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If you've forgotten the iCloud password or don't know your Apple ID anymore, access to Apple's services from your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android device and so on is not impossible, but it is more difficult. Because you have to assign a new iCloud password or first have to search for the Apple ID. For both of these things, Apple offers online services that should help you if you've forgotten your iCloud password or Apple ID. By the way: a new password will not be sent because it would then be known to Apple or even an employee - so you have to assign one yourself.
The account with Apple, secured by the Apple ID (email address) and corresponding password, gives you access to services such as iCloud, App Store, iTunes, iBooks, Messages, FaceTime, Apple Store and Game Center. If you have forgotten your access data and are not logged in to any device, then this can quickly become a problem – depending on the scope of use of the individual offers. However, you can find the solution directly on the registration page appleid.apple.com. Simply use the link “Forgot your Apple ID or password?” And select what you want to restore.
If you've forgotten the Apple password, that's basically the lesser of two evils. Because you can then simply enter your ID, have to decipher a captcha and then you can choose whether you want to receive a link by email or whether you want to answer the security questions. You specified these security questions and answers when you set up your Apple ID. If you don't know the answers anymore, have the link to reset your password sent to you by email. When you have access again, it's best to ask questions right away, the answers of which you can remember;)
Here you should know which email addresses Apple knows of you. Because if you have forgotten your Apple ID, you have to enter your first name, your last name and an email address. This data is compared with the Apple database and if there is a match, the result is output accordingly.
If there is no match, then it says “No Apple ID found” and you get a message that your information was not stored in the given combination. Then simply click on the "Try again" button and use a different email address.
If you have forgotten your Apple ID password, you have to set a new one using the steps shown. You can write a message to the support, but they will certainly not set up any access data for you and then send them to you. That would, in a way, violate your privacy. Also inquiries to sir appleot have no effect;) Every now and then, comments or emails come in asking for new access data because someone has forgotten their Apple ID password. But this is only a blog and no official support - so we apologize for the fact that you can only be helped with this guide.
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.