The Simple Way of Resetting Your Apple ID

Do you use a smartphone to stay connected with the world? Does it seem impossible to imagine your life without one? Other companies may pretend to be the best now, but we all know who we have to thank for bringing the smartphone in our lives; Apple. If it wasn’t for Apple’s iPhone, we might not have the countless smartphones flooding our markets today. To stay connected using your iPhone or iPad, you need your Apple ID, but what if you forget or want to change it? You don’t have to worry about that anymore, because you can reset your Apple ID by simply logging in at appleid.apple.com.

How to Reset Your Apple ID

To reset your Apple ID you will need to recover the previous one first, so follow the procedure given below:

  1. Open your browser and visit the following link: http://appleid.apple.com/.
  2. Click on “Forgot Apple ID or password”.
  3. On the next page, click “Forgot Apple ID”.
  4. Enter your first name, last name and email address in the given fields. Usually, your email address is also your Apple ID, so enter any email address you may have used as your Apple ID.
  5. Type the characters you see in the image in the given space.
  6. Click “Continue”.
  7. If this does not work, try again with a different email address, or all your email addresses which you might have used as an Apple ID.

Once you have recovered your Apple ID, you can then reset or change it by logging into your account:

  1. Open your browser and visit the following link: http://appleid.apple.com/.
  2. Enter your recovered Apple ID and your Password in the given fields.
  3. Click the arrow in the Password field to login.
  4. Next, click “Edit” under the section that says “Account”.
  5. Then, under “Apple ID”, click on “Change Email Address”.
  6. Enter the email address you wish to use now (it cannot be the same as any other email address you may be using as an Apple ID).
  7. Click “Continue”.
  8. Verify your new email address with the verification code sent to it.
  9. Once the email address is verified, click “Done”.

Useful Links
http://www.apple.com/
http://appleid.apple.com/
http://support.apple.com/

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