How to create a new Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad?

14 Oct 2020

Apple ID is your passport to the Apple ecosystem of hardware and software. It is important information that makes easy the interaction between you and your hardware, software, and services that Apple provides.

The most obvious use, of which you may already be aware, is that an Apple ID is required to download software from the Mac App Store. An Apple ID is used for many other things such as enabling and using iCloud, buying from the Apple online store, making reservations at an Apple retail store, accessing the Apple Support website, and so on. It’s used for lots of things and it’s important that you know why and keep your Apple ID up to date.

Steps to create a new Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad

1 Launch the Settings app.

2 Tap Sign in to your iPhone at the top of the screen.

3 Tap Don’t have an Apple ID or forgot it?

4 Tap Don’t have an Apple ID or forgot it?

5 Enter a birth date.

6 Tap Next.

7 Enter your first and last name.

8 Tap Next.

9 Select your current email address or get a new iCloud email address.

10 Enter your email address.

11 Create a password.

12 Verify the password.

13 Select a security question.

14 Type in answer.

15 Repeat two more times.

16 Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

17 Tap Merge or Don’t Merge to sync iCloud data from Safari, reminders, contacts, and calendars.

18 Tap Merge or Don’t Merge to sync iCloud data from Safari, reminders, contacts, and calendars.

How to sign in to iCloud with an existing Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad?

1 Launch the Settings app.

2 Tap Sign in to your iPhone at the top of the screen.

3 Tap Sign in to your iPhone at the top of the screen.

4 Tap Sign In.

5 Enter your iPhone passcode if you have one set up.

6 Enter your iPhone passcode if you have one set up.

7 Toggle Apps using iCloud on or off, depending on your preferences.

How to sign out of iCloud on your iPhone or iPad?

1 Launch the Settings app.

2 Tap your Apple ID at the top of the screen.

3 Scroll to the bottom and tap Sign Out.

4 Enter the password associated with your Apple ID.

5 Tap Turn Off.

6 Select which data you want to keep a copy of on your iPhone and toggle the switch on.

7 Select which data you want to keep a copy of on your iPhone and toggle the switch on.

8 Tap Sign Out when prompted to confirm you want to sign out of iCloud on your iPhone or iPad.