Creating an iTunes account for downloading apps or music requires a credit card. If you don’t want to use your credit card then follow these step-by-step instructions below on how to create an iTunes account without a credit card.
BEFORE WE BEGIN
- iTunes installed
- Windows or Mac OS X machine
How to create an Apple ID/iTunes account without credit card
Step 1 : Download and install iTunes from Apple’s site. If you already have iTunes installed, skip this step.
Step 2 : Open iTunes and click on iTunes store located at top right of the window.
Step 3 : Open App Store by clicking on App Store located at the top navigation bar.
Step 4 : Scroll down to “Top free apps” located in the right column. Select any free app and download it (by clicking the “Free” button). Note: This step is important otherwise it wont work.
Step 5: A new window will pop up asking you to either sign in or create a new account. Click on “Create Apple ID”.
Step 6 : You will be redirected to a welcome page. Click “Continue”.
Step 7 : Now select your country from the list, tick “I have read and agreed to these terms and conditions” and click agree.
Step 8 : Fill in the form and provide the required details and click “Continue”.
Step 9 : This is the main step. Select “None” for the payment method. Fill in the billing address required and once done , click “Create Apple ID”.
Step 10 : You will receive a verification email on the email address you entered. Open the email and click on “Verify now” to activate your iTunes account.
That’s it! Your iTunes account is set up and you can now download apps, musics etc. without using your credit card. If you face any problem, leave a comment below.