Apple has recently added PayPal as a new payment method to iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, and iBooks services, meaning that Apple users will now be able add PayPal to their Apple ID to buy music, apps, TV shows, movies, and many more. PayPal is a very good option to gift cards for all those users who do not want to attach their credit cards to their Apple ID.
Until recently, Apple allowed their users to buy digital content with a gift card credit or a bankcard. Apple users can use their PayPal account to buy almost anything that can be brought using a gift card. You can make use of PayPal to buy apps, renew subscription of Apple Music, and pay for the iCloud Storage plans. The steps to add PayPal to your Apple account are shared below.
- Turn on your iPad or any other Apple device and sign in to your Apple ID or Touch ID.
- Navigate to the Payment Information page and select PayPal from the payment method options available, and then choose Account.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to authenticate the PayPal account. After confirming the account, all your future purchases from the Apple ID or Touch ID will be charged to the PayPal account that you have added.
These are the simple steps to link your PayPal account to your Apple ID. After linking the account to your Apple ID, you will be able to make use of the One Touch feature of PayPal to make secure and quick purchases. You will be able to make these purchases on all your Apple devices including Apple TV and Apple Watch.
Before the addition of PayPal to make iTunes or App Store purchases, users were able to make digital purchases only with a credit or debit card, or they should make use of an iTunes gift card. Making purchases with the PayPal account is simple and with the addition of this option, Apple has made it much easy for many users to make purchases in the App Store and iTunes.
The popularity of iPads and other Apple devices will rise even more with the introduction of PayPal payment in iTunes and App stores. If you have not yet tried the feature, go ahead and add your PayPal account to take advantage of the payment system.