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How To Close An Apple Account When Someone Dies

All the information you'll need to close an Apple ID account.

Service: Apple is a manufacturer of computer hardware and software and a retailer of online content through its iTunes store. An Apple ID gives a user access to streaming media (iTunes), apps, cloud storage and other online services.

How To Delete An Account: There is no automated process for closing an Apple ID, therefore you must contact Apple support. They will require a copy of the death certificate of the current account holder, then review your request.

Note: Once the account is closed, use of purchased apps and media can no longer be played, even on other devices that have been authorized.

Required Information

  • Apple ID
  • Email
  • Password
  • Death certificate

Apple official page on closing an account.

Note: If you don't have the required information listed above, please refer to the following article: What Happens To My Email Accounts When I Die?

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