How to get apps from a different region.

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  1. Macmon

    Macmon Active Member

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    My mac and ios phone ios11 use a US accnt. Now I need to get an app only available in thr PH apps store.

    When I place change region/ country. It states I need to SPEND all my credits first before transferring. I dont want to do that for an app I need (Disneylife) that is PH based.

    Any work arounda to get it?

    Thanks
     
  2. Ejaxene

    Ejaxene Well-Known Member

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    @Macmon I maintain Apple accounts in three countries :D
     
  3. fcdiesta

    fcdiesta PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Just create a new Apple ID based on your desired country, sign in to that, then download the app. If it's a paid app, you will need to input your credit details. Afterwards, sign out and finally, sign back in to your previous account/country.
     
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    rdy0329 PhilMUG Addict Member

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    If you really want to retain that same account, spend the remaining credit. If not possible like say you have 10 cents in your account, iTunes support will Zero-out your account's maintaining balance upon your request. I've done this, just be ready to let go of the remaining value.

    Take note it's a double edged sword. You'll lose ability to download US-only apps like Amazon Alexa (for example).

    Maintaining two accounts solves this problem, just be ready to enter passwords from time-to-time.
     
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