Change your iTunes Store, iBooks Store, or App Store country or region

If you move to a new country or region, go to Account Info or Settings to change your information before you make purchases from the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, or App Store.

When you change your billing address through the iTunes Store or App Store, it updates your billing address for all of the Apple services with which you use the same Apple ID.

What to do before changing your country or region

  1. Redownload any past purchases that you want to keep on your device. Your Purchased section no longer shows items that you purchased from the store in the previous country or region. You won't be able to update these apps or content without downloading or purchasing them again in your new country or region. Additionally, if you use iCloud Music Library, the content in your library won't appear in your library after you change your country or region.
  2. Spend any store credit remaining on your Apple ID. You must also wait for any pending store credit refunds to process before you can change your country or region.
  3. Cancel any subscriptions and wait for any memberships, pre-ordersiTunes movie rentals, or Season Passes to complete.
  4. Update your payment method. For example, only German credit cards can be used to buy content from the German iTunes Store, iBooks Store, and App Store. Have your credit or debit card for your new country on hand.
  5. Back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iTunes. You might need to temporarily downgrade your iCloud storage until you switch to the new country.

If you're a part of a Family Sharing group, you might not be able to change your country or region. Learn how to leave a Family Sharing group.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. On your device, tap Settings > [your name] > iTunes & App Store.
  2. Tap your Apple ID. 
    If you're not signed in, sign in with the Apple ID and password that you use with the iTunes Store.
  3. Tap View Apple ID.
  4. If prompted, enter your password again.
  5. Tap Country/Region. 
  6. Tap your new country or region, then tap Next.
  7. Review the Terms and Conditions and Apple Privacy Policy, then tap Agree if you agree.
  8. In the prompt that appears, tap Agree.
  9. Select a payment method and enter your payment information. Learn more about how to change or remove your Apple ID payment information
  10. Enter your billing address and tap Next.

Your Apple ID country or region updates for all of your Apple services on all of your Apple products.

On your Mac or PC

To automatically open iTunes and sign in to your Account Information page from your computer, click this link: View My Account. Or follow 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.
  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 Country/Region, click "Change Country or Region."
  2. From the "Select a country or region" menu, select your new country or region.
  3. Click Change.
  4. On the Welcome to the iTunes Store page, click Continue.
  5. Review the Terms and Conditions and Apple Privacy Policy. If you agree, select "I have read and agree to these terms and conditions."
  6. Click Agree.
  7. Enter your payment method. Learn more about how to change or remove your Apple ID payment information
  8. Enter your billing address. 
  9. Click Continue.

Your Apple ID country or region updates for all of your Apple services on all of your Apple products.

Contact Apple Support

If you can't complete any of these steps or change your country or region, contact Apple Support.

Learn more

Learn what's available in the iTunes Store by country or region.

After you update your Apple ID billing address and payment method, you can upgrade your iCloud Storage using the pricing in your new country or region. Learn more about iCloud storage.

View the Apple Media Services Terms and Conditions.

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