Why can’t I change my Apple ID to my email address?

Why can’t I change my Apple ID to my email address?

​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).

Why is my email address not available for Apple?

Login to your AppleID at https://appleid.apple.com If your email address is not verified, click on the verify button, wait for the email, and then follow the link in that email to verify that email address. It’s possible you (or someone else) has used that email address as the rescue address for a different Apple ID.

Can I change Apple ID to iCloud email?

Apple today has made a notable update to the process of changing the email address associated with your Apple ID. … The company explains that if your Apple ID is currently associated with a Gmail or Yahoo email address, you can now switch to an@iCloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com account.

Why won’t my phone Let me change my Apple ID?

Answer: A: If you go to settings > iCloud and then turn off Find My iPhone and enter the password for your new Apple ID ( it will still show your old Apple ID but the password for your new Apple ID will work), once Find My iPhone has been turned off you should be able to delete your old iCloud account.

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Can you use a Gmail for an Apple ID?

You can use any email address for a new Apple ID. You can also change an existing Apple ID from one third-party address to another, like from @hotmail.com to @gmail.com.

Can I change my Apple ID without losing everything?

When you change your Apple ID, you will not lose any data. If you create a new Apple ID, that will cause you to have to start over and lose everything that you purchased with that ID.

How do I remove an email 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.