Change or remove your Apple ID payment information in the iTunes Store

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

Change or remove your payment information

Your Apple ID is the personal account 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 credit card or billing address in the iTunes Store, you also update your information for other services that use your Apple ID, such as the App Store and iCloud.

Use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. On the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap iTunes & App Store.
  3. Tap your Apple ID
  4. Tap View Apple ID. You might need to sign in.
  5. Tap Payment Information. If you're using Family Sharing, you might not see Payment Information. Tap Family Sharing to see your family organizer's Apple ID.
  6. Change or remove your information. To remove your payment method, select None.
    See what to do if you don't see None or can't select it
  7. Tap Done.

After you change your payment information, 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 from the Account Information page, or use the steps below:

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. Click Sign In and enter your Apple ID.
  3. Click your name and select Account Info from the drop-down menu. You'll be asked to sign in again.

    Account menu

Then use these steps to update your payment information:

  1. From the Account Information page, click Edit to the right of Payment Type. You can see which payment methods the iTunes Store accepts in the Payment Type section. If you're using Family Sharing, only the family organizer can update the payment information. Learn more about payment information and Family Sharing.
  2. Change or remove your information. To remove the payment method, select None.
    See what to do if you don't see None or can't select it.
  3. Click Done.

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

Change your Family Sharing payment information

If you’re using Family Sharing, and you're the family organizer, you need to use a credit or debit card as your payment method. You can’t set your payment information to None. Only the Family Organizer can edit payment information for a family group. If you're not the organizer, you'll see this message: "The payment method for your Family is managed by [Apple ID]."

Get help

If you need help changing your payment information, credit card details, or billing information, contact iTunes Store support. Or you might find the answer to your question below:

  • If you change your payment method, make sure your account information matches the credit card information on file with your financial institution.
  • If you use an AOL screen name to sign in to the iTunes Store, editing your information on the Account Information page won't update your AOL account. If you need to update your AOL account information, contact AOL.
  • If your previous payment wasn't accepted, you might need to change your payment information.

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