Your Apple ID account is separate from your Gmail account, even if you are using your Gmail email address as your Apple ID email.
Is my Apple ID my Gmail address?
When you create an Apple ID, you enter an email address. This email address is your Apple ID and the username that you use to sign in to Apple services like Apple Music and iCloud. It’s also the contact email address for your account.
When you create your Apple ID, enter your google email as your Apple ID. If you already have an Apple ID using icloud email, you can change it to google: Click Edit on the Account.
Can your Apple ID be different than your email address?
To switch to a different Apple ID account—not change the email address that you use as your Apple ID—you can sign out, then sign in with a different Apple ID.
What is the difference between Google account and Apple ID?
A verified Apple ID will allow you to load content (e.g. applications, books, media) onto your Apple device and use services provided by Apple (e.g. iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, Find My iPhone). A Google account enables you to access the Google Play Store and other Google-provided services.
Why can’t I use my Gmail address for Apple ID?
If your e-mail address was associated with the ID in any way, for example as a Reachable at or Rescue e-mail address, then it can’t be reused with another Apple ID for approximately one year. You will need to get another e-mail address to use as your Apple ID.
Can you create an Apple ID using Gmail?
Create Child Apple ID with Gmail as login ID (or any other non iCloud email) … Go to www.icloud.com and click on Create yours now. Create a new Apple ID using any email address you want, but choose the birth date so that it puts the child between 13 and 18 years old (you will change this later).
Is your Apple ID password the same as your email password?
Your Apple ID is an email address, like [name]@gmail.com or [name]@yahoo.com, but the password is not necessarily the same. … Make sure you know your email account’s password before you make any changes. When you create a new Apple ID, Apple also creates an @icloud.com email address for you.
What email can I use for Apple ID?
Create a primary iCloud Mail address on your Mac
After you set up your @icloud.com email address, you can use it to sign in to iCloud.com and your devices in addition to your Apple ID. See Use your Apple ID with iCloud.
Which email is best for Apple ID?
We recommend iCloud, Google (Gmail or Google Apps) or Microsoft (Hotmail or Office 365) for Apple users. They are directly supported on all Apple equipment and most other platforms. And they support the modern email standards, which sync your inbox, sent and other folders on all your computers and devices.
Does your Apple ID have to be a real email?
It is highly recommended that you tie an active, valid email address to your Apple ID. The Apple ID is your login for Apple services such as iTunes, App Store, iMessage, and FaceTime. By actually using an active email address for your Apple ID, you will receive important emails from Apple.
Do you need an email for Apple ID?
You can create an Apple ID using your current email address or have an @icloud email address generated for you. You can create an Apple ID on a Mac, an iOS or iPadOS device, or at the Apple ID account website. See the Apple Support article Sign in with your Apple ID.
Can an Apple ID have 2 email addresses?
Yes, you can set up as many iCloud (or other types of) email accounts as you wish. When you open the Mail app on the Mac, click on Accounts under Mail in the top menu bar. Click on the “Create Apple ID” option and then set up a new iCloud.com email address. You can see that each of my mailboxes has two entries.
How do I find my Apple ID?
See if you’re already signed in with your Apple ID
- On your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Tap Settings, then tap [your name].
- On your Mac. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Apple ID.
- On your PC. Open iCloud for Windows, then look for your Apple ID under your name.
Is Gmail password same as Google Account password?
Your Gmail password is the same as your Google account password. To reset it, log in, click your account icon in the top right-hand corner, then click the blue ‘Google Account’ button.
Is it better to use iCloud or Gmail for Apple ID?
No advantages. iCloud is more for people who do not already have a email like gmail or yahoo.. etc. Apple has icloud to make emails for those people as it is required by apple to have a email.