How to find and know your Apple ID on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Apple ID connects all of your purchases, storage of iCloud, your Subscriptions, and many other things; with a single Apple ID, you can access all of them. First comers who are new to iPhone, iPad, and Mac may be confused about their apple ID; you may wonder how to find one on your device. Our guide will help you find and know your Apple ID on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. for those who want to know if their email ID is already registered on Apple ID, our guide is for you also.

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What is an Apple ID?

Apple ID is the essential element for all Apple product users to properly use all the services on their iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Those who aren’t ready to connect all their services with an Apple ID can switch to a regular phone by inserting their Sim card, but to download an app or get a backup of your contacts and data, access your iCloud or synced calendar, you will need an Apple ID. This ID syncs all of your data in one place so that in case you switch to another Apple device in the future, you don’t have to worry about the important data you had on your old device.

With a single Apple ID, you can sync up all of your Apple device’s data in one place and don’t have to worry about the data updates; it will be automatic.

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Making an Apple ID is easy. All you need to do is make one when you set up your new Apple device, or you can also visit their website to create a new Apple ID. All you need to create a new Apple ID is an email ID and a phone number. 

After creating an Apple ID, you can connect a payment method like a credit card, wallet, etc. However, it is not a mandatory step to create an Apple ID.

Making an Apple ID from Non-Apple devices like Television, Android Devices, etc., is also possible because many Apple services like Apple TV+ and Apple Music are now available on non-apple devices too. So, you can easily make an Apple Id from a non-Apple device, but the Apple syncing feature with Apple Id is only accessible by Apple devices.

Why Remember Your Apple ID?

As you already know about Apple ID, now the question is, why do you need to remember it? Why is it so important? So, here are some reasons why you need to remember your Apple ID. 

  • If somehow you lose your Apple device, or it may be lost somewhere, now you can only sync up your old data (Backup) to a new Apple device when you know your Old Apple ID and credentials. This is the most significant reason to know your Apple ID because, as said earlier, Apple connects their devices and data with Apple Id & it is essential.
  • If you want to open Apple services like iCloud Notes or Contacts, Apple reminders, etc., on a Windows system, you need an Apple ID. 
  • Your Apple ID and password are all you need to know, from setting up a new Apple device to using the Apple services on a Non-Apple device. 

What is Apple ID & iCloud Account?

Apple Id & iCloud Account are the same things. In other words, to access the Apple services, which include iCloud, you need an Apple ID account. With the help of Apple Id, you can also open your iCloud service on a non-Apple device; all your photos, videos, and other files data can be accessible through iCloud services.

Where to find Apple ID on iPhone & iPad?

Finding Apple ID on an Apple device is not difficult, but the steps to find it are not the same for every device. Here are the steps to find your iCloud Account or Apple ID on iPhone & iPad:

  1. Tap on Settings; on the top, you will see your name, tap on that.
  2. Now, you will see your profile picture and name. You will see an email address below your name, which is also your Apple ID.

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Where to find Apple ID on Mac Devices?

Finding Apple ID on Mac devices is easy; all you need to follow these steps:

  1. On your home screen, click on the Apple icon, and on the top left, you will see System Preferences.
  2. Under system preferences, you will see Apple ID; click on that.
  3. Under your Profile, Picture & Name, you will see an Email address which is your Apple ID also.

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You can also try this second method to find your Apple ID on iPhone, iPad, or Mac:

  • Click on the Safari browser on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac and open the iCloud website. Under the sign-in option, you will see a tab to Sign in using the device Touch/Face ID or Password. Here you can find your email address, which is your Apple ID.

How to find if you already have an Apple ID?

People who purchased an Apple device in the past and created an Apple ID but now using an Android device or people who made an Apple ID just for fun can follow these steps to know if they already have an Apple ID or not:

  1. Open this link on your browser
  2. Enter the required details like Name and Email Address.
  3. Click continue
  4. If you already have an Apple ID, it will show it.

After this, those who don’t get an Apple ID will need to create a new ID to use all Apple services. Now the people who also don’t remember their Apple ID password can click on the Account settings, where they can reset their password also. 


1. Is my Apple ID my email?

While setting up a new Apple device, you need to create or login to an Apple ID. Creating an Apple ID requires an email address; this email becomes your Apple ID as well as username. This ID is used to sign in to any Apple services, including iCloud, Apple Store, and Apple Music. This Apple ID is also your contact email address. 

2. How to set up a secure Apple ID password?

When creating a new Apple ID, you need to create a secure password that must contain at least 8 characters with a minimum of one number, uppercase, and lowercase letter. While setting a secure password, do not use space between the characters and don’t use characters three times. While setting your password, do not use your Apple ID or phone number and your recent password.

3. How to remove Apple ID from my iPhone or iPad?

If you are switching to another iPhone and want to delete your Apple ID from your last device, then you need to follow these steps:

  • iOS 10.3 or later users, tap settings then your name. at the end of the tab, you will see the sign out; now enter your login details for verification.
  • iOS 10.2 or earlier users, tap settings then iCloud, and click on Sign Out. Then click Sign Out again, tap delete my device and enter login details for verification. Now go to settings again, then click iTunes & App Store, go to Apple ID, now tap Sign Out.


Apple is known for its clean and user-friendly UI. Most people opt for Apple devices because of the interconnect features that help them connect with their work. It doesn’t matter whether the file is created on another device. Still, you can edit it on another device; all you need is a single Apple ID which will sync all of your work and data to a single iCloud. 

Due to this syncing process, you need to remember your Apple ID to log in to your account on any device, including non-Apple devices. If you don’t know how to find your Apple ID on Mac, iPhone or iPad, read the above guide and follow the mentioned steps. For any queries, related to this topic, connect with us in the comments.

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