Tips On How To Change Your Apple ID

By | February 18, 2019

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How to change your Apple ID?

Before you change your Apple ID email address, you need to sign out of every Apple service and device that uses your Apple ID. If you want to use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to change your Apple ID, stay signed in to your Apple ID on just that device.

  • If your Apple ID is a third-party email address

Method one: Use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 10.3 or later

  1. Go to Settings > [your name] > Name, Phone Numbers, Email.
  2. Next to Reachable At, tap Edit, then delete your current Apple ID.
  3. Tap Continue. Enter the Apple ID that you want to use.
  4. Tap Next.

Method two: Use your Apple ID account page

  1. Go to appleid.apple.com and sign in.
  2. In the Account section, click Edit.
  3. Under your Apple ID, click Change Apple ID. If you try to change your Apple ID to an @icloud.com email address created within the last 30 days, you might be asked to try again later.
  4. Enter the Apple ID that you want to use.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Verify your new email.
  7. Sign back in to all Apple services with your new Apple ID.
  • If your Apple ID ends with @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com
  1. Go to appleid.apple.com and sign in.
  2. In the Account section, click Edit.
  3. Under your Apple ID, click Change Apple ID. You’ll get a list of emails to choose from that you can use as your Apple ID. You can only use email addresses that are already aliases with your account. If you try to change your Apple ID to an @icloud.com email address created within the last 30 days, you might be asked to try again later.
  4. Choose the one that you want to use as your Apple ID. You can only change your Apple ID to an @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com email.
  5. Click Continue.

 Note: If your email address ends with @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com, you can’t change your Apple ID to a third-party email address. You also won’t see Change Apple ID on your account page or the option to delete your email on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 10.3 or later.

Also read: How to extract data from iCloud backup without restoring?

 

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