iTunes Gifting 101

itunes gifting

Don’t know what to buy for the person that has everything? You can never go wrong with the gift of iTunes, whether it’s for Christmas, birthdays or any special occasion. Whether you’re giving or receiving the gift of iTunes, here’s the 101 on iTunes gifting.

iTunes gift cards

Available in various denominations that can be used for the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store and Mac App Store. Purchase iTunes gift cards and email to recipient via the Apple Store app.

Scan the code

By simply pointing the camera of your iDevice to the code on the back of the iTunes gift card, your device will automatically recognize the code. No more squinting to read the long code and no more typing (yay!).

Gifting on iTunes

Send a monetary amount via email and recipients can choose from songs, apps, movies, books, TV shows and more. Makes for a great last minute Christmas gift or choose to send at a future date to coincide with a birthday or special occasion up to one year in advance.

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Gift apps, music and more

If you know exactly what the gift recipient wants, you can gift a specific album, app, movie or TV show. Here’s how:

To send a gift on your Mac or PC: 
1. Open iTunes, click iTunes Store
2. Select a paid app, song, album, movie, television show
3. Click on the downward arrow next to the price
4. Select ‘Gift This App/Song/Album//Movie/TV Show’
5. Simply fill in your recipients email address, add a message and choose the date you wish the sender to receive your gift
6. And you’re done!

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Iitunes gifting pc
To send a gift on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch: 
1. Open the App Store or iTunes Store
2. Select  “Send Gift”
3. Choose the desired amount and complete the required recipient’s information, message  and choose the date you wish the recipient to receive your gift.
4. And you’re done!
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2. Select a paid app, song, album, movie, television show
3. Click the arrow: 
4. Select ‘Gift’
5. Simply fill in your recipients email address, add a message and choose the date you wish the recipient to receive your gift
6. And you’re done!
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iTunes Allowance

Set up iTunes allowance so that kids can download the music they want. Set automatic monthly allowances of $10.00 – $50.00 to their account. Cancel at anytime.

To set up an Allowance on your Mac or PC:
1. Open iTunes, click iTunes Store
2. Click “Send iTunes Gifts”
3. Click “Learn more about Gifting”
4. Click “Set up an Allowance”
5. Follow the prompts, including adding a personal message
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itunes allowance
itunes allowance

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