If you've been given an iTunes gift card, you can use it to purchase apps, books, music, movies, and more. If you're not familiar with iTunes or have never received an iTunes gift card before, you might have a few questions about how to use it and what to buy. Let's address some of the most common iTunes gift card questions. This includes the iTunes StoreApple's media and software marketplace where you can buy music, movies, apps, and more. You can also use iTunes gift cards to subscribe to Apple Music and other Apple services. Be aware that iTunes gift cards are different than Apple Store gift cards.
Redeem a gift card on your computer
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If you're using a PC, redeem your gift card in iTunes. To redeem a gift card that someone emailed to you, open the email and tap or click the "Redeem Now" button. But for some purchases, Apple ID balance can't be used.
Apple Gift Card
Subscriber Account active since. Even though iTunes itself is technically no longer around, iTunes gift cards are still valuable and can be used for many newer Apple products and platforms. If you're familiar with Spotify or Amazon Music , or any other subscription-based music streaming services, then you probably have already heard of Apple Music. And if not — It's a subscription-based music and audio streaming service. For a small monthly fee, you get access to tens of millions of songs and other audio, like podcasts and recorded broadcasts. Here's how to use an iTunes gift card to pay for Apple Music. Tap "Today" in the bottom menu, and then tap your profile icon in the top-right corner. Tap your profile icon. Tap to redeem your iTunes gift card.
To find out how to redeem your gift card and what you can buy with it, check which type of gift card you have. Apple Gift Cards. Apple Store Gift Cards. Older Gift Cards. The front of your Apple Gift Card shows a colorful Apple logo on a white background. The pattern might look different from the image that you see here, because Apple Gift Cards are available with a range of designs. On the back of these cards, you'll find text that says that the card can be used for products, accessories, apps, games, music, movies, TV shows, iCloud, and more. Apple Store Gift Cards are a solid color gray, white, silver, or gold on the front.