Apple! – Start Here


Accounts, … incl. Subscriptions

There are at least the following four (4) different entries to different types of information, functionalities…

(1) AppleID

  •, for
    • Sign-In and Security
    • Personal Information
    • Payment Methods
    • Family Sharing
    • Devices
    • Privacy

(2) Apple Store Account


  •, accessing applications (list per Sep 2022):
    • Mail
    • Contacts
    • Calendar
    • Photos
    • iCloud Drive
    • Notes
    • Reminders
    • Pages
    • Numbers
    • Keynotes
    • Find iPhone

(4) Subscriptions – App Store app

Extracts from If you want to cancel a subscription from Apple –

On iPhone, iPad:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Tap Subscriptions.
  4. Tap the subscription.
  5. Tap Cancel Subscription. You might need to scroll down to find the Cancel Subscription button. If there is no Cancel button or you see an expiration message in red text, the subscription is already canceled.

On Mac:

  1. Open the App Store app.
  2. Click your name. If you can’t find your name, click Sign In.
  3. Click Account Settings.
  4. Scroll to Subscriptions, then click Manage
  5. Next to the subscription, click Edit.
  6. Click Cancel Subscription. If there is no Cancel or Cancel Subscription button, the subscription is already canceled.


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