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Create an Apple ID without a Credit Card

Wayne Chen updated November 18, 2013 at 3:08 PM


Questions Addressed

  • What is an Apple ID used for? What is an Apple ID used for?
  • How can I make an account without a credit card? How can I make an account without a credit card?

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Create Apple ID without a Credit Card

Wiki Markup Please follow the instructions on Apple's support page: \\ \\

NOTE: you must purchase a free app (such as Xcode) before registering for the new account in order for the "none" option to appear as the payment type. \\ \\ \[

http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2534\] \\ \\ \\ \\

Note: If creating the Apple ID on a new computer, you can follow the prompts during the initial setup to create a new Apple ID. However, if the account is created in this manner, the first time a purchase is attempted you will receive a prompt saying the account is not ready to be used with the App Store and redirected to another setup page. This final setup requires the input of a billing address and payment methods. To create it without the use of a credit card, simply select "none" when prompted to select credit card type. \\ \\

Wiki Markup Installing Xcode via the App Store: \[https://igppwiki.ucsd.edu/groups/publichelpwiki/wiki/36ac6/Installing_Xcode_Tools_and_X11.html\] \[Installing Xcode Tools and X11\] \\ \\ \\ \\ If you need further assistance, please \[contactIGPPNetOps\] . \\ \\ \[Contact IGPP Help Desk / Network Operations\] \\

Questions Addressed

  • What is an Apple ID used for? What is an Apple ID used for?
  • How can I make an account without a credit card? How can I make an account without a credit card?

Summary

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Create Apple ID without a Credit Card

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  Please follow the instructions on Apple's support page: 
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    NOTE: you must purchase a free app (such as Xcode) before registering for the new account in order for the "none" option to appear as the payment type.   
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 \[http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2534\] \\ \\ 
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  Note: If creating the Apple ID on a new computer, you can follow the prompts during the initial setup to create a new Apple ID. However, if the account is created in this manner, the first time a purchase is attempted you will receive a prompt saying the account is not ready to be used with the App Store and redirected to another setup page. This final setup requires the input of a billing address and payment methods. To create it without the use of a credit card, simply select "none" when prompted to select credit card type. 
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Related Links

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  Installing Xcode via the App Store: 
 \[https://igppwiki.ucsd.edu/groups/publichelpwiki/wiki/36ac6/Installing_Xcode_Tools_and_X11.html\] 
\[Installing Xcode Tools and X11\]
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  If you need further assistance, please  \[contactIGPPNetOps\]  .  \\ \\ 
\[Contact IGPP Help Desk / Network Operations\]


Installing Xcode Tools and X11

If you need further assistance, please contact IGPP Net Ops.