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5 Ways to Fix an iPhone that Keeps Asking for Apple ID Password

Nov 29, 2016 04:59 pm / Updated by Jerry Cook to iPhone Topics
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Whenever youupdate or install apps on iPhone, you would receive pop-up, asking for Apple ID password. This is normal and happens to everyone. However, there’s something that you should worry about if after you entered yourApple ID again and again, still iPhone keeps asking for Apple ID password (iOS 10).

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Why DoesiPhone Keeps Asking for Apple ID Password

The iPhone keeps asking for Apple ID password error is an old bug, it usually happens when iPhone fails to download or update apps or there’s an account setting problem within your iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime or App Store.

How to StopiPhone Keeps Asking Me for Apple ID Password

Generally, there are 5 solutions to try once youriPhone keeps asking for Apple ID password.

1. Restart iPhone

It is the simplest method to solve this problem. It works most of the time for iPhone problems.

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2. CheckiCloud Account Settings

Still, iPhone repeatedly asks for Apple ID password? Then there’s the iCloud account settingsthat you need to check out: sign out iCloud and log in again with steps below.

If the problem persists, check iMessage and FaceTime account activation and information, log out and then log in with the correct Apple ID and password.iMessage and FaceTimewould use Apple ID even if they are running in background.

3. Update iOS, App Store, iTunes, Purchased Apps

In case the update session failure causes iPhone asking for Apple ID loop, you need to make sure iOS, App Store, purchased apps and iTunes update are safe and sound and no updating process is hanging in the download session. Go to App Store and check for downloaded items. Keep all apps up to date and download session.

iphone keeps asking for apple id password

Next, from your iPhone, go to Settings> iTunes>App Store. Sign out and sign in to see if the problem is solved. If not, maybe you’ve have the wrong Apple ID password. The next solution details how to reset Apple ID.

4. Reset Apple IDPassword

Go to Apple ID page ( and click on Forgot password, enter your Apple ID.Then you will have 4 ways to reset your Apple ID password:

5. Restore iPhone to Factory Settings (Reset All Settings)

Reset your iPhone resets some or all (depending on what you choose) of the preferences from your iPhone, and therefore resolve bugs or odd behavior on your device.If iPhone asking for Apple ID loop was caused by improper settings, reset all setting is like a triumph card trick.

Note: Backup iPhone well with iTunes or iCloud, as Reset All Settings erases all data and settings on iPhone.

Done! You’ve reset all settings (network, keyboard dictionary, home screen layout, and location & privacy settings, etc) back to default.In case you have other iPhone system problem, check out the Top 3 iPhone System Repair Software.

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