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Captaincow's Chats #9 - Apple ID switcharoos

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Captaincow285 8 months ago

So after getting tired of not being able to install productivity apps because my parents couldn't remember their Apple ID passwords, I decided to make my own and enter it in. Of course, I did it already, but I'm concerned. I have a fondness for Minecraft PE, and the purchase for the game was on my parent's account. Would I get updates for Minecraft PE with an account that did not purchase the game? And what other weirdness would go on?

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ImperiousBattlestar 1 point 8 months ago
  • You would be able to get updates, but I have a feeling that it's going to ask for your parent's ID password.
Captaincow285 submitter 1 point 8 months ago

Ah. That's disconcerting.

Looks like another request reset cycle.

ImperiousBattlestar 2 points 8 months ago

If you did use Family Sharing (which my family has done), the purchased apps would be added to your purchased list (or what I've found).

Captaincow285 submitter 1 point 8 months ago

Oh. I should have looked into it. I still can try to enable it. Thanks!

Chillsabre 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

You can contact Apple and if you have the original proof of purchase (a contract can often work) you can get the device reset in pretty much every cases.

Captaincow285 submitter 1 point 8 months ago

It’s been solved, but thanks!