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How do I change my iMessage account on Mac?


  1. In the Messages app on your Mac, use the Settings pane of iMessage preferences to change options for your iMessage account.
  2. To change these preferences, choose Messages > Preferences, then click iMessage.
  3. If you’re not signed in to iMessage, enter your Apple ID and password, then click Next.

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Can I have 2 iMessage accounts on my Mac?

Yes, you can have two iMessage accounts on your Mac. To do this, you will need to log out of one account and log in with the other account.

How do I change my iMessage from email to phone number on Mac?

Open the Messages app on your Mac.
Click on Messages in the top left corner of the window, then click Preferences at the bottom of the drop-down list.
From here, you will need to click Accounts, followed by clicking Add Another Account.
Type in your phone number and hit Sign In.

How do I remove my Apple ID from iMessage on Mac?

You can remove your Apple ID from iMessage on Mac by following these steps:
Open the Messages app and click on the “i” next to the name of the person you want to remove.
Click “Remove From Messages” at the bottom of the pop-up box.

Why is my iMessage on Mac coming up as email?

Answering the question in less than 6 sentences is difficult. I would recommend reading this article on Apple’s website in order to find a more comprehensive answer.

How can I change the Apple ID on my Mac?

To change the Apple ID on your Mac, go to System Preferences > iCloud. Click Sign Out and then sign in with the new Apple ID.

How do I unlink an iMessage account?

In order to unlink an iMessage account, you need to log out of the account on all devices. To do this, go to Settings > Messages and tap “Sign Out.

Will changing Apple ID delete everything?

No, changing your Apple ID won’t delete everything. All it does is change the email address that’s associated with your Apple ID account. You can also change the email address on your Apple ID account to another one that you own, which will not delete anything.

How do you delete an Apple ID account?

To delete an Apple ID account, you need to go to the Apple ID site and select “Close Your Account.” You will then be prompted with a list of devices you are currently signed into with your account, followed by a prompt asking if you are sure that you want to delete your account.

Why can’t I change my Apple ID email?

Apple IDs are unique to the user, but they are linked to an email address. If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it by providing the old email address. But if you have changed your email address, then you cannot change it again without contacting Apple Support.

How do I disconnect my Iphone Messages from my Mac?

To disconnect your Iphone Messages from your Mac, go to the Settings app on your phone and tap “Messages”. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and tap “iCloud.” Tap “Messages” to turn it off. This will stop syncing messages between your phone and your Mac.

How do I remove Messages from my Mac?

To delete messages from your Mac, open the Messages app. Select one or more messages and delete them by pressing the “delete” key on your keyboard.

Can you have 2 Apple IDs?

Yes, you can have 2 Apple IDs. You will need to create a second ID if you want to use different services with your Apple devices.
You can have two Apple IDs if you want to use different services with your Apple devices.