Your Apple store credit is running low on cash, and you want to add funds to your Apple ID to purchase some gift cards for your friends.
There are several ways to raise up the credit balance of your Apple ID, but the simplest way is using the shortcut from iOS or macOS App Store on your device. The credit can be used to buy not just App Store and iTunes items, but also purchase iCloud storage plan.
Furthermore, Apple allows you to keep track of your credit so that you will have a smart plan for spending your money.
How to Add Funds to your Apple ID on iOS and MacOS
Before adding funds to your Apple ID, here are some notes:
- Make sure you have a valid payment method.
- Adding money to Apple ID isn’t available everywhere. So, you should check out if this feature is available in your country by visiting Apple Support page.
- The store credit is not allowed to use on Apple Online Store. Aside from that, you cannot cash out your credit as well.
Steps to Add Funds to Apple ID on iPhone/iPad
Step 1: From the Home screen, launch App Store.
Step 2: Now, tap on your profile icon at the top right corner
Step 3: Select Add Funds to Apple ID. You can also scroll down to the bottom and then tap on Add Funds to Apple ID.
Step 4: Next, choose the amount that you wish to add to your account.
If you go with a custom amount, just tap on “Other.”
Step 5: Enter the amount and tap on Next.
Step 6: Now, simply authenticate the payment.
There is also another way to add money to your Apple ID. All you need is heading to Settings → Profile → iTunes & App Store. Next, tap on Apple ID → View Apple ID → authenticate it and then select Add Funds to Apple ID.
How to View Your Store Credit Balance
There are three ways you can try if you want to check out the store credit balance on your iPhone/iPad. The simplest way is opening the App Store, then scrolling down and tapping on Add Funds to Apple ID. On the next screen, you will see your credit balance.
The second way is tapping on your profile icon from the App Store. After that, choose Add Funds to Apple ID. Your balance will then show up at the top.
The third method is a little lengthy. Head over to Settings app→ your profile → iTunes & App Store. Next, tap on your Apple ID → View Apple ID and you will see your credit balance above “Add Funds to Apple ID” section.
How to Add Funds to Apple ID on Mac
To add funds to Apple on your Mac, simply follow these steps below
Step 1: Open App Store on your Mac.
Step 2: Scroll down and click on “Add Funds to Apple ID.”
Step 3: Select an amount from available options. If you want a different amount, simply click on Other and then manually enter it.
Step 4: Type in your Apple ID password and click on Buy. After that, simply verify the payment.
You can also head over to iTunes → Account → View My Account and then enter your Apple ID password. Click on Add Funds to Apple ID from the Apple ID Account section. After that, select the amount.
To view your credit balance on Mac, simply follow the steps below:
Step 1: Launch iTunes and sign in your Apple ID if you have not already.
Step 2: Click on Store and you can check out your credit under the search field.