Apple ID Stories March 3

Yesterday, we covered a story regarding Dustin Curtis’s experience with his Apple ID getting disabled when a payment to his Apple Card failed. Apple has today shared a statement with 9to5Mac clarifying the situation. The company says that Apple Card and Apple ID are not linked in the way that the blog post alleged, and the company does not disable Apple ID services because of missed Apple Card payments.

The situation arose because the trade-in process was left unresolved, and Apple was following its standard procedures in matters of money owed; this is not anything specific to the Apple Card. When an account is marked as in bad standing, use of Apple ID services is restricted; things like Apple Music or App Store purchases. iCloud is wholly separate and is not disabled at all. You can read Apple’s full statement on the matter after the break.

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Apple ID Stories September 17, 2020

When Apple announced its Apple One service bundles, it immediately raised a query for many: those with different Apple IDs for iCloud and Apple Music. Would the system cope with that situation, allowing them to take advantage of the savings?

Apple’s longest-serving employee, Chris Espinosa, has just confirmed that this will be fine …

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Apple ID Stories August 14, 2019

PSA: Asking for your Apple ID for Apple Card invite is a glitch, not phishing

If you’ve received an email from Apple asking for your Apple ID in order to send you an invitation for the Apple Card, it’s not a phishing fraud…

Apple ID Stories April 5, 2019

How to unlock a disabled Apple ID

Are you having trouble with a locked or disabled Apple ID? Read on for how to unlock your Apple ID.

Apple ID Stories April 4, 2019

How to change your Apple ID password

Can’t remember your Apple ID password, or just need to update it? Follow along for how to change your Apple ID password.

Apple ID Stories April 3, 2019

How to change your Apple ID birthdate

Did you accidentally enter the wrong birthdate when creating your Apple ID? Follow along below for how to easily change your Apple ID birthdate.

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