How to Change Apple Store Country or Region on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Whether you’re going to reside in another country or want to try out apps and services of a different nation, you need to update the country or region that’s associated with your Apple ID. But before you make changes, it’s essential to take note of some points like canceling your subscriptions and leaving the Family Sharing group. To know more, let me give you a walkthrough on how to change your Apple Store country or region on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

What to Do Before You Change Your Country or Region?

Before you make required changes in the App Store and native Apple apps, here’s a checklist you need to adhere to strictly.

    • You need to cancel all the subscriptions within the App Store and iTunes, including Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, and wait till their expiration period.
    • If you’ve store credit remaining on your Apple ID, spend it before changing the country or region. Also, if you’ve less store credit than a single item’s cost, you can contact Apple Support.
    • Wait till your Season Passes, movie rentals, or memberships end. Also, if you’ve applied for a store credit refund, wait till it’s approved.
    • You’ll also have to leave the subscription you’d been using via a Family Sharing group.
    • Ensure that you’ve already occupied payment methods for that country.
    • Backup all your apps, books, and media services on another device. Because the content you use in your current country may not be available for another.

How to Change Apple Store Country or Region on iPhone and iPad

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Go to iTunes and App Store settings.
  3. Tap on your Apple ID.open settings tap on itunes and app store and tap on apple id on iphone
  4. Tap View Apple ID from the pop-up.
  5. Sign in or verify with your Touch or Face ID.
  6. Select Country/Region.tap on view apple id and tap on country or region on iphone
  7. Tap Change Country or Region. 
  8. Choose your preferred region from the list of countries.tap on change country or region and select country on iphone
  9. Tap on Agree after reviewing the terms and hit Agree again to confirm.
  10. At last, enter a valid payment method and billing address.tap on agree twice add billing details and tap on next to change apple id country or region on iphone

How to Change Apple Store Country or Region on Mac

  1. Launch App Store on your Mac.launch app store on mac
  2. Click on your Apple ID on the bottom left corner.
  3. Click on View Information.click on apple id and then click on view information in mac app store
  4. Sign in with your Apple ID password if asked.sign in with apple id on mac
  5. Select Change Country or Region.click on change country or region in apple id on mac
  6. Click on the scroll menu that shows your current country and then select your new country.click on country name in apple id on macselect new country from list
  7. Review the terms and conditions and click Agree. Hit Agree again to proceed.read terms and conditions and click on agreeagain click on agree on mac
  8. Fill your payment and billing address details and then click Continue.add payment details and click on continue to change apple id country or region on mac

How to Change Apple ID Country or Region from Web

  1. Open a browser on your computer and go to appleid.apple.com sign-in page.
  2. Sign in with your Apple ID and password.visit apple id website in safari and sign in with apple id
  3. Click on the Edit button in the Account section.click on edit in account section on apple id website
  4. Scroll down and select your country from the Country / Region menu.click on country in apple id account on webselect new country from the list in apple id on web
  5. If asked, do you want to change the country or region, hit Continue to update.click on continue to updated in apple id on web
  6. Fill valid payment and billing details and then click to Save.add payment and billing details and click on save to apple id change country or region on web

Can’t Change App Store Country Region?

Are you facing any problem while changing the country or region on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Let us help you out with a thorough guide on the same.

Note: If you don’t want to lose your subscriptions or you’ve moved to another country temporarily, consider creating a new Apple ID and using it as an alternative for another country.

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With this handy guide, we tried giving you a step-by-step walk-through. You can now enjoy apps, music, services, and games available on the new country connected with your Apple ID. In case you still find any issue in accomplishing the process, please feel free to communicate with us and drop your feedback in the comment section below.

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