How to Switch iTunes Accounts on an iPhone 7

The purchases that you make through iTunes and the App Store on your iPhone are done with the help of an iTunes account, or Apple ID. This account has a payment method associated with it, and provides access to apps, music, movies, and other purchases that you have made using that account. So if you discover that you are signed into the wrong account, then you might be looking for a way to switch iTunes accounts on your iPhone 7.

Our guide below will show you where to find the iTunes account sign-in screen on the device so that you can sign out of the current account, then sign in with a different one. This can be helpful if you currently share an Apple ID with another person, and are finding that apps and files that they purchase are appearing on your device.

 

How to Use a Different iTunes Account on an iPhone 7

The steps in this article were written using an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.2. These steps will work on other iPhone models using the same iOS version as well. Note that you will need to know the email address and password associated with the Apple ID that you would like to use to sign in, and you will need to have access to any devices that might be associated with the account in the event that two-factor authentication has been enabled for that Apple ID.

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

open the settings menu

 

 

Step 2: Scroll down and touch the iTunes & App Store option.

select the itunes and app store option

 

 

Step 3: Tap your current Apple ID at the top of the screen.

how to use a different itunes account on iphone

 

 

Step 4: Touch the Sign Out button.

how to sign out of itunes account on iphone

 

 

Step 5: Tap the Sign In button.

how to sign in with a different itunes account iphone

 

 

Step 6: Enter the email address and password for the iTunes account that you wish to sign in with, then tap the Sign In button.

how to switch itunes accounts on an iphone 7

 

 

Are you anxiously awaiting an update to an app, and want to see if it has arrived yet? Learn how to check for app updates on your iPhone so you can see whether an update is currently available.

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