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redboxcar
Oct 12, 2011, 01:44 PM
I think I made a mistake!

I was trying to secure a good @me.com name for my boyfriend's iCloud, so I did it from my phone because it popped up and asked me if I wanted to create a new account. So it just asked me to choose a username and press next, which I did, and with that quickness, it was created!

The only problem is now that I look at it, it has all of my info, associated with MY @gmail.com which is MY Apple ID... and when I log into iCloud.com to look at it using the new @me.com I just signed up for, it has my name and all my info!

Please help! Is there going to be any way to associate the new @me.com with HIS Apple ID, or will it be forever mine? :(



jackrv
Oct 12, 2011, 01:48 PM
I think I made a mistake!

I was trying to secure a good @me.com name for my boyfriend's iCloud, so I did it from my phone because it popped up and asked me if I wanted to create a new account. So it just asked me to choose a username and press next, which I did, and with that quickness, it was created!

The only problem is now that I look at it, it has all of my info, associated with MY @gmail.com which is MY Apple ID... and when I log into iCloud.com to look at it using the new @me.com I just signed up for, it has my name and all my info!

Please help! Is there going to be any way to associate the new @me.com with HIS Apple ID, or will it be forever mine? :(


Try having him go to http://appleid.apple.com. Log in, and he should be able to change his associated email. If I misunderstood your question, disregard this.

modit
Oct 13, 2011, 03:09 PM
I created iCloud account for my parent, sister and myself on our iMac yesterday. I had only had 3 more @me.com accounts to go when I got the "Account Limit Reached" message.

Can I create the last 3 accounts on an iPhone without messing up my dad's iCloud email association?

Thank you!

redboxcar
Oct 13, 2011, 03:20 PM
Try having him go to http://appleid.apple.com. Log in, and he should be able to change his associated email. If I misunderstood your question, disregard this.

I went to that website and I was able to change some of the basic info, such as name, birthdate, password - however, when I go to edit the "primary email address" it lets me type his email address in, but when I click save, it doesn't do anything... I tried it like 30 times, haha. Any suggestions?

modit
Oct 14, 2011, 10:55 AM
Can I create an iCloud account on a iPhone for someone without messing up the existing account on the phone :confused:

Please and and thank you!

redboxcar
Oct 15, 2011, 05:19 PM
Can I create an iCloud account on a iPhone for someone without messing up the existing account on the phone :confused:

Please and and thank you!

I dunno the answer, but I'll say this: I wouldn't do it because even though it didn't "mess up" my existing account, it associated the new iCloud account with my existing account, so now that person's iCloud account is linked 100% with my Apple ID. :mad:

Claefer
Oct 15, 2011, 05:27 PM
Please help! Is there going to be any way to associate the new @me.com with HIS Apple ID, or will it be forever mine?

Forever yours, I'm afraid. Apple IDs and @me.com addresses are permanently tied together like a bad marriage.

redboxcar
Oct 15, 2011, 05:43 PM
Forever yours, I'm afraid. Apple IDs and @me.com addresses are permanently tied together like a bad marriage.

Ugh, that is annoying. :mad:

Claefer
Oct 15, 2011, 05:52 PM
Ugh, that is annoying. :mad:

Only way to fix this is to set up an entirely new Apple ID account, which will also allow you to make another @me.com address. Of course this new account will have none of your purchase history. And remember you're limited to three @me.com addresses per device.