How to Create an Apple ID for Child Under 13


Apple ID (user name) is must to login Apple products and services like iCloud, iTunes Store, FaceTime, Apple support services, Apple online store etc. Apple allow user to create multiple Apple IDs for their family members. So you can also create an Apple ID for your children under 13 age.

Apple not allow Children’s (under 13) sign up for Apple ID on their own. However its allow parents to sign up Apple ID for their children. You can’t directly create Apple ID for children under 13 using My Apple ID website. Apple will provide error message like “You are not eligible to create an account at this time”.

So How to create Apple ID For Kids (under 13)

If you want separate Apple ID for you child, you can create one using Family Sharing .

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Step 1: First enable Family sharing in your device. Go to Settings -> iCloud. Tab Set Up Family Sharing All and fill details.

Step 2: Go to Setting-> iCloud-> Family and click “create an Apple ID for child” link.

Step 3: Tap Next. Enter your child birth date and click Next.

Step 4: Choose Agree for “Parent Privacy Disclosure” agreement.

Step 5: Verify your credit card details using security code.

Step 6: Enter your child’s name, choose next and create their Apple ID.

Step 7: Then set password and security questions for their Apple Account.

That’s it.

Note : Your iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) must running under iOS 8 or later and you must add credit card  details to your Apple ID account (Debit cards are not supported for this one).

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