Redeeming an Apple Music Download Code

Redeem a gift card or code on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

  1. Open the App Store app.

  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap Today.

  3. At the top of the screen, tap the sign-in button the My Account button or your photo.

  4. Tap “Redeem Gift Card or Code.” If you don’t see “Redeem Gift Card or Code,” sign in with your Apple ID. Learn what to do if you forgot your Apple ID.

  5. Tap “Use Camera” and follow the instructions on the screen. If you have an older card or you’re in certain countries or regions, you might not be able to redeem a card with your camera. Tap “You can also enter your code manually,” then follow the instructions on the screen.

    • If you have an App Store & iTunes Gift Card, enter the 16-digit code, which starts with X, from the back of the card.

    • If you have a promo or content code, enter the code from the back of the card.

  6. Tap Done.

Redeem a gift card or code on your computer

  1. On your Mac, open the App Store.

  2. Click your name or the sign-in button in the sidebar. 

  3. Click “Redeem Gift Card.”

    Mac showing the Redeem Gift Card button in the App Store.

  4. Tap “Use Camera” and follow the instructions on the screen. If you have an older card or you’re in certain countries or regions, you might not be able to redeem a card with your camera. Tap “You can also enter your code manually,” then follow the instructions on the screen.

    • If you have an App Store & iTunes Gift Card, enter the 16-digit code, which starts with X, from the back of the card.

    • If you have a promo or content code, enter the code from the back of the card.

Using a PC?

If you’re using a PC, redeem your gift card in iTunes. From the menu bar at the top of the iTunes window, choose Account, then choose Redeem, then sign in and follow the instructions on the screen.

Redeem a gift card on your Android device

On your Android device, you can use gift cards only for Apple Music subscriptions.

  1. Open the Apple Music app.
  2. Tap the menu button the Sort Options button, then tap Account.
  3. Tap “Redeem Gift Card or Code.”
  4. Enter the code from the back of the card, then tap Redeem.