How to gift iTunes music, films, TV shows and books

It used to be fairly possible that when it got here to a birthday or Christmas, you’ll give DVDs, CDs and books to friends and family. Now that everybody is watching all their motion pictures, listening to music and studying books on iPhones and iPads, what do you have to give?

Fortunately, you may nonetheless give digital variations of films, music, and books – it’s totally simple to gift them via Apple’s iTunes and iBook Stores. We have a guide on how to give apps within the App Store right here.

Gift an iTunes film or TV sequence

You haven’t got to gift it, however, you may nonetheless give a film or TV sequence to a friend for his or her birthday. Here’s how:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, go to iTunes Store.
  2. Tap Movies or TV shows.
  3. Find the film or TV present you need to give.
  4. In the highest proper nook you will notice the share icon, faucet it.
  5. Now faucet Gift.
  6. Enter the recipient’s e mail tackle and a message.
  7. Choose if you need to ship the gift.
  8. Tap Next.
  9. Choose a theme.
  10. Confirm your gift: You will see a warning that you’ll be charged instantly.
  11. If you need to proceed, faucet Buy.

Gift an album or tune on iTunes

To give somebody a observe or an album on iTunes, you will have to observe an identical course of as above.

  1. Choose the observe or album.
  2. Tap the sharing icon within the prime proper nook.
  3. Tap Gift.
  4. Enter the recipient’s e mail tackle and a message of up to 200 phrases.
  5. Choose if you need to ship the gift.
  6. Select the theme and faucet Next.
  7. If you are joyful to be charged, faucet Buy.

Gift an audiobook on iTunes

Audiobooks could be discovered within the iBooks app in your iPhone (they used to be in iTunes, in the event you have been questioning). Here’s how to gift an audiobook.

  1. Open iBooks in your iPhone.
  2. If you already know which audiobook you might be in search of, faucet Search.
  3. If you are in search of inspiration, faucet on Top Charts.
  4. Tap the middle tab to view audiobooks.
  5. Find the audiobook you need to gift, choose it, and faucet the Share icon within the prime proper nook.
  6. Tap Gift.
  7. Enter the recipient’s e mail tackle and your message.
  8. Choose the date on which the gift needs to be despatched.
  9. Select the theme and faucet Next.
  10. Tap Buy.

Gift a ebook on iPhone or iPad

You can even give a ebook in the identical approach.

  1. Find a ebook you need to give as a gift.
  2. Tap the ebook cowl to see particulars about the ebook, faucet the share icon within the prime proper nook.
  3. Tap Gift.
  4. Enter the recipient’s e mail tackle and a message.
  5. Choose the date on which the gift needs to be despatched.
  6. Select the theme and faucet Next.
  7. Tap Buy.

Play iTunes music, motion pictures, audiobooks, and TV shows with a Mac

Don’t fear in case your iPhone or iPad is not helpful (or if you do not have 1). You can even give from iTunes on a Mac.

  1. Open iTunes in your Mac.
  2. Find the merchandise you need to give.
  3. Click the down arrow subsequent to the value.
  4. You will see a number of choices, together with Give this album as a gift. Click on that choice. (It appears to say Album no matter whether or not it’s a single observe).
  5. Enter the recipient’s e mail tackle and your message.
  6. Choose the date to ship it.
  7. Click on Next.
  8. Choose your theme and click on Next.
  9. Confirm that you really want to purchase a gift.

Give books from iBooks with a Mac

You can even give books from iBooks on a Mac, here is how:

  1. Open iBooks in your Mac.
  2. Click the iBookstore tab within the prime left.
  3. Find the merchandise you need to give.
  4. Click the down arrow subsequent to the value.
  5. You will see a number of choices, together with Gift this ebook. Click on that choice.
  6. Enter the recipient’s e mail tackle and your message.
  7. Choose the date to ship it.
  8. Click on Next.
  9. Choose your theme and click on Next.
  10. Confirm that you really want to purchase a gift.

Can I give an iTunes gift to somebody in 1 other country?

Since it’s inconceivable to buy from the iTunes Store in 1 other country, you might be questioning whether it is attainable to ship somebody a gift from the UK retailer, or you may ship a friend in a ask 1 other country to ship you a gift from their retailer.

Unfortunately, it isn’t attainable to redeem a gift despatched by way of iTunes (or iBooks, the Mac app or iOS App Stores). This is as a result of the gift is simply redeemable within the country of buy.

You can not redeem a gift bought in 1 other country.

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