Apple ID(s) question

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by Shadylane315, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. Shadylane315 macrumors regular

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    Apple currently refuses to merge 2 Apple ID's which makes using certain apple services impossible to use. Is there a workaround or fix to the following problem?

    My iDevices currently use my App Store ID for Facetime and iMessage: Example@gmail.com. I'm forced to use this ID because its the ID I use for App Store Purchases


    I want to use my App Store ID as well for iMessage in Mountain Lion but defaults to my iCloud account which is where I have all my stuff synced so I'm forced to use Example@me.com. Do you see the issue here?

    I can't receive my imessages because I'm forced to use 2 different ids on 2 different platforms.
     
  2. Kurwenal macrumors 6502a

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    Jun 27, 2012
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    Until Apple allows IDs to be merged, just decide which one you want to use for particular apps. I use my iTunes (gmail) ID only for iTunes, and my mac ID for everything else. One you set it up this way, you'll never notice it again (well, mostly).
     

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