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.
Is Apple ID and Gmail ID same?
Your Apple ID account is separate from your Gmail account, even if you are using your Gmail email address as your Apple ID email.
Can Apple ID be a Gmail account?
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. However, if your existing Apple ID is an @icloud.com, @mac.com or @me.com address, you can’t change it to a third-party one.
What is an Apple ID example?
An Apple ID gives you access to the iTunes Store, the App Store, Apple Books, iCloud, FaceTime, and other Apple services. It consists of an email address (for example, email@example.com) and a password. Apple recommends you use the same Apple ID for all Apple services.
How do I know my Apple ID email?
On Your iPhone
To access the iCloud panel on your iPhone: Go to Settings > Tap your name at the very top of your screen to open the iCloud menu. On the resulting screen, you will see the email ID linked to your Apple ID account.
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.
How can I change my Gmail to Apple ID?
How to change your Apple ID to a different email address
- Go to appleid.apple.com and sign in.
- In the Sign-In and Security section, choose Apple ID.
- Enter the email address that you want to use as your Apple ID.
- Choose Change Apple ID.
Why can’t I use my Gmail account 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 I use Gmail for iCloud?
To sign in, add your account
You can add both Gmail and non-Gmail accounts to the Gmail app on your iPhone or iPad. … If you use iCloud, @me.com, or @mac.com accounts, you may need to enter specific settings or an app password.
Is iCloud same as Gmail?
@gmail.com and @icloud.com are not related to each other, being provided by different companies. You have evidently used your Gmail address when setting up your Apple ID, and then created an iCloud account with its own @icloud.com address.
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.
How can I find out my Apple ID password?
Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Apple ID. Click Password & Security. If you’re asked to enter your Apple ID password, click “Forgot Apple ID or password” and follow the onscreen instructions.
How do I email Apple customer service?
Apple has no published email address for Customer Service. Apple handles most issue, technical and customer service, only via telephone or in-person at an Apple Store. As Miriam suggested, you can call Customer Relations if you have an issue that you can’t resolve in another way.