How to Update Apple ID Account Information

Get your payment info and address up to date

Your Apple ID contains information such as your address, credit card number, country, and ​email address. If you move, change credit cards, or make a change that affects this information, update your ​​Apple ID so that it continues to work correctly. How you update your Apple ID depends on what you need to change and whether you use a computer or an iOS device.

If you forget your Apple ID password, reset it.

How to Update Apple ID Credit Card and Billing Address in iOS

To change the credit card used with Apple ID for iTunes and App Store purchases on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad:

  1. On the Home screen, tap ​Settings.

  2. Tap your name.

  3. Tap Payment & Shipping.

  4. Enter the password for your Apple ID if prompted.

  5. Tap Add Payment Method to add a new card.

    Apple ID, Payment & Shipping, and Add Payment Method options in iOS Settings
  6. To add a new payment method, tap either Credit/Debit Card or PayPal.

    To use a card you previously added to Apple Pay, go to the Found in Wallet section and tap a card.

  7. Enter the information for the new card, including the cardholder name, card number, expiration date, CVV code, a phone number associated with the account, and the billing address.

    To use PayPal, follow the prompts to connect your PayPal account.

  8. Tap Done to return to the Payment & Shipping screen.

  9. Add an address in the Shipping Address field if you don't already have one on file, then tap Done.​​

    Adding a payment method to Apple ID on an iPhone

How to Update Apple ID Credit Card and Billing Address on Android

If you subscribe to Apple Music on Android, use your Android device to update the credit card you use to pay for the subscription.

  1. Open the Apple Music app.

  2. Tap Menu (the three-line icon located in the upper-left corner).

  3. Tap ​Account.

  4. Tap Payment Information​.

  5. Enter your Apple ID password, if prompted.

  6. Add the new credit card number and billing address.

  7. Tap Done.

    Account, Payment Information, Done button on Apple Music for Android

How to Update Apple ID Credit Card and Billing Address on a Computer

You can use a Mac or Windows PC to update the credit card on file in your Apple ID.

To change this information in the iTunes Store, select Account, go to the Apple ID Summary section, then select Payment Information.

  1. In a web browser, go to https://appleid.apple.com.

    Managing your Apple ID online
  2. Enter your Apple ID and password to sign in.​

    Managing your Apple ID online
  3. In the Payment & Shipping section, click Edit.

    Edit Payment & Shipping online
  4. Enter a new payment method, billing address, or both.

    Enter a shipping address for future Apple Store purchases.

    Adding a credit card to Apple ID
  5. Click Save.​

    Adding a payment method to Apple ID online
  6. On this screen, you can also change your email address, Apple ID password, and other information.

How to Change Your Apple ID Email and Password in iOS (Third-Party Email)

The steps to change the email address for your Apple ID ​depend on the type of email you used to create the account. ​If you use an Apple-supplied email, skip to the next section. If you use Gmail, Yahoo, or another third-party email address, follow these steps.

  1. Sign in to your Apple ID on the iOS device you want to use to change your Apple ID.

    Sign out of every other Apple service and device that uses the Apple ID you're changing, including other iOS devices, Macs, and Apple TVs.

  2. On the Home screen, tap Settings.

  3. Tap your name.

  4. Tap Name, Phone Numbers, Email.

    Name, Phone Numbers, Email in iOS Settings
  5. In the Reachable At section, tap Edit.

  6. Go to the email for your current Apple ID and tap the red circle with the minus sign. ​

  7. Tap Delete, then select Continue.

    Removing a contact from iOS Settings
  8. Enter the new email address you want to use for your Apple ID, then tap Next to save the change.

  9. Apple sends an email to the new address. Enter the verification code contained in the email.

  10. Sign in to all Apple devices and services using the new Apple ID.​

How to Change Your Apple ID Email and Password on a Computer (Apple Email)

If you use an Apple-supplied email (such as icloud.com, me.com, or mac.com) for your Apple ID, you can only change to one of these email addresses. The new email you use also needs to be associated with your account.

  1. In a web browser, go to https://appleid.apple.com and enter your Apple ID and password to sign in.

  2. In the Account section, click Edit.

    Changing Apple ID online
  3. Click Change Apple ID.​​

    Changing Apple ID
  4. Type the email address you want to use with your Apple ID.

    Changing Apple ID online
  5. Click Continue.​​​

    Entering a new Apple ID online
  6. Click Done.

    Changing Apple ID online
  7. Make sure that all your Apple devices and services, such as FaceTime and Messages, are signed in using the new Apple ID.

This process also changes Apple IDs that use third-party email addresses using a computer. The only difference is that in Step 4, enter the third-party email address. You must verify the new address from an email Apple sends to you.