How can I activate my Apple ID without paying?

How do I complete an Apple ID without paying?

In iOS and iPadOS:

  1. If you have an existing Apple ID account you don’t want to use, log out: go to Settings > account name > Media & Purchases and tap Sign Out.
  2. Launch the App Store.
  3. Find an app you can download at no cost. …
  4. The App Store prompts you for an Apple ID. …
  5. When prompted for a payment method, select None.

How do I skip a payment method on my Iphone?

When you sign in to the store, you may see a message that there was a billing issue with your last order. Click the Billing Info button to see the order. After you pay for the order, you can change your payment information to None.

How do I activate an inactive Apple ID?

How to unlock a disabled Apple ID

  1. Head to
  2. Enter your Apple ID email.
  3. Follow along with the prompts to unlock your account.
  4. If you’re not successful, you can call Apple support at 800-APL-CARE (800-275-2273) or chat with an Apple specialist.
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Is payment required for Apple ID?

To buy apps from the App Store, use Apple subscriptions like iCloud+ and Apple Music, or buy other media from Apple, you need an Apple ID and a valid payment method. See what forms of payment are accepted in your country or region.

Can I use Gmail for Apple ID?

You can use any email address for a new Apple ID. You can also change an existing Apple ID from one third-party address to another, like from to

Why does app store ask for payment method?

Why do I see a “Verification Required” message in the App Store to get iOS? It turns out the “Verification Required” material on iOS is due to the payment method used on the Apple ID associated with this device.

How do I remove card details from Apple ID?

Change, add or remove Apple ID payment methods

  1. To add a payment method, tap Add Payment Method.
  2. To update a payment method, tap the payment method, then edit your information. …
  3. To remove a payment method, tap Edit, then tap the Delete button.

How long does an Apple ID stay active?

Apple removes IDs from its database if it is not used for a long period (2 years?). This would be a serious problem if you wanted to revive an iOS device that had iOS 7 or higher (with activation lock). But in your case, with a new device, just establish a new ID.

How can I activate my Apple account?

Open the Settings app. Tap Sign in to your [device]. Enter your Apple ID and password. If prompted, enter the six-digit verification code sent to your trusted device or phone number and complete sign in.

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What happens to inactive Apple ID?

What happens when my account is deactivated? Apple will not access or process your data. … You will not be able to access your iTunes Store, Apple Books and App Store purchases. You will not be able to access any data stored in iCloud, such as photos, videos, or documents.

How can I add RuPay card to Apple ID?

Here is how you can add RuPay or UPI to your account using Mac. Go to the App Store and enter your Apple ID and password using the sign-in button. Go to View Information and then tap on Manage Payments. Tao on Add payments method and then Add payment.

Why can’t my payment method be authorized?

If a charge is not authorized, it usually means that there is a problem with the account or that you are at, near, or over your credit limit. Usually, when you use your credit card at a store the merchant obtains authorization from the card issuer.

Why does Apple need your credit card number?

Answer: A: It’s to ensure your Apple ID and account is secure. When you make a purchase (iTunes, App Store, Mac Store), you will be asked to verify through a 4-digit code sent to you via SMS. (that’s why you need to verify a SMS-capable device).