iCloud account: Move email address

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by Within Reason, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. Within Reason macrumors newbie

    Within Reason

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    I have two iCloud accounts. One has all my stuff on it (iA), the other one has my personal email address as the primary verified iCloud logon/email (iB).

    I'd like to move the email address on (iB) to my main account, (iA). I'm not fussed about merging the accounts, and I don't really care what email address ends up on (iB), but I'd like to de-associate my email address with (iB) and put it on (iA).

    It doesn't seem as simple to remove the primary email address from (iB) as it is to remove secondary email addresses; it seems to insist it's still verified with another iCloud account when I try to add it to (iA). Any suggestions? :(
     
  2. impaler macrumors 6502

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    What stuff? Can you be more specific? Your explanation wasn't clear to me - but if you have stuff in two accounts, and you want it all in one account, recommend exporting contacts, calendars, reminders, bookmarks, etc., signing out of that account, and signing into the other one, then importing them.
     
  3. Within Reason thread starter macrumors newbie

    Within Reason

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    I don't want to move any stuff, I want to remove the email address "myname@personaldomain.com" that is my verified Apple ID login on my second account and use it on my primary account.

    I have no stuff on the secondary account that needs transferring, I just want the email address disassociated with it and therefore free to use on my primary account.
     
  4. impaler macrumors 6502

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    Don't believe you can.
     
  5. Razeus macrumors 603

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    Can't be done.

    I still have a .me address attached to my main Apple ID I use for purchases and Apple won't let me remove so I put my iCloud email address there. They are so stubborn.
     

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