Send iTunes Gifts

Learn how to send iTunes Gifts in the iTunes Store, iBooks Store1, and App Store. In the iTunes Store, you can gift a dollar amount or books, audiobooks, music, movies, TV shows, or apps from your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac, or PC. Use these steps to send a gift from the iTunes Store.

Gift an amount on an iOS device

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the main page of the iTunes Store or App Store.
  2. Tap Send Gift.
    Send Gift
  3. Sign in to the iTunes Store with your Apple ID.
  4. Type the email address for the person that you're sending the iTunes Gift to.
    Enter Details
  5. Tap an amount you’d like to gift or type another amount.
  6. If you want to, add a message.
  7. Pick the day you want to send the gift.
  8. Select a theme for your gift.
  9. Tap Buy, then tap Buy to confirm.
    Buy Gift

Gift an item on an iOS device

  1. Find the item in the App store or iTunes store that you wish to gift.
  2. Tap the Share icon in the upper right.
    Tap Share
  3. Tap the Gift icon.
  4. Sign in to the iTunes Store with your Apple ID.
  5. Type the email address for the person you want to send the iTunes Gift to.
    Enter Details
  6. If you want to, add a message.
  7. Pick the day you want to send the gift.
  8. Select a theme for your gift.
  9. Tap Buy, then tap Buy to confirm.
    Buy Item

Gift an amount on Mac or PC 

  1. Go to the iTunes Store in iTunes 11 or later.
  2. Sign in to the iTunes Store with your Apple ID.
  3. Click Send iTunes Gift under Quick Links.
    Quick Links
  4. Type the email address for the person you want to send the iTunes Gift to.
  5. Click an amount you’d like to gift or type another amount.
  6. If you want to, add a message.
  7. Pick the day you want to send the gift and click Next.
    Gift Amount Detail
  8. Select a theme for your gift and click Next.
  9. Confirm your order and click Buy Gift.
    Confirm Gift Amount

Gift an item on Mac or PC

  1. Sign in to the iTunes Store with your Apple ID.
  2. Find the item in the App Store or iTunes Store that you wish to gift.
  3. Click the arrow to the right of the price and select Gift This.
    Gift Item Select
  4. Type the email address for the person you want to send the iTunes Gift to.
  5. If you want to, add a message.
  6. Pick the day you want to send the gift and click Next.
    Gift Item Detail
  7. Select a theme for your gift and click Next.
  8. Confirm your gift purchase and click Buy Gift.
    Gift Item Confirm

Learn more

When you purchase an iTunes Gift, you must have a valid credit card on file; you can't purchase an iTunes Gift with store credit. If you're using Family Sharing and Ask To Buy is enabled on your account, you can't purchase gifts. You can't redeem purchased gifts outside of the country of purchase. For example, an iTunes Gift purchased in France can't be redeemed in an iTunes Store outside of France. You can contact Apple Support to cancel an iTunes Gift up to two days before scheduled delivery.

Learn how to resend an iTunes Gift.

1You need iTunes 11 or later to gift books on a computer; you need iBooks 3.2 or later to gift books using iOS 7 or later.

Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute Apple’s recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.
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