Create Apple ID - Apple® iPhone® 5
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Create Apple ID - Apple® iPhone® 5

Note For assistance with creating an iTunes account without a credit card, refer to Apple article: # HT2534 - Create an iTunes App Store account without a credit card.

Note For more information about Apple IDs, refer to Frequently asked questions about Apple ID.

Note To determine Device Software Version, refer to View Software Version.

Device Software Version iOS 6
Device Software Version iOS 7

 

Device Software Version iOS 6

  1. From the home screen, select Settings.
  2. Select iTunes & App Stores.
  3. Select Create New Apple ID.
  4. Select the Store field.
  5. Select the country or region then select Done.
  6. Select Next.
  7. Review the license agreement then select Agree.
  8. Select Agree.
  9. Select the Email field.
  10. Enter an existing email address.
    Note This will become the Apple ID.
  11. Enter a password then select Next.
    Note Password must be at least eight characters, including a number, an uppercase letter and a lowercase letter.
  12. Enter a question to verify identity if the password is forgotten, then select Next.
    NoteThe question must be at least 6 characters.
  13. Enter the answer to the previously entered question then select Next.
  14. Select the date of birth month then select Next.
  15. Select the day of birth then select Next.
  16. Enter the year of birth then select Done.
  17. Drag the Subscribe switches left or right to enable/disable receiving news, itunes releases, special offers, itunes additions, etc. then select Next.
  18. Enter the Payment Method information.
    • Credit card type
    • Credit card number
    • Credit card security code
  19. Enter the Expiration Date information and any iTunes gift card or certificate codes.
  20. Enter the Billing Address information.
    • Salutation (e.g. Mr, Mrs, etc.)
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Address
    • City
    • State
    • Zip Code
  21. Enter the phone number then select Next.
  22. A verification email will be sent to the email address associated with the Apple ID account.
  23. Open the verification email from the given email account then select Verify Now.
  24. Enter the Apple ID (email address) and password then select Verify Address.
  25. The email address will be verified.

 

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Device Software Version iOS 7

  1. From the home screen, select Settings.
    Settings
  2. Select iTunes & App Store.
    iTunes and App Store
  3. Select Create New Apple ID.
    iTunes and App Store
  4. Select the Store field.
    Store field
  5. Select the country or region then select Done.
    Country or region
  6. Select Next.
    Store field
  7. Review the license agreement then select Agree (located in the lower-right).
    license agreement
  8. Select Agree.
    agree
  9. Select the Email field then enter an existing email address.
    Note This will become the Apple ID.
    email address
  10. Enter a password.
    Note Password must be at least eight characters, including a number, an uppercase letter and a lowercase letter.
    password
  11. Re-enter the password in the Verify field.
    re-enter password
  12. Select Question, choose a question then enter an answer to the question.
    Note Select a question and answer for all question and answer fields.
    rSecurity questions
  13. Select the Optional Rescue Email field then enter a recovery email address.
    optional rescue email
  14. Select the Date of Birth fields then enter the month, day, and year of birth.
    Date of birth
  15. Select the Subscribe switches to enable/disable receiving news, itunes releases, special offers, itunes additions, etc. then select Next.
    Note Enabled when the switches are in the On position.
    Subscribe switches
  16. Select the Payment method.
    Payment method
  17. Enter the Card Details information.
    • Credit card number
    • Credit card security code
    Card details
  18. Enter the Expiration Date information and any iTunes gift card or certificate codes.
    Exiration date and gift card codes
  19. Enter the Billing Address information.
    • Salutation (e.g. Mr, Mrs, etc.)
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Address
    • City
    • State
    • Zip Code
    Exiration date and gift card codes
  20. Enter the phone number then select Next.
    Phone number then Next
  21. A verification email is sent to the email address associated with the Apple ID account.
  22. Open the verification email from the given email account then select Verify Now.
  23. Enter the Apple ID (email address) and password then select Verify Address.
  24. The email address is verified.

 

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Last Modified: September 17, 2013
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