Without apps, you can’t get the best out of your iPhone or iPad. Personally, I never want to miss out on any chance of downloading any exciting apps like Pokemon Go, Prisma and more.

Fortunately, the latest iOS, iOS 10 allow you to manage your iTunes and App Store passwords with ease. If you don’t want to enter passwords for the apps which are free, you have the option to avoid it. Moreover, you can set it up to require entering passwords after 15 minutes of downloading any apps available at a certain price. Let’s discover!

How to Manage iTunes and App Store Passwords Preferences in iOS 10

How to Manage iTunes & App Store Passwords Preferences in iOS 10 on iPhone/ iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device.

Tap on Settings in iDevice

Step #2. Next, scroll down and tap on iTunes & App Store.

Tap on iTunes and App Store in iPhone Settings

Step #3. Now, you need to tap on Password Settings under your Apple ID.

Tap on Password Settings in iOS 10 on iPhone

(If you have enabled Touch ID for purchases or Restrictions, this menu won’t appear.)

Step #4. Under Purchases and In-App Purchases, you have two options.

  • Always Require
  • Require After 15 Minutes

You can select any of the two options.

Tap on Required After 15 Minutes in Password Settings in iOS 10 on iPhone

Step #5. Under Free Downloads, tap Require Password to turn the setting on or off.

Step #6. You would be prompted to enter your password. Tap on OK in the popup once you have entered the passwords.

Set Password for iTunes in iOS 10 on iPhone

How to Manage iTunes & App Store Passwords Preferences from Restrictions Menu in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

In Case you have Enabled iOS Restrictions on Your iPhone/iPad, follow these steps to manage your password preferences from the Restrictions menu:

Step #1. Open Settings App → General.

Tap on Settings Then General on iPhone in iOS 10

Step #2. Tap on Restrictions.

Tap on Restrictions and Enter Passcode on iPhone

Step #3. Next, you need to tap on Password Settings under Allow Content.

Tap on Password Settings on iPhone in iOS 10

Step #4. Under Purchases and In-App Purchases, you will have to select the setting as per your need.

Tap on Required After 15 Minutes in Password Settings in iOS 10 on iPhone

Step #5. Under Free Downloads, tap on Require Password to turn the setting on or off.

Step #6. You need to enter your password. Then tap OK.

Set Password for iTunes in iOS 10 on iPhone

That’s it!

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