If you’re not sure how to use an Apple Gift Card, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we’ll show you how to use your card to make purchases online, in store, and more.
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An Apple Gift Card can be a welcome and appreciated gift for anyone who owns or uses an Apple product. If you are not sure how to use an Apple Gift Card, don’t worry! This quick and easy guide will show you everything you need to know about using your Apple Gift Card.
There are two types of Apple Gift Cards: physical cards and electronic cards. Physical cards can be purchased from Apple Stores, select retailers, or from Apple’s website. Electronic cards can only be purchased from Apple’s website.
To use a physical card, simply present the card at the time of purchase. The funds on the card will be applied to your purchase automatically.
To use an electronic card, click on the “Redeem” link in the email that contained your electronic card. This will take you to a webpage where you can enter your unique code. Once the code is entered, the funds will be applied to your purchase automatically.
What is an Apple Gift Card?
An Apple Gift Card is a digital card that can be used to apple products and accessories at any Apple Store, on the Apple website, or on the phone by calling 1-800-MY-APPLE.
How to Use an Apple Gift Card
redeem your Apple Gift Card at the Apple Store, App Store, or iCloud. You can also use it to buy Apple hardware and accessories at any Apple Store, or on the Apple website (www.apple.com). When you redeem an Apple Gift Card, the full value of the card is credited to apple id
On the Apple Online Store
If you’re shopping at the Apple Online Store, you can enter your gift card number during the checkout process. Here’s how:
1. Select Apple Store > Shopping Bag.
2. Click “Use an Apple Store Gift Card.” If you don’t see this option, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Change Country.”
3. Enter your gift card number and PIN, then click “Apply.” If you have a promotional code, enter it here as well.
4. Click “Continue to Shipping Method” or “Continue to Payment Method.”
5. When you reach the payment section during checkout, your gift card balance will be listed under “You can also use.” Select it as your payment method and enter your PIN when prompted.
On the Apple Retail Store
If you want to use your Apple Gift Card at an Apple Store, present it to the sales associate at the time of purchase. The sales associate will then scan the barcode on the back of the card and accept your payment. You can also enter the 16-digit code on the back of the card yourself by following these steps:
1. Open the App Store app.
2. Tap Today at the bottom of the screen, then tap your profile photo or icon in the upper-right corner.
3. Tap “Redeem Gift Card or Code.” If you don’t see “Redeem Gift Card or Code,” sign in with apple id
4. Tap “You can also enter your code manually,” then enter the 16-digit code from the back of your card.
5. Tap Redeem when you’re finished.
On the Apple App Store
You can use an Apple Gift Card on the Apple App Store, iTunes Store, or Mac App Store. Just enter the 16-digit code on the back of the card in the “Redeem” field when making a purchase in any of those stores.
How to Check the Balance on an Apple Gift Card
If you’ve been given an Apple Store Gift Card and don’t know how much is left to spend, don’t worry, it’s easy to check the balance. In this article we’ll show you how to check the balance on an Apple Gift Card using your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
On your iPhone or iPad:
1.Open the App Store app.
2.Tap your profile picture or icon in top right corner
3.Tap “Redeem Gift Card or Code.” If you don’t see this option, sign in with apple id
4.Enter the 16-digit code from the back of the card, then tap “Redeem.”
5.To check your balance at any time, open the App Store app, then tap your profile picture or icon in top right corner and tap “View Information.” Under Available Balance, you’ll see how much credit is available on your card.
On your Mac:
1.Open the App Store app from your Applications folder or with Spotlight Search (press Command-Space bar and type App Store).
2.Click your profile picture or icon in top right corner of the window and choose “View Information” from the drop-down menu (alternatively, you can click View > Account from the menu bar). If prompted, enter your password and click “Sign In.”
3.Click Edit > Get Info next to Available Balance under Account Information (you might need to scroll down to see it). You’ll see how much credit is available on your card next to Balance:
How to Add an Apple Gift Card to Your Wallet
Open the Wallet app on your iPhone. Tap the plus sign . Tap “Add Gift Card or Code.” If you don’t see “Add Gift Card or Code,” tap the back button or Apple ID button at the top of the screen.
Enter your gift card number and PIN. Tap next, then tap Done.
If you have a QR code, introduce it to the camera on your iPhone. You might need to sign in with your Apple ID.
Assuming you have an Apple device, using your Apple gift card is easy — just follow the instructions below. If you don’t have an Apple device, you can still use your gift card to make purchases from the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store from a Windows PC or any iOS device.
On your Apple device:
-Open the App Store, iTunes Store, or iBooks Store app.
-Sign in with your Apple ID and password if prompted.
-At the bottom of the Featured section, tap Redeem. If you don’t see this option, tap More > Redeem.
-Enter the 16-digit code from the back of your card and tap Redeem in the upper right corner.
now that you know how to use your Apple gift card, put it to good use and enjoy all of the great content that Apple has to offer!