I cannot login to my Apple ID, what do I do?
A simple 6 step guide for solving this common Apple problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman
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You will need to reset your password. Go to this link and enter your Apple ID https://iforgot.apple.com/password/verify/appleid#!§ion=password
Once you enter your ID, you will be prompted to answer the security questions.
Apple will then ask you to verify your request by sending you an email.
Click the link in the email to reset your password.
Choose a new password and then confirm it. Try to make it as secure as possible and nothing obvious.
Once you reset your password you will be prompted to sign in. Enter your new password and you should be all set!
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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: I cannot login to my Apple ID, what do I do?; Apple ID will not take any of my passwords; Cant find a way to get a new iPad password; I need to change card numbers for future billing. Thank you; My iPhone * doesn't ring! Not for alerts or calls, but works fine in settings - any ideas?; did update on my phone put passcode in cannot remember code... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 6 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 117 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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