Friday, April 15, 2016

How to get US iTunes Account outside the US

If you live outside of the United States, chances are you occasionally run across an app in the App Store that you want, but can't download due to its unavailability in your country. But that's trickier than it sounds as Apple is not eager to accept international PayPal accounts or credit cards. If you want to download some program from the US Apple Store, you need to get access to the US Apple Store. To get access to the US Apple store, you only change the address and nation of your Apple ID and then you are good to go.

US iTunes Account

What you need

  • Working PayPal account from any country in the world
  • Valid address from the United States
  • An alternate e-mail address that you have full access to

Access US Apple Store with US Apple ID

  1. Apple require you to have an American IP address. So install a VPN client on your Apple device, connect to a server in the USA. 
  2. Sign out from iTunes with your current Apple ID (Settings - iTunes and App Store). Click your ID and sign out.
  3. Open the Apple Store and search for a free game, a free app or so. Press to download once you have found it.
  4. Choose that you want to create a new Apple ID.
  5. Fill in the necessary information, password, reminders, billing address and more. 
There are a ton of VPN service options available. We choose FlyVPN's free VPN plan. They offers VPN servers from different locations. On the downside, we've experienced their speeds, and the quality of the service can vary considerably between the servers provided. With their free VPN plan, they have made signing up and getting connected very quick and easy, and you'll be get a US IP address in under five minutes.

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