For purchasing paid apps, games, books and songs iTunes asks your Credit Card information. It is necessary to make payments for purchasing stuff on Apple Store. Without credit card information you are not able to make purchases at Apple Store. However, this is not mandatory for an Apple ID. During the Apple ID creation, it asks you to enter your Credit Card details for purchases. If you want to go with the free stuff, you can skip payment information step by opting for “None” in the list.
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If you are already added your credit card details while setting up your iPhone or any other iOS device and planning to remove the information from Apple ID then this article is for you.
Why do you need to remove Credit Card details from Apple account?
There are many reasons for removing credit card information from iTunes. Many people feel it may be unsecured leaving the credit card info on the internet. Also, sometimes mistakenly purchase unwanted Apps, they may cause deduction from the credit card with a single tap of purchase.
If you are subscribed to a service and you no longer want to continue the subscription and the credit card is blocked or expired, then you have to remove the existing credit card information from your Apple account. These are the most common reason for removing credit card details from the Apple ID.
How to Remove Credit Card Information from iTunes?
- Open Settings on your iOS device.
- Here, select iTunes & App Stores.
- Now tap on your Apple ID at the top.
- Here select View Apple ID.
- Now tap Payment Information.
- Here you will see a list of Payment Methods available.
- Now change the option from Credit/Debit Card to None.
Now your credit card has been successfully removed from your Apple ID, now onwards you don’t have to worry about unauthorized or unwanted purchases from Apple Store.
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