Change or remove your Apple ID payment information

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can change the payment information for your Apple ID in Settings. On your Mac or PC, go to iTunes.

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

If you change your payment method, make sure that your account information matches the credit card information on file with your financial institution.

Use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Tap Settings > iTunes & App Store.
  2. Tap your Apple ID, then tap View Apple ID. You might need to sign in.
    iOS iTunes and App Store Settings
  3. Tap Payment Information. If you're using Family Sharing, only your family organizer can update the payment information.
  4. Change or remove your information. To remove your payment method, select None. Get help if you don't see None or can't select it.
  5. Tap Done. 

If you change your payment method to a credit card, the iTunes Store places a temporary authorization hold on your credit card to verify your updated account information.

Use your Mac or PC

Click to open iTunes and sign in to your Account Information page, or use these steps:

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. If you’re not signed in, sign in with 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 > View My Account.

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  4. Enter your password, then press the Return or Enter key on your keyboard, or click View Account.

On the Account Information page:

  1. To the right of Payment Type, click Edit. You can see which payment methods the iTunes Store accepts in the Payment Type section. If you're using Family Sharing, only your family organizer can update the payment information.
  2. Change or remove your information. To remove the payment method, select None. Get help if you don't see None or can't select it.
  3. Click Done. 

If you change your payment method to a credit card, the iTunes Store places a temporary authorization hold on your credit card to verify your updated account information.

Change your Family Sharing payment information

Only the family organizer can edit payment information for a family. If you're not the organizer, you'll see this message: "The payment method for your Family is managed by [Apple ID]."

If you're the organizer, you can use these payment methods. You can’t set your payment information to None.

Get help

If you want to update any other account information, sign in to your Apple ID account page.

If your previous payment wasn't accepted, you might need to change your payment information.

If you need help changing your payment information, credit card details, or billing information, contact iTunes Store support.

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