How to Manage Your Apple ID Account in Settings on iPhone

For quite some time now, you’ve been able to manage your Apple ID account in Settings on your iPhone. But with iOS 10.3, Apple made it even easier. At the top of your Settings menu, you’ll see your Apple ID profile photo and name. This new option allows you to look at your Apple ID profile in one glance and provides quick access to your Apple ID settings so that you can make any changes you want and manage your Apple ID account overall. Here’s how to manage your Apple ID account in Settings on iPhone.

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How to Manage Your Apple ID Account in Settings on iPhone

  • Open the Settings app.

  • At the top, you’ll see your Apple ID profile picture and name. Tap on this block.

  • Here you’ll see an overview of your Apple ID account including access to Apple ID info such as Name, Phone Numbers, Email, as well as Password & Security, and Payment & Shipping.

  • Below that you’ll see iCloud, iTunes & App Store, and Family Sharing. Clicking on each will give you quick access to the settings for each category.

  • Lastly you’ll see the list of your devices also using your Apple ID. And the very bottom, you’ll see Sign Out, which would sign your Apple ID out of the device you’re using.

  • At the very top of this page, you’ll see your name and Apple ID email. You’ll also see your Apple ID profile photo, and you can tap Edit to change the photo you’re using.

It’s best to go through the different menus to see what you can do in each. There are a lot of different settings you have convenient access to from this one main menu.

To Change Your Apple ID Password:

  • Open the Settings app.

  • At the top, you’ll see your Apple ID profile picture and name. Tap on this block.

  • Select Password & Security.

  • Tap Change Password.

To Change Your Apple ID Credit Card & Address:

  • Open the Settings app.

  • At the top, you’ll see your Apple ID profile picture and name. Tap on this block.

  • Select Payment & Shipping.

  • Select your card under Payment Method to edit the credit card you’re using for your Apple ID.

  • Tap on your address to edit your Shipping Address for Apple Store purchases.

There’s quite a bit more you can access from this one over-arching menu. One of my favorite things about this new menu in iOS 10.3 is the ability to see what iPhone model you have without needing your model number. Take a few minutes to explore, and you’ll get an idea of when accessing this menu is ideal.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.