Fix: “There was an error connecting to the apple id server” in 2020

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Repeatedly finding the error “Verification failed Apple ID”? How to fix Apple ID verification failed unknown error? The article includes the reliable fixing methods for “There was an error connecting to the Apple Id server” in 2020.

Apple users might find the problem Apple ID verification failed in iPhone, iPad, MacBook apple devices due to mismatch in Date and Time settings, weak or invalid internet connectivity. In case, if you input invalid login credentials, you might find the Apple ID verification failed unknown error. We have discussed the solving methods to fix the Apple ID verification failed problem in 2020.

Note: Apple Users do find the problem “There was an error connecting to the Apple Id server” whenever the Apple Servers are Down. Make sure to obtain the current update for the Apple server before proceeding with any of the fixing methods.

Visit the official Apple System Status portal to view the current status of the Apple Servers. 

Fixing methods: There was an error connecting to the Apple Id server

We insist you to perform the below-given methods in your Apple device (iPhone, iPad, MacBook or Mac PC) to fix the problem there was an error connecting to the Apple Id server in 2020.

1 Update Time and Date

Kindly check the current Time and Date in your Apple Device, if there is a mismatch in time and date you will find the problem Apple ID verification failed. Insist you to adjust the accurate time zone with the proper date in your Apple Device.

Adjust time in iPhone and iPad: 

  • Firstly Open Setting in your iPhone or iPad device
  • Click on General option, 
  • Now find Date and Time Tab and click on it. 
  • Choose the appropriate time zone and date in your device 
  • Turn on “Set Automatically” feature so that your device will automatically detect the current time zone.
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Adjust time MacBook and Mac PC System:

  • Kindly Click on Apple menu in your Mac System
  • Click on “System Preference” option 
  • Now choose “Date and Time” to correct the Date and Time in your Mac Device

Often it happens, performing the methods in Apple device fix the problem “There was an error connecting to the Apple Id server”

2 Sign Out from iTunes & App Store

In case, the Time and Date are accurate and your entering valid Apple Login credentials, still finding the same problem Apple ID verification failed then, we would insist you to Sign Out from iTunes and App Store in your Apple device. 

Once done restart your device and try to re-login, hopefully the problem Apple ID verification failed will vanish if not, kindly proceed with another fixing method.

3 Log out Wi-Fi and re-login 

Sometime Mac users find the problem Apple ID verification failed due to weak or invalid internet connectivity. In case the Apple device is  connected to your Home network, we would insist you forget the saved Wifi connectivity and scan, re-login by entering a valid password. Seldom, this method works to solve the problem, Apple ID not signing in

4 Try to Verification Code in your Apple Device

Try to get logged in by requesting Verification Code via text or call in your Apple device. Firstly click on Apple ID and select the option “Password & Security” now choose the favorable method Call or Text to receive a one time password (Verification Code) from Apple. The methods works to solve the issue Apple ID verification failed unknown error in 2020.

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5 Change Your Apple ID Password

Still finding the same problem there was an error connecting to the Apple Id server in Apple devices. We insist you to change the Apple ID password visiting the official Apple Portal, sometimes changing the password fixes the problem Apple ID verification failed.

  • Input you Valid Apple ID and Password to continue
  • Next step is to click on Password and Security 
  • Kindly input the valid answer for the asked security question. Input the same answer that you set for the question to qualify the authentication.
  • Now click on “Password” option to proceed further with the method
  • You will find a new page, kindly input your Apple ID Old Password, Input new Password and re-enter the same and save it. 
  • Close the current tab and try to login to check whether the problem “there was an error connecting to the Apple Id server” still exists in your Apple device.

Contact Apple Support for Assistance

In case the problem Apple ID verification failed still exists after performing all the above-given methods. Kindly contact Apple Support for assistance Toll-free number: 1800 4254 6839 

You can also visit the official Apple Support portal for online assistance via Chat. 

FAQ verification failed Apple ID

1 Why does my Mac say there was an error connecting to the Apple ID Server?

Due to mismatch in Date and Time in Apple devices, you might find the message “There was an error connecting to the apple id server” Kindly update valid date and time in you Mac device to solve the error Apple ID verification failed.

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2 What do I do if my Apple ID won’t verify?

Try to request text verification or an authentication call from apple. Firstly input your Apple ID and choose the option Request code. Select the mode Text or Call, you will receive a verification code from Apple, kindly input it your device to fix the error, Apple ID verification failed in 2020.

3 How do I fix Apple ID verification failed unknown error? 

Kindly perform the below-given methods in your Apple device to fix Apple ID verification failed unknown error:

  1. Check the Internet connection on iPhone, switch to wifi connectivity
  2. Restart your iPhone or Mac device
  3. Forget wifi, connect again to valid wifi connectivity
  4. Reset the Apple device settings, install new updates.
  5. Try to request verification text code or call from Apple , for authentication.

4 What contact info for Apple support, customer service number?

Kindly contact the given official Apple customer support 1800 4254 6839 Toll-free helpline number for any kind of assistance, query or concern. Apple support executives will help you with appropriate solutions for the stated problems.

5 Does Apple send emails saying your Apple ID has been disabled?

No, Apple does not send Emails to Apple users for the subject “Apple ID has been disabled” iPhone, Mac users will recognize it when they find the error Apple ID verification failed. 

Conclusion

We have stated the useful methods to fix the problem “There was an error connecting to the apple id server” in 2020. If you have any doubt or query, kindly note it down in the given comment section. Our dedicated Team will look into, revert back ASAP!

Kuldeep Sathwara
Kuldeep Sathwarahttps://ifonegyaan.com/
Kuldeep is an iOS lover loves to write about the iphones ,iPad, Mac Updates, issues , Fixes and More.

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