For some reason, you may like to create Apple ID without adding your credit card details. This could be seen where you want to cut down expenses incurred from your family account. It is easy to see some little kids downloading music and other content from the App Store without their parents’ permission. You may also at a time like to have an account with which to download free files from the App Store.
Apple products are not like Android which allows every user to download and install any file free. For instance, when you have an iPhone you have to purchase apps and even music for it. Thus, the need to learn the way to create Apple ID without a credit card. You may after creating the account add payment details, i.e. your card information. And this can be done either on the Apple ID website, iTunes, or your iPhone or iPad.
However, an account with a payment method is still the simplest way to purchase any content from the iTunes Store. It saves you the time you spend looking for free-content to download on the store. If you have login problem read this instruction; How to log in iTunes Store for Members On All Apple devices
Way to Create Apple ID without Adding Credit Card
To open a free ID, first, you have to open the App Store and select free apps, after selecting the app then follow these steps to create the account.
- Click Next and when prompted to log in with an Apple ID
- Tap on Create New Apple ID option
- When the next page opens, select your current country or region. The store may select your country but if it did not you will do it on your own. You can’t select the “None” payment option if you did not select the country or region you are currently in.
- Then tap Next to proceed.
- Tap on the “Agree” button again when prompted to confirm your decision
- Tap the Email Text box and enter your valid and active email address
Here you will tap “Next” and create your apple account login password
- Enter the password again to verify if it’s correct and rhymes after that tap “Done”
- Scroll down and provide answers to App store security questions. There are three questions you will answer, answer them to continue the registration.
- Enter an alternative email. This will help you to recover your account if you forgot the password.
- Enter your date of birth by tapping on Month, Day, and Year Box. The minimum age is 13 years.
- Then, tap “Next” to continue.
How you Can Skip the Credit Card Payment Information
- Now, on the payment method select and tap on the “None” option
- Navigate down and complete the form by entering your payment address and phone number afterward, tap “Next”
- From there a notification will appear on your screen that a verification link has been sent to your email address. “Tap on Done”
- Proceeding from Email Box.
- Go to your email account and open the message you received from the App Store.
To complete the App Store account registration tap on the verification link.
You have been enrolled from there; you can now login to App Store with your login details.
Any download with the account will be free of charge. Just in case you want to add payment detail here are few buttons you need to press.
You may later decide to add a credit card to your Apple ID, maybe because you have an important file to download and it’s not free. Here are what you need to do;
Adding Payment Method to your Apple ID
- Sign in to your account and go to Settings
- Select your name from the list
- Tap on Payment and Shipping
- Select any method of payment you want to use and provide the details.
To create an Apple ID without adding your Credit card details for payment is easy once you obey the instruction. The account you signed up is a free account and you have limited files to download with the new ID. Do not be disappointed when you see an app that got your attention as a paid app. The better way to enjoy Apple service is to open ID with the payment method.