About your Apple ID
Keep your settings and Apple services up to date on all of your devices. Just sign in with the same Apple ID everywhere.
How to sign in
Where you can use your Apple ID
If you change your Apple ID or password
Protect your account
Apple takes the security of your personal information very seriously. To help keep your Apple ID secure, see how to prevent unauthorized logins.
Set up two-factor authentication
Keep your account secure
Manage and use your Apple ID
Your Apple ID is the account you use to access Apple services like the App Store, Apple Music, iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, and more. You can sign in to all Apple services with a single Apple ID and password.
Sign in with your Apple ID
Use the same Apple ID and password every time you’re asked to sign in to an Apple device or service. If you don’t have an Apple ID, learn how to create a new Apple ID. You can use your Apple ID to:
- Automatically set up all of your Apple services when you set up a new device and sign in with your Apple ID.
- Keep your personal content up to date on all of your devices when you sign in to iCloud.
- Sign in to the iTunes, Books, and App Store to make purchases and access previous purchases.
- Sign in to iMessage and FaceTime1 to talk and text with friends and family.
- Sign in to third-party apps and websites with Sign in with Apple.
See a list of other features and services that use your Apple ID.
Manage your Apple ID
Because your Apple ID is used across all your devices and services, it’s important to keep your account information up to date. Simply sign in to your Apple ID account page2 at any time to manage your account:
- Update trusted phone numbers and devices that you’re currently signed in to with your Apple ID.
- Change your password to help maintain the security of your account.
- Update your Apple ID email address3 to make sure it’s an address that you use frequently.
- Add additional email addresses to help people find and communicate with you on Apple services like FaceTime1, iMessage, and Find My.
- Update the birth date associated with your Apple ID.
- Change your Apple ID country or region.
You can also learn how to manage your payment information.
Help us protect your account
The security and privacy of your Apple ID is very important to us. Here are some things you can do to make sure your account remains private and secure:
- If you haven’t already, set up two-factor authentication to add an extra layer of security to your account. Depending on when you created your Apple ID, it might already be protected by two-factor authentication.
- If you can’t set up two-factor authentication, reset your security questions and add a rescue email address. If you forget your password or the answers to your security questions, your rescue email address will help you regain access to your account.
- Learn about best security practices for your Apple ID.
- An Apple ID is the account you use to access Apple services, such as iCloud, the App Store, the iTunes Store, Apple Music and more.
- If you see a message stating that the email address you’ve entered is already associated with an Apple ID, you may have already created an Apple ID. Try signing in with that email address. If you can’t remember your password, you can reset your password to regain access to your account.
- Already have an Apple ID? Sign in to all Apple services on your device.
- Find out how to change or remove your Apple ID payment information.
- Find out how two-factor authentication protects your Apple ID.
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