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I cloud accounts
Coffeetime
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How do I separate I cloud or I tunes account. I keep getting a copy of most of his "I'm" instant messages & vice versa. Someone said it's because we have same accounts or I plugged my phone into laptop which I normal don't do. Help nothing. To hide just annoying getting copied on each other's text messages

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vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

Hi Coffeetime. It sounds like you're getting message overload. That would annoy me, too. If I understand the concern correctly, you're using the same Apple ID for two different devices (which is leading to unwanted/misdirected notifications intended for a different user going to your device). If I'm correct, then it's true that the solution is to create a separate Apple ID for yourself, and then log in to that account on your Apple device.


If I'm offbase here, please let me know. I want to help!


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mama23dogs
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Apple - iOS 8 - Family Sharing

The link above is to information on Apple's family sharing.  It allows separate Apple its but a shared library of music, apps, etc. 

Meanwhile if you both open settings, messages, and uncheck the Apple ID for send and receive.   You can do this for FaceTime calls also.

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