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Apple ID: Turning off two-step verification for your Apple ID

Learn how to turn off two-step verification for your Apple ID.

If you are protecting your Apple ID with two-step verification but would like to turn it off, you can follow these steps:

  1. Go to My Apple ID (appleid.apple.com), select "Manage your Apple ID," and then sign in.
  2. Select the "Password and Security" tab.
  3. Click "Turn off two-step verification."
  4. Choose new security questions, verify your birth date, and provide a rescue email address (optional but recommended).
  5. Click Save.

Note: Be sure to memorize your new security questions and answers. They will sometimes be required to verify your identity.

You will receive an email confirming that you've turned off two-step verification for your Apple ID.

Last Modified: Mar 21, 2013
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