How to Change Your Apple Music Payment Method

You can change your Apple Music payment method on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC. Here’s how.

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Introduction

You can update your Apple Music subscription payment method on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC. You might need to enter the security code that’s printed on your credit or debit card. If you’re paying for Apple Music with a mobile phone number, you might need to enter the confirmation code that’s sent to your mobile device.

How to change your payment method on Apple Music

You can change your payment method for Apple Music from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Tap iTunes & App Store.
3. Tap your Apple ID at the top of the screen.
4. Tap View Apple ID. You might need to authenticate your Apple ID.
5. Tap Payment Information.
6. To add a payment method, tap Add Payment Method. To update a payment method, tap the payment method, then edit your information.
7. Tap Done when you’re finished.

On your Mac or PC
1. Open iTunes and sign in with your Apple ID and password if you aren’t signed in already.
2 .Click Account > View My Account in the iTunes window menu bar to open an overview of your account information.*
3 .Click Edit to the right of Payment Type under the Settings section.*
4 .Choose a new payment method from the drop-down menu and enter any required information.*

*You might not see these sections depending on which country or region you live in or which payment methods are available to you.*

Why you might need to change your payment method on Apple Music

If you use Apple Music, you might need to change your payment method for a number of reasons. Perhaps you’re moving to a new country and need to update your billing information, or maybe you want to switch from using a credit card to using PayPal.

Whatever the reason, changing your payment method on Apple Music is a relatively simple process. Here’s what you need to know.

What to do if your payment method is declined on Apple Music

If you have an Apple Music subscription and your payment method is declined, or you have a pending payment, you might see one of these messages:

“There is a billing problem with a previous purchase. Please edit your payment method and try again.”
“We could not complete your iTunes Store request. An unknown error occurred (-50).”
“Your purchase couldn’t be completed. Please check your payment method and try again.”
“This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons.”

If you see any of these messages and need help with your Apple Music subscription, contact us.

How to add a new payment method to Apple Music

If you’re subscribed to Apple Music, you can change your payment method at any time. Here’s how:

Open the Music app.
Tap the profile icon in the upper-left corner.
Tap View Account. You might be asked to sign in with your Apple ID.
Tap Manage Membership.
Tap Change Membership Type or Cancel Subscription, then tap Continue.
Tap Choose Individual Plan, then tap Continue. If you don’t see Choose Individual Plan, make sure that your country or region supports Apple Music individual membership plans.
tap Change Payment Method next to your current payment method. If you don’t see Change Payment Method, it means that you’ve signed up for Apple Music through another service, such as iTunes Match, and you must cancel your subscription through that service to change your payment method or subscription type.*
Choose a new payment method and enter the required information:

If you’re using an existing Apple ID balance as your payment method, simply confirm the amount and billing information to complete the update.*

If you’re using a new credit card or debit card as your payment method, enter the card number and expiration date. Tap Done when finished.*

If you’re using PayPal as your payment method, enter your PayPal account email address and password to sign in to PayPal, then tap Agree & Continue.*

If you’re using a mobile phone number as your payment method, enter the required information for your carrier.*

After you update your payment information, tap Done to complete the process.

How to remove a payment method from Apple Music

If you want to remove a payment method from your Apple Music account, you can do so easily from your device settings. Here’s how:

1. Open the Settings app on your device.
2. Tap on your name at the top of the settings menu.
3. Tap on “Payment & Shipping.”
4. Tap on the payment method you want to remove.
5. Select “Remove Payment Method.”
6. Confirm that you want to remove the payment method by tapping “Remove.”

How to manage your subscription payment methods on Apple Music

It’s easy to change or update the payment method that you use for your Apple Music subscription. You can do this right from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

If you’re using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

1. Open the Settings app.
2. Tap iTunes & App Store.
3. Tap your Apple ID at the top of the screen. (If you’re not signed in, tap Sign In and enter your Apple ID and password.)
4. Tap View Apple ID and enter your password if prompted.
5. Tap Subscriptions. If you don’t see a Subscriptions option, choose iTunes & App Store > your Apple ID > View Apple ID > Subscriptions).
6. Select Apple Music Membership and tap Change Payment Method if it’s not already selected.
7. Choose a new payment method: Credit/Debit card: Enter the card number, expiration date, security code from the back of the card, and billing address.* PayPal: Enter your PayPal email address and password.* Other: Choose from a variety of other payment methods.* 8. Tap Done to confirm your changes.* *You might need to verify your payment method with the payment provider before you can complete these steps on your device.* If you’re using a Mac 1. Open iTunes and sign in with your Apple ID if you aren’t already signed in. 2. From the menu bar at the top of the screen, choose Account > View My Account (you might need to sign in with your password). 3a.. Scroll down to Settings and click Manage next toSubscriptions.* 3b.. If you don’t see a Settings option, click Edit next toSubscriptions.* 4.. Click Edit nextto Subscriptions.* 5.. Select Apple Music Membershipand choose a new subscription type under Subscription Options.* 6.. Click Doneto confirm your changes.* *You might need to verify your payment method with the payment provider before you can complete these steps onMac.*

FAQs about changing your payment method on Apple Music

If you need to change or update your payment method on Apple Music, there are a few different ways you can do it. Here are some frequently asked questions that can help:

Q: How do I change my payment method on Apple Music?
A: You can change your payment method on Apple Music by going to the Settings app on your iPhone, tapping iTunes & App Store, tapping your Apple ID at the top of the screen, and then tapping View Apple ID. From there, tap Payment Information and update your payment method.

Q: Can I use more than one payment method with Apple Music?
A: Yes, you can have multiple payment methods associated with your Apple ID for use with iTunes, the App Store, and other purchases. To add a new payment method, follow the steps above to view your Payment Information and tap Add Payment Method.

Q: Why can’t I see my new payment method on Apple Music?
A: If you’re having trouble seeing your new payment method on Apple Music, make sure that it’s been added to your account in the Settings app. You should also check with your financial institution to make sure that there are no issues with your account or card.

Troubleshooting tips for changing your payment method on Apple Music

If you’re having trouble changing your payment method on Apple Music, there are a few things you can try.

First, make sure that you’re signed in to the correct Apple ID. If you’re not sure which one you’re using, you can check by going to Settings > iTunes & App Store.

Next, make sure that your payment method is valid and up to date. You can do this by going to Settings > iTunes & App Store > Payment Method. If your payment method is declined, or if you don’t have a valid payment method on file, you’ll need to update your information before you can change your payment method.

Finally, if you’re still having trouble, you can contact Apple Support for help.

Conclusion

Here’s how to change your payment method on Apple Music:

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
2. Tap iTunes & App Store.
3. Tap your Apple ID at the top of the screen, then tap View Apple ID. You might need to sign in or use Touch ID.
4. Tap Manage under Subscriptions. If you don’t see a Manage tab, tap Subscriptions, then select an active subscription.
5. Tap the subscription that you want to manage, then tap Change Settings > Edit Payment Information. If you don’t see Change Settings, tap Cancel Subscription > Edit Payment Information.
6. Enter your new payment information, then tap Done.

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