How to Change Location or Region on Apple iPhone

Apple devices including Apple iPhone, iPad and Mac are connected to Apple ID account. The Apple ID has a selected country or region, which is quite essential as it controls which apps and services are made available to the user, based on the location or region selected for the Apple ID.

If you’re trying to access something that’s not available in your region, or you’ve just moved or moved to another region, you might want to update or change your Apple ID location. Although Apple allows users to change or update the country or region, it is not a simple or straightforward process.

In this step-by-step guide, we will show you how to change the location or region of the Apple ID account on your Apple iPhone.

How to Change Location or Region on Apple iPhone

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Apple iPhone.

2nd step: When the app opens, tap your name at the top of the screen to open Apple ID settings.

Step 3: On the Apple ID settings page that opens, tap on the “Media & Purchases” option.


Step 4: Select the “View Account” option from the pop-up menu that appears on the screen. When you tap on the option, you may be prompted to sign in to the Apple account.


Step 5: After that, tap on “Country/Region” and on Account Settings page, tap on “Change country or region” option.


Step 6: Select the new country or region from the list, then review the terms and conditions.

Step 7: Select the payment method and enter the new payment information, then press the “Next” button.

That’s it. Once you have followed the step-by-step guide mentioned above on your Apple iPhone, the country or region of the Apple ID on your smartphone has been changed to the one you selected by following this guide.

Note that the location cannot be changed if there is a balance in your Apple ID. In such a case, you will have to spend the amount before changing regions. You will also need to cancel subscriptions and wait until the end of the current subscription period to switch locations.

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