Apple uses a safe and secure payment method to buy some applications from the AppStore and in-app purchases like buying skins and apparel in a game, etc. Once you select a payment method, it is saved in your iCloud account for easy access to payments in the future. Although this saves a lot of time and effort, it can also be a nuisance when you want to make a payment using some other method.
Suppose you want to change the Apple ID payment method and don’t have your Apple device with you, or you cannot change the payment method from your iPhone or iPad. In that case, you can change the Apple ID payment method by using any of the tips or solutions listed in this article. This post will cover three major ways to change the Apple ID payment method without using an Apple device.
Can’t Change Payment Method on Apple Device
You need to renew your subscription or Buy the Services or Purchase the app then you can’t do because the Payment method is old or Expired, and you are unable to change it from your Apple device. If you want to remove, Change or Add a New Payment method, try Alternate ways to Change the Payment Method using another device you already have. After changing it successfully, back on and we can continue to use the Apple service on primary Apple device.
Tip. 1→ Change Apple ID Payment Method on PC using iTunes or Microsoft Surface
One of the most straightforward and best ways of changing the Apple ID payment method without using your Apple device is by incorporating a PC or Microsoft Surface to open iTunes. Once you have iTunes open on your computer, you can change the Apple ID payment method in the following ways.
Step. 1→ Launch iTunes on your PC [Windows 11, Windows 10 & Older] or Microsoft Surface.
Step. 2→ Now, in the top menu bar, tap on the “Account” option in the iTunes window.
Step. 3→ Then hit the “View My Account” button in the Account section.
Step. 4→ After that, log in to your Apple account or Apple ID.
Step. 5→ You can see all the billing information and ensure that all the data matches your bank account or the financial organization linked to that payment method.
Step. 6→ Click on the “Manage Payments” option next to the payment information data. (In the older versions of iTunes, tap on the “Edit” button next to the Payment data.)
Step. 7→ Now, hit the “Edit” button to change the payment method and press the “Add” button to add a new payment process.
By doing this, you can add, remove or update the payment methods of your Apple ID. Apple users can also change the order of the payment methods if they have multiple methods listed.
Tip. 2→ Change Apple ID Payment Method Using Android Mobile or Using Chromebook
Apple customers can also use their Android smartphones or Google Chromebook to change the Apple ID payment method. Be careful before you get into this, as all the payment methods besides the main payment method will be removed from your Apple ID. This will remove all the other payment methods from your Apple devices linked to this Apple ID. Go through the simple process explained below to change the Apple ID payment method using your Android device or Chromebook.
Step. 1→ First, download and install the Apple Music app on your Android smartphone or Google Chromebook.
Step. 2→ Launch the Apple Music app.
Step. 3→ Now, click on the three dots at the top right corner of the screen. These dots denote the menu button of the Apple Music app.
Step. 4→ Then, click on “Account” and go to the “Payment Information” tab.
Step. 5→ Finally, change the Apple ID payment method in the payment information tab. Apple users can also remove a payment method by selecting the “none” option in front of it.
After completing the steps described above, be cautious about entering the name and the billing info same as that on your passbook or any other financial document of your bank. Then hit the “Done” button to save the changes.
Tip. 3→ Change Apple ID Payment Method on Apple TV
Another simple and unique way to change the Apple ID payment method is by using the Apple TV. If you have an Apple TV at your home, you can easily change, add or remove the payment methods added to your Apple IDs. Follow the instructions explained below to change the Apple ID payment method using Apple TV.
Step. 1→ Head over to the tv.apple.com website and log in using your Apple account or ID.
Step. 2→ Hit the “Account” button at the top of the screen. A symbol denotes this option.
Step. 3→ Now, click on “settings” in the pop-up menu.
Step. 4→. Then, tap on “Edit” in the “Payment Type” section.
Now make the changes in the payment method as per your wish and save the changes. Please note that one can not change or edit the payment method using the Apple TV in the case of multiple payment methods.
So go on and update, add or remove the Apple ID payment method from your accounts without using your Apple devices by going through the tips and solutions explained in this article. Even if you can’t use your iPhone or iPad or change the payment method, the methods listed in this post will help you in completing that process easily within a short period.
Q & A→
Can I change, Add or Remove the Apple ID payment Method on iPhones and iPad?
→ The iPhone and iPad users can change or edit the Apple ID payment methods by going to the settings of their devices. They can do this by taking note of the steps given below.
Step. 1→ On your iPhone or iPad, launch the Settings app.
Step. 2→ Click on your name to go to your account.
Step. 3→ Click on “Payment & shipping” and log in to your Apple ID.
Step. 4→ To add, remove, edit or change the payment method, go to the following settings:
- Click on the “Add Payment Method” option to add a new payment method.
- Select the payment method and click on “edit” to update the payment method. The users may be required to fill in the security code printed on the debit or credit card. If you have linked your card with Apple Pay, launch the Wallet app and edit the card data.
- Tap on the “Edit” button and click the “Delete” button followed by “Remove” to remove the desired payment method. In the case of app subscriptions, an unpaid balance, and an iCloud plan for storage, the users cannot remove all payment methods until they pay the balance or cancel the subscription.