How To: Switch Countries on iTunes to Get Apps Before Their Official Canadian Release

Switch Countries on iTunes to Get Apps Before Their Official Canadian Release

You might want to switch countries on iTunes for many reasons. Today I will show you how to switch countries to get apps before they release in Canada (or even sometimes the US). Many apps usually release in New Zealand before they come to USA and Canada. Canadians might also want to switch to American iTunes since there is way more apps.

Completion time: 5 minutes

What you need:
An iPhone
An Apple ID

Step 1: Go into Settings > iTunes and App Store > Apple ID > View Apple ID

Step 2: Tap on Country/Region

Tap Change Country or Region. Tap Store and select New Zealand or United States. Then tap next. Agree to the Terms and Conditions. Tap None under Billing Information. When filling out your Billing Address type your full name, then type in a USA (or New Zealand address) I used:

Address: 350 Fifth Street
City: New York
State: NY

Enter your phone number and click next.

Congrats! You're done. That wasn't hard!

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