How to change your App Store account location

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How to change your App Store account location
How to change my App Store account location. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

The App Store, available on all iOS devices such as the iPhone 4, iPad 2 or iPod touch, allows you to download various applications to your device. If you are travelling, or moving to a new location, it is important to change the country or region on your device to reflect your current location. You can change the location of your App Store account from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch's main menu.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Tap "Settings" from the main menu of your iOS device.

  2. 2

    Tap "Store."

  3. 3

    Tap "View Apple ID."

  4. 4

    Enter your user name and password.

  5. 5

    Tap the space underneath "Change Country or Region."

  6. 6

    Select the region where you will be located.

  7. 7

    Tap "Done."

Tips and warnings

  • You must have an empty App Store account balance before you can change your location.

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