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iTunes gift card question

12-25-2009, 05:50 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: california
Posts: 12
iTunes gift card question

This might sound like a stupid question to most of you, but I would really appreciate an answer.

If I redeem a gift card on my phone, does it credit the money on my account so I can download stuff on my phone AND computer? Or does it only allow me to download straight from the phone?

And likewise, if I redeem if from iTunes on my computer, can I download straight from the phone when I'm out and about or will it only let me download from the computer and I would have to wait to get home?

Thanks in advance.
12-25-2009, 05:52 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: In bed with TheBeastlyNinja
Posts: 1,334
Yes.

12-25-2009, 05:54 PM
#3
Joined: May 2009
Location: Michigan
Posts: 530
Quote:
Originally Posted by fizz7283 View Post
This might sound like a stupid question to most of you, but I would really appreciate an answer.

If I redeem a gift card on my phone, does it credit the money on my account so I can download stuff on my phone AND computer? Or does it only allow me to download straight from the phone?

And likewise, if I redeem if from iTunes on my computer, can I download straight from the phone when I'm out and about or will it only let me download from the computer and I would have to wait to get home?

Thanks in advance.
There's no such thing as a stupid question..... But in your case... That was a stupid question... Lol, jk. Yes your credit goes on both
12-25-2009, 06:52 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 2,481
It's on both. On the iPhone app store feature page, scroll down and it tells you how much credit you have. Likewise, with the computer app store, top right corner under your user name tells you your credit.
12-25-2009, 11:31 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
I believe that the credit goes to your account, which means that you are able to use it from both your phone and your PC.
12-26-2009, 03:35 AM
#6
It doesn't matter what it's on. As long as it's your itunes account, it can be used on anything. Whether it be Phone, PC, Laptop etc.
12-26-2009, 03:37 AM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
Quote:
Originally Posted by Asphyxiation View Post
It doesn't matter what it's on. As long as it's your itunes account, it can be used on anything. Whether it be Phone, PC, Laptop etc.
Even on your toaster?
12-26-2009, 03:44 AM
#8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Random_Guy View Post
Even on your toaster?
Yep, even on your toaster.

Whatever the code is, is the amount of bread you have to put in there.
12-26-2009, 03:54 AM
#9
If you rigged your toaster with a CPU, some ram, an input output peripheral, and an os capable of running iTunes with a connection to the Internet... Then absolutely yes!

The balance us stored with apple, which apple us also the one providing the media/apps so they handle both ends of the transaction. We simply use the pc/phone/toaster to communicate with apple on what transactions we would like to happen.

But in all honesty, if apple wanted to, they could change your balance to $0 or to $1,000,000. it's all in there hands. But we trust them, and they have both consumers and a government to makesure they don't mess with us like that