How to look up a forgotten Apple ID

Apple ID

Nothing is worse than forgetting an important password. Except maybe forgetting all of your sign in credentials completely. Without the email address associated with your Apple ID, the account cannot be accessed. The good news is Apple makes it possible to look up a lost Apple ID. In the worst case scenario, finding a forgotten Apple ID takes trial and error.

Follow these steps to find your lost Apple ID email and re-authenticate your account with Apple:

  1. Open the page in a web browser
  2. Click "look it up"
  3. Forgot Apple ID
  4. Enter your first name, last name, and email address. Click Continue
  5. Apple ID profile
  6. If the email is not linked to an Apple ID, click Try Again
  7. No email address found
  8. Repeat steps 3-4 until your email address is recognized
  9. Follow the prompts to re-authenticate your Apple ID
  10. Change Apple ID password