Add money to your Apple ID balance

Use a payment method, such as a credit or debit card, to add funds to your Apple ID balance. Then use your Apple ID balance to buy apps, games, music, iCloud storage and more.

If you want to add a payment method, not add funds to your Apple ID balance, learn how to add a payment method.

Add funds to your Apple ID balance on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

  1. Open the App Store app.
  2. Tap your photo or the sign-in button at the top of the screen.
  3. Tap "Add Funds to Apple ID".
    iPhone showing the Add Funds to Apple ID option.
  4. To add funds instantly, tap the amount that you want to add. Or to automatically add to your balance in the future, tap Auto-reload. What's Auto-reload?
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the purchase. Some payment methods might prompt you to verify your purchase with a text message or other method.

 


Add funds to your Apple ID balance on a Mac or PC

  1. On your Mac, open the App Store. On a PC, open iTunes for Windows. If you're not signed in, sign in with your Apple ID.
  2. Open the Account Information page. Here’s how:
    • On a Mac, from the menu bar at the top of the screen, choose Store > View My Account. Then click View Information at the top of the screen.
    • On a PC, from the top of the iTunes window, choose Account > View My Account. Sign in with your Apple ID, then click View Account.
  3. On the Account Information page, click "Add Funds to Apple ID".
    The Account Information page showing the Add Funds to Apple ID option.
  4. Click the amount that you want to add. Or to automatically add to your balance in the future, tap Auto-reload. What's Auto-reload?
  5. Click Next, then confirm your selection. Some payment methods might prompt you to verify your purchase with a text message or other method.

 


Automatically top up your Apple ID balance

If you want to automatically add to your Apple ID balance, set up Auto-reload. You can top up your balance weekly, biweekly or monthly. Or you can automatically top up your balance when it's low.

If you want to turn off Auto-reload, return to the Add Funds page, then tap or click Turn Off Auto-reload.

* In some countries in regions, these top-up options might not be available.

 


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