How To Change Your Apple ID Email Address On An iPhone or iPad

Fortune Osinachi
Fortune Osinachi - Freelance Writer
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It can be pretty frustrating to want to change your Apple ID email on your iPhone or iPad device if you don’t know how.

You’ll have to pass through a few process that involves changing your Apple ID email address in your device Settings or from the website.

In this article, you’ll learn how to change your Apple ID email address on your iPhone or iPad device.

How To Change Apple ID Email Address on Your iPhone or iPad

Now, there are a few things you need to do to change your Apple ID email on your iPhone or iPad device depending on which one you use.

As Apple ID is an account that grants you access to various Apple services, you can use Apple email address for your Apple ID or, as well as other email service.

You can either choose to change your Apple ID via your Settings or the website.

Change Apple ID Email Using The Web

Changing your iPhone Apple ID can be easily done using and to do that, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Visit On Your Browser

On your iPhone, use any of your installed browsers to visit It could be on Google Chrome or Safari.

Step 2: Tap on Sign-in

When you tap on Sign-in, you’ll be required to sign in with your Apple ID info. If you’re already signed in to your iPhone, just tap on Continue.

Step 3: Tap on Apple ID

After you’ve signed into the website, on the Sign-in and Security screen options, tap on Apple ID, and enter a new email address.

Step 4: Check your Email for verification

When you enter a new email address for your Apple ID, a verification mail will be sent to the address for confirmation.

Step 5: Enter the Code

Quickly enter the code sent to the new address to verify your Apple ID email on the box provided.

After you must have done these steps using the website, your Apple ID email address is now change successfully.

Change Apple ID Using Device Settings

If you are using the new iOS version, it is very easy to change your Apple ID email address using the Settings app. Here is what to do.

Step 1: Tap Your Name (Apple ID Section)

On your iPhone home screen, open Settings. On your Settings screen, tap the Apple ID section that displays your name to open.

Step 2: Tap On Name, Phone Numbers, Email

When you’ve opened your Apple ID section, tap on the first option which is ” Name, Phone Numbers, Email.

Step 3: Tap Edit Beside Contactable At

When you’ve done step 3 and the follow up options displays, tap on Edit beside the Contactable At section.

Step 4: Click the Red Circle with minus symbol

After you tap Edit, click on the icon that has a red circle with a minus symbol located at the left side of your display.

Step 5: Tap Delete

You should tap on the Delete option that appears next to the email address (on the right side).

Step 6: Tap on Choose Another Email

Simply click Choose Another Email to add a replacement email address to serve as your Apple ID. You’ll be required to re-enter your iPhone passcode to confirm.

Step 7: Add Replacement Email

Enter the replacement email you want to use as Apple ID and click Next to continue.

Step 8: Enter Verification Code

In the box provided, enter the verification code sent to your replacement email to successfully finish up the process.


If you ever want to change your Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad, it very simple using the Settings app or via website.

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By Fortune Osinachi Freelance Writer
Fortune Osinachi is an experienced freelance tech writer specializing in consumer technology. With 5 years of expertise, he delves into comprehensive guides for iOS, macOS, and Windows on Techvocast. His work also extends to prominent online media platforms including What Gadget, iGeekPhone, Xiaomitoday, and MobiGaming.
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