|Dec 19, 2012, 08:19 AM||#1|
Merging Apple Accounts
I know this topic has been covered extensively before, however, I have a specific issue that I thought maybe you guys could help me out with. Here's my current setup: I have an iTunes account with my @gmail.com email address that is set up a long time ago and I have all my iTunes purchases associated with it (to this day I still use it to buy music). Then I have my @me.com iCloud email i use for sync and for email (and pretty much everything else). I was thinking maybe I could transfer my purchases from one account to the iCloud account with iTunes match... is that possible? Has anyone done it? Also would there be a solution for apps? The reason why I want to unify them (or to simply have one account) is that when I setup my devices, I always have to go in and change the accounts for some services... also I want to use the Apple Store App to pay in-store however that app uses the account that is uses by the App Store, and therefore all my receipts would go to gmail...
I hope someone has a solutions,
THanks in advance for the help,
"Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't."
|Dec 19, 2012, 08:26 AM||#2|
That's an interesting idea. Make sure to make a backup of your iTunes files before you try. I can be wrong but think that iTunes Match will replace your files. Would be good to have a copy.
But it also means you still have two accounts and need to keep both. You could stop buying on the old one.
For apps this will not work.
I'm not 100% sure; will be good to hear others. I like the idea.
Member of MacRumors.com Folding@Home Team (#3446) & developer of the F@H Mobile Monitoring app.
|Dec 20, 2012, 05:08 PM||#3|
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Making sense of shared apple accounts, icloud accounts, and backups... how do I do it||Sean Dempsey||iPhone||6||Nov 15, 2013 09:11 AM|
|Merging Apple ID and Phone #?||The DRis||iOS 6||3||Sep 20, 2012 09:10 AM|
|Merging Accounts||VinWin15||iPod||0||Sep 19, 2012 11:41 AM|
|Merging separate AT&T accounts into one shared plan?||MaxPower49||iPhone||5||Sep 16, 2012 02:44 PM|
|Solution for merging iTunes / iCloud accounts w/ different emails?||bwphoto||iCloud and Apple Services||8||Jun 15, 2012 02:43 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:10 AM.