Send iTunes Gifts

Learn how to send iTunes Gifts in the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, and App Store.

Through the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, and App Store, you can gift dollar amounts, books, audiobooks, music, movies, TV shows, or apps.

To gift books, you need:

Sending iTunes Gifts is not available in all countries.

From your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

You can gift amounts or items.

 

     

 

Gift an amount

  1. Open the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the main page.
    In iBooks, tap Featured in the menu at the bottom of the screen, and then scroll to the bottom of the page.
  3. Tap Send Gift.
  4. If you're not already, sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  5. Enter your recipient's email address.
  6. If you want, add a message.
  7. Tap the amount that you want to gift, or tap other to enter a different amount.
  8. If you want to send the gift later, tap Today and choose a date.
  9. In the upper-right corner, tap Next.
  10. Select a theme for your gift, then tap Next.
  11. Tap Buy, then tap Buy to confirm.

 

 

      

Gift an item

You can't gift individual songs using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If you want to gift a single song, use iTunes on your Mac or PC.

  1. Open the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks.
  2. Find the item that you want to gift.
  3. In the upper-right corner, tap the Share icon  .
  4. Tap Gift  .
  5. If you're not already, sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  6. Enter your recipient's email address.
  7. If you want, add a message.
  8. If you want to send the gift later, tap Today and choose a date.
  9. In the upper-right corner, tap Next.
  10. Select a theme for your gift, then tap Next.
  11. Tap Buy, then tap Buy to confirm.

From your Mac or PC

You can gift amounts or items.

Gift an amount

  1. Open iTunes or iBooks.
  2. iTunes: From the upper-middle of iTunes, click iTunes Store.
    iBooks: From the upper-left corner of iBooks, click iBooks Store.
  3. If you're not already, sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  4. Under Quick Links on the right side of iTunes or iBooks, click Send iTunes Gifts.
  5. Enter your recipient's email address.
  6. Add a message.
  7. Tap the amount that you want to gift, or tap other to enter a different amount.
  8. If you want to send the gift later, choose Other Date and choose a date.
  9. In the lower-right corner, click Next.
  10. Select a theme for your gift, then click Next.
  11. Confirm your gift and click Buy Gift.

Gift an item

  1. Open iTunes or iBooks.
  2. If you're not already, sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  3. Find the item that you want to gift.
  4. To the right of the item's price, click the arrow. 
  5. From the menu, choose Gift This [item type].
  6. Enter your recipient's email address.
  7. If you want, add a message.
  8. Pick the day you want to send the gift and click Next.
  9. Select a theme for your gift and click Next.
  10. Confirm your gift purchase and click Buy Gift.

Learn more

  • You can't purchase an iTunes Gift with store credit.
  • If you're using Family Sharing and Ask To Buy is enabled on your account, you can't purchase gifts. 
  • You can't redeem purchased gifts outside of the country of purchase. For example, an iTunes Gift purchased in France can't be redeemed in an iTunes Store outside of France. 
  • If you want to cancel a gift, you can contact Apple Support up to two days before scheduled delivery.
  • Learn how to resend an iTunes Gift.

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