How do I get an Apple card

Redeem App Store & iTunes Gift Card

Learn how to redeem an App Store & iTunes Gift Card. If you can't redeem your gift card, here's what to do.


Redeem gift cards on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Gently peel or scrape the coating on the back of the gift card to reveal the 16-digit code that starts with an X.
  2. Open the App Store app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  3. At the bottom of the screen, tap Today.
  4. At the top of the screen, tap the login button or your photo.
  5. Tap Redeem Card or Code. If you don't see Redeem Card or Code, sign in with your Apple ID. Learn what to do if you've forgotten your Apple ID.
  6. Tap Use Camera, then follow the on-screen instructions. If you're having trouble redeeming your card, tap "Enter Code Manually" and follow the on-screen instructions. Make sure you enter the 16-digit code that starts with X.
  7. Tap on "Done".

Can't redeem your gift card?


Redeem gift cards on a computer

  1. Gently peel or scrape the coating on the back of the gift card to reveal the 16-digit code that starts with an X.
  2. Open the App Store on your Mac.
  3. Click your name or the login button in the sidebar.
  4. Click on "Redeem Gift Card".
  5. Click Use Camera and follow the on-screen instructions. If you're having trouble redeeming your card, click “You can enter your code manually” and follow the on-screen instructions. Make sure you enter the 16-digit code that starts with X.

Can't redeem your gift card?

Are you using a Windows PC?

If you're using a PC, redeem your gift card in iTunes. From the menu bar at the top of the iTunes window, choose Account, then choose Redeem. Then sign in and follow the on-screen instructions.


Redeem gift cards on an Android device

  1. Gently peel or scrape off the coating on the back of the card to reveal the 16-digit code that starts with an X.
  2. Open the Apple Music app.
  3. Tap the menu button and then on "Account".
  4. Tap Redeem Card or Code.
  5. Enter the 16-digit code that starts with X. Then tap on "Redeem".

Can't redeem your gift card?


When an App Store & iTunes Gift Card was received in email

To redeem a gift card someone emailed you, open the email and tap or click the Redeem Now button.


What can be bought with this gift card

When you redeem an App Store & iTunes Gift Card, you can use your Apple ID balance to make purchases including apps, games, iCloud storage, subscriptions like Apple Music, and more. However, with some purchases, Apple ID credit cannot be used. Find out what you can buy with your Apple ID balance here.

On an Android device, you can use your gift card to buy an Apple Music subscription. Use an Apple device to make purchases from the App Store, Apple Books, or the Apple TV app.


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