Return to site

Make an Apple ID Without a Credit Card on iPod Touch

Normally when you create a new Apple ID (iTunes account), you'll also need to provide details of a payment method (usually your credit card). However, to get around this you can download a free app from the iTunes Store and create a new iTunes account at the same time. This method avoids the need to enter any payment options at all.

Follow the steps below to see how to create an Apple ID directly on the iPod Touch without having to provide your credit card details.

Download a Free App

  1. The first thing to do is tap the App Store icon on your iPod Touch's main screen.
  2. Browse the store to find a free app to download. If you're having a hard time finding one that you like the look of, then a quick way is to see what's in the App Store's charts. To do this, tap the Top 25 icon near the bottom of the screen and then hit the Free sub-menu tab (near the top).
  3. Once you have chosen a free app, tap on the Free button followed by Install App.

Creating a New Apple ID

  1. After you have tapped the Install App icon, a menu should be displayed on-screen. Choose the option: Create New Apple ID.
  2. Now select the name of your country or region by tapping on the appropriate option. This should already be automatically selected, but if not tap on the Store option to change it, followed by Next when done.
  3. In order to complete the remainder of the sign-up process, you'll need to agree to Apple's terms. Read the terms and conditions / Apple privacy policy and then tap on the Agree button followed by Agree again to confirm your acceptance.
  4. On the Apple ID and Password screen, enter the email address you want to associate with the new Apple ID by tapping the Email text box and entering the information. Tap Next to continue. Next, type in a strong password for the account followed by Next. Enter the same password again in the Verify text box and then tap Done to finish.
  5. Using your finger, scroll down the screen until you see the Security Info section. Complete each question in turn by tapping on the Question and Answer text box and typing in the answers.
  1. In the event you need to reset the account, it is a good idea to add a rescue email address. Type in an alternative email address in the Optional Rescue Email text box to provide this information.
  2. Enter your date of birth by using the Month, Day, and Year text boxes. If you are creating the iTunes account for your child, then make sure they are at least 13 years old (Apple's minimum age requirement). Click Next when done.
  3. You will notice on the Billing Information screen that there is now a 'none' option. Tap on this to select it as your payment option and then scroll down using your finger to complete the other required details (address, telephone number, etc.). Tap Next to continue.

Verifying Your New (Credit Card-Free) iTunes Account

  1. Tap the Done button on your iPod when you have read the message.
  2. To activate the new Apple ID, check the email account you used when signing up and look for a message from the iTunes Store. Click on the message and find the Verify Now link. Click on this to activate your Apple ID account.

A screen should now appear prompting you to sign in. Enter your Apple ID and password and then tap the Verify Address button to finish creating your iTunes Account.

Easy way to create Apple id from iPad,iPhone and Mac

Need to create a new Apple ID? You can easily do so from anywhere using a variety of methods, which we’ll discuss below. Most people will likely have created an Apple ID at some point during the setup of an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or using iTunes, but if you haven’t done that, or if you need to create a new Apple ID for some other reason, that’s easily achieved.

How to Create an Apple ID from Anywhere

This is probably the simplest way to create a new Apple ID, and it can be done from any device or computer be it iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows PC, Mac, or otherwise, all you need is a web browser:

  1. Open any web browser on any device and then go to the Apple ID creation page at https://appleid.apple.com/
  2. Fill out the “Create Your Apple ID” page, this requires a name, birthday, email address, login info, and security questions
  3. Proceed with the creation of the Apple ID, when finished it is ready to be used right away

Note that you will assign an email address for use with the Apple ID, or create a new one for @icloud.com. You can always change the email address associated with an Apple ID later if needed.After creating ID successfully use this iTunes gift card codes to purchase music apps and other stuff from store.

How to Create a New Apple ID from iPhone or iPad

You can also create a new Apple ID from iOS Settings, though this can be more difficult than the aforementioned approach of using the web depending on if the device already has an Apple ID logged in.

  1. Open the Settings app and tap on (Your Name)
  2. Scroll down and choose ‘Sign Out’
  3. Next choose “Create a new Apple ID” and walk through the setup instructions

This is an appropriate method if you intend on not using the currently active Apple ID again or anything associated with it, since you will be changing the Apple ID on the device that you logged out of.

Thus this is not a particularly ideal approach if you want to create a new Apple ID for someone else, like a family member, because it involves logging out of an existing Apple ID so that you can create a new one. A better method these type of situations might be to simply open the Safari web browser on the same device and use the above web method to create a new Apple ID.

How to Create a New Apple ID from the App Store

Creating a new Apple ID can be done from the App Store on iOS or Mac, but first if there is an Apple ID associated with the App Store you must logout of it. After that has happened, you simply click the “Create new Apple ID” button and follow the onscreen setup instructions to create a new Apple ID.

How to Create a New Apple ID from a New iPhone or iPad

If you’re setting up a brand new iPhone or iPad, or one that has been reset to factory default settings, simply walk through the on screen setup instructions to create a new Apple ID.

You will need to enter a name, email address, birthday, and provide security questions with answers so that you can recover the account if you later lose access to it for whatever reason.

If you need to change the Apple ID used on an iPhone or iPad, or on a Mac, you will need to log out of any existing Apple ID and then login again with the new Apple ID. If you’re not sure how to do that, you can read how to delete an Apple ID from iOS or delete an Apple ID from a Mac.

Note: The iTunes gift card generator is a server-based tool which is used for getting the free iTunes gift card codes.

Note that by removing an existing Apple ID from a device you will lose access to anything synced from iCloud associated with that Apple ID, thus it’s optimal to only do this on a newly reset device, or a device that is intended for use by another person. Each person should only have one Apple ID, as all purchases, downloads, iCloud data, syncing, and otherwise are tied to each unique Apple ID.

Additionally, every person should have their own unique Apple ID, and they are not intended to be shared.

You should NOT create a new Apple ID simply because you can’t remember the login information for an existing one, a much better idea would be to follow instructions to reset or recover a forgotten Apple ID or password.

If all else fails, contacting official Apple Support directly can usually remedy a situation with a lost Apple ID.Now you know several different ways to create a new Apple ID, should the need ever arise.

All Posts
×

Almost done…

We just sent you an email. Please click the link in the email to confirm your subscription!

OKSubscriptions powered by Strikingly