Can A Gmail Address Be An Apple ID?

Why can’t I use my Gmail 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..

Is Gmail and Apple ID the 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.

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What email can I use for Apple ID?

If you choose to create an Apple ID, you’ll be able to use an @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com email address that doubles as your new username. Those already using an Apple email as their Apple ID are able to change their username as well, but only to another @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com email address.

Why can’t I create an Apple ID with my email address?

Question: Q: Can’t create Apple ID useing my email adress To be able to use this email address as an Apple ID, you will need to locate the Apple ID it is associated with and change it so that email is no longer associated with an Apple ID. It will then be available for use.

How do I get an Apple email address?

Create an Apple ID on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touchTap Forgot password or don’t have an Apple ID.Tap Create a Free Apple ID.Select your birthday and enter your name. Tap Next.Tap Use your current email address, or tap Get a free iCloud email address.

Do I have to use my real name for Apple ID?

Answer: A: For your Apple ID, you should use your real name because if/when you add a credit card or other form of payment to your account, the name on the account must match the name on the credit card or other form of payment. For naming a device/computer, you can use a nickname or something besides your real name.

Is an Apple ID your email 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. Be sure to check your email address regularly.

Why can I not create an Apple ID?

If you see a Could Not Create Apple ID message, it means that you have exceeded the number of new Apple IDs you can set up with iCloud on a single device in one year.

What if my Apple ID email address is no longer valid?

What Can You Do?Go to this website (appleid.apple.com).Sign in with your defunct email address and your password.Under the Account section, click Edit.Click Change Apple ID under the Apple ID section.Enter the email address you’d like to use as your new Apple ID.Click continue.