Universal Apple ID started when I was 10

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by raythepa, Oct 9, 2016.

  1. raythepa macrumors member

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    This is about my daughter any help is appreciated.

    She got her only Apple ID when she was in the fifth grade. She linked it to a silly name and a yahoo account that she hasn't accessed in years. Today new iPhone 7. Can't access iCloud since she can't verify account since its linked to a very old yahoo mail. That account is pretty much toast, can't figure a way to recover it.

    Should she just start a new Apple ID. I'm stumped. Thanks.
     
  2. WordsmithMR macrumors 6502

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    On a desktop browser (or iTunes on a desktop), log into the Apple ID account, from there you should be able to change email associated with the account to a newer email account without needing access to the old Yahoo account. As long as you have the password to the Apple ID that she's been using you should be fine.
     

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