After reading my guide on how to upload iTunes, you’ve decided to buy one iTunes Cards to increase the available balance of your Apple ID. However, being your first experience with this type of service, you have not yet been able to understand how to redeem the amount of the Apple card and, for this reason, you would like my help to succeed in your intent. That’s actually how things are, am I right? Then let us tell you that you have come to the right place at the right time!
With today’s tutorial, in fact, I will explain to you how to use iTunes Card from smartphones, tablets and computers. In addition to showing you the detailed procedure and all the solutions available to you to credit the amount of the iTunes Card to your Apple ID, I will also show you how to use the redeemed credit to purchase the applications or multimedia content (movies, books and music) of your choice . How do you say? Can’t wait to find out more? Then don’t delay any longer and learn more about the topic right away!
Courage: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you deem appropriate and, iTunes Card in hand, dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. Carefully follow the instructions I am about to give you, try to put them into practice on the device of your interest and I guarantee you that adding the amount of the gift card in your possession to your Apple ID will be as easy as drinking a glass of water! All I have to do is wish you a good read and good luck for everything!
How to use iTunes Card
iTunes Card: what it is for
Before going into the detail of this guide and explain yourself how to use iTunes Cardit may be useful for you to know how Apple cards are useful, where you can buy them and what denominations are available.
If you’ve never heard of them before, iTunes Cards (not to be confused with Apple Store gift cards) are real top-ups that allow you to add funds to your Apple ID to make purchases on the iTunes Store, App Store and Apple Books.
It is the best payment solution for all users who want to buy applications, music, movies and books but do not have the possibility to associate their Apple ID with one of the payment methods accepted by Apple, such as credit card or PayPal.
If you are interested in purchasing an iTunes Card, you should know that you can find them in physical format (in denominations of 15, 25, 50 And 100 euros) in Apple Stores and authorized points of sale, such as electronics stores and Sisal and Lottomatica betting offices. Alternatively, you can buy them online (and also send them as a gift) on Apple’s official website in customizable denominations from 10 to 200 euros.
How to use iTunes Card from iPhone and iPad
If your intention is use iTunes Card from iPhone and iPadFirst, tap on the icon gear wheel present on the home screen, to access the Settings of iOS, then make sure you’re signed in with your Apple ID.
At this point, start theApp Storeby tapping on its icon (the white “A” on a blue background), press on yours phototop right, and select the option Add gift card or promotional code from the screen that is presented to you. After that, press on the entry Use the camera and frame the 16-digit code shown on the back of the iTunes Card with your iPhone or iPad camera.
If, on the other hand, you bought the Apple card online or prefer to enter the code manually, tap on the option You can also type in the codeenter the code in question in the appropriate field and press the button Use codeto credit the iTunes Card amount to your Apple ID.
Alternatively, it will be useful to know that you can also redeem the Apple card code using the app iTunesStore. If so, start the app in question by tapping on her icon (the white star on a purple background), and press the button Use code present at the bottom of the screen.
Once you’ve redeemed your iTunes Card credit, you’re ready to make your purchases. If your intention is to purchase a paid application, all you have to do is launch theApp Store and select the option Near, in order to search for the app of your interest. Once identified, you just need to tap on his price and confirm the purchase by pressing the right side button twice on the device and using Face ID (on iPhone X or iPad Pro 2018 and later) or by Touch ID or entering the Apple ID password (on older models of iPhones and iPads).
If, on the other hand, you want to buy or rent a movie or give a song as a gift with iTunes, start the app iTunesStore and select the option of your interest among Music, Movie And ringtoneswhile to buy a book or an audiobook you can use the app Books.
It will be useful to know that, at any time, you can view the balance available on your Apple ID by logging in to Settings of iOS, by pressing on your first name displayed at the top and choosing the option iTunes and App Stores.
In the new screen that appears, tap on yours Apple IDchoose the option View Apple IDs and, if requested, authenticate using Face ID, Touch ID or entering your Apple ID password, in order to access the section Account settingswhere you can view the credit available on your account (next to the item Apple ID balance).
How to use iTunes Card from Android
You received an iTunes Card as a gift and are wondering if you can use it on your device Android? If so, the answer is yes but, as you can well imagine, you cannot use the amount associated with the card to purchase applications, movies, books or songs. All you can do is use your iTunes Card to activate an ad subscription Apple MusicApple’s music streaming service.
If this is your case and you want to proceed with activating Apple Music using your iTunes Card credit, take your Android device, launch the play storeby tapping on its icon (the colored ▶︎ symbol), and download the Apple Music application.
Now, select the option You discover visible in the menu located at the bottom, tap the icon of three dots and choose the voice Accounts from the menu that appears. In the new screen that appears, locate the section Subscriptionpress on the entry Use gift card or codeenter the code listed on the back of your iTunes Card (emailed to you if you purchased online) in the field Enter the code here and tap the button Use codeto redeem the card credit.
At this point, you may be asked to choose whether to use the card to get months of Apple Music subscription. If you don’t select this option, the iTunes Card amount will be credited to your Apple ID.
How to use iTunes Card from computer
It will help you to know that you can use iTunes Card from computerprovided that the latest version of is installed on it iTunes. If you have a Mac, you can also redeem the gift card amount from Mac App Store.
To proceed with the download of iTunes, if you have a PC with Windows 10launch the Microsoft Store by pressing the icon shopping bag placed in the application bar, press on the item Research and write “iTunes” in the search field. In the new screen that appears, press the icon of iTunes and click on the button Getto start the download and installation.
If you have a PC with Windows 8 or earlier versions of the Microsoft operating system, to download iTunes connected to the official Apple site and click on the option of your interest between 64-bit downloads or Download the app from here (if your operating system has a 32-bit architecture). Once the download is complete, double click on the file iTunes64Setup.exe (or on the file iTunesSetup.exe) and press the buttons Come on And Installto launch the iTunes Setup Wizard.
If, on the other hand, you use a Mac, you need to know that iTunes is “standard” installed in macOS and no download is required. If not, you can either install macOS Mojave which includes iTunes version 12.9 (not available as a dmg package) or download iTunes 12.8 (at the time of writing it’s the latest version available as a dmg package) from Apple’s official site.
To redeem the gift card amount, click on the item Accounts visible above and select the option Use code from the menu that appears. If you have the physical version of the iTunes Card, click on the button Use the camera and scan the 16-digit code on the back of the gift card with your computer’s webcam. Alternatively, manually enter the code concerned in the appropriate field, press the button Use code And that’s it.
At this point, you can make your iTunes Store purchases using your Apple ID balance. All you have to do is launch iTunes, select the option storechoose the option of your interest (Music, Movie, Audiobooks And TV Programs) via the drop-down menu located at the top left and click on price of the content of your interest to proceed with the automatic payment using the amount of the iTunes Card that you have previously redeemed.
If, on the other hand, your intention is to download a paid application from Mac App Storestart the latter by tapping on its icon (the white “A” on a blue background) visible in the Dock bar of your Mac and, if you haven’t already done so, proceed to redeem the amount of your gift card.
Then click on yours photo visible in the lower left, choose the option Use gift card and, if prompted, enter the password of your Apple ID in the appropriate field. Now, choose the option Use the camera to frame the iTunes Card code with your Mac’s webcam, otherwise type the code in question in the field Code and press on the buttons Use code And endto redeem the credit manually.
Once this is done, locate the paid app you intend to purchase by writing its name in the field Nearat the top, tap his price and choose the option Buy apps. Then enter your Apple ID password in the field Password (or use the Touch IDif your Mac supports it) and click the button Buyto complete the payment using your Apple ID balance and start downloading the app.