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Like many, I had an older .me account, which Apple assured me is good to go forever.

Setting up a new device can be a very frustrating experience.

Step 1. Already have AppleID Check
Step 2. Apple says You only need the Apple ID for everything you do with Apple Check

Step 3. Setup new iPad
Go to iCloud set up account under Apple ID
When you turn on Mail Contacts, etc...
Asks to create new iCloud account


Says it's already taken. Yup, By me.

Repeat, have a few beers, make snarky comments, repeat.
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