Yes, I think that's right. However, since I no longer have that rescue address available to me and seem not to be able to get my security questions right, I cannot get a reset via the rescue email address. Dumb, and leaves me totally stranded. I have removed the rescue address from mother contact list but it remains in the system somewhere, I'm guessing on the password and security page. This isn't logical. Trying to contact Apple about it but their support page says my phone number is invalid - of course it is not, but their validation is wrong!
Has a solution been found for this problem? I wanted to do the same thing, turn my old rescue address into my primary. So I removed the rescue and replaced it with another email. But when I go to change my primary it STILL says I can't use my rescue address, even though that is no longer my rescue address..can someone please help me out? Thanks
I have several @Mac.com Apple IDs that I have gained for testing iChat.
In some cases I have removed the support email to use it again.
I would use the iForgot site to enter the email and see if it is linked to another account.
iMac 2.5Ghz 5i 2011 (Mountain Lion 10.8.4)
G4/1GhzDual MDD (Leopard 10.5.8)
MacBookPro 2Gb (Snow Leopard 10.6.8)
Mac OS X (10.6.8),
Couple of iPhones and an iPad
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