1. Milenkod's Avatar
    When iCloud first came out, I signed up my kids by back-dating their birth years so they could have an account. The back-up features and Find My iDevice were well worth doing this. Fast forward to iOS 8 and I want them included in the Family Account share. However, they are free to purchase whatever and whenever they want...because their fictitious birth year automatically labels them as "Adult". Only "Kids" get the permission to buy.

    The fix is simple. I'm supposed to be able to log onto their Apple ID and change their birth year and it'll re-label them as "Kid" and adds the ask-permission for app purchases. However, every time I access their apple ID at https://appleid.apple.com I enter their Apple ID and password and then get a splash page that asks me to change their passwords and does not allow me to go any further. I DON'T WANT TO CHANGE THEIR PASSWORDS!!!!! Their passwords have upper and lower case letters, symbols and numbers...there is NO FRICKEN WAY someone will guess these passwords and it took some time for me and my wife and the kids to memorize them.

    How the hell do I get into their account other than through this stupid co**block that forces me to do something I don't want?????
    12-16-2014 10:40 PM
  2. Beyond Fire's Avatar
    Maybe you should contact Apple..
    12-16-2014 11:17 PM
  3. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    And perhaps calm down just a tad bit.
    12-17-2014 04:45 PM
  4. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Just change the passwords by adding a 1 at the end of each one. See if that works. I'm curious why it asks that. They never asked me to change mine. Must be some reason. Contact iTunes and ask about it.

    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5.
    12-17-2014 05:51 PM
  5. Septembersrain's Avatar
    So. Let me get this straight. You want them to be treated as kids when they're labeled an adult? How old are they?

    Sent from my larger than life device using Tapatalk. 😘
    joemd60 likes this.
    12-17-2014 06:18 PM
  6. Les74's Avatar
    Maybe you shouldn't have tried to "screw" the system to begin with....
    Tartarus likes this.
    12-17-2014 07:28 PM
  7. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I thought there was going to be a real issue when I clicked on this thread lol
    12-18-2014 06:40 PM

Similar Threads

  1. Why won't iTunes 12.x sync to Apple TV 1?
    By iMore Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-17-2014, 10:17 AM
  2. Battery Life - Apple Apps Vs 3rd Party Apps
    By Frost Forged in forum iPhone Apps & Games
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-17-2014, 12:10 AM
  3. Dozens More Companies Sign Up for Apple Pay
    By calebt in forum Apple Pay
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-16-2014, 09:31 PM
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-16-2014, 03:15 PM
  5. Apple brings Russian store offline amid wild currency swings
    By iMore.com in forum iMore.com News Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-16-2014, 01:51 PM