How to Merge Apple ID with Ease

Want to merge Apple ID but do not know how? This guide will tell you one simple method to merge two or multiple Apple IDs quickly.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
AnyTrans – Merge Apple IDs Easily

Merging Apple IDs by yourself is a complicated joy. But AnyTrans makes it easier. So, free download AnyTrans to merge two Apple IDs in four steps.

Q: Is it possible to merge two Apple IDs? 

A: You can’t merge Apple IDs. You can try setting up Family Sharing between the IDs if you want to be able to share purchases made with the IDs.

—– A discussion about Merge Apple IDs

For some reason, some people have created two Apple IDs before and use both of them. For example, many Mac users had one Apple ID for iCloud and another one for iTunes. And many people need to have two Apple IDs, one for work and another for personal use. But now they feel quite annoying to sign in and sign out on their iDevices again and again, so they want to merge the two Apple IDs (Merging iTunes and iCloud accounts). But how to complete the job? In this article, you will get the answer.

Also Read: How to Transfer Data from iCloud to iCloud >

Can I Merge Two Apple IDs

Unfortunately, the answer is NO. You can’t merge Apple IDs. Since Apple released the iCloud service, it has never allowed users to merge two Apple IDs into one. It means if you want to seek help from Apple support, that would be impossible.

For most people, merging Apple IDs together is to better manage their iCloud accounts. So if there’s a way to combine the data in two iCloud accounts together, it could be regarded as a solution to merge Apple IDs.

Further Reading: How do I transfer everything from one Apple ID to another?

How to Merge two Apple Accounts in 4 Steps

The quickest way to merge two Apple IDs is to use a third-party tool, AnyTrans – iOS Data Manager. As is designed for iOS data management, AnyTrans enables you to merge iOS contents in different Apple IDs together. Since it only needs four steps to merge two Apple IDs successfully, we list it as the first solution to your demand.

Except for merging Apple IDs, AnyTrans can also take good care of your favorite apps, transfer & back up WhatsApp data, make a complete backup for your phone easily, and restore backups quickly & flexibly, etc. Here are the features of AnyTrans. Check them to get a better understanding.

AnyTrans – Merge Two Apple IDs

  • Sync contacts, notes, photos, from one Apple ID to another.
  • View and extract data from iCloud as well as iCloud Backup.
  • No need to switch between Apple IDs repeatedly, easy operation.
  • Work well with all iPhone models & iOS versions.

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How about giving it a try? Click here to download AnyTrans and then follow the steps below to merge two Apple IDs.

Step 1. Open AnyTrans > Choose iCloud Manager > Log in to your source iCloud account (the account contains the files you want to sync to another account).

Choose iCloud Manager and Log In

Choose iCloud Manager and Log In

Step 2. Click Add Account to log in to your target iCloud accounts > Click on the iCloud Sync option.

Add Another iCloud Account

Add Another iCloud Account

Step 3. Select the target account > Click the Next button to continue.

Choose Source and Target Account

Choose Source and Target Account

Step 4. Choose the categories you want to merge > Click Next to confirm. You can also tick to select all the categories or skip duplicates at the bottom of the page.

Click Next to Start Syncing

Click Next to Start Syncing

To preview and select special items to transfer, follow the steps below.

  1. Log in to your accounts > Scroll down to enter category management page > Select the items you want to merge like Contacts.
  2. Preview and select the contacts you need > Click on the To iCloud button.

Further Reading: How to Transfer Contacts from one Apple ID to Another >

Merge Multiple Apple IDs on iPhone

If you don’t want to download third-party tools, you can try this method. However, this is more complicated than the first method. And you need to do more operations on your iPhone. Also, you need to make sure that the phone will not break down due to a shortage of space. Last but not least, charge your phone beforehand so it won’t go off when you are merging two Apple IDs.

If you are ready, follow the steps below to merge Apple IDs.

Step 1. Sign out of the source Apple ID(the one you want to sync data from)

  1. Get into Settings on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on the Apple ID banner at the top of the screen.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and tap on Sign Out.
  4. Click on Sign out of iCloud if you have different accounts for iCloud, iTunes, and App Store. Otherwise, skip this step.
  5. Enter the password to sign in to your Apple ID.
  6. Tap on Turn Off for Find My iPhone.
  7. Turn on the category for any data you want to save to your iPhone. And when you sign in to another account, the data saved will merge with the new Apple ID.
  8. Tap on Sign Out, you need to tap Sign out twice to confirm that order.

Step 2. Sign in the target Apple ID(the one you want to sync data to)

  1. Click Settings on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on Sign in to your iPhone (or iPad).
  3. Tap on Email to enter the email address associated with the target Apple ID.
  4. Enter the password and tap on Merge to merge the data saved on your iPhone with the target Apple ID.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, there are two ways to merge Apple IDs. But the second way just takes too much time. While AnyTrans can help you merge Apple ID easily and quickly. Just download AnyTrans and give it a try! If you have any questions, be free to contact us via email or leave a comment and we will help you out as early as possible.

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Senior writer of the iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android-related issues.

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