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How do you change your Apple-ID in iCloud on your iPhone 4S?

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I have managed to change my iCloud Apple-ID on my Mac and iPad but am having difficulty with changing it on my iPhone 4S. Is there a simple solution out there?

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • randers4 Level 9 Level 9 (53,010 points)

    To change the iCloud ID on your 4s you have to go to Settings>iCloud, tap Delete Account, provide the password for the old ID when prompted to turn off Find My iPhone (if running iOS 7), then sign back in with the ID you wish to use. 

     

    If you don't know the password for your old ID, or if it isn't accepted, go to https://appleid.apple.com, click Manage my Apple ID and sign in with your current iCloud ID.  Click edit next to the primary email account, change it back to your old email address and save the change.  Then edit the name of the account to change it back to your old email address.  You can now use your current password to turn off Find My iPhone on your device, even though it prompts you for the password for your old account ID. Then save any photo stream photos that you wish to keep to your camera roll.  When finished go to Settings>iCloud, tap Delete Account and choose Delete from My iDevice when prompted (your iCloud data will still be in iCloud).  Next, go back to https://appleid.apple.com and change your primary email address and iCloud ID name back to the way it was.  Now you can go to Settings>iCloud and sign in with your current iCloud ID and password.

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