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Question: Separate icloud accounts

We have 4 devices with my icloud account. Can I have a password and separate icloud account for each device?

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Mar 13, 2018 11:45 AM in response to fredbird1 In response to fredbird1

You can use a different Apple (iCloud) ID and password on each device.


There may be some data loss, but you can minimize it. If syncing photos with iCloud, ensure Optimization is turned off in Settings/Your Name/iCloud/Photos. Then make sure full resolution photos are on the device. When signing out of iCloud, if asked whether you want to retain data, choose yes. Messages conversations will be lost if they are addressed to the ID. See the article below for other places that the old ID should be removed. Also set up Family Sharing to keep access to your apps. Also see Winston Churchill's response in the below discussion


Apple ID – Create


How to transfer all files from one iCloud account to another


Apple ID email address or password - What to do after you change

Family Sharing



Family Sharing - Use your own Apple ID for Family Sharing


Family Sharing -What types of content can I share?



Family Sharing - If you don‘t see your family‘s shared content


Family Sharing - Ask to Buy



Family Sharing - purchases and payments



Family Sharing - Hide and unhide music, movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and books



Family Sharing – share iCloud Storage



Family Sharing - Share an iCloud storage plan with your family


Family Sharing and location



Family Sharing and Apple ID for your child

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