- There Was an Error Connecting to Apple id Server on MacBook Pro or Air
- Check Apple Server System Status
- Check Internet Connection
- Reboot or Restart Router
- Connect With mobile Hotspot
- Turn off Antivirus and VPN
- Reset Date and Time on MacBook
- Reset Network Settings
- Restart your MacBook
- Update MacOS to latest Update
- Use Forgot Apple ID Password and Check
- Couldn’t Sign in Because of a Server Error MacBook
When you are trying to login to your apple id or trying to make change on your mac by entering apple id and password or trying to reset your MacBook pro or air and while entering apple id and password you can get error connecting to apple id servers then restart mac and update mac to latest software and try to login.
If you are getting an error message “there was an error connecting to apple id server mac” then you need to check the status of apple servers and restart your MacBook pro or air and wait for sometime and then check and other solutions as explained below. So, let’s see in detail below.
You will see this error when entering apple id and password or downloading apps from app store etc – “there was an error connecting to apple id server mac” if there is any issue with apple id servers or there may be a temporary software glitch or bug and update MacOS to the latest version.
There Was an Error Connecting to Apple id Server on MacBook Pro or Air
Follow below solutions to fix there was an error connecting to apple id server on your macbook when entering apple id password on your mac.
Check Apple Server System Status
Step 1: Open safari browser on your Mac
Step 2: In Google search for apple system status check
Step 3: Open apple system status check website and check whether all apple id server systems are running properly and if you see apple id servers are busy or issue with apple id server itself then you need to wait for few hours and try again later.
If apple servers system check is down then you need to wait for few hours and then try again on your MacBook pro or air.
Check Internet Connection
If your macbook is not having internet connection then it will communicate with apple id servers and you need to check whether your mac is connected to WIFI internet and having good WIFI signal.
You can try disconnecting from wifi that you are connected to and connect again or switch to mobile data and try using mobile data and check.
If there is an issue with wifi internet connection then you need to restart your router or modem and then connect to wifi and try again.
Reboot or Restart Router
Step 1: Unplug power cable of router and wait for 60 seconds
Step 2: After 60 seconds plug back power cable of router and turn on router and wait for router to completely turn on and all lights blink blue.
Once you reboot the router, then go ahead and connect your MacBook to wifi network and then check.
Connect With mobile Hotspot
Turn off wifi on your macbook and disconnect from wifi network and turn on cellular data on your mobile and connect your macbook with mobile hotspot.
Turn off Antivirus and VPN
If you have turned on Antivirus on your MacBook or if you are having or installed any VPN on your MacBook then you need to turn off vpn and turn off antivirus as they will interfere in between when you try to make any changes to your Apple ID settings or passwords. Turn off vpn and antivirus and check.
Reset Date and Time on MacBook
If your macbook is set to different date and time and when you make changes to your apple id with incorrect date and time then you will have this problem and you will get this error message “There was an error connecting to apple id server” and you need to reset date and time on your MacBook.
Step 1: Click on Apple logo on top
Step 2: Select System Preferences
Step 3: Select Date and Time and check the box next to set date and time automatically on Mac.
Once you set the date and time automatically on Mac then go ahead and check.
Reset Network Settings
Step 1: Click on AppleLogo
Step 2: Click on System Preferences
Step 3: Click on Network
Step 4: Right click on your wifi network and select Delete service.
Step 5: Click on Delete in the pop up window and delete wifi service and all wifi services will be removed from your macbook.
Step 6: Now, you need to add a new service here -> Click on 3 dots and select Add service.
Step 7: Select Interface as WIFI from Drop down menu
Step 8: Select Service as Wifi and click on create.
Once you reset network settings on your Mac and delete all wifi networks and add new wifi service then go ahead and check with your apple id and see.
Restart your MacBook
Step 1: Click on Apple Logo and Select Restart
Step 2: Click on Restart and wait for your MacBook to restart and enter your macbook password to login to your mac and then connect your mac with your personal hotspot and check.
Update MacOS to latest Update
If your macOS is running an older version, then you need to check if any new macOS is available on your mac and update your macOS to the latest version. After updating mac to the latest OS you will not see any error There Was an Error Connecting to Apple ID Server on MacBook when entering apple id and password on your Mac.
That’s it, this is how you resolve an error There Was an Error Connecting to Apple ID Server on MacBook when entering apple id and password and make changes to your apple id settings on mac.
Use Forgot Apple ID Password and Check
You can try resetting your apple id forgot password option and update your apple id settings on mac by connecting to mobile data or cellular data and check.
Couldn’t Sign in Because of a Server Error MacBook
When you try to sign in to your apple id and password and you couldn’t sign in with correct apple id and password then you need to check with apple id server status and if any server issue with apple then wait for few hours and try again and set date and time automatically on Mac and update macOS to latest version and turn off antivirus and vpn on your mac and check.