Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Global Markets ReviewGlobal Markets Review

Tech News

Apple IDs are becoming Apple Accounts

An illustration of the Apple logo.
Illustration: The Verge

Apple is rebranding Apple accounts from Apple ID to (the arguably more straightforward) Apple Account. “With the releases of iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS Sequoia, and watchOS 11, Apple ID is renamed to Apple Account for a consistent sign-in experience across Apple services and devices, and relies on a user’s existing credentials,” Apple wrote in a Tuesday post on its Newsroom.

The change doesn’t come as a total surprise, as it was rumored earlier this year. And even though Apple IDs have been around for a very long time, I’m personally fine with the change — “Apple Account” feels a lot clearer to me than “Apple ID.”

In its Tuesday post, Apple also detailed a few changes coming to other Apple services this fall. Apple Maps users can browse…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Business

A top European Union court said Wednesday that McDonald’s has lost its Big Mac trademark in the 27-nation bloc, ruling in favor of Irish...

Tech News

A rendering of Climeworks’ Generation 3 direct air capture plant. | Image: Climeworks The next generation of industrial plants to filter CO2 out of...

Tech News

Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Netflix says it’ll no longer be available on second- and third-generation Apple TVs, which came out more...

Tech News

The first four Nerf N-Series blasters shipped to reviewers. When I was a kid, “It’s Nerf or nothing” meant you couldn’t find a better...