How to Check Your iTunes or Apple Gift Card Balance Without Redeeming the Card

Apple and iTunes gift cards are popular gifts. Sometimes you’ll find yourself needing to view a gift card’s balance without redeeming it. Or you may want to check the balance of an old card you found lying around your room. Either way, you have several options available to do this.

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How do you check the balance on an iTunes gift card without redeeming it?

You can view a gift card balance on iOS and Mac devices through the App Store. To do so, launch the App Store, log into your account, and click your profile picture. The app will show your balance underneath your Apple ID. You can also view a gift card’s balance online through the Apple website.

There are multiple ways to find out the balance on a Apple or iTunes gift card whether it’s already been redeemed yet or not. Let’s take a look at the methods of checking gift card balances on different devices.

How to Check a Gift Card Balance Using Your Apple ID

Before you can check your iTunes or Apple Gift Card balance, you’ll need to know the difference between the two options.

  • Apple Gift Cards are used on the Apple Online Store or at physical in-store locations.
  • iTunes Gift Cards are redeemed in the App Store, iTunes Store, or Apple Books for purchasing software and apps.

You can check the balance of an Apple Gift Card online. You’ll need to view your Apple Account balance for previously redeemed App Store and iTunes Gift Cards.

Depending on your device, you can use the following steps to view your Apple ID balance:

How to Check Your Apple ID Balance on iOS

  1. Launch the App Store on your iOS device.
  2. Select your profile picture near the top right of the screen.
  3. You’ll be prompted to log into your account with your Apple ID and passcode.
  4. After logging in, the app will show your balance underneath your Apple ID.

How to Check Apple ID Balance on Mac

  1. Launch the App Store on your Mac via the ‘Dashboard‘ or ‘Spotlight.’
  2. Log into your profile using your Apple ID and passcode.
  3. Select your profile picture near the bottom right-hand corner of the page.
  4. After logging in, the app will show your balance underneath your Apple ID.

How to Check Apple ID Balance on Windows

  1. Install or launch iTunes on your Windows device.
  2. Log into your iTunes profile using your Apple ID and passcode.
  3. Select the ‘Store’ button at the top of the screen.
  4. The gift card balance will appear underneath your username.

How to Check the Balance of an Old iTunes Gift Card

There are a few options you can use to check the balance of an old iTunes Gift Card. Here’s a breakdown of each.

Call 1-800-MY-APPLE

You can check the balance of an old iTunes Gift Card by calling 1-800-MY-APPLE. Once you dial this number, follow the automated messages to receive information on your balance.

Check Online

Alternatively, you can view your iTunes Gift Card balance online. Visit this page on the Apple website and log into your account with your Apple ID and password. Follow the prompts to view your gift card balance.

Use the iTunes Store

You can also check a gift card’s balance on the iTunes Store on Mac, iPhones, iPods, iPad, and other devices. Here’s how:

  1. Launch the iTunes Store app on your iOS device or PC.
  2. Select ‘Account‘ and then ‘Redeem‘ from the available options.
  3. Enter the 16-digit iTunes Gift Card code. The code should start with an X.
  4. Any funds will be automatically loaded onto your iTunes account if available.

How to Check the Remaining Balance of a Card You’ve Already Redeemed

You can use several options to view the remaining balance of previously redeemed gift cards. We cover most of the options above, but you can also use the steps below to view your remaining gift card balance online:

Check Online

The easiest method to view your remaining balance on an Apple Gift Card is to check online. Visit this page on Apple’s website and log into your account with your Apple ID and password. Follow the prompts to view your gift card balance.

Wrapping Up

There’s several ways to view the balance of an iTunes or Apple Gift Card. The easiest method is to launch the App Store, log into your account, and click your profile picture.

The app will show your balance underneath your Apple ID. Alternatively, you can search for a gift card’s balance online through the Apple website.

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