Apple ID

How to create an Apple ID for your child for Family Sharing

Create a Child Account on iPhone

If you have a young child who you’d like to include in your Family Sharing group, they need their own Apple ID. Maybe you’d like to share apps with them, let them use to your Apple Music subscription, or bought a new HomePod Mini for their room for intercom use.

Children under the age of 13 (age varies by country/region) cannot create their own Apple ID. But you, as the family organizer for your Family Sharing group, can create one for them.

How to see if someone else has access to your Apple device or account

Cyber Hacker iPhone

Have you ever noticed something about your iPhone or iPad that made you wonder if someone else used it without your knowledge? If you suspect that another person has used your device or your account, but aren’t sure how to confirm your suspicions, we’re here to help.

Here’s a list of ways to see if anyone else has access to your Apple device or account.

How to check and use Activation Lock on your Mac

Apple's Activation Lock feature prevents your Mac from starting up, helping guard your private information in the unfortunate event your Mac is lost or stolen. Follow along with our step-by-step tutorial to learn how to make sure the Mac Activation Lock feature is enabled, to disable it if necessary, and to find out if your Mac is compatible with this new security protocol.