Can’t Remember iCloud Email? Tips to Help You Recover It

By John Adebimitan

If you can’t remember your iCloud email or Apple ID, simply check for it on your device if you are signed in. On your phone, go to Settings and tap on your name – you should see your Apple ID under your name. On your Mac, go to Apple menu >> System Preferences >> Apple ID. You should see the email here.

Another way to find your Apple ID is by checking for emails from Apple – your Apple ID might be in some of them. You can also check websites like iCloud.com or Appleid.apple.com to see if your ID automatically prefillsif you are logged in on iCloud.com, click on Account Settings under your name. You should see your email here.

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Can’t Remember iCloud Email? How to Find iCloud Email with Phone Number

A phone number can only be used to reset your iCloud or Apple ID password and not find the email. To find your iCloud email or Apple ID, you can go to iforgot.apple.com and click Look it up to find your email. Enter your first name, last name, and current email address. The site should show you your iCloud email or Apple ID. If this does not work, try it again with previous or backup emails you’ve used.

You can also check for your Apple ID or iCloud email on your device. On your phone, go to Settings and tap on your name – you should see your Apple ID under your name. On your Mac, go to Apple menu >> System Preferences >> Apple ID. You should see the email here. On your PC, launch iCloud for Windows, your iCloud email will be under your name.

Other ways to find your iCloud email or Apple ID are highlighted above. It is important to note that your iCloud email is the same as your Apple ID (except when you have two Apple IDs).

Read also: Cannot Verify Phone Number Apple ID

How to Change Your iCloud Email Password

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You can reset the password if you don’t remember it. To do this:

On your iPhone:

  1. Go to Settings >> your name >>Password & Security >>Change Password
  2. You will need to enter your phone’s passcode if you have one set up
  3. Follow the onscreen prompts to finish
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On your Mac:

  1. Go to Apple menu >> System Preferences >> Apple ID >> Password & Security
  2. If you are prompted to enter your password, tap Forgot Apple ID or Password
  3. Follow the prompts to finish
  4. If you are not prompted to enter your password, tap Change Password
  5. Enter your Mac password and follow the prompts to finish
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Using the Apple Support app on another phone:

  1. Download the Apple Support app on the phone
  2. Then go to Password & Security >>Reset Apple ID password>Get Started>A different ID
  3. Enter your Apple ID and follow the prompts

Read also: This Apple ID Is Not Active

Using iForgot:

  1. Go to iforgot.apple.com
  2. Enter your Apple ID and tap Continue
  3. Then confirm your phone number by typing it out
  4. You will be prompted to use the device to reset your Apple ID password
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Ensure to update your new password on all your devices or email services that use your iCloud email or Apple ID to avoid any issues with it.

How to See What Your Apple ID Password Is – Where Can You Find It?

There is no way to see what your Apple ID password is. Apple keychain might not save your Apple ID password and email; if it does, you would not be able to see the password. Passwords saved in the Apple keychain are end-to-end encrypted, so even Apple cannot see your passwords.

How to Find Old Apple ID?

To find an old Apple ID, you can go to iforgot.apple.com and click Look it up to find your email. Enter your first name, last name, and current email address. The site should show you your Apple ID. If this does not work, try it again with previous or backup emails you’ve used.

You can also check through old emails from Apple – your Apple ID might be in some of them. If you still cannot find or remember your Apple ID password and email, you can contact Apple support for assistance.

Is My iCloud Email Password the Same as My Apple ID Password?

Yes, your iCloud email password is usually the same as your Apple ID password, and your iCloud email is essentially your Apple ID. Your Apple ID is used to access your iCloud and other Apple features. However, if one has more than one Apple ID, the iCloud email could be a different Apple ID than that used on the device.

What Does the Apple ID Look Like?

The Apple ID looks like – name@mailprovider.com. For example, janedoe@gmail.com or johndoe@icloud.com. It could be any current or new emails with any mail provider.

Conclusion

So, there’s Apple ID password and email, but there’s also iCloud email and iTunes account too? How will you keep track?

If you’ve read this article or are familiar with Apple, you would know that your iCloud email and iTunes account are tied to your Apple ID and you don’t need to run around looking for the password to one when they have the same password. This article will also help with the necessary information when you lose your Apple ID password and email.

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