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Tips & Tricks // Switch Your iTunes Account to the US Store (UPDATE)

Tired of getting this?
Here is how you can switch your iTunes Store Account to the US Store to get access to apps, music, movies, tv shows, books and other content that are not available in the Philippines iTunes store.
Open iTunes on your PC or Mac.
1. Select iTunes Store and log-on, click your Apple ID and select view account2_View_account
2. Click change country or region
3. Select United States
4. Agree to terms
5. Input a US Address and Telephone Number. LAX Airport works.
6. Done!
You don’t have a US issued credit card, so how do you pay for stuff? For that you may purchase iTunes Gift cards (be sure they are for the US store) get em from PCGAMESUPPLY or DataBlitz. That’s it.
The 1st thing to download in the US iTunes store: Google Maps, the 2nd is Scribblenauts Remix.

Update: 10-Jan-2014

I have been having issues with PCGAMESUPPLY my orders via CC or PayPal were being automatically cancelled by their system, so I decided to look for another online shop to get iTunes Gift Cards.

Bought a 50$ gift card from

Where do you get your iTunes gift cards online? Share in the comments!


  1. But Bean, this would mean that I can't use my local Credit Card for purchases? That means that each time I want to buy an app, I should have a gift card on hand?

    1. You will not be able to use your Philippine credit card. If you load 10 or 15USD it should be sufficient for those emergency purchases. Just reload when needed.


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