Luke Kurtis shares his story of how Apple disabled his account after he unknowingly bought a fraudulent iTunes gift card. Although he eventually got his account restored, it took two months to get it back.
Had I not taken advantage of my internal Apple contacts, I may not have gotten my account back. I spent a large part of those two months in a kind of grief, mourning not only the loss of a collection of media built up over a decade and a half, but also all the products I owned that no longer functioned as they were supposed to. The company I had given so much money to over the years could revoke my access to everything with just the press of a button.
That’s pretty scary stuff. Now that Apple Card is a product, imagine getting locked out of your account, unable to pay off your Card because there isn’t a way to do it online.
Today through Thursday, March 14, you can get a 10% bonus when you add Apple ID funds via an iOS device or a Mac.
For a limited time when you add Apple ID funds you can get a 10% bonus. The special offer ends Thursday, December 20.
A number of users are reporting that their Apple IDs have been locked on their iOS devices, with the reason for the issue unknown.
Apple has apologized over a string of Chinese Apple ID hacks. Certain Apple customers were victims of a phishing attack.
Apple’s got a relatively new way that you can scrub your data from their servers, which includes all of your iTunes purchases, your iCloud info, and so on, and Melissa Holt will show you how.
Once you enable two-factor authentication for your Apple ID, you have to have one of your trusted devices to be able to recover the others, right? Yep. Totally. You’ll be lost without them! We kid, we kid. You can actually still log in to Find My [Device] online without using any verification codes, and we’ll tell you how in today’s Quick Tip! Sorry for scaring you like that.
If you’ve got an older Mac running Yosemite, say, you may be getting constant prompts to enter your iCloud password. If you know you’re typing it in correctly, what gives?! We’ll tell you one way you might be able to fix this annoying problem in today’s Quick Tip!
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss who should be responsible for controlling iPhone and other electronic device addiction, plus they have something to say about TeenSafe’s Apple ID user name and password leak.
TeenSafe let 10,200 Apple ID user names and passwords leak all in plain text, and the service requires two-factor authentication be disabled.
This method is basically iTunes gift cards without actually buying a gift card.
Basically, Apple knows about stuff you buy and content you consume, but everything else is off-limits.
If you’re the victim of an iPhone theft, there are steps you can take after to try to get it back. But there are also preventative steps to take before it happens.
Download Apple profile data is a good move, and it’s unfortunate that Apple didn’t have something like this sooner, instead of being forced by regulation.
If you change the credit card linked to your Apple ID because it expired or was stolen, your HomePod probably won’t recognize the new information and stop streaming Apple Music. Here’s how to get HomePod to see your updated information.
You’ll use this ID on any Apple device you have, whether it’s an iPhone or a MacBook.
Apple IDs don’t expire. Even if you forgot your username and password, your Apple ID is still floating around in the ether. Apple doesn’t shut down IDs after a certain period of inactivity.
Quick Tips about VPN, Sierra’s storage, Universal Clipboard, and Wi-Fi priority are just the start to the show. From there we talk about using Flash on your iPhone or iPad (it’s true!), portable VPN options, accessing a file server with iOS and much more. Download or just press play right here and enjoy. You’ll learn at least four new things, we guarantee it!