Another Apple ID on my phone

By abbasi ยท 4 replies
May 5, 2016
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  1. I bought an iPhone with the seller's Apple ID remained on that iPhone. That is, that person's Apple ID is set on the iPhone. Does it matter? Or can they access my data while their Apple ID is still set on the iPhone?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,138   +985

    The Apple-ID controls access to the Apple App Store where you buy stuff and download to the device.
    You should disconnect the old and login to yours.
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  3. abbasi

    abbasi TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 323   +24

    Thanks. And that way there isn't any security issue. Yeah?
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,138   +985

    Keeping YOUR devices on YOUR Apple-ID is sane and safe, but as you are now, the original owner could wipe your device clean - - but that's obvious in that App-ID<-controls->device(s)
  5. JamesandBennie

    JamesandBennie TS Booster Posts: 170   +14

    Just remove all the apps on your iphone if the apps are relevant the the seller's Apple ID . and start to use your own ID to download new apps. this is the best way to keep your data safe.

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