How to Recover Your Apple ID

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Apple accounts can open the door to an incredibly wide range of possibilities, apps, and more. But in today’s digital world, we have dozens of IDs to remember. This guide shows you how to recover your Apple ID in three easy steps.

The steps to recover your Apple ID

Step 1: Go to from any internet enabled device. That device does not even have to be an Apple device!

Step 2: Click the “Forgot Apple ID or Password?” button at the center of the page.

Step 3: If you do not remember the email associated with your Apple ID, click on the button saying “Forgot Apple ID?“.

Step 4: Introduce your first name, last name, email address, and security code to recover your Apple ID.

How to recover your Apple ID using the Find My iPhone app

You can recover your Apple ID using the Find My iPhone app, either from your device, or from a friend’s device. Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open the Find My iPhone app.

Step 2: When the Sign in screen appears, tap the “Forgot Apple ID or Password?” link, and follow the same steps outlined above.

Step 3: If you do not see the Sign in screen, tap Sign out, and then “Forgot Apple ID or Password?”.

Step 4: Continue as shown above.


This entire process is user-friendly, streamlined, and efficient. All you have to do is click “Forgot Apple ID or Password,?” and go through one or two painless steps.

If, however, you do need some assistance with how to recover your Apple ID, go to Apple’s Support Website for Apple ID’s or call 1-800-275-2273. If you want to check the warranty of your device, see our post on how to perform an Apple warranty check.

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