How to Easily Change Your Apple ID Country or Region

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Change Your Apple ID Country or Region
How to Easily Change Your Apple ID Country or Region

As you probably know, Apple IDs are location-centered, meaning they work according to the region or country they are created for. In order to buy something from the App Store, iTunes Store, Mac App Store, you must make sure your Apple ID is in consonance with the country or region you live in. Accordingly, you’ll have to change your Apple ID country or region if you switch to a new place.

Walk through this how-to article to learn the steps you must follow to update your region/country for Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad. Read on.

Pre-requisites

You must have your new credit/debit card on hand before tweaking the country/region settings on your device.

Change Your Apple ID Country or Region on iPhone or iPad

  • To modify your country or region on your Apple device, you can use the Settings app:
    Change Your Apple ID Country or Region-iPhone or iPad
  • In Settings, tap iTunes and App Store
  • Tap your Apple ID at the top of the list
  • Select the View Apple ID option
  • If you’re not already signed in, enter your Apple ID login details that you use for iTunes
  • Tap Country/Region
  • Now, select Change Country/Region, choose your new country or region from the list and tap Next
  • In the end, you’ll be displayed the Terms and Conditions, and the Privacy Policy. Tap Agree
  • The next screen will prompt you to update your billing information. You will need your credit/debit card here
  • Enter your preferred payment method, and your payment details, your new billing address, and tap Next

That’s all it will take. You are now ready to use the new App Store settings as per your changed country or region.

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Change Your Apple ID Country or Region on Mac

To update your billing address for your Apple ID on your Mac or another computer, you’ll have to use iTunes.

  • Once iTunes opens, make sure you’re logged in with your Apple ID
  • Select Account at the top of the iTunes window
  • Click View My Account from the appeared list, and enter your password
    Change Your Apple ID Country or Region-Mac or PC
  • Once the Account Information page shows up, navigate to the Country/Region option, and click Change Country/Region
  • Select your new location from the appeared region menu, and click Change
  • On the next screen (i.e. Welcome to iTunes Store), click Continue
  • Go through the Terms and Conditions, and Privacy Policy, and click Agree
  • Enter your payment method and billing information, and click Continue

You can now access the new Mac Store and iTunes Store as per your selected country and/or region.

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