If you want to add a payment method to your Apple ID, not add funds to your Apple Account balance, find out how to add a payment method.
Add funds to your Apple Account balance on iPhone or iPad
- Open the App Store app.
- Tap your photo, initials or the sign-in button at the top of the screen.
- Tap "Add Money to Account".
- To add funds instantly, tap the amount that you want to add. Or to automatically add to your balance in the future, tap Set Up Auto Reload. What's auto reload?
- Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the purchase. Some payment methods may prompt you to verify your purchase with a text message or other method.
Add funds to your Apple Account balance on Mac or PC
- 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.
- Open the Account Information page:
- On a Mac, click your name or the account button in the sidebar. Then click View Information or Account Settings 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.
- On the Account Information page, click Add Money or Add Money to Account.
- Click the amount that you want to add. Or to automatically add to your balance in the future, click Set Up Auto Reload. What's auto reload?
- Click Next, then confirm your selection. Some payment methods may prompt you to verify your purchase with a text message or other method.
Automatically top up your Apple Account balance
If you want to automatically add to your Apple Account 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 or regions, these top up options may not be available.
Get more help with Apple Account balance
- Find out how to check your Apple Account balance.
- You can use your Apple Account balance to buy apps, pay for subscriptions and more. But for some purchases, Apple Account balance can't be used. Find out what you can buy with your Apple Account balance.
- Apple Account balance isn't available in all countries or regions. See if you can pay with Apple Account balance in your country or region.