Creating Apple Id without Credit Card

If you don’t want to associate your payment information with your iTunes Account. Follow below steps to create iTunes account without using credit card.

  1. Open iTunes, then go to the iTunes Store by clicking the iTunes Store button at the top of the windowitunes12_my_music
  2. Scroll down and select country for store i.e which country’s store you want to access .
  3. Download any “Free” App,song or any content. Click on “Get”
  4. You will be asked to SignIn or Create new iTunesAccount.
    1. Choose create app id option and follow onscreen instructions.
    2. On payment information screen you will get option “NONE” with other credit card options.
    3. Choose “NONE” option if you don’t want to associate your credit card information with iTunes account.itunes12_payment_type
  5. after completing registration part, you need to verify your Apple ID by email.
  6. Similar steps can be followed to create AppID without credit card on iOS devices(iPhone,iPad,iPod touch). only difference would be instead of iTunes store, you will create it with App Store.


Before starting iOS development you will need following things

  • Macintosh with Snow leopard 10.5 or higher
  • Xcode IDE which you can download from apple’s developer site.
  • The knowledge of Objective C as most of the iOS application development will be done in Objective C. But if you don’t know the objective C don’t worry, you will learn it from tutorials.