How to Add an Apple Gift Card to Your Wallet

Learn how to add an Apple Gift Card to your Wallet on iPhone and iPad. With just a few taps you can add your Apple Gift Card to your Wallet start using it for Apple Pay purchases.

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Open the App Store app.

If you’re not signed in, sign in with apple id Tap your profile picture or initial, then tap **Redeem Gift Card or Code**. If you don’t see “Redeem Gift Card or Code,” sign out and back in with a apple id

Tap **Use Camera** and follow the instructions on the screen to add a new gift card. If you can’t use your camera, tap **You can also enter your code manually**, then enter the number and PIN on the back of the card.

Tap the Today tab , then tap your profile icon .

After you redeem an Apple Gift Card, your gift card balance appears in your Apple ID account information. You can use the balance of your Apple Gift Card to make purchases in the App Store, iTunes Store, or Apple Books. Or you can transfer it to your Apple Music Family Sharing group if your family is set up for Ask to Buy. Learn how to check your Apple Gift Card balance.

When you redeem an Apple Gift Card, you can make purchases with your Apple ID balance, including apps, subscriptions, iCloud storage, games, music, movies, TV shows, and books. If you have a pending purchase or subscription that will be charged to your credit card, adding a gift card to your account won’t cancel that transaction.

Your Apple ID balance includes any amount that you add to your account. It also includes any credits from content or service providers that you might have on your account—like an iTunes Music Store credit—or from third-party subscriptions and services that use your Apple ID to charge you. To check the available funds in each category of your account balance:

Tap Redeem Gift Card or Code. If you don’t see “Redeem Gift Card or Code,” sign in with your Apple ID.

On your iPhone, iPad, ipod touch open the App Store app. At the bottom of the screen, tap Today. At the top of the screen, tap the sign-in button or your photo. 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 see an alert message or can’t redeem your App Store & iTunes gift card, Apple Music gift card, or content code.

Tap “You can also enter your code manually.”

If you have a physical Apple Gift Card, you can add it to your Wallet app on your iPhone. If you don’t have a physical Apple Gift Card but were given an Apple Gift Card code by email or text message, you can still add it to your Wallet app.

Here’s how:

1. Tap the App Store icon on your Home screen, then tap the Today tab.
2. Tap your profile avatar in top right corner then tap “Redeem Gift Card or Code.” If you don’t see “Redeem Gift Card or Code,” sign in with your Apple ID.
3. Tap “You can also enter your code manually.”
4. Use the camera to capture the redemption code on the back of the card, or type it in manually. If you have an older card, you might need to scratch off the silver panel on the back of the card to reveal the redemption code.
5. Tap Done.

After you redeem an Apple Gift Card, any credit remaining on it is available only to purchase items with that same Apple ID until it’s gone. If you don’t want to spend that credit right away or want to gift it to someone else, you can transfer it to an Apple ID that belongs to someone else—like a family member—so they can use it instead.

Use the camera to enter your gift card code or manually enter the code.

If you have an Apple Gift Card, you can redeem it online or in any Apple Store. Just use your camera to enter the 16-digit code on the back of the card, or manually enter it. You can also check your balance at any time.

To add your Apple Gift Card to your Wallet:

1. On your iPhone, open the App Store app.
2. Tap your profile picture or the sign-in button at the top of the screen.
3. Tap “Redeem Gift Card or Code.” If you don’t see “Redeem Gift Card or Code,” sign in with your Apple ID.
4. Tap “Use Camera,” then hold the back of your card up to the camera to enter the code, or tap “You can also enter your code manually.”
5. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID and password to authorize adding funds to your account.

Once you’ve redeemed and added an Apple Gift Card to your Wallet, you can spend it quickly by using Face ID or Touch ID at checkout in stores, within apps, and on websites.* You can also use it toward apple music subscription or iCloud storage plan.*

If you have a physical gift card, you can find the 16-digit code on the back.

If you have a physical gift card, you can find the 16-digit code on the back.

If you have an eGift card, you can find the 16-digit code in the email that was sent to you.

To add your gift card to your Wallet:

Open the Wallet app.
Tap , then tap Edit. Under Gift Cards, tap Add Gift Card. If you don’t see Gift Cards, swipe down and tap More.
Enter the 16-digit code from the back of your card, then tap Add. If prompted for a PIN, enter it. You might need to sign in with your Apple ID.

Tap Done.

To add an Apple Gift Card to your Wallet:

1. Tap the Wallet app on your Home screen.
2. Tap the pass you want to add an Apple Gift Card to, then tap Edit.
3. Tap Add Field, then tap Gift Cards.
4. Enter your Apple Gift Card number, then tap Done.

If you have an App Store & iTunes Gift Card or Apple Store Gift Card, you can add it to your Apple Wallet. Tap , then tap Add to Wallet.

If you have an App Store & iTunes Gift Card or Apple Store Gift Card, you can add it to your Apple Wallet. Tap Redeem, then tap Add to Wallet. You can also redeem your card in the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, or App Store on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

Select the type of gift card, then tap Next.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, open the App Store app. Tap your photo or the sign-in button at the top of the screen.

If you’re not signed in, sign in with your Apple ID. If you don’t have an Apple ID, tap new apple id and follow the instructions.

Tap Redeem Gift Card or Code.

If you have a physical gift card, tap Use Camera and follow the instructions on the screen to scan your code. If you don’t have a physical gift card but see a code on your receipt or from a website instead of a button, tap You can also enter your code manually, then enter the code from the receipt or website.

Tap Next. Your gift card balance appears near the top of the screen under your Apple ID. Tap Done to finish or tap Redeem Another Code to enter another code.

Enter the 16-digit code, then tap Done.

If you have a physical Apple Gift Card, you can find the 16-digit code on the back of the card. If you have an eGift card, you’ll find the 16-digit code in the message.

Open the Wallet app, then tap the plus sign .

Tap “Enter Card Details Manually.”

Enter the 16-digit code, then tap Done.

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