iCloud and iMessage accounts are Different on your iPhone? Here’s a Fix

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iCloud and iMessage accounts are Different on your iPhone? Here's a Fix

Repair this iCloud as well as iMessage account that aren’t matching.

If your iPhone shows you an error message saying that ” iCloud and iMessage accounts do not match” and the iMessage function is limited because of it, there’s no reason to be concerned. If you have several Apple accounts on the phone, it’s very easy to fall into this trap and use multiple IDs for iCloud as well as iMessage. There is fortunately an easy solution to avoid this issue.

The first thing to consider is that this could be an issue that is temporary and needs to be addressed by Apple. If you are confronted with this error, wait for 24 hours and pray that it will go away. A lot of users who upgraded on iOS 13 have experienced this issue and it can be easily fixed.

If the issue persists within 24 hours or if you do not want to wait the time frame specified and ensure that the issue isn’t at your own end You can quickly check and resolve the issue.

Navigate to the Settings section of the iPhone. Within the Settings, tap Your name in the upper right corner of your screen. This will access the Apple ID card. Apple Identification card.

When you are on the Apple ID screen, verify your Apple ID (email address) that is listed below your name.

Go again to the menu on the iPhone Settings, scroll down a little and then open the settings for “Messages”.

Tap ‘Send and Receive’ to confirm your iMessage settings. It is the Apple ID being used for iMessage will be displayed.

Check that it’s the identical Apple ID as being used to sign in to the iCloud account, which is the one you checked earlier. If not, you’ll need to sign out and then sign in using that account.

For sign-out, click on the Apple ID in the settings screen of iMessage.

A pop-up menu of options will be displayed on screen. Click the Sign Out buttonto effectively sign off from your existing Apple ID. Apple ID.

When you have exiting Instead of seeing the Apple ID on the screen you will see the option “Use the Apple ID for iMessage’ will be displayed in its place. Click on it.

An acknowledgement message should be displayed on your screen. Tap on the ‘Sign In’ button and you’ll be signed in using that identical Apple ID as being used by iCloud.


If you’re experiencing an error when using the Name and Photos sharing features on iMessage or messages in iCloud not accessible It could be because the iCloud as well as iMessage IDs didn’t match. Anyone who has multiple Apple ID can face this problem. However, fixing it is simple as pie.