If your iPhone is constantly prompting you to enter Apple ID Password, you will find below the steps to fix Repeated Apple ID Verification pop-ups on iPhone or iPad.
Repeated Apple ID Verification Pop-ups on iPhone
In general, Apple ID Verification pop-up is seen when an iPhone is unlocked after a long period of inactivity.
The pop-up reads “Enter the password for your Apple ID” and also provides an option to open Settings.
The first action that you can take to fix this problem is to enter your Apple ID Password and hope that the Verification prompt does not return back.
If Apple ID Verification pop-up does return back, you should be able to fix the problem using one of the following methods as provided below.
1. Restart iPhone
Restart your device and see if the problem goes away.
1. At the prompt, tap on Settings.
2. Next, tap on General > scroll down and tap on Shut Down.
3. Use the Slider to Power Off iPhone.
3. Wait for 60 seconds > Restart iPhone.
4. If prompted, verify your Apple ID (Hopefully just once!)
2. Sign Out/Sign-in to iCloud
If the problem is due to a glitch in iCloud, signing out of iCloud and signing back in should fix the problem.
1. Open Settings > tap on your Apple ID Name.
2. On Apple ID screen, scroll down and tap on Sign Out.
3. If Find My iPhone is enabled, you will be prompted to enter Apple ID Password and tap on Turn OFF.
4. On the next slide up, tap on the Sign Out option.
5. On the confirmation pop-up, tap on Sign Out to confirm.
6. Back on the Settings screen, tap on Sign in to your iPhone link.
Hopefully, this should fix the iCloud glitch causing repeated Apple ID Verification pop-ups on your iPhone.
3. Install Updates
The issue of repeated Apple ID Verification Pop-ups might be due to outdated software on your device.
1. Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
2. On the next screen, Install Updates (if available).
Updating your device to the latest version of iOS should fix the issue.
4. Reset Settings
The problem could be due to incorrect or corrupted settings on your device. Hence, follow the steps below to Reset iPhone to its original default settings.
1. Go to Settings > General > scroll down and tap on Reset.
2. On the next screen, tap on Reset All Settings
3. When prompted, enter your Lock Screen Passcode.
4. On the confirmation pop-up, tap on Reset All Settings to confirm.
Note: Reset All Settings will not erase your data, it only removes your WiFi, Bluetooth, Notifications, Brightness, Wallpaper and Privacy settings.
5. Change Apple ID Password
Changing the password for your Apple ID might help in getting rid of the annoying Apple ID Verification pop-ups on your iPhone.
1. Go to Settings > Apple ID Name > Password and Security > Change Password.
2. Answer two security Questions to Verify your identity
3. On the next screen, enter Current Password, New Password and verify the New Password.
6. Backup iPhone and Perform DFU Mode Restore
If above methods did not help, the problem could be due to the software or firmware on your iPhone being corrupted.
This will completely erase all the software and data from your iPhone and reload the latest version of firmware and iOS operating system on your device.
Once the DFU Mode restore is completed, you will be able to Restore iPhone using the Backup that you made prior to the Restore Process.
7. Contact Apple
If your iPhone is still prompting you to verify Apple ID, the problem could be due to an issue with your Apple ID Account. This can only be fixed by someone at Apple Support.