How to Manage Apple ID Account on MacBook?

Apple ID is used for an array of services, namely iCloud, Apple Music, and iTunes. Those who have Apple devices, have an Apple ID in the form of email and password. This ID is needed for setting up a number of apps and tools such as Calendars, Reminders, iMessage, etc. Managing the Apple ID on MacBook is quite easy. Follow the instructions mentioned in the blog and get started.

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Find Apple ID on MacBook

If you want to find Apple ID on MacBook, then pursue the instructions given below.

  • First of all, go to the System Preferences on the MacBook Dock.
  • Then you should choose Apple ID.

Check the Apple ID & Privacy Policy on MacBook

If you want to check the Apple ID and privacy policy on MacBook, then you can follow the provided steps.

  • Get started by going to the Overview on the left-hand side of the screen beneath the Apple ID.
  • Then you should select the box of “About Apple ID & Privacy.”
  • You have to move to view policy.
  • When you have done, click on, OK.

Setting Up the Apple ID Name, Phone & Email Detail on MacBook 

If you want to set up the Apple ID name, phone, and email detail on MacBook, and then pursue the instructions given below.

Add Name:

  • To begin with, beneath the Apple ID, select Name, Phone, and Email on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • After that, you should select the Edit option near to Name to rename your first and last name on the Apple account.
  • You have to click on change Name.
  • Now, click on the Save option.

Add Phone Number:

  • To get started, beneath the Apple ID, select Name, Phone, and Email on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Then go to the +add icon beneath the “Reachable At” box.
  • You have to switch the toggle of Phone Number to the “On” position.
  • Later, you should input the Phone Number.
  • Now, click on Next.

Add Email ID:

  • To begin with, beneath the Apple ID, select Name, Phone, and Email on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Navigate to the +add icon beneath the “Reachable At” box.
  • Switch the toggle of Email Address to the “On” position.
  • Enter the email ID.
  • Now, click on Next.

Setting up the Apple ID Password & Security Detail on MacBook

If you want to set up the Apple ID password and security detail on MacBook, then you can follow the provided steps.

  • Navigate to the Password & Security on the left-hand side of the screen, beneath the Apple ID.
  • You should go to the Password box.
  • Then you have to input the current password or computer password, according to what the prompt message says.
  • You should input a new password.
  • Thereafter confirm the new password.
  • Later, click on Change.
  • Now, you have to select “Sign Out or Don’t Sign Out.” Now all the devices and sites that utilize your Apple ID will get signed out.

Add a New Secured Phone Number:

  • First, you have to select Password & Security on the left-hand side of the screen beneath the Apple ID.
  • Go to the Edit near to the Trusted phone numbers.
  • You should click on the +add icon.
  • Then you have to verify the computer password, when suitable.
  • After that, you should input the new phone number.
  • Toggle how you would like to confirm the new number, either via a call or message.
  • Later, click on Continue.
  • Input the verification code you get.
  • Now, click on Continue.

Remove a Trusted Phone Number: 

  • Navigate to the Password & Security on the left-hand side of the screen beneath the Apple ID.
  • After that, select the Edit option near to the Trusted phone numbers.
  • Go to the number to remove.
  • You have to click on the ( – ) icon.
  • Now, you should click on again to confirm.

Generation a Verification Code:

  • Beneath the Apple ID, go to Password & Security on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • You should click on Get Verification Code.
  • Then write down the code.
  • Now, click on, OK.

Setting up the Apple ID Payment Method and Shipping Address on MacBook

If you want to set up the Apple ID payment method and shipping address on MacBook, and then pursue the instructions given below.

Modify Payment Detail:

  • Get started by going to the Payment & Shipping on the left-hand side of the screen beneath the Apple ID.
  • You should click on Detail to modify the credit or bank card detail.
  • Then you have to input the payment method & billing address.
  • To confirm, click on Save.

Modify the Shipping Method Connected with the Apple ID:

  • To get started, go to the Payment & Shipping on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • You should choose Edit to modify the address.
  • Input the address.
  • To confirm, click on Save.

Setting up the Apple ID iCloud Setting on MacBook.

If you want to set up the Apple ID iCloud setting on MacBook, then you can follow the provided steps.

  • First, you have to select iCloud on the left-hand side of the screen beneath Apple ID.
  • Navigate to the Apple Mac applications to use with iCloud.
  • You should select Options or Details options near to any application that has extra settings.

Check and Modify iCloud Storage:

  • Go to the left-hand side of the screen beneath the Apple ID and select iCloud.
  • Then you should tick the Apple Mac applications to use with iCloud.
  • You have to select Manage near to iCloud Manage.
  • Navigate to the” Change iCloud Storage Plan” to check and modify the plan.
  • After that, select the new storage plan.
  • Later, click on Next.
  • You have to confirm the iCloud sign in, when suitable.
  • Now, click on, OK.

Check iCloud Storage Information:

  • You have to select iCloud on the left-hand side of the screen beneath Apple ID.
  • Then you should click on Manage near to iCloud Manage.
  • Now, go to the left side panel and set the following settings like Family, Photos, Backups, Messages, Mail, and Siri.

Setting up the Apple ID Media and Purchase Settings on MacBook

If you want to set up the Apple ID media and purchase settings on MacBook, and then pursue the instructions given below.

  • To get started, select the Media and Purchases on the side panel beneath Apple ID.
  • After that, go to the Use Touch ID for Purchase, if suitable. If not, you can determine when to need a password for purchases made on the App Store, Music, Books, and TV Stores.

Viewing and Organizing the Apple ID Trusted Devices on MacBook:

Your secured Apple devices are accessible to check beneath Apple ID on MacBook. For every, you will locate a URL to “Find My” on the web. It is also an option to use to delete Apple Pay from the devices, when suitable. Also, you can delete the devices from the same location.

Remove the Apple ID from the MacBook

If you want to remove the Apple ID from the MacBook, then you can follow the provided steps.

  • First, you have to launch iTunes on the MacBook.
  • After that, you should go to the Stores.
  • Then navigate to the View Account.
  • You should input the password.
  • Navigate to the Manage Devices beneath iTunes in the iCloud.
  • After that, you should delete near to every device connected with the account.
  • Later, click on Done.

 

Davis Johnson is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

 

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