There are a number of reasons why your App Store and iTunes might be disabled. Often it’s trying to log in unsuccessfully, the fact that you haven’t been able to log in for a long time and need to verify your account, security reasons or controls, and others. However, one thing related to the disabled App Store and iTunes is an Apple ID. So if you want to enable App Store and iTunes, what do you do?
Apple ID is an account that you use on all Apple devices to customize it to your preferences and connect all your devices together. So in this article, you’ll learn how to verify your Apple ID, sign in to your Apple account, and enable both the App Store and iTunes in 3 easy steps!
How to Enable App Store and iTunes in 3 Steps
Regardless of the reason why your App Store and iTunes might be locked, you should first take a look at your Apple ID. Below, you’ll learn how to log in to your Apple ID, verify your account, and regain access to your App Store and iTunes in minutes.
There are several ways to solve this problem, and here is what you can try.
#1 – Unlock Your Apple ID
The first thing you can try is to unlock your Apple ID. This is necessary if you have forgotten your password or aren’t sure what your password is. If you try to log in to your Apple ID too many times, it may disable your App Store and iTunes. Therefore, it’s better to unlock your Apple ID.
Visit the official Apple site and enter the required information in the steps provided by Apple. The required information is your email address and phone number. You’ll then receive a notification on your Apple device that you need to confirm.
#2 – Resetting Your Apple ID Password
Apple’s security is at an all-time high. What used to be answering a few security questions is now resetting a password to verify your account. This step can be done through Apple device settings, which means you can use an iPhone or an iPad.
Open Settings on your iPhone or iPad, and click on the full name of your account by clicking on the first sentence in the menu. Then click Password & Security in the new drop-down menu. On the third menu page, click on the first option, the Change Password option. Now you need to enter the code of your device before you can enter the old password and choose and set a new password for your Apple ID.
#3 – Log Out and Log In to Your Apple Account
The third option is to log out of your Apple account and log back in. This is useful if you have not entered your password or have not logged into your account for some time. This can be done through the Apple device, so the first thing you do is open the settings menu. Click on your account name and scroll all the way down to the last option in the new dropdown menu. The last option is “Logout”, which you should click to log out of your Apple account.
After you sign out from your Apple account, you will see a new screen where you can enter your email address and password to sign in to your account again. Enter your email address and password and click the Sign In button to sign in to your account again.
What to Do if Nothing Works?
At least one of these three options should be helpful and resolve the issue. Often it’s necessary to re-verify your account by logging in again or setting up a new password. Sometimes logging into your account can fix the issues you’re having, which will re-enable your App Store and iTunes.
However, if you were unable to resolve the issue and iTunes and the App Store are still disabled, you should contact Apple support. To do so, visit the official Apple support page. There are some special sections for help and in this case, you should choose Apple ID support.
There you’ll get a form where you can enter your data and a description of your problem. When you send it to Apple, you’ll have to wait for a reply to your email address with further instructions.
The following video from YouTuber Fix369 suggests several additional steps that may help you reactivate your iTunes and App Store.
These three ways to activate your iTunes and App Store will probably help you. These two apps are associated with Apple ID as every user needs them to use these apps. However, if your account needs additional verification or if you’re having problems, you’ll need to follow one of these three steps to reactivate it.
Once your Apple ID is reactivated, both apps will be unlocked and you’ll be able to use them without any restrictions. However, if none of these options work, you can contact Apple support for specific instructions for your particular problem, directly from Apple specialists.
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