1. patx#AC's Avatar
    So, I think I screwed myself somehow and I will try to explain.

    My old Apple ID wasnt an email address, just a username. I did have an email address linked to that Apple ID.

    Not sure what I did wrong, but when I signed up for iCloud I used the email address that is linked to my old Apple ID as my new username/Apple ID and used the same password.

    Now, when I try to update apps, ITunes asks for the old username and password, but now that password only works with my new apple ID name. When I ask for a new password to be associated with the old Apple ID name, nothing works. Its as if the old Apple ID name and account info wasnt transferred over to the new one. I hope that made sense.

    What did I do and is there some way I can fix this??
    10-12-2011 09:53 PM
  2. wxologist's Avatar
    This exact same thing happened to me too...I'll be curious to see if you find a solution. I wish I could help. I thought there was going to be a way to merge them via appleid.apple.com but there doesn't seem to be. I went there because I actually called apple support to get some help on their automated "person" said that you could go there to merge IDs...but I couldn't find where.
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    10-12-2011 09:58 PM
  3. patx#AC's Avatar
    I am glad Im not the only one this has happened to. I actually set up a reservation with the Genius Bar people tomorrow morning. I hope they can figure it out.
    10-12-2011 10:01 PM
  4. wxologist's Avatar
    Pat...please please come back and let us know if this can get fixed.
    10-12-2011 10:02 PM