What is an Apple ID account? How to create it, where to use and its features? Are you thinking of any of these questions? Then this post is going to give all these questions
If you had purchased a new Apple device, you come across a lot of things which is quite new for you. Whether you’re a first-time Apple device owner or you are already using it, there is always something new and exciting for you.
Using any of the apple devices opens the path to join the Apple ecosystem. Entering into the apple ecosystem comes with a lot of unspoken set of rules, and it makes a lot of things for you to experience.
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What Is An Apple ID?
Your Apple ID is the account you use to access Apple services like the App Store, Apple Music, I Cloud, i Message, Face-time, and more. And you can sign in to all Apple services with the same id and password.
Apple ID is an authentication technique used by Apple for all the Apple devices like iPhone, iPad, Macintosh, and others. Moreover, it contains user-specific personalized data and settings.
Once it is used by the user to log into any of the Apple devices, the device can automatically use the personalized settings related
While it’s not necessary to register for an Apple ID when using any Apple device. However, it’s essential for obtaining the foremost features out of your Apple device by using it. In addition, if you are using other devices, in that case, it also helps to manage all the devices with the same account only.
How To Create an Apple ID?
Apple ID could be created by below 2 methods:-
On any other device (Non-Apple Device, For Instances like any android, Windows or any other device)
On Apple Device (I Phone, I Pad, Mac book, or others)
Creation Of Apple ID On Any Other Or Non-IOS Device
While creating an Apple Id, it’s not mandatory that you require any apple device with you.
If you want to create an apple id without your apple device, like on any other device which could be your different OS phone or a computer, Yes, you can create it.
It is created free of charge from the My Apple ID website. It’s a valid email address, protected by a password set by the user.
The password is a case-sensitive alphanumerical string of a minimum of eight characters which is being set by the ID Creator or the user.
Apple will send a verification email to the e-mail address which the user has provided while creating the ID. In this verification E-Mail the user is needed to follow the URL or (Verify Email Link) enclosed within the verification email to activate the account.
While Creating the Id, Apple asks to set up the billing as well. However, the user can create the ID without providing the billing info or card details.
Creation Of Apple ID account on Apple Device
The steps for creating an Apple ID account on any of the Apple devices are almost the same. Here I am going to show the steps by using a Phone. However, you can create the account on any of the other Apple devices in the same way
Step 1:- Make Sure that your Apple Device is turned on and connected to the internet.
Step 2:- Press the Home Key on your Apple Device to enter the Menu of the device.
Step3:- Locate the Settings icon & click on it
Step 4:- Once entered Settings you will see “Sign in to your I phone”, Click On it.
Step 5:– Once you will click on “Sign in to your I Phone” you will see the next screen where it will ask you to enter your apple id.
Step 6:- Select “Don’t have an Apple ID or forgot it?” in blue.
Step 7:- You will see a pop-up menu with 3 options as below:-
Create an Apple ID
Forgot Apple ID
Step 8:- Click on “Create Apple ID” to create a new Apple ID, and if you have forgotten your apple id select the second option “Forgot Apple id” to recover it. However, as we are discussing on how to create a new Apple ID Account, Kindly select Create Apple ID.
Step 9:- Fill in the initial account information, including your birthday and name. Kindly fill the correct information, because it would be helpful for you if in future you wish to recover your id.
Step 10:- Create your desired Apple email address. You can use an existing email address or make a new (Apple-specific) one.
Step 11:- Verify your device’s phone number. On an iPad, you can enter your phone number manually.
Step 12:- It will ask you to enter your device passcode (I Phone / I Pad which you are using to create this ID).
Now, when you return to the settings hub you should see your account information.
Benefits of an Apple User ID
To create an Apple USer ID (typically your email address) or sign in using an existing ID, click here(Opens in a new window). If you have made purchases through the iTunes Store or have a Mobile Me account, you can use the same Apple User ID you use for either of those. By using your Apple User ID, you can personalize your online shopping experience. You can save items you’re interested in purchasing, save a bag if you’re almost ready to place an order, check the status of or change your order, check Apple Gift Card balances, and much more.
The iTunes Store, for buying music, movies, and TV shows
The App Store, for buying and downloading iOS and OSX applications
Register your Apple products online
Access AppleCare support for your products
Ordering photos and photo books with iPhoto or Aperture
Getting One to One personal training and other services at an Apple Store
If you’ve forgotten your Apple ID, try your current email address. If that doesn’t work, you can find your username with Apple’s Trouble sign-in page, I forgot. You can also visit the Your Apple ID Account page.
If you still can’t sign in, please contact Apple Store Customer Service at 1‑800‑MY‑APPLE.
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