How do I change the Apple ID associated with my Mac?

Go to and sign in. In the Sign-In and Security section, choose Apple ID. Enter the email address that you want to use as your Apple ID. Choose Change Apple ID.

Can I log into a different Apple ID on my Mac?

No, as only one Apple ID can be associate to a device at a time. You can use two Apple IDs on a computer by creating a second user account. Have one user account for your business ID and a second user account for your personal ID.

How do I change the Apple ID on my computer?

How to change Apple ID on Mac

  1. Navigate to in your browser.
  2. Sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  3. Click Edit in the Account section.
  4. Select Change Apple ID under your current email address.
  5. Enter the new email and press Continue.

How do I change my Apple ID on my Mac without losing data?

Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

  1. Now, tap on your profile (aka Apple ID banner at the top).
  2. Next, scroll down to the bottom and hit Sign Out.
  3. Here, you will be asked to enter your Apple ID password.
  4. Up next, you have the option to keep a copy of your data on this iPhone/iPad.

Why can’t I log out of my Apple ID on Mac?

If you’re not online, it may not be possible to sign out. Turn off an iCloud backup. If your Mac is currently using iCloud backup services, you won’t be able to sign out while it’s busy updating anything. Switch it off or wait for the backup to finish.

How do I delete someone else’s Apple ID?

How to Remove Someone Else’s Apple ID in App Store

  1. Launch the App Store.
  2. Tap your name in the top-right of the App Store page to enter the Account screen.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and tap “Sign Out”.
  4. Enter your own Apple ID credentials at the top of the Account screen to sign in with your personal ID.

What happens if you change Apple ID?

Changing your Apple ID will not cause you to lose contacts. If you don’t already have an Apple ID, create one now at Then, on your iPhone, go to Settings > iCloud, and delete the account. Make sure to choose to ‘keep on this iPhone’ when prompted.

What happens if you delete an Apple ID?

What happens when you delete an Apple ID? You won’t be able to use iCloud, Facetime, Messages, Find My, Apple Pay, Sign in with Apple, and also, you can’t use App Store to download new apps or subscribe to services. You won’t receive messages sent to your Message, FaceTime, or iCloud Mail account.

How do you reset an IMAC?

Turn on your Mac and immediately press and hold these four keys together: Option, Command, P and R. Release the keys after about 20 seconds. This will clear user settings from the memory and restore certain security features that may have been altered previously.

How do I change Apple ID without password?

If you can’t change or reset your password

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your Apple ID.
  3. Select the option to reset your password, then choose Continue.
  4. Choose to answer your security questions, get an email, or enter your Recovery Key.* Learn what to do if you don’t receive your verification or reset email.

How do I logout of my Apple ID on my Mac?

Sign out on your Mac

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences.
  2. Click Apple ID, then click Overview.
  3. Click Sign Out.
  4. If you want to a keep a copy of your iCloud data on your Mac before you sign out, make sure that you select the appropriate checkboxes.

Why can’t I change my Apple ID?

​As such, unfortunately currently it is not possible to change an Apple ID’s name/primary email from a third party email address to an iCloud email address (i.e. to the same iCloud email address that is already associated with/an alias for that Apple ID).

Does switching Apple ID delete anything?

However, changing Apple ID is allowed by Apple and it basically results in all your Data, Music, Books, Subscriptions and other related items being transferred from Old to New Apple ID.

How do you clear everything off a Mac?

From the Apple menu  in the corner of your screen, choose System Preferences. From the System Preferences menu in the menu bar, choose Erase All Content and Settings.

How to create, change, and remove Apple ID on Mac?

– Navigate to in your browser – Sign in with your Apple ID and password – Click Edit in the Account section – Select Change Apple ID under your current email address – Enter the new email and press Continue

How do you reset your Apple ID?

Click on the Apple menu,then go to System Preferences

  • Click on Apple ID
  • Click Password&Security
  • Next to Account Recovery,click on Manage
  • Click on+and then Add Recovery Contact (you will need to authenticate with Touch ID or your password),and then you can choose your contact (those in your Family
  • How do I change the Apple ID on my MacBook?

    Go to and sign in through a web browser on your Mac or PC.

  • Next,click Edit in the Account section.
  • Under your existing Apple ID,click on Change Apple ID.
  • How to Change Your Apple ID?

    1) Go to 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 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. See More…