How do I change my email account for iCloud?

How to change your Apple ID to a different email address

  1. Go to and sign in.
  2. In the Sign-In and Security section, choose Apple ID.
  3. Enter the email address that you want to use as your Apple ID.
  4. Choose Change Apple ID.

How do I change name on iCloud?

Go to and sign in with your apple id. Click the mail icon, the gear in the upper right, preferences, accounts. Change the full name there. It may take several minutes to update on the Mac.

Is the iCloud and Apple ID the same?

Your Apple ID is the account you use to access iCloud and all other Apple services. When you sign in to a device with your Apple ID, you have access to all the photos, files, and other data you store in iCloud.

How do I transfer my Apple ID from one Apple ID to another?

Part 1. Transfer Data from One Apple ID to Another in 1-click

  1. Sign in Two iCloud Accounts and Head to iCloud Sync.
  2. Confirm the Source Account and the Target Account.
  3. Click Next to Start Syncing.
  4. Choose an iCloud Data Type.
  5. Transfer Contacts to Another iCloud Account.
  6. Joy Taylor.

Are Apple ID and iCloud ID the same?

Every iCloud ID is also an Apple ID. You may also have a second Apple ID that you use for other services such as the iTuens store, but that doesn’t change the fact that your iCloud ID is an Apple ID.

How do I change iCloud account on iPhone without deleting?

Answer: A: Try going to Settings/iCloud and stop syncing everything. Confirm that data is still on the phone. Then sign out of iCloud and back in with the new ID.

Will I lose my iCloud data if I change my Apple ID?

If you simply intend to change your Apple ID, your data won’t go anywhere. But if you’re switching to another Apple ID, some data will be removed from your device. Although, you can always restore it if saved on iCloud.

What happens when you change Apple ID?

Apple IDs are the unique accounts required to use Apple services such as iTunes, iCloud, and App Store. Changing your Apple ID will result in the loss of all content from your previous account, including apps, music, movies, TV shows, books, photos, and more.

Does Apple ID need to be iCloud?

But merely having an Apple ID doesn’t mean you have an iCloud email address. You’ll need to create it, whether after or during the process of setting up a new Apple ID.