How do I change my Apple ID email?

A simple 7 step guide for solving this common Apple problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

1
Launch Safari on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac and go to appleid.apple.com
2
If on an iOS device, tap on Manage Your Apple ID.
3
If asked, verify your identity after logging in.
4
Click or tap on Edit in the Apple ID and Primary Email Address section.
5
Enter your new email address. Remember, the email you use can not be an existing Apple ID.
6
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap on Save Changes.
7
You'll get an email asking you to confirm that you own the email you're attempting to associate.
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After thousands of Apple customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I change my Apple ID email?; I want the duplicate bill for my iphone purchase but they say it will take few weeks. please help; I need to find my proof of purchase to get my phone fixed and we can't find it because we got my phone over a year ago; How do I get the hdmi lightening cord to work; My iPhone * has had an annoying scream everytime I phone or get a phone call. Speaker also issue; iPod classic won't turn on. We have tried all troubleshooting suggestions to no avail.... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 7 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 110 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Apple. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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