Can’t use my IPAD1 apple id?
(I’m not buying all the stuff over again. Starting the issues list. May have to return it.)
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Apple id is mobile me.
It’s forcing me up to icloud.
icloud requires lion.
lion needs a lot of space.
now if’s forcing me into “forgotten password”
forcing me to authenticate the id’s emil by clicking a link
now it’s still forcing “forgotten password” and not sending the link.
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ipad3!. May have been a mistake. All sorts of initialization issues. Apple may be overwhelmed and using “forgotten password” to throttle use.
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Forces verification of email address.
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Dear fjohn reinke,
You’ve entered email@example.com as the contact email address for your Apple ID. To complete the process, we just need to verify that this email address belongs to you. Simply click the link below and sign in using your Apple ID and password.
Verify Now >
Wondering why you got this email?It’s sent when someone adds or changes a contact email address for an Apple ID account. If you didn’t do this, don’t worry. Your email address cannot be used as a contact address for an Apple ID without your verification.
For more information, see our frequently asked questions.
Thanks,Apple Customer Support
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DO that and it forces me into password reset and never sends the email.
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Comparing Taylor Swift HD on IPAD1 and IPAD3 — don’t see much difference.
Trying to think of other comparisons.
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THE SAGA CONTINUES
from: Apple firstname.lastname@example.org
date: Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 7:51 AM
subject: How to reset your Apple ID password.
Arrived in Google mail box about 9AM. Google posts within seconds to receipt. I know I send stuff from different account into gmail account often. Sometimes Google posts it before I can ALT TAB or TAB SELECT from the sending website over to the GMAIL window. Google’s fast; I’m faulting Apple on this one. Either deliberately or not. Argh!
Finally the link comes through, password reset. I know that I didn’t “forget” any of my passwords, I use LASTPASS, a text file, and a spreadsheet. ARGH!
Now onto try to upgrade MACBOOKAIR to LION. Then I can move from MOBILEME to ICLOUD. Then, finally I can rename my apple id from the old format of a simple name to the new required format of an email address. Then I can connect the IPAD3 to my old apple id and get to try it.
(If you think this all been a big mistake, I agree. What idiot enforces a new rule (i.e., an apple id has to be an email “for security purposes”. Someone needs to explain that one to me. I’m going to bounce this off Bruce S. Maybe it’ll give him some blog fodder.)
I STILL think they deliberately did this to control load. Yeah, I’m a cynic with a tin foil hat!
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SAGA <synonym for excrement>
Going back to the APPSTORE on the MACBOOKAIR tells me that “too many incorrect passwords”. Forces me to say “I forgot it”. (All for MY protection, of course.) And, then if forces up something that opens NVU to edit the page. Are you kidding me?
And Apple is “user friendly”? “barbara streisand”
So, I have uninstall NVU, do this non-sense, wait for another email, buy LION, reinstall NVU, install LION. Then I can move from MOBILEME to ICLOUD. Then, finally I can rename my apple id from the old format of a simple name to the new required format of an email address. Then I can connect the IPAD3 to my old apple id and get to try it.
To quote Taylor Swift: “This is begining to look like tragedy now.” An epic poem worthy of Homer who wrote the Odyssey!
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