Create A New Apple ID for A Second Hand iPhone/iPad – Here is the Ultimate Guide

Lisa OuUpdated by Lisa Ou / March 31, 2021 16:30

It is much economic to buy a second-hand iPhone XR instead of the brand new iPhone 12. When you get the iPhone XR, how to create a new Apple ID? Apple ID is your one-stop-shop for Apple devices. If it is the first time you use an Apple device, you need a new Apple ID beforehand.

Different from a new iPhone, the Apple ID of the original owner might still be associated with the second-hand iPhone. Whether you need to create a new Apple ID to replace the old new, or simply have a new one for your iOS device, you can learn more details about the process from the article.

Create A New Apple ID for A Second Hand iPhone/iPad – Here is the Ultimate Guide
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1. How to Create a New Apple ID to Replace Original One

To create a new Apple ID for a second-hand iPhone, you have to remove the original ID beforehand. But if you cannot log out of the original Apple ID without a password, FoneLab iOS Unlocker is a versatile way to wipe passcode for iPhone, remove Apple ID, and bypass the screen time restriction. Once you have removed the limitations from iPhone, you can create an Apple ID for the second-hand iPhone accordingly.

  1. Delete the Apple ID of the second-hand iPhone before creating a new one.
  2. Wipe screen passcode for the old iPhone within second/broken iPhone.
  3. Bypass the 4-digit passcode, 6-digit passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID.
  4. Compatible with iOS 14 and the earlier versions for iPhone 12/11/XR.
FoneLab iOS Unlocker
FoneLab iOS Unlocker

FoneLab Helps you unlock iPhone screen, Removes Apple ID or its password, Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.

  • Helps you unlock iPhone screen.
  • Removes Apple ID or its password.
  • Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.

Step 1Download and install FoneLab iOS Unlocker, you can launch the program on your computer. Connect the second-hand iPhone to the computer and choose the Remove Apple ID menu to remove the original Apple ID associated with the iPhone.

unlocker interface

Step 2Tap the Trust button on the iPhone screen and enter the screen passcode. Click the Start button to remove Apple ID and erase all your contents and settings. Please make sure your iPhone is connected to your computer during the process.

start to remove apple id

Step 3Go to the Settings app on your iPhone, you can select the General option and choose the Reset All Settings option. Then the second- hand iPhone will remove the Apple ID and other information to the factory settings automatically.

reset all settings on iphone

Once you have removed the Apple ID, you can follow the second part to create a new Apple ID.

2. How to Create a New Apple ID on an iPhone Directly

If the second-hand iPhone has already been restored to the factory settings, you can simply go to the Settings app to create a new Apple ID on your iPhone and iPad. Just learn more details about the process.

Step 1Go to the Settings app on your iPhone. Tap the Sign in to your iPhone option at the top menu to set up Apple ID, iCloud, App Store, and more others.

sign in to iphone

Step 2Choose the Don’t have an Apple ID or forgot it? option and tap the Create Apple ID option to create an Apple ID with your Email address. After that, you should enter your birthday, first name, and last name.

do not have apple id

Step 3If you need to create the Apple ID with a frequently used Email, you can choose the Use your current email address option, or else, you can get a free one from iCloud directly.

birthday name email create id

Step 4After that, enter the password and retype it for verification, usually it contains a number and an uppercase and lowercase. You need to select the country and enter the phone number.

security question

Step 5Select a verification way, such as Text Message or Phone Call. When you get the verification code via the desired way, you can enter the code for verification accordingly. (What to do when Apple verification failed?)

Step 6When you get to the Terms and Conditions, you should read carefully before tap the Agree button. Then you can tap the Sign In option to get into the newly created Apple ID.

3. FAQs about How to Create a New Apple ID

Can I Create a New Apple ID Using the Same Email?

No. One Email address can only be used to create one new Apple ID. If you just forgot the Apple ID, you can regain access to the existing Apple ID associated with the email address. Moreover, you can also use an email address as a secondary email address on another Apple ID.

How to Create a New Apple ID without Losing Data?

Since the Apps & Songs purchased through the App & iTunes Store are permanently tied to the original Apple ID. It means you cannot share or sync the programs to the newly created Apple ID. You can take advantage of the Family Sharing feature to get some purchased content.

Can I Create an Apple ID without Credit Card?

Yes. Getting an Apple ID is easy but creating an Apple ID without a credit card or any defined payment method is a little tricky. Instead, you can buy any free app from your Windows to create an Apple ID. When you reach the payment method, you can choose the None option.

Conclusion

When you want to create an Apple ID for a second-hand iPhone, here is the best way you should know. Just use FoneLab iOS Unlocker to remove the Apple ID, screen passcode, and more others beforehand. Then you can find the detailed process to create a new Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad directly.

FoneLab iOS Unlocker
FoneLab iOS Unlocker

FoneLab Helps you unlock iPhone screen, Removes Apple ID or its password, Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.

  • Helps you unlock iPhone screen.
  • Removes Apple ID or its password.
  • Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.
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