Redeem iTunes Gift Cards and codes

Get music, movies, TV shows, apps, books, audiobooks, and more with your iTunes Store Gift Cards or content and promo codes.

Quick redeem

Ready to redeem? Open iTunes with this link to redeem your gift card or code now.

Need help? You can learn more about cards and codes, or find out what to do if you can't redeem your iTunes Store Gift Card or code.

Locate your redemption code

If you have an iTunes Store Gift Card, peel or gently scratch off the label on the back of the card to reveal the hidden code. You need this 16-digit code, which starts with an X, to redeem your card.

Depending on the type of card you have, the number might appear in different places. Here are some examples:


Content and promo codes might not have a sticker, might not be 16 digits, and might not start with an X.

 

     

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. On your device, tap iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store. iTunes Store Gift Card amounts are credited to your Apple ID, so you can use them in any store as long as you sign in to each store with the same Apple ID.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the Featured section and tap Redeem.
  3. Sign in with your Apple ID. Learn what to do if you forgot your Apple ID
  4. Tap "You can also enter your code manually." In some countries, you can redeem gift cards using your built-in camera.
  5. If you have an iTunes Store Gift Card, enter the 16-digit code, which starts with X, from the back of the card.
    If you have a promo or content code, enter the code from the back of the card.
  6. Tap Redeem. Learn what to do if you see an alert message or can't redeem your iTunes Store Gift Card or content code.

After you redeem your code, what happens next depends on the type of code you redeem:

iTunes Store Gift Card

Your iTunes account balance automatically updates.

 

Content or promo code

The item associated with the code automatically downloads.

 

The amount on an iTunes Store Gift Card credits to the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store accounts that are connected to your Apple ID. Your credit is used for each purchase you make in any of the stores until it's gone. Learn how to check your credit balance.

On your Mac or PC

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. If you’re not signed in, sign in with your Apple ID. Learn what to do if you forgot your Apple ID
  3. From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or at the top of the iTunes window, choose Account > Redeem.

    If you’re using Windows and can’t see the menu bar, learn how to turn it on.
  4. Enter your password, then press the Return or Enter key on your keyboard, or click Sign In.
  5. If you have an iTunes Store Gift Card, enter the 16-digit code, which starts with X, from the back of the card.
    If you have a promo or content code, enter the code from the back of the card.
    In some countries, you can redeem gift cards using your built-in camera.
  6. Click Redeem. 
    Learn what to do if you see an alert message or can't redeem your iTunes Store Gift Card or content code.

After you redeem an iTunes Store Gift Card card code, your iTunes account balance automatically updates. After you redeem a content or promo code, the item associated with the code automatically downloads.

The amount on an iTunes Store Gift Card credits to the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store accounts that are connected to your Apple ID. Your credit is used for each purchase you make in any of the stores until it's gone. Learn how to check your credit balance.

About cards and codes

iTunes Store Gift Cards:

  • When you redeem an iTunes Store Gift Card, the amount of credit on the card is added to your iTunes Store account. You can use it at any time to buy items in the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store, pay for in-app subscriptions, or make in-app purchases.
  • If you received an iTunes Store Gift Card through email, click Redeem Now in the email to redeem the credit.
  • After you redeem a Gift Card, your iTunes account balance automatically updates. You might need to sign out and back in to all of your devices for your credit balance to appear. You can find your balance underneath your Apple ID.

Content and promo codes:

  • You can redeem content and promo codes for specific items in the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  • All content or promo codes can be redeemed in iTunes for Mac or Windows except codes that are specifically for the Mac App Store. Redeem Mac App Store content or promo codes in the Mac App Store. You can also redeem iBooks codes in iBooks for Mac.

Other gift cards:

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