How to Create iTunes Account without Credit Card/Paypal

Got an iPhone or iPod Touch? then you must know that in order to download and install apps from App Store, as you should know, you’ll need to register an iTunes App Store account and creation of this account requires Credit Card or some other payment options.

What if you do not have a credit card or payment options offered are not available in your country? or for certain reasons, you do not want disclose your credit card information. Then the question arises;

Is there any way to register an iTunes account for free (without Credit Card or other payment options)?

Yes, there is. you can register iTunes account without credit card or other payment options. But it involves a tricky step. Follow the steps mentioned below to create a free iTunes account:



Run iTunes


Click on iTunes Store from left pane



In the right pane scroll down at bottom right corner see the flag icon if its not a United States flag Click on it and change it to United States flag



Click on App Store from top menu


Scroll down and find Free Apps Section on right side. Rollover on a free app and click Free button



Click on Create Apple ID


Click Continue button on Welcome screen



Check the terms and condition checkbox and hit Agree button


Fill out all the required details in the form and hit Continue button


Select None from Credit Card options, leave the code field if you don’t have.
Fill out all other details like Salutation, First Name, Last Name, Address (New York), City (New York), State, Zip Code (10012), Phone (212  226-21532) and hit Create Apple ID button


An email will be sent to you. Check you given email account, read the instructions to verify your account.

That’s all now you have Free iTunes Store account enjoy 😉

48 comments… add one
Tom October 17, 2009, 1:18 pm

Thanks you very much. Created iTunes Store account successfully.

Sana October 17, 2009, 2:53 pm

thanks for sharing this informative post

conban November 8, 2009, 11:24 pm

Thanks for suggusting free method to create iTunes account

Alabil October 18, 2009, 6:03 pm

So its possible to create iTunes Store account without credit card, thanks

AD October 20, 2009, 12:46 pm

I am not getting None option in credit card step, can you help me?

Camr October 21, 2009, 9:49 am

Follow all steps as given above, don’t use any other button or link to create account. Otherwise None option will not display.

tela November 8, 2009, 11:35 pm

Thanks for the help to crete free itunes account

Amin October 22, 2009, 7:23 am

Registering iTunes account for free thanks for instructions

Salman October 25, 2009, 3:23 am

thanks for sharing this useful trick to create iTunes account without any credit card

Paul Johannesson October 27, 2009, 5:18 am

It works for me thanks a lot

Spanga Lidl October 27, 2009, 5:36 am

Give you 1000 points for this great job

ZDS November 8, 2009, 3:45 am

Thanks a lot dude, this method works.

Mina November 15, 2009, 1:29 pm

woow free method to create iTunes account without any credit card

Ohlson November 17, 2009, 6:54 am

very nice post and instructions to create free itunes account

Majiyo December 3, 2009, 8:14 am

iphone ringtones by this method thanks a lot

Anaya December 18, 2009, 6:00 am

Strange!!!! I created iTunes account without any credit card by following your instructions.

Ekiya January 3, 2010, 3:19 am

Me also, thanks

rei January 26, 2010, 11:24 pm

oh well ppl how did you make it? i cant see any NONE button seriously i tried 10 times its same!!!!!!!!! pls help or may i use someone’s? ijust need some free applications plsss

trickYguY January 27, 2010, 1:46 pm

Follow the exact steps to create free iTunes account.
Feel free to reply.

cassandra February 21, 2010, 10:26 am

This worked perfectly, sheer genius, thanks!

And if you do want to buy any apps etc., you can just go into the “edit payment options” and pay with an iTunes gift voucher, available from most big record stores.

Jeffery April 28, 2010, 8:50 pm

My apple store account is blocked, thanks for the method to create free itunes account

Anna May 10, 2010, 3:28 pm

my itunes doesn’t have that flag icon on the bottom right corner. it’s in like spanish or something. i need help. how do you change it to english?

trickYguY May 11, 2010, 12:53 am

Click on the flag to change it to English (USA flag) and follow the other steps as guided above to create free iTunes account

Anna May 11, 2010, 4:29 am

i know but for some reason it doesn’t show the flag

trickYguY May 11, 2010, 7:33 am

See this screenshot for alternate method to change country in iTunes

faried September 19, 2010, 8:09 am

not work
“Your credit card was declined. please enter valid credit card information”

trickYguY September 20, 2010, 12:34 am

In step-8 select none option in front of credit card and fill the form information as mentioned in step-8. You don’t need to enter your credit card information to create iTunes Store account.

kc October 24, 2010, 8:21 am

hihi I followed all the instruction and clicked none option, it still says credit card declined..please help.. thanks! 🙂

Smashing Buzz September 25, 2010, 1:15 am

can you please tell me about URL where i can register myself with my new iphone, waiting…

trickYguY September 25, 2010, 1:20 am

Why do you want to register yourself? Do you want to download apps for your iPhone?

Smashing Buzz September 25, 2010, 1:21 am

yeh, i really want to download useful but free apps for my iphone.

trickYguY September 25, 2010, 1:23 am

Great, just follow the given steps above in the post to create a free account on iTunes Store and start downloading free apps.

Ragav September 29, 2010, 7:30 pm

Superb….Thank’s lot

Hershey March 12, 2011, 5:18 pm

There’s no none option in creating a iTunes account,it’s says that I need a credit card to register in iTunes..what can I do to have a free account??

Dudi May 19, 2011, 1:33 pm

if i have already an an iTunes account. now when i want to downland (even a free apps) they ask me a credit card. no “no payments” option available. any trick to pass it?

pegslyson July 10, 2011, 12:28 am

I would say thanks but it doesn’t work for me.
Don’t know why.But it says address doesn’t match, things like that. So do i have to use the address on the tuto?

ron vibol April 29, 2012, 11:23 am

i really put in the same number in their web but say “the phone must be a 7 digit number ” so what can i do ? thank for reply soon!!

Fatima July 6, 2012, 5:54 pm

In step 8 when i choose none and complete the page, and choose continue, it says ((contact itunes support to complete this transaction))
Please help me

Airaj November 22, 2012, 12:49 pm

I’m trying same trick but isn’t work in last step its showing red line to fill billing address, anyone help me how to I pass this error…

Airaj November 22, 2012, 12:52 pm

and in last step its doesn’t show continue its show create Apple ID… so kindly please help me and guide me to how can I fix this error

Ahmed November 22, 2012, 8:09 pm

How to create apple id without credit card or PayPal guide updated with the new screenshots, Read the step8 carefully to create Apple ID. Choose “None” option as Payment Type and use give information in step8 as “Billing Address”.

Alex July 8, 2016, 9:13 am

Why does it say Phone number must be 7-digits?

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