How to Download and Set Up an Apple ID to Start Using iTunes
Presently, more and more people choose iTunes, Apple’s famous program, to manage their music, photo, and video files. If you want to get this useful software and start using Apple services, you will need to download iTunes and create an Apple ID. With our help, you will be able to do this and start enjoying content from iTunes Story in no time.
Open your browser window and navigate to iTunes’ official site. Keep in mind that it is also possible to download iTunes for Windows from other reliable websites, if, due to some reasons, you feel reluctant to download programs from the official Apple website.
So, while on Apple’s site, click “Download Now.” Prior to this, make sure to uncheck the corresponding boxes, if you don’t want Apple to bother you with notifications about this services, special offers, and program updates.
You should click “Save” to start the download process.
When the download is complete, you will see a pop-up window. You will be provided with the three options to choose from. If you want to proceed to the installation, select the “Run” option. By doing this, you will open the iTunes installer.
Then, click “Next.”
Shortly afterward, the window will appear, asking you about the place you would want to get your program installed to. If you are satisfied with the default option, don’t hesitate to click “Install.”
Once the installation is complete, select the “Finish” option.
Here you are! Now you get iTunes downloaded and properly installed on your Windows operating system.
Creating an Apple ID
Nevertheless, as it has been mentioned above, you will need an Apple account to be able to buy and download applications from the iTunes Store.
First, open your iTunes.
At the top of the open window, you will see the menu bar. Select “Account” and then “Sign In” from there.
Choose “Create New Apple ID” and click “Continue.”
Make sure to familiarize yourself with Apple Terms and Condition prior to checking a proper box to confirm you're agreeing to Apple policy.
Then, you will be required to fill in the form to create your new account. You will be asked to provide a valid email address, which will serve as your ID.
The further step requires choosing and answering a security question, which is necessary for protecting your account.
Once you’ve filled out the form, select “Continue.” If there appears a message stating that the email address you’re currently using is already associated with another ID, you are free to troubleshoot this issue and take the necessary steps to fix the problem and continue using iTunes ASAP.
After that, you will need to provide your credit card number and enter billing information to be able to purchase various products from iTunes Store. Then, click “Continue.” There is no need to worry. Apple won’t charge you any extra fees if you don’t make any purchases in the Store. You are also free to incorporate any changes in your payment details when it’s necessary.
Wait for the verification link that is to be sent to your email address. Follow the provided link to verify your email address.
Once you’ve got the provided information verified, you can sign in to the iTunes Store and other Apple services such as App Store, iCloud, iMessage, Apple Music and News, or Podcasts. We are sure you’ll appreciate your experience with iTunes.