How to Change Apple ID on Mac (2023)

Discover the easy process of changing your Apple ID on your Mac. Follow these steps for a seamless transition to your new account.

By Abhishek Chandel
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How to Change Apple ID on Mac

How to Change Apple ID on Mac

Changing your Apple ID on your Mac is a simple process that allows you to associate your Apple services like iCloud, App Store, iMessage, and more with a new account. You may want to change your Apple ID for various reasons - switching emails, using a new account, etc. This guide will walk you through the steps to change your Apple ID on your Mac. With just a few clicks, you can update your account across all Apple apps and services on your device. Make sure to back up your data first and have the new Apple ID credentials ready before beginning.

Steps to Change Apple ID on Mac

1. Go to the Apple menu & click on the System settings option.

2. Click on your name at the top and sign out from your current Apple ID.

3. Now it'll ask if you want to keep a copy of your iCloud data on this Mac before signing out. If you want then click on the Keep copy button. Otherwise, unselect all options & tap on the Continue button.

4. Now find my device will ask for your Apple ID password, so enter the password & continue. 

5. On the next step enter Mac user Password.

6. Now you'll see that it'll successfully remove the Apple ID on Mac. On this page, Enter the new Apple ID email and password. Click Continue. Verify the new Apple ID using two-factor authentication if enabled. The new Apple ID will now be added to your Mac.


Changing your Apple ID on your Mac is a straightforward process by following the outlined steps. The key things to remember are signing out of your old Apple ID across all services and apps, and signing in with your new credentials. Back up your data before changing IDs to avoid loss. With your new Apple ID set up, all your Apple services, subscriptions, and purchases will now be associated with the new account. You can seamlessly access iCloud, App Store, FaceTime, and other Apple apps with the new ID. Changing Apple IDs takes just a few minutes if you follow the steps carefully.

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