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How to switch up your Apple ID if you’re leaving an organization that needs account access

[2020-01-23 13:15:00]

An Apple ID is a powerful hub for one’s Apple-centric identity. However, what if you use your Apple ID within an organization—an organization that needs access to Apple ID-linked purchases, email, developer resources, and other Cupertino-connected sites and services—and you’re retiring or moving to another place of employment?Take measures before it’s too late for the handoff. This is especially important when two-factor authentication (2FA) is enabled, because your former group could wind up locked out of an account.First, Apple lets you change the address associated with an Apple ID under a variety of circumstances. The easiest method is if you’re using an address that’s anything but an Apple-managed one that ends in mac.com, me.com, or icloud.com, as you can change that address to anything—including an Apple-managed one. (I provide the step-by-step instructions in this November 2018 column.)To read this article in full, please click here

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