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iOS 11 Tips: Two-Factor Authentication Replaces Two-Step Verification

A little over two months ago, I wrote a Tips article covering Apple’s Two-Step Verification and Trusted Devices. This is a very important weapon in constant battle to protect your accounts from unauthorized access, and I highly recommended that anyone reading this who is not already on iOS 11 should enable it for their devices and keep it up to date.  Continue reading

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How to set-up an Apple ID for your iPad

Apple-IDTo use Apple services you need to start with an Apple ID. Your Apple ID is based on an email address you would like to associate with your account.  Your Apple ID is your gateway to adding all kinds of content to your iPad, including Music, Apps, Movies, and Books.   When you set-up your Apple ID you have the option to also use the same ID for your iCloud  services account.  However, this isn’t a requirement.  You can also choose to set-up one Apple ID for for iCloud services, and a separate account for your iTunes, App Store, and iBook Store purchases.

Confused yet?  Apple recommends creating one ID for both services to eliminate some of the confusion.  They caution that using multiple Apple IDs might be confusing and might cause issues with accessing purchased content or using some services.  However, in the event that you still want to keep your services separate, he is a quick and dirty how-to.

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