There are a few reasons why you might not be able to create an Apple ID without entering payment information or remove your payment methods from an existing Apple ID. In some cases, like if you're using an existing Apple ID with the App Store for the first time, you must provide payment information. You might be in one or more of the situations below. Be sure to check to see if you can use your Apple ID or create a new Apple ID without a payment method after trying each step.
Change, add, or remove Apple ID payment methods
How to Remove a Credit Card From Your iTunes Account
Have you ever tried to buy a new song on iTunes only to find that your credit card or Apple ID info are out of date? In this article, we'll show you how to update or change your iTunes billing info on iPhone or the computer. So let's dive into how to keep your Apple ID and billing info up to date so that you can get back to buying those rad tunes! Sign up to iPhone Life's Tip of the Day Newsletter and we'll send you a tip each day to save time and get the most out of your iPhone or iPad. Because there are so many reasons for editing your info, we'll cover each available method below. Making edits to your billing info is much simpler than starting over from scratch.
Change or remove your payment information from your iTunes Store account
This wikiHow teaches you how to change your default payment option in iTunes, and remove your credit card information from your Apple account, using a desktop computer. Open iTunes. Click the Account tab on the top-left. Click View My Account , and sign in. Select None.
Apple makes buying music, movies, and apps from the iTunes store as easy as possible. The information is kept on file, so it's always at hand for quick purchases. Open iTunes. If you're not already signed in, go to the Store menu, choose Sign In , then log in to your account. You may be prompted to enter your password.