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Get your child off an old Apple ID and onto 'Ask to Buy'
Mastering Family Sharing

Get your child off an old Apple ID and onto 'Ask to Buy'

Allyson Kazmucha 15

So you want to enable Family Sharing's "Ask to Buy" to buy feature but your child is on an old Apple ID and you can't find a way to go back and change their birthday to make it work? You're not alone. And while there's no easy fix, there is a way to work around it. As long as you've got an open on your Family Sharing account, you can swap your child's old Apple ID to a new child ID, and...

How to change the iTunes account on your iPhone or iPad
Mastering iTunes in the Cloud

How to change the iTunes account on your iPhone or iPad

Allyson Kazmucha 7

For some people, their iTunes account, iCloud, even Apple Online Store accounts are one and the same. The email address and password combo they use to log into the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, and App Store is identical to the one they use to log into iCloud email and Find my iPhone. It's a beautiful, unified dream. Others, however, have separate iTunes accounts. Whether that's because...

Newly discovered security hole lets attacker reset your Apple ID with only your birthday and email address

Newly discovered security hole lets attacker reset your Apple ID with only your birthday and email address

Nick Arnott 19

Arriving right on the coat tails of Apple’s two-step verification implementation, a new security flaw has been found in Apple’s password reset process for Apple IDs. The vulnerability allows an attacker to reset your Apple ID’s password with only the knowledge of your Apple ID and date of birth, completely bypassing the need to answer your security questions. The Verge first reported...