What is an iTunes Account?
The iPhone users will be well aware of the term iTunes Account. An iTunes Account is the same as Google Play Store, and the only difference is that latterly is for Smartphone users, and iTunes Account is for iPhone users.
Having an iTunes Account is a hub of all Apple applications – you can only download and install iPhone apps via this store.
Why get a US iTunes Account?
If you have an iTunes Account of any other country like Australia, you will be charged more for downloading apps via your iTunes Account. However, if you have a US iTunes Account, you can download apps at a much cheaper rate.
Therefore, if you are tired of paying a lot for iPhone apps, it is time to turn to a US iTunes Account.
How to get a US iTunes Account?
Setting up a US iTunes Account in Australia is a tricky task. Whenever you access a US iTunes Account from Australia, iTunes hub will check for your IP address and straight away you will be blocked.
So the first thing you need to do is change your online location and pretend that you are in the US. In this regard, VPN is the best way to change your IP address.
The fastest VPN for Australians is ExpressVPN. Other options include Cyberghost and NordVPN. To change your online location via VPN. First, you need to install the app of a VPN. After that login to your account and search for a US server, you will create a US iTunes Account.
Once you have found a US server, connect to it. That's it, your online location has now been changed, and you are all set to access iTunes Account from Australia.
Once you have got an American IP address, follow these steps to get a US iTunes Account.
- Open the iTunes application.
- Make sure you are not logged with another account – Sign out first.
- From the drop-down menu, select the US as you iTunes store.
- Select “App Store” from the left menu and after that, purchase a free iPhone app.
- Then click on “Redeem.”
- After that, enter the US iTunes code and click “Redeem.”
- Click create an account.
- Read the Apple terms and conditions and click “Agree.”
- Now enter the new Apple ID and fill all necessary fields and then click “Continue.”
- Now enter your name and any valid US address.
- When it asks for a payment option, select “None.”
- Click “Continue”, now you will be logged in with US iTunes account and US iTunes gift card.
How do you redeem an iTunes Card?
To redeem your iTunes Account, follow these steps:
- Click on “iBooks” then on “Features tab” at the bottom.
- Scroll to the bottom and click on “Redeem.”
- Log in with you Apple ID credential.
- Click on “Use Camera.”
- After that, click on the label on the back of your gift card.
- Press and hold the back of your gift to your camera.
- Then the camera will read the redeem code, and your iTunes balance will be shown on the screen.
There are many free (and good) VPNs available, but you should choose one which matches your location. Change your IP address and access all apps of US iTunes store like Hulu Plus and HBO Go. Now you won't see the error message “we could not complete your iTunes store request .” You will now be able to get a US iTunes Account in Australia.