Why Can’T I Use My Gmail Address For Apple ID?

Why can’t I use my email address for Apple ID?

Question: Q: Can’t create Apple ID useing my email adress To be able to use this email address as an Apple ID, you will need to locate the Apple ID it is associated with and change it so that email is no longer associated with an Apple ID.

It will then be available for use..

Can my Apple ID be a Gmail address?

Starting today, you can change your Apple ID from a third-party email service such as Gmail or Yahoo to an Apple domain… … You couldn’t, however, go from Gmail/Yahoo to @iCloud.com. As Apple notes in an updated support document, you can now make the shift.

Why won’t my Apple ID let me change my email address?

If you can’t change your Apple ID If you see a message that the email address you want to use isn’t available or is already in use, check that you or a family member aren’t already using that email address with a different Apple ID.

What is a valid Apple ID email address?

If you choose to create an Apple ID, you’ll be able to use an @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com email address that doubles as your new username. Those already using an Apple email as their Apple ID are able to change their username as well, but only to another @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com email address.