Can I Use My Gmail Account As Apple ID?

Why can’t I use my Gmail address for Apple ID?

If your e-mail address was associated with the ID in any way, for example as a Reachable at or Rescue e-mail address, then it can’t be reused with another Apple ID for approximately one year.

You will need to get another e-mail address to use as your Apple ID..

Should I use my email address for Apple ID?

It is highly recommended that you tie an active, valid email address to your Apple ID. The Apple ID is your login for Apple services such as iTunes, App Store, iMessage, and FaceTime. By actually using an active email address for your Apple ID, you will receive important emails from Apple.

Why can I not change my Apple ID email address?

As mentioned earlier, if you have an Apple ID that uses an Apple email address, you can’t change it to an address provided by a third party, like Gmail or Outlook. If you don’t have any additional Apple email addresses associated with your account, you won’t be able to change your Apple ID at all.

Is Apple ID and Gmail the same thing?

Your Apple ID account is separate from your Gmail account, even if you are using your Gmail email address as your Apple ID email.

How do I change my email address?

Step 1: Check if you can change it. On your Android phone or tablet, open your device’s Settings app Google. Manage your Google Account. At the top, tap Personal info. … Step 2: Change it. Next to your email address, select Edit . Enter the new email address for your account.

Does Apple have its own email?

With your iCloud Mail account, you can send, receive, and organize email. When you set up your devices for iCloud Mail, you can also access your iCloud Mail account using the Mail app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac computer, or using Microsoft Outlook on a Windows computer.

What email can I use for Apple ID?

If you choose to create an Apple ID, you’ll be able to use an @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com email address that doubles as your new username. Those already using an Apple email as their Apple ID are able to change their username as well, but only to another @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com email address.

Why is Apple ID saying my email address is not available?

It’s possible you (or someone else) has used that email address as the rescue address for a different Apple ID. If that’s the case, you can’t use it as the primary email address for an Apple ID.

Why cant I use my email for my Apple ID?

An email address that is already associated with an Apple ID cannot be used as an Apple ID. “Associated with” in this context means that the email address is not: already in use as an Apple ID. used as an alias for an Apple ID.

Can a deleted Apple ID be used again?

You cannot. As explained when you requested the deletion, that act is permanent. That AppleID and email can never be used again with Apple as login credentials for Apple services. All you can do is get another email address to use, and use that to create a wholly new AppleID.