong password. Then I used my phone to reset the password. After ...
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Determine the exact date of creation of an Apple ID

Is it possible to determine the exact date and time (if possible) of creation of an Apple ID? Is there any official or unofficial way to establish this if you don't have the initial sign up ...
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Is https://bugreport.apple.com/web/ restricted to developers?

If so, is there any mechanism for the public to report bugs or is that just included in https://www.apple.com/feedback/?
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Using two Apple IDs on one Mac

I have a personal Apple ID which I use for iTunes and iCloud on my MacBook Air and iPhone. Now I have a MacBook Pro which uses different iCloud account. I want to know if I can use my earlier Apple ...
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Remove non-existent devices from “Calls on Other Devices” on iOS?

On my iPhone 8 running iOS 12.1, under: "Settings / Cellular / Calls on Other Devices", "Settings / Phone / Calls on Other Devices", "Settings / Messages / Text Message Forwarding"… …I see two ...
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Apple ID isn't working

I was given an iPhone 6s by a friend. It was completely reset and the sim card was taken out. Every time I try to sign into my Apple ID, it says "Could not sign in." My steps - "Set up manually" "...
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How can I see everything authorized to use my Apple ID?

Does Apple only provide you with information about what devices are currently signed into your Apple ID account? Is it possible and how can I see all devices, computers, Home Sharing, Audible ...
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I was looking at an app from the US app store, now I can't find out how to change store back to UK?

When trying to update apps I had previously installed I get the message "Account not in this store", saying I must leave the US store. My region is UK and I have Apple iD and valid payment for UK. ...
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Can a child's device be controlled by multiple family members?

Surprisingly, not all children live solely with one guardian. Is there any way that a child's device can be controlled by more than one adult? The situation: My ex-wife and I have 50/50 custody of ...
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game center/ clash of clans question

I have an old iPad my son is using (iOS 9) He plays clash of clans, we changed the Apple id to his own but the Game Center ID is still mine. If I sign out of Game Center and sign in with his ID will I ...
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What happens if I restore an iPhone with Find my iPhone off?

I have an old iPhone of mine and I made its Apple ID on a burner email (I know very stupid of me, I was in middle school then). I recently found it again after like 2 years of it sitting in some box, ...
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How to recover a forgotten Apple ID without access to a trusted device or a IOS device [duplicate]

iPhone is considered to be the best in case of security. What should be done if the Apple ID is lost or forgotten and the iPhone is turned off, and there is no other way to start it? This has ...
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The account does not exist in bugreport.apple.com

I am about to file a bug, but I can not login... When I open the url https://bugreport.apple.com, It asks me to login. OK, I tried my three different AppleIDs, and all of them give me the same error ...
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Need @icloud.com address associated with my Apple ID

I had to replace my iPhone and I can log into my Apple ID using my Gmail account. But some features on the iPhone are requiring my @icloud.com login. How do you recover that specific account? I have ...
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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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Ability to add non-SMS non-Apple 2FA to an Apple ID?

I would like to add non-SMS, non-Apple multi-factor authentication to my Apple ID. Specifically the "code-generator"-type Time-based One Time Password (TOTP) based on RFC 6238 implemented by client ...
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Can I make iCloud Preferences forget an old AppleID (mac OS SIerra)?

I successfully logged out of iCloud on mac OS Sierra, but now every time I go to iCloud in Preferences, it shows the old AppleID. Is there any way to get iCloud to completely forget the AppleID and ...
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Activation Lock on iPhone 4S randomly appeared (not my username, I am the only owner)

While listening to Spotify on my old iPhone 4S, the screen changed and showed the Activation Lock screen. Spotify continued to play while the activation lock was on. This phone is not set up or ...
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iPhone Apple ID reset

Can I reset or use a new Apple ID in my existing iPhone? Will it affect the existing apps installed? Sorry I’m kinda new in the Apple environment and my sister just gave me her old iPhone.
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Access iCloud emails on an Android without Mac or iPhone

I want to access my iCloud emails on my Android phone. Using a browser doesn't work; iCloud.com just says: Your browser is not currently supported. (Tested with Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Chrome). ...
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iPhone 3 cannot login with existing Apple ID

Phone: iPhone 3 or iPhone 3GS iOS: 6.1.6 I tried to login to App Store , iCloud and iTunes with an existing Apple ID, it shows the below alert: I’ve done that multi factor login from my MacBook to ...
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How to turn off repeated prompts to sign in to itunes store from Apple ID that is not mine on iPhone

I keep getting repeated prompts, everytime I switch on wifi or connect to LTE I get a message that says: Enter the password for your Apple ID: misshammertime@yeah.net This is not my AppleID and ...
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Is Apple ID still considered as linked with my MacBook if I totally reinstall my Mackbook but use another Apple ID?

For example, suppose I don't unlink my Mackbook in Apple ID, but I totally reinstall my MacBook and start using with another Apple ID. My question is, is my Apple ID considered as linked with that ...
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Apple ID Sharing with daughter

My daughter and I both have apple phones and up until about 1 month ago she was always logged in on her device using my apple id. I am trying to find out does this give her access to make any ...
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iPad Messages and FaceTime

I recently got a new phone and made a new Apple ID (which had my new phone number connected to it). I then logged into this new account onto my iPad, but then when I went to ‘send and receive’ in ...
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What does the “Transfer Using Quick Start” do?

Apple offers several methods to transfer settings from an old phone to a new one. A particularly promising sounding one is the "Quick Start" approach, which begins promisingly enough with some cool ...
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Shared Apple ID- want to create new one

I share an Apple ID with my mother...I know it’s not ideal but at the time it was easiest until she learned how to use the phone, plus we live in different states so I can manage the account. Anyway ...
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FaceTime and iMessage - an error occurred during activation

I couldn't log in to FaceTime so I did a factory reset of my MacBook. It worked for a brief period of time and then suddenly it just logged out. I believe it might have been after iCloud synced with ...
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How to turn off Find My iPad without Apple ID password or security questions? [duplicate]

I have a previously school-owned iPad that I would like to restore but in order to do that I need to turn off 'Find my iPad.' I can't figure out my Apple ID password to do this and I can't reset it ...
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Transfer app data to child Apple ID in same family share

This question has been asked periodically over the years, but I cannot find a definitive answer that works. On the occasion of buying her a newer iPhone, I am transitioning my daughter to her own ...
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Separate payment configuration for Apple Music and iCloud Storage

I'm using Apple Music and a 50 GB iCloud storage tier. At the moment I pay for both the services with my PayPal account configured as the payment method for my Apple ID. My Company wants to pay for ...
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iPod will not forget!

My iPod Touch was originally used with an Apple account and email that have become obsolete. I no longer have access to the email account and cannot supply the old password or ask for a password ...
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Someone in China tried to log into my AppleID account. What should I do?

I am a US citizen who volunteers for a human rights organization and noticed my iCloud account had a login attempt by someone in Nanchang, China I'm not sure if I should fear of my personal safety, ...
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What happens to questions on the Apple Support Communities website when you delete an Apple ID?

What happens to the questions and answers on the official Apple Support Communities website when you delete their associated Apple ID? Are these deleted, remain as-is, have their username anonymized,...
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iPhone iOS 12.0 update will not sign into Apple ID, cannot access App Store or sync contacts from Gmail

I updated my iPhone to iOS 12 and noticed first that all my contacts no longer syncing from my Gmail account. I also cannot access the App Store. In Settings I have tried multiple times to sign in ...
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Cannot Connect to App Store (Or iTunes)

I'm struggling to login to App store or iTunes. I found several posts on this issue already: Cannot Connect to the App Store macOS: Cannot connect to app store Cannot connect App Store after ...
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macbook pro appstore apple id is not editable

I have bought used macbook pro and now I am trying to install my applications when I open the playstore I found the old user apple id and it is not editable, how I can remove this and add mine
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My own iPhone 7 is locked with foreign account after simple reset

I have an issue with my iPhone 7 Plus, which today I wanted to replace with the XS. After backing it up to a Macbook and then resetting the old phone, I logged in to the Apple ID site to remove the ...
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Update applications with another users AppleID - possible bug?

The situations is this. I installed all the the relevant apps from the App Store on my MacBook Pro using my AppleID and the apps could be updated for a long time using my AppleID. Some time ago I ...
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I cannot sign into the App store. Any time I attempt to I get the same error

I have tried literally everything I can think of to include deleting my login information for the app store and and reentering it entirely. Unfortunately I cannot seem to find a solution despite the ...
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Keychain is getting crazy

I am not able to login to my either to OneDrive or my email on outlook.
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How do I change the OS X updater App store user? [duplicate]

When I go to do App store system updates it prompts for the Apple ID, but not mine... It's asking for a former employee. For now I can reset their password (as their old e-mail can be redirected) ...
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Change Apple ID on iPhone without causing 'damage' to apps/app store purchases and keeping app data

I have an old iPhone 5. It has lots of apps installed on it; there's a long message history in WhatsApp and other apps that I don't want to be deleted. I have created a new Apple ID and want to use ...
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Sync contacts between 2 Apple IDs and multiple devices

My husband and I sync contacts across iPhones, iPad, MacBook Air and iMac. The base account was his, so in my contacts/settings/default account some years ago, I entered his Apple ID. Now, whilst my ...
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FaceTime with 2 Phones (work and private) & 1 Apple ID

I have 2 phones, one is for work and one is private. I use the same Apple ID on both as I don't want to pay for my movies, apps & music twice. When I'm on the plane/train to another one of our ...
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VirtualBoxVM instances and Apple ID

I've got a late 2013 Mac Pro running VirtualVM on it. I currently have a couple of VMs, and I'm looking to add a third. When installing the OS, I'm prompted to "Sign in with Your Apple ID". I enter my ...
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iOS App Store keeps asking for password for free items

Has the option to just download free apps from the App Store without password been removed? I tried signing in through the Settings app, the App Store no longer lets me use Touch ID for free items. ...
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How to receive Apple ID TFA code if I logout of iPhone?

I need to logout of my Apple ID on my iPhone. I have Two-Factor Authentication (TFA) enabled, and according to Apple Support TFA can no-longer be disabled. Can I turn off two-factor authentication ...
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No password to log out of find my iphone, no i cloud setting options

My friend lost his i phone 6, then found it a year later. Since he has got a new phone and started fresh with a new apple id and password. He gave me that phone to use but i cannot sign out of his ...