What to do when the Mac App Store says ‘Update Unavailable with This Apple ID’

You may see this even when you haven’t changed your Apple ID when downloading or purchasing apps on your Mac.

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books. His most recent include Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, Take Control of Securing Your Mac, Take Control of Zoom, and Six Centuries of Type and Printing. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.