Change, add, or remove Apple ID payment methods

You can manage your Apple ID payment information in Settings on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch; in iTunes on your Mac or PC; or in the Apple Music app on your Android device.

Your Apple ID is the personal account that you use to access Apple services like the App Store, iTunes Store, iCloud, and more. When you change your payment method or billing address, your information also updates everywhere that you use your Apple ID.

Edit payment methods

Change your payment method on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Before you change your payment information, make sure that you have the latest version of iOS.

  1. Go to Settings > [your name] > iTunes & App Store.*
  2. Tap your Apple ID, then tap View Apple ID. You might be asked to sign in.
  3. Tap Manage Payments. (If you're using an older version of iOS, tap Payment Information.) Then add, update, reorder, or remove your payment methods:

Update or add

Manage Payments page on iPhone showing Apple ID balance and some credit cards.

  • Update a payment method: Tap the payment method that you want to change, then edit your information. Make sure that your information matches what's on file with your financial institution. You might need to enter the security code that's printed on your credit or debit card.
  • Add a payment method: Tap Add Payment Method. (If you add a credit or debit card, you might see an option to add the new card to Apple Pay.)

Remove or reorder

On the Manage Payments page, after you tap Edit, you can tap to remove or reorder payment methods.

  • Remove a payment method: Tap Edit, then tap the Remove icon  or swipe left and tap delete.
  • Change the order of your payment methods: Tap Edit, then use the Move Order icon  to rearrange your payment methods. Apple will attempt to charge payment methods in order from top to bottom. You can't change the order in which Apple ID balance is charged.

*With iOS 12.2 or later, you can also manage your payment methods from Settings > [your name] > Payment & Shipping. If you have a device with iOS 12.1.x or earlier and you edit your payment methods from Payment & Shipping, all payment methods that you have on file will be removed.


Change your payment method on your Mac or PC

On your Mac, you can edit payment information in iTunes or the App Store. On a PC, use iTunes.

How to change your payment method in iTunes

Before you change your payment information, make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes.

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or at the top of the iTunes window, choose Account > View My Account.
  3. Sign in with your Apple ID.
  4. Make sure that what's listed on the Account Information page matches the information on file with your financial institution.
  5. Click Manage Payments to the right of Payment Information. (If you're using an older version of iTunes, click Edit to the right of Payment Type.) Then add, update, remove, or reorder your payment methods:
    • Update a payment method: Click Edit next to the payment method that you want to change. You might need to enter the security code that's printed on your credit or debit card.
    • Add a payment method: Click Add Payment.
    • Remove a payment method: Click Edit next to the payment method that you want to remove, then click Remove.
    • Change the order of your payment methods: Hover your pointer over a payment method, then use the Move Order icon  to move the payment method up or down. Apple will attempt to charge payment methods in order from top to bottom. You can't change the order in which Apple ID balance is charged.

Manage Payments page in iTunes showing Apple ID balance and some credit cards.

How to change your payment method in the App Store

Before you change your payment information, make sure that you have the latest version of macOS.

  1. Open the App Store on your Mac.
  2. Click your name at the bottom of the sidebar. If you're not signed in, click Sign In.
  3. Click  View Information.
  4. Make sure that what's listed on the Account Information page matches the information on file with your financial institution.
  5. Click Manage Payments to the right of Payment Information. (If you're using an older version of macOS, click Edit to the right of Payment Type.) Then add, update, remove, or reorder your payment methods:
    • Update a payment method: Click Edit next to the payment method that you want to change. You might need to enter the security code that's printed on your credit or debit card.
    • Add a payment method: Click Add Payment.
    • Remove a payment method: Click Edit next to the payment method that you want to remove, then click Remove.
    • Change the order of your payment methods: Hover your pointer over a payment method, then use the Move Order icon  to move the payment method up or down. Apple will attempt to charge payment methods in order from top to bottom. You can't change the order in which Apple ID balance is charged.

Manage Payments page in App Store showing Apple ID and some credit cards.


Change your payment method on your Android device

You can edit your payment information on an Android device, but doing so will remove all payment methods except your primary method from your Apple ID and from other devices that you use with your Apple ID. To avoid this, use iTunes on a Mac or PC to update your payment information.

Before you change your payment information, make sure that you have the latest version of Apple Music for your Android device.

  1. Open the Apple Music app on your Android device. From the bottom of the screen, tap Library, For You, Browse, or Radio. Then tap the menu button the Sort Options button in the upper right corner.
  2. Tap Account > Payment Information. You might be asked to sign in with your Apple ID. If you don't see Account, tap Settings > Sign In, sign in with your Apple ID, tap the back button the Navigate Up button, and tap the menu button the Sort Options button again.
  3. On the Payment Information screen, change or remove your information. To remove the payment method, select None.
    An Android phone open to the Payment Information section of the Apple Music app. None is selected under Payment Method.
  4. Make sure that your name and billing address exactly match the information on file with your financial institution, then tap Done.


Manage payment methods that family members use

When you set up Family Sharing and turn on purchase sharing, one adult in the family—the family organizer—controls a single shared payment method for everyone in the family group. Learn more about family purchases and payments.

If you're the family organizer, you can add multiple payment methods to your own Apple ID, but your family members can use only the first payment method in the list. If a family member can't make a purchase, the family organizer can move a different payment method to the top of the list.

 


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