Redeem digital copies of DVDs or Blu-rays in the iTunes Store or Apple TV app

Some DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K titles might include an iTunes Digital Copy of your movie in addition to the physical disc.


Redeem titles with just a redemption code

To redeem a code, go to the redemption page. Or follow the steps for your device.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Open the Apple TV app.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap Watch Now.
  3. In the upper-right corner, tap the profile icon .
  4. Tap Redeem Gift Card or Code. If asked, sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  5. Tap "You can also enter your code manually," then enter the 12-digit code printed on the insert included with your disc.
  6. Tap Redeem.

Learn what to do if you can't redeem your content code.

On your Mac or PC

  1. Open iTunes. If you're not signed in, sign in with your Apple ID.
  2. From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or at the top of the iTunes window, choose Account > Redeem.
    iTunes showing the Account menu.
  3. Enter your password, then click Sign In.
  4. Enter the 12-digit code printed on the insert included with your disc. You might be able to use the camera on your Mac to redeem your code.
  5. You can choose to download the digital copy of your movie now or download it later. Learn how to redownload purchases.

Learn what to do if you can't redeem your content code.

Redeem titles with a Digital Copy disc and a redemption code

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. Insert your iTunes Digital Copy disc into the DVD drive of your Mac or PC.
  3. Enter the redemption code included with your DVD in the main iTunes window. Then click Redeem.
    If the disc doesn't appear in iTunes and plays without issue in your computer's DVD application, confirm with the vendor that the title comes with an iTunes Digital Copy.
  4. If prompted, enter your Apple ID and password. You'll see a screen showing that your code was successfully redeemed.
  5. Click the download status icon  in the upper-right corner of iTunes to check the progress of your download.
  6. After the download completes, click  Movies in the upper-left corner of iTunes to see your movie.

When you use a Digital Copy disc to redeem a title, you get only the standard definition version and don't get any of the extra features.

Redeem other digital movies

If your digital copy isn't an iTunes code, search the Internet for the service you can use to redeem it. In the United States, you can redeem some digital copies in the Movies Anywhere app and transfer them to your iTunes account.

Get help

If your Digital Copy DVD, or Blu-ray, or 4K title is damaged, scratched, or missing its redemption code or Digital Copy disc, contact the appropriate studio for help:

If you have trouble redeeming your Digital Copy code or downloading your iTunes Digital Copy, contact Apple Support. You can also check whether your redemption code materials include an expiration date.

Learn more

  • iTunes Digital Copies aren't available in every country or region. You must use a Digital Copy code in the iTunes Store country or region where the packaging says it will work. For example, you'll need a U.S. Apple ID to use a code from a U.S. DVD, and you'll need an Australian Apple ID to use a code from an Australian DVD.
  • Learn how to redownload movies.

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