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HT1311: iOS: Sign in with a different Apple ID in the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store

Learn about iOS: Sign in with a different Apple ID in the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store

HT1311 I have two Apple IDs, one with all my purchases and info on it. The one with everything on it is under a bad email address. When I tried to change it to my current email, it tells me I already have an account. How do I fix this?

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I had an old iPod under an old Apple ID  which was stolen. I replaced it with an iPhone and apparently created a new Id under my current email address. When i went to sync the phone to my comuter (several months later), I accidentally restored the phone to my old iPod settings and lost everything.  I then continued to make purchases on the phone but didn't realize that it had reverted back to my old Apple ID. This is under an old email that I no longer have access to. When I tried to change the Apple ID/email address in the account settings, it won't let me because it says that there is already an Apple ID under this address. However, all my information (settings, contacts, photos, aps) are under an incorrect email. How can I change the account I have been using to reflect my valid current email address if there is already an existing account (which I never really used) under this address? Please, I don't want to lose all my info again.

iPhone 4


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