Can I change my Apple ID email address without losing everything?

If you no longer use the email address that’s associated with your Apple ID, you can change it. You won’t lose access to your contacts, purchases, or other account information.

How do I change my Apple ID but keep everything?

Simply log back into iCloud with your old account and your contacts will be restored. Then you can turn off the sync on all items, Delete the old account from iCloud, sign in with the new apple Id, select Merge iPhone data. So it puts your contacts and data from your phone into your new iCloud account.

Does it matter if my Apple ID is an old email address?

If your current ID was previously associated with the old address that shouldn’t be a problem as it will not require you to validate the account. However, as mentioned earlier, if it was not previously associated with your current ID you’ll have to contact Apple for assistance resetting the password.

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Does changing Apple ID delete anything?

Answer: A: There is no reason to delete your Apple ID. Just change it, and you will lose nothing. See the instructions below for changing an Apple ID.

Can you transfer an Apple ID email?

You can move a non-Apple-provided email address from one Apple ID account to another with a little effort. You can’t merge two Apple ID accounts, those hubs of your iCloud, iTunes, and other Apple online identities. However, you can shift an email from one Apple ID to another if the email isn’t one issued by Apple.

Will I lose all my photos if I change my Apple ID?

Changing an Apple ID will have no effect on the Camera Roll.

What happens if I create a new Apple ID?

It is not possible to merge one Apple ID with another, or to transfer content purchased/downloaded with one Apple ID to another. If you download any apps with the new Apple ID, you will need to use your existing Apple ID and password to install app updates for all apps that were downloaded with your existing Apple ID.

How do I change my Apple ID email?

How to change your Apple ID email address

  1. Head to appleid.apple.com on your web browser.
  2. Log in and select Edit in the top right corner.
  3. Next under your Apple ID email, click Change Apple ID…
  4. Enter the new email you’d like to use for your Apple ID.
  5. Click Continue.

How do I delete an old email address from my Apple ID?

Delete an additional email address

  1. Sign in to your Apple ID account page.
  2. Click Edit in the Account section.
  3. To delete one of your additional email addresses, click next to the address.
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What will happen if I change my Apple ID email?

If you no longer use the email address that’s associated with your Apple ID, you can change it. You won’t lose access to your contacts, purchases, or other account information.

Can I have 2 Apple IDs?

Answer: A: You can create 2 Apple IDs to do that. That will keep your work related information separate from your personal information. There shouldn’t be any complications from using two Apple IDs unless you need to share data between the two IDs.

Can you have 2 Apple IDS with the same email address?

No – an Apple ID is a unique string, so you can’t enter the same letters for two as the first reserves that “email” and prevents a second account. You can have alases in one email account so that mails to more than one address get delivered to the same account.