How to Create an iTunes Account/Apple ID on an iPhone

There are two ways to create an iTunes Account/Apple ID on your iPhone. Before you start, make sure you have downloaded iTunes and have internet access.

Create an iTunes Account with a Credit Card

Go to iTunes & App Store

Go to iTunes & App Store

  • Tap Go to iTunes & App Store“Settings” from the home screen and go to “iTunes & App Store”.

Go to iTunes & App Store

  • Tap “Create New Apple ID”.

Go to iTunes & App Store

  • Select your country or region that will match the billing address for your payment method. Tap “Done” to confirm your selection and tap “Next”.

Go to iTunes & App Store

  • Tap “Agree” in the bottom right corner and a pop-up window will ask for confirmation. Tap “Agree”.

Provide Apple ID Details

Provide Apple ID Details

  • Type in your email[1] and password[2], 
  • Choose 3 security questions and give your answers.[3]
  • Enter the Optional Rescue Email.[4]
  • Enter your date of birth. Turn on the subscription if you would like to receive email notifications from iTunes Store and Apple.
  • Click “Next”.

Provide a Payment Method

Provide a Payment Method

  • Choose your payment method. Enter your card details and expiration date.
  • Enter a code or gift certificate code if you have one.
  • Enter your Billing Address and phone number.
  • Click “Next”.

Verify Your Account

  • Tap “Done” and check your email box for a verification email from Apple.
  • Click “Verify Now” in the email.
  • On the Apple ID page, verify your email address by entering the email address and the password you used to create your Apple ID. Tap “Verify Address”.
  • Now you’ve got your iTunes account.

Create an iTunes Account without a Credit Card

Go to the App Store

  • From the home screen, tap Go to the App Store“App Store”.

Go to the App Store

  • Select “Top Charts” from the bottom tabs.  Tap “Free” and then “Install”.[5]

Go to the App Store

  • Tap “Create New Apple ID”.

Go to the App Store

  • Select your country or region. Tap “Done” to confirm your selection and tap “Next”.

Provide a Payment Method

  • The following steps are the same as Create an iTunes Account with a Credit Card until when you select your payment method.

Provide a Payment Method

  • Select “None”. Enter your Billing Address and phone number. Tap “Next”.

Provide a Payment Method

  • Tap “Done” and check your email box to verify your account.

Verify Your Account

  • Click “Verify Now” in the email.

Verify Your Account

  • On the Apple ID page, verify your email address by entering the email address and the password you used to create your Apple ID. Tap “Verify Address”.

Verify Your Account

  • Now you’ve got your iTunes account.