Change Your Current Apple ID Country or Region – Do you want to access iTunes or AppStore content that is not available for your country or region? Or maybe you are traveling to a different country and want to change the location of your Apple Store to access the AppStore or iTunes of that country or region.
Here you will find the method to Change Your Current Apple ID Country or Region. In the scenarios explained above, you have two options.
- Create a new Apple ID with the location you want.
- Change the Country or Region Location from your current Apple ID.
Most users prefer the second option because it is easy and can be done within a few minutes. On the other hand, If you are creating a new Apple ID, you must have an extra Email address or you have to create a new Email address, then you can create a new Apple ID. Moreover, this consumes a lot of extra time. Additionally, there is a catch that I will talk about at the end of the article.
How To Create An Apple ID?
As I have said above, that you need to have an extra Email address. If you don’t have an extra Email address, then create one Email account on any Email platforms available. Furthermore, visit appleid.apple.com and fill the form to create your new Apple ID.
While filling the form on the Apple website for creating a new account, you will get the option to select the country or region for iTunes and AppStore. Select the location you want and proceed with the form to create your new Apple ID.
Moreover, when you have created an Apple account for the selected country, then you will have to pay Apple in the local currency (location selected by you while creating Apple ID) for every purchase.
Furthermore, Apple allows the user to Change Your Current Apple ID Country or Region from the settings menu within Apple devices. Or you can also use the web to log in to your account and change it from there. However, it is easy if you perform it from iPhone or iPad.
How To Change Your Current Apple ID Country or Region
In the method given below, you will find the procedure to Change Your Current Apple ID Country or Region. Moreover, this process will work on every version of iOS or iPad OS. There might be a little bit of change in the older iOS or iPad OS versions. Without further ado here is the procedure.
- Open the Settings application on your iPhone or iPad.
- Now tap on the Apple ID name at the top of the screen.
- Now you are at the Apple ID account settings.
- Select “Media and Purchase” which is located right under the iCloud option.
- A pop-up will appear from the bottom of the screen, Here select “View Account”
- Now you have entered the Apple Store settings.
- In this menu, select the Country/Region option.
- From here you can change the country or region location of your Apple ID / Account.
This is how you can Change Your Current Apple ID Country or Region.
Note: If you have tried the steps given above and failed, then you must know about the catch, that I was talking about at the beginning of the article.
Conditions To Change Apple ID Country And Region
Here are all of the conditions that you have to follow before you can switch Apple ID country or region. Read these conditions carefully because these conditions involve payments.
- If you have an active subscription then you won’t be able to change your country or region.
- You can cancel the subscription, but you have to wait for the subscription period to end.
- If you have any pre-orders, rental movies, or season passes. Then you have to wait for them to complete or finish.
- If you have credit in your Apple ID then you have to spend it and clear the credit in your account.
- If you don’t do this then the credit will be gone forever, if you switch the county or region of the account.
You have to follow these conditions to change the country or region location. Moreover, when the procedure fails to change the country or region location, then the system will not notify you of the actual cause of the failure. However, you can open the account settings and from there you will clearly see the reasons behind the failure.
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