Currently Being ModeratedOct 22, 2012 1:36 PM (in response to HusSajAli)
Please help me. I'm from Azerbaijan Baku, i have problem with Imessage and Facetime. So when i login from my Ipad 2, Iphone 4 and Iphone 5 my apple id, i recieved this natification.
"The use name or password for firstname.lastname@example.org was incorrect. Try Again"
Please help me.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 25, 2012 4:01 AM (in response to ferid82)
Apple knows it is an IOS 6 issue. yet, they dont want to comment. i guess they will fix it whenever IOS 6.1 or IOS 7 comes out. meanwhile, your only solution is to creat a new dummy account for facetime. i have tried calling and emailing every level of Apple support and was told that they dont know what happend and told me they were helpless.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 29, 2012 3:10 AM (in response to HusSajAli)
I found the solution
Go to setting
iTunes & apps stores
Then press youe apple ID
then .. View apple ID
Then .... Change your country to QATAR
then save changes
NOW YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ACTIVATE I MESSAGE AND FACE-TIME SERVICES BY YOU TELEPHONE NUMBER AND YOUR APPLE ID
Currently Being ModeratedOct 29, 2012 3:24 AM (in response to HusSajAli)
Good catch, however, if you still have credit in your account through iTunes card then you can not change countries. Also, whenever you want to download news apps it will switch to the original country of your credit card. But good catch none the less.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 29, 2012 3:36 AM (in response to Saleh M AlSaikhan)
Nope didn't work here in UAE. This is sporadic as my own Iphone, ipad and imac activate normally but my wife whose set up identically keeps getting the same " The user name or password for ...... was incorrect. Try again" This is clearly a problem with the apple server side of things.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 18, 2012 2:49 AM (in response to Ahmed Mahmoud Mohamed)
After suffering for nearly 2 weeks after I upgraded...it works fine with your steps. I am in UAE and had the problem with my iphone 4s and ipad mini... however, mac worked fine..!!
Thanks again Ahmed
Currently Being ModeratedNov 28, 2012 5:42 AM (in response to Yazijis)
I have the same problem, but eventually I could solve it. Turning on and off iMessage or Facetime never works unless you find out the root cause. Follow the following steps:
1- First is to make sure your settings for iMessage and Facetime is correct
- Your phone number is correct in "My number" (Settings>Phone). Double check it in your iTunes
- Time zone is correct (Settings>General>Date & Time).
- Regional format is your country (Settings>General>International)
- Wifi is on for Facetime; Wifi or 3G is on for iMessage
2- If you cannot activate iMessage or Facetime after doing the above settings, 99% the root cause is your SIM. Micro SIM of iphone is very sensitive, I mean, if the SIM does not fit the tray completely, it will cause activation error to such functions as iMessage or Facetime even though calling and receiving functions are still work normally. What you need to do is simply change your SIM (it costs less than one dollar in my country) or check the fitness of your SIM on the tray. Power off and on your iphone and activate iMessage and Facetime. It takes about one minute for a successful activation.
If you doubt of it (your SIM is the cause), borrow your friend's SIM and test it on your iphone
Currently Being ModeratedDec 3, 2012 1:28 PM (in response to Ahmed Mahmoud Mohamed)
I was all the day from Bolivia with the problem , and I do that, and mi facetime and imeesage now are good!
I enter to itunes change my country and I tried again to enter with my apple id to facetime un my ipad with retina display and now is working fine...
thanks a lot for writting
(sory my bad inglish)