Add Payment Method to Apple ID (For Any Device)

Payment details are required in your Apple ID so that you can make purchases from the App Store, iTunes Store, Apple Music, iCloud storage, and other Apple services. Otherwise, you will get an error popup “Payment Information is required” You need a method of payment to access this functionality. When you add a payment method to your Apple ID, you can easily buy apps, music, movies, TV shows, books, and other digital content, as well as make in-app purchases and subscribe to services.

Having a payment method on file also allows Apple to automatically renew your subscriptions and bill you for any purchases you make without the need to enter your payment information every time. It’s a convenient and secure way to manage your purchases and subscriptions across all your Apple devices.

Apple takes the security of your payment information seriously and uses industry-standard encryption to protect it. Your payment details are stored securely in your Apple ID account and are not shared with third parties without your consent.

Add Payment Method to Apple ID in iOS and iPadOS

You can add a payment method to your Apple ID using the following steps:

  1. Open the App Store app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  2. Tap your profile picture or the “Sign In” button at the top of the screen. Or Open Settings app on your iOS & iPadOS > Profile name.
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  1. Tap on “Payment & Shipping“.
  2. If prompted, enter your Apple ID password.
  3. Tap “Add Payment Method“.
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  1. Choose the type of payment method you want to add (credit/debit card or PayPal).
  2. Enter the required information for your chosen payment method.
  3. Tap “Done” to save your changes.

Add Payment Method to Apple ID From Mac

To add a payment method to your Apple ID on your Mac, you can follow these steps:

  1. Open the App Store app on your Mac.
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  1. Click on your name or profile picture in the bottom-left corner of the App Store window.
  2. Select “Account Settings” and sign in with your Apple ID password, if prompted.
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  1. Click on “Add Payment Method” under the “Payment Information” section.
  2. Choose the type of payment method you want to add (credit/debit card or PayPal).
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  1. Enter the required information for your chosen payment method.
  1. Click on “Done” to save your changes.

Add a payment method to your Apple ID using a web browser,

To add a payment method to your Apple ID using a web browser, you can follow these steps:

  1. Go to appleid.apple.com and sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  2. Click on “Payment & Shipping” in the sidebar.
  3. Click on “Add Payment Method“.
  4. Choose the type of payment method you want to add (credit/debit card or PayPal).
  5. Enter the required information for your chosen payment method.
  6. Click on “Save” to save your changes.

Once you’ve added a payment method to your Apple ID, you can use it to make purchases in the App Store, iTunes Store, and other Apple services. If you have any issues or questions, you can contact Apple Support for assistance.

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Karly Wood

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