“Your Apple ID is the user name you use to log into Apple’s App Store, iMessage and FaceTime services, and its online store and support forums; it’s also important for Genius Bar appointments and product registration,” Keir Thomas writes for Macworld UK. “Want to create, reset, change, remove or permanently delete an Apple ID?”

“You can’t get far in the world of Apple products and services without an Apple ID. Happily, it’s incredibly easy to set up an Apple ID accountThomas writesYou then use your Apple ID to access a plethora of services, such as iCloud, Find My iPhone, iTunes Match, and Apple Music, as well as make purchases from iTunes and download Podcasts.”

“In this article we explain not only how to set up an Apple ID, but also how to find out what your Apple ID is, how to find (or change) your Apple ID password, and how to get the most from your Apple ID account,” Thomas writes. “Last of all, we look at the terminal option: how to delete your Apple ID permanently.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: It’s amazing how many people we meet who have iPhones and who also have no earthly idea what an Apple ID is/does, what iCloud is/does, how to use Find My iPhone, etc. – or even how to get apps from the App Store!

Somehow, Apple should do a better job of trying to reach the morbidly incurious.