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    My son just got a new phone on my account. Yesterday I was getting all of his text messages. That's fine, but it was confusing me. Then I realized he might be getting all of mine!!! He's at his dad's for the next few days, but there are text messages and pictures on my phone that I DO NOT want him to see. What can I do to stop the messages to automaticallly share with his device?
    08-19-2016 11:26 AM
  2. JustMeWhoElse's Avatar
    Get your son his own AppleID and remove yours from his iPhone. Until you deactivate your AppleID from his iPhone, he will get your information too.

    08-19-2016 12:54 PM
  3. pkcable's Avatar
    Probably don't want the ex to see them either. lol I'm with JMWE, the kid needs his own AppleID, or setup a second gmail account for yourself for his account if he's still pretty young (say 12 or under, BUT it's your call).
    08-19-2016 02:12 PM
  4. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Agree with above posters. Get him his own Apple ID and set up family share. Works great for me and my two kids that have phones.
    08-19-2016 03:53 PM

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