How to Create an Apple ID for a Child

Parents can now create apple id for a child under the age of 13. This is a great way to allow them to use Apple apps and services while keeping them safe online.

Checkout this video:

Go to Appleid.apple.com

Go to Appleid.apple.com in a web browser on your child’s device or a computer.

Click “Create apple id ”Enter your child’s birthday.

Click “Next.”

Enter your child’s name.

Click “Next.”

Enter a rescue email address. This is an email address to which Apple can send information if you forget your password or need other account information. It does not have to be an @icloud.com address.

Click “Next.”
Proceed with the rest of the account setup steps, including choosing and verifying a password, selecting security questions, and setting up two-factor authentication, if you want it turned on for extra security.

Select “Create your Apple ID”

Start by going to Apple’s website and selecting “Create your Apple ID.” You’ll be asked for your name, date of birth, and email address. For your email address, you can use an icloud account or create a new one.

Once you’ve entered your information, select “Continue.” On the next page, you’ll be asked to create a password for your new Apple ID. Make sure to choose a strong password that you won’t forget! After you’ve created your password, select “Continue.”

Enter your child’s birthday

Enter your child’s birthday. If you don’t know your child’s birth date, tap “I don’t know.”
You need to be at least 13 years old to create an Apple ID. If you’re not,contact apple support

Select “next”

Tap “next” in the upper right corner of the screen. On the next screen, you will be asked to enter your child’s date of birth. Enter the day, month, and year in the corresponding fields.

When you are finished, tap “next” in the upper right corner of the screen. On the next screen, you will be asked to create a username for your child. The username can be their name, a nickname, or anything else that is appropriate.

Enter the desired username in the “username” field. When you are finished, tap “next” in the upper right corner of the screen. On the next screen, you will be asked to create a password for your child’s account.

Create a password that is at least 8 characters long and contains at least one number. When you are finished, tap “next” in the upper right corner of the screen. On the next screen, you will be asked to enter your child’s security questions and answers.

Answer each question with a response that only your child would know. When you are finished, tap “next” in the upper right corner of

Enter your child’s name

Creating an Apple ID for your child gives them access to everything you’ve approved in their device’s settings. They can’t make in-app purchases without your permission, but they can buy books, music, movies, and TV shows, and download apps and games from the App Store.1

To create an Apple ID for a child under 13*, you must be the child’s parent or legal guardian and reside in the same country as the child. If your child already has an Apple ID, you can add them to your family group.

If you’re not the parent or legal guardian, you need to ask for permission before setting up an Apple ID for a child. start the process, tap “Add a Family Member” and then tap “Create a Child Account.” Complete the form and tap “Next.” The legal guardian will get an email asking them to verify that you had permission to set up the account.

*In certain jurisdictions, the age limit may be higher.

Select “next”

Select “next” in the upper right corner of the screen. You will be asked to review the Parent Privacy Disclosure. Read it, then select “agree” in the lower right corner if you agree to the terms.

Create a new Apple ID for your child

It’s important to create a safe online environment for your kids, and that includes protecting their privacy. When you create an Apple ID for a child, they can participate in Family Sharing and use other Apple services such as iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, and Game Center.

If you don’t already have an Apple ID, you can create one now. If you have an Apple ID but can’t remember your password, you can reset it.

You need to be at least 13 years old to create an Apple ID. If you’re not 13 years old yet, ask an adult for help.

Select “next”

Enter your child’s birthday and tap “next.” Choose “create a new Apple ID for your child” and tap “next.” Enter your child’s name and tap “next.” Select the country or region where your child lives, then tap “next.” Tap “agree” to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. If you want to receive email from Apple about special events, offers, news, and more for parents with children under 13, enter your email address and tap “next,” then follow the instructions on the screen.

Create a password for your child

It’s important that your child have their own password to log into their Apple ID account. This will help them keep track of their account and prevent anyone else from logging in and changing their information.

To create a password for your child:

1. Go to the Apple ID website.
2. Click “Create an Apple ID.”
3. Enter your child’s birthday and click “Continue.”
4. Select “I am a parent or guardian creating an Apple ID for a child who is under 13 years old.”
5. Enter your child’s name and click “Continue.”
6. Enter your child’s email address, then select “Create an Apple ID for your child.”
7. Enter a password for your child, then click “Create Password.”

Select “next”

On the next screen, you will be asked to enter your child’s birthdate. Entering a birthdate lets Family Sharing know which of your children can see and join the family group. It also helps make sure that your child is using age-appropriate apps and content.

Review the Terms and Conditions

Before you can create an Apple ID for a child, you need to review the Apple ID Terms and Conditions. To do this, go to appleid.apple.com and click on the “Terms and Conditions” link at the bottom of the page. After you read and agree to the terms, click on the “Create Apple ID” button.

Select “next”

After you sign in with your Apple ID, you might be asked for a six-digit verification code. If you don’t have your device with you, tap “Don’t have your iPhone?” and enter the verification code that was sent to your other devices. Or tap “Use different code,” then follow the instructions on the screen.

Select “next” on the welcome screen, then enter your child’s birthdate. If you’re creating an Apple ID for a child under 13, enter their parent or guardian’s Apple ID and password when prompted.

Enter your credit card information

When you create an Apple ID for a child, they won’t have a credit card associated with their account. If you want to allow your child to make purchases with your credit card, you can add it to their Apple ID after you create it. Here’s how:

1. Sign in to apple id account page
2. In the Account section, click Edit.
3. Click the Add Payment Method button and enter your credit card information.
4. Click Done, then click Save.

Select “next”

You will be brought to a new page that says “Create your Apple ID.” Enter in your child’s birthdate. If you have an e-mail address for your child, use that. If not, you can create a new iCloud address for them, which will be in the format of “[name]@icloud.com.” Once you’ve entered in an appropriate e-mail address, create a password and select “next.”

Enter your billing address

You can use your Apple ID to sign in to your child’s iCloud account and make purchases with their credit card on the App Store, iTunes Store, and iBooks Store. You can also add money to their Apple ID so that they can make purchases with their credit card.

If you don’t have an Apple ID, you can create one for your child. If you already have an Apple ID, you can add your child to your family group and they can use yourID.

To create an Apple ID for a child under 13*, you need:
– A valid email address
– A payment method
– To be the parent or legal guardian of the child, as recognized by the country or region in which you live

If you’re the parent or legal guardian of more than one child, you can set up an Apple ID for each of them.**

Select “next”

You can set up an Apple ID for a child under 13* years old using your own Apple ID. This gives your child access to iCloud, App Store, and other Apple services.

When you create an Apple ID for a child, they get access to Family Sharing. With Family Sharing, your child can access certain apps and services that you approve—all while remaining part of your family group and sharing content that you choose with only the people you want.

To create an Apple ID for your child, open the Family Sharing settings on your device and tap Create an Apple ID for a child. If you don’t see this option, it might be because your device isn’t up to date or because Family Sharing isn’t available in your country or region.

Follow the prompts to enter the required information and set up payment. When you’re finished, tap Done.

Next, follow these steps to set up Screen Time:
Open Screen Time:
On an iPhone with iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iPadOS 12 or later: Go to Settings > Screen Time.
On an iPhone with iOS 11 or earlier, or on an iPad with iPadOS 11 or earlier: Go to Settings > General > Restrictions.
Tap Turn on Screen Time, then tap Continue.
Select This is My [device] or This is My Child’s [device]. If you’re the parent or guardian of your device and want to prevent another family member from changing your settings, tap Use Screen Time Passcode to create a passcode. Then re-enter the passcode to confirm.*
Tap Content & Privacy Restrictions and enter a 4-digit passcode.* Re-enter the passcode to confirm.

Review your information

Before you begin, collect the following:
– The child’s birthdate
– A valid email address*
– A Payment method**
– The child’s Apple ID

Go to appleid.apple.com and click “Create your Apple ID.” If you already have an Apple ID, click “Sign in” and skip to step 4.
Enter your child’s birthday and choose “Continue.”
Enter your child’s name and choose “Continue.” Select “Create an Apple ID for a child who doesn’t have an account.” If you’re asked for a rescue email address or questions from previous security checks, enter them.
Create a new Apple ID: enter your child’s email address, create a password, enter the required security information, then choose “Continue.” If your device has Touch ID or Face ID turned on for purchases, you might be asked to enter your passcode.
Review the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy, then select “Agree” if you agree to them. iOS 12 or later: When asked for your payment method, select “None,” then tap Next. You can add a payment method later from Settings on your device.* OS X 10.9 or later: When asked for your payment method, select Store > Account > View My Account > Edit Payment Information.* If you’re using Family Sharing and want to share purchases with your family , choose a family member’s name as the payment method.* Tap Next. Follow the instructions to verify your email address by entering the code Apple emails to you. Choose a trusted device** that receive text messages or phone calls*, then enter its verified phone number*. Enter the verification code that’s sent to that verified phone number*. After verification succeeds (which might take a minute), tap Continue.*
Choose whether Siri can ask questions about drugs and profanity. Choose whether updates can be installed automatically on this account when new versions of apps become available.* iOS 12 features may not be available in all countries or all regions. *An unverified Apple ID can’t be used with some features of iOS 12 beta 7.* Payment methods other than None are not supported in Japan., South Korea,, Taiwan,, Hong Kong,, China mainland

Select “next”

Now you’ll need to provide some basic information about your child, including their birthday and name. Once you’ve filled out all of the required fields, tap “next.”

You’ll be asked to review the Apple ID Terms and Conditions. Once you’ve read through them, tap “agree” if you wish to continue.

You’ll be given the option to enter a payment method for your child’s Apple ID. If you don’t want to do this now, tap “skip.”

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