Finally, Apple lets you change your Apple ID from third-party services like Gmail or Yahoo to iCloud. Earlier, you could change your Apple ID email from one third-party provider to the other. However, there was no option to change it to an Apple domain.

One important thing you must know that you won't be allowed to change your Apple ID to other third-party email services once you have switched to an Apple domain. So, switch to,, and only if you wish to remain with it permanently.

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How to Change Apple ID from Third-party to Apple Email Address

How to Switch Your Apple ID from a Third-party to Apple Email Address

Note: Make sure to sign out of “every Apple service and device that uses your Apple ID” before going on to change the email address associated with your account.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Now, tap on your Name.

Tap on Settings then Your Name on iPhone

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Step #2. Tap on Name, Phone Numbers, Email.

Tap on Name, Phone Numbers, Email in iPhone Settings

Step #3. Next, enter your password. Then, tap on the “Edit” button.

Tap on Edit Apple ID Information on iPhone

Step #4. Next up, you need to delete your current Apple ID and tap on “Continue.”

Switch Apple ID from Third-party to Apple Email Address on iPhone

Step #5. Up next, you have to enter the Apple ID you wish to use. Then, tap on “Next.”

That's it! You have successfully switched to Apple domain. You can get it done on your computer as well. Read on to know that as well.

How to Change Your Apple ID from Computer

Step #1. Open any browser and head over to and to log into your account.

Log Into on Mac or Windows PC

Step #2. Click on “Edit” that is located under Account.

Click on Edit in Webpage

Step #3. Click on Change Apple ID.

Click on Change Apple ID in AppleID.Apple Com

Step #4. Now, you need to enter the Apple ID you wish to use → Finally, you have to click on “Continue.”

Change Apple ID from Third-party to Apple Email Address from the WebThat's it!

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