If your iPhone keeps asking for your Apple ID password, you’re not alone. A lots of iPhone users have faced the same, especially after updating their phones. In this guide, I’ll tell you some fixes for this issue where the iPhone constantly asks for your Apple ID password from time to time.
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The possible reasons behind this problem can be many, including iCloud, iTunes or App Store settings. Here are all the possible ways to solve this problem yourself. Keep reading!
As we’ve said in many guides before, the first thing you can try while dealing with a bug on your phone is to restart it. This will simply kill all background processes and your phone will start all over again. Most likely the password problem could disappear by then.
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Update your iOS version
In some cases, users may not have updated their iPhone and are facing the same problem. Well, sometimes such bug fixes are included in software updates released by Apple. So, the next thing you can do is check for updates on your phone.
1. Open Settings on your iPhone and tap In general.
z2. Now, tap Software update.
3. On the next page, if you see an update, tap Download and install.
Turn off Face ID for iTunes, App Store
As mentioned above, this problem may also be due to iTunes or App Store settings. So whenever you try to download an app, it asks for a password. Here’s how to fix it by turning them off and on again:
1. Go to Settings and select Person ID and code.
2. Now disable the switch next to it iTunes and the App Store.
Restart your iPhone and if the issue is resolved, you can re-enable FaceID for them by following the same steps. Otherwise, follow the following fixes.
Disable and re-enable iMessage, FaceTime
If you temporarily disable iMessage and FaceTime, this may also work in some cases. Once the problem is resolved, you can re-enable them. Here’s how to do it on your iPhone:
1. Open Settings and go to Messaging.
2. Now disable the switch next to iMessage.
3. Go to Settings again and tap FaceTime.
4. On the next page, disable the switch next to FaceTime.
Once the problem is resolved, you can turn on these settings.
Sing and sign in to iCloud again
The next step you can try is to sign out of your iCloud account and then sign in again to see if the problem is related to iCloud. Here’s how:
1. Go to Settings and tap your profile name at the top.
2. Now scroll down and tap Logout.
3. In the popup window, enter the Apple ID password and tap Disable.
4. You can then keep a copy of your data or simply tap Logout.
After that, you can log in again when the problem is resolved. Please note that check-out may not be possible due to restrictions. To fix this, you should first turn off the Screentime feature, which is turned on by default, and then try to log out.
Change your Apple ID password
You can also try changing your Apple ID password to resolve this issue. Follow these steps to do this:
1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone and go to your profile.
2. Now tap Password and Security.
3. Touch Change Password.
4. Enter your iPhone password and enter a new password, confirm it, then tap Change at the top.
After changing your Apple ID password, make sure the issue is resolved or go to the next step.
Reset all settings
Sometimes you just can’t figure out which setting is actually causing the problem, in such cases you can simply reset all the settings on your iPhone. Note that this will remove some of your data such as WiFi passwords, Bluetooth devices, etc. But this will not affect your personal information. You can select a backup of the settings before resetting.
1. Go to Settings and tap General.
2. Now scroll to the bottom and then tap Transfer or Reset iPhone.
3. On the next page, tap Reset.
4. Finally, tap Reset All Settings.
5. Enter the iPhone password and then confirm.
This will reset all settings on your iPhone and could fix the problem.
The last resort for this problem may be to reset your iPhone, which means that all your data will be deleted and then set as a new iPhone. You can then proceed with the setup and use it. Here’s how to reset your iPhone:
1. Open Settings and tap General.
2. Scroll down and tap Transfer or Reset iPhone.
3. Now select Delete all content and settings.
4. On the next page, tap Continue.
5. Enter your password and confirm.
Your iPhone will reboot and then reset. This will most likely solve all the problems you have encountered. Otherwise, you will need to contact Apple Support for the same.
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