How to redeem gift cards and app promo codes straight from your iPhone and iPad

How to redeem gift cards and app promo codes straight from your iPhone and iPad

If you've received an iTunes, iBooks, or App Store gift card, or received a promo code for a specific app, they can all be redeemed either using iTunes on your computer or straight from your iPhone and iPad. Regardless what kind of gift card you have, they all spend the same and can be redeemed the same way. Follow along and we'll show you how to cash them in directly from your iPhone or iPad.

How to redeem a gift card with the App Store app on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the App Store app from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on the Featured tab in the bottom navigation if you aren't there already.
  3. Scroll all the way down to the bottom of the Featured page.
  4. Tap on the Redeem button.
  5. You may be asked to sign into your iTunes ID, do that now.
  6. Now type in the code from your gift card and then tap Redeem in the upper right hand corner.

That's all there is to it. As long as the gift card code was valid, it will be credited to your iTunes account.

How to redeem a gift card with the iTunes app on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the iTunes app from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of any page except the search page.
  3. You'll see a Redeem button. Tap on it.
  4. You may be asked to sign into your iTunes ID, do that now.
  5. Now type in the code from your gift card and then tap Redeem in the upper right hand corner.

Allyson Kazmucha

Editor for iMore, Potter pundit, and the ninja in your iOS

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