How To Fix Apple ID Verification Failed Unknown Error

In this article, we explain how to fix Apple ID verification failed issue

Apple ID Verification Failed or error connecting to the Apple ID server is not acceptable because it is an essential ingredient to connect with iPhone, iPad, iMac, MacBook, and more. iCloud & other goodness can’t be experience without Apple ID, and several users have reported “verification failed” errors when trying to log into iCloud or the iTunes and Apple Store on the iPhone, iPad, or Mac. In this post, we explain how to fix Apple ID verification failed unknown error in iOS.

We strongly recommend following the solution for best results:

iOS and iPadOS Update

Your device Apple ID Verification Failed due to bugs or system glitches, it’s adviceable to install the newest iOS update as soon as possible to improve device security. The first thing you should do if you’re getting the “Error Connecting to Apple ID, Verification Failed” message is to make sure that the software for your device is updated. Some people, however, have reported seeing the Apple ID error message after updating their software.

Make Sure You Have Turned On Internet Connectivity

This process is a standard one that almost all users have tried and tested but read this part. iOS has evolved over the years and you need to enable more than Wi-Fi to keep on going. The technology might have advanced in many countries, but that isn’t the case with several developing countries, where consumers have unstable connectivity issues.

  • Tap “Settings” to begin the process.
  • Tap “Cellular” or “WLAN” in the device.
  • Click to turn on WLAN & Cellular Data on the phone.
  • Tap on “Cellular Data Options” or “WLAN Data Options” to continue.
  • Enable “Data Roaming” and then tap on “Enable 4G/5G” to continue.
  • Tap on “Voice & Data” or “Data Only” and choose whatever suits you the best.

Note: You have to take manual action to enable advance connection. The advanced connection options are disabled by Apple mobile operating system by default, and networks operate differently in several countries. And don’t assume that iOS will take care of everything because Apple respects your personal choices, and keep some things turned off.

Apple ID Verification Failed Unknown Error

Also read: iPhone Keeps Asking For Apple ID Password? Fix Now!

Fix Connectivity On Your Device

Your device is unsecure or not able to connect with the Apple server and causing the error.

  • Open “Settings”
  • Click on “General.”
  • Swipe down and tap on “VPN” to continue.
  • Disconnect VPN connections and start using a local network or private home network.

Change Your Apple ID Password

Make sure you change your Apple ID password from time to time. If the password hasn’t been changed in a while, or isn’t up to Apple’s current recommendations, go ahead and change your Apple ID password.

  • Go to the Apple ID website
  • Log in using an existing username & password.
  • Enter Two-Factor Authentication sent to your iPhone, iPad, SMS, or email.
  • Scroll down and then click on “Change Password” under security.
  • Now, you can change your password without any problems.
  • Click on Change Password to complete the process.

Reset Network Settings

If it seems like you can’t connect to your Apple services because your device won’t connect to the network, but it is found that resetting network settings have worked for the majority of the users. However, you have to know that it will wipe out Cellular information, Bluetooth, VPN, Wi-Fi, including connected Wi-Fi networks.

Resetting the network configuration back to default settings won’t touch any personal files on your device. None of your data like apps, contacts, photos, and other will be deleted in the process.

How to Reset Network Settings

  • Tap “Settings”
  • Go to “General”
  • Then tap on “Reset” to continue.
  • Tap Reset Network Settings.
  • Enter your password and tap Reset Network Settings to confirm.

Also read: How to Create an Apple ID and How to Sign In and Sign Out of iCloud

Check Your Device’s Date & Time Settings

One issue that can cause the offending error message is a problem with your device’s date, time, and location settings.

How to Check your Device’s Date & Time Settings

Tap on “Settings” and then go to “General” to continue.
Find “Time & Date” and tap to continue.
Turn off “Set Automatically” and then tap on “Time Zone” for the next step.
Select another location that is in your country, and you can use the search button for it. You can choose a nearby state or another country for the process to work.

Force Restart Your Device

You’ve follow all listed steps above and you’re still getting the error report. We strongly recommend you force restart your iPhone.

Here To Force Restart Your Device:

  • Tap (quickly push in & release) the Volume Up button
  • Then Tap (promptly push in & release) Volume Down button
  • Press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo, then release
  • If you see the slide to power off option, keep holding down the Side button until the Apple Logo appears on your screen
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