Sometimes they're pretty good but depends on the rep you talk to. To protect yourself against unauthorized purchases to your credit card, do not give out your password to anyone. I have pretty much everything Apple sell. It's especially troubling that PayPal seems to be the weak link. It then asked me to go into iTunes on a desktop computer and verify my payment information. And no, it doesn't help to have a strong password any more, the whole system is simply wrong. Step 4: This could involve you answering some security questions, Receiving a reset email on your primary or rescue email address and using a recovery key or confirming your phone number.
Much of it, I have lost since then. If you reported a fraudulent transaction, especially if the same card is still in your account than yeah that is likely exactly why your account was disabled You need to go in their site, dig to the iTunes support requests and hit 'iTunes store'. I would like to inform you that I have received word from the department handling your concern. I understand you are still unable to use your iTunes account as it is disabled. A whole series of in-app purchases for an App I don't have on a phone that doesn't exist. I used apple since 1995 and love everything about them.
You will also need to keep a computer set aside just for this purpose because as I said, if you purchase anything using a new account, it breaks the authorization keys and you will no longer be able to play the old videos. I followed the instruction and contacted Apple via Chat Support. Sincerely, Mandeep iTunes Store Customer Support Click to expand. Banking system rejects the charge due to lack of funds and so on. Should you be unable to use your iPhone due to an unauthorized software modification, its repair will not be covered under the warranty.
I contacted my bank and stopped my credit card. There needs to be a direct link to the dispute process. Yes, my Apple account was disabled without any explanation and I had no idea what was going on. You can't go to iforgot. It was easier to sell everything than to prove it wasn't me. According to iTunes I've got 479 apps. In short: the whole user experience about activating computers etc.
Fingerprint, digital signature, genetic recognition, something on that line. Making unauthorized modifications to the software on an iPhone violates the iPhone software license agreement. I can download and update my apps again. Let me first apologize for the delay in getting a response to your inquiry, I was not feeling well so I have to take my day off. Regards, - Michel That's nasty.
I can't believe the process could take several days for the possibility of enabling my account. No one seems to giving any phone numbers or links to help out either — Any help would be greatly appreciated! A lot of these schemes are exploiting the seams of the cloud, where services from different companies meet. To purchase Apple products online from outside of the U. The New used MacBook I bought was Ok, no problems using it in the store. We may think the cloud is decentralized, but it's not.
If yes, then kindly share your experience with me through your comments below. As an interesting data point, I haven't received an iTunes receipt for these illicit purchases. You don't seem to have mentioned it inside your article. That authorization folder isn't part of the Time Machine backup process which is why you usually have to authorize a computer once again after doing a complete Time Machine restore. And I have no idea how to fix it.
Same thing happened to me a couple of months ago, though with a different app store title. Haven't had the problem since. Hope it gets worked out and Apple isn't a douche over things. A doubly savvy scammer grabs a piece of junk mail off some innocent neighbor and uses that as the billing address etc. No, it's an inherent weakness of the cloud and the internet in general. Scott - do you type in the password or paste? This is my laymans understanding of the two programming models so please feel free to correct me if I am wrong. I have to assume this is for security, but why they don't tell anyone, even their own techs, is beyond my comprehension.