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How To Buy iCloud Storage With a Debit Card

How To Buy Icloud Storage With A Debit Card

Whenever you get an iCloud account, you automatically have a free 5 GB. However, 5 GB isn’t enough to accommodate all storage files on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. For most people, after many years, they will need to purchase additional iCloud storage.

Purchasing a new iCloud plan is simple and can be done straightforwardly on your Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. It can also be done on your Mac computer or any other PC and smartphone browser.

Quick Answer

To purchase a new iCloud storage with your debit card, you must register your card information on your Apple ID account. Afterward, you will select the storage plan you want and click confirm. All these will be done on the settings of your Apple ID account.

This article will show you how to register your card information on your Apple ID. After that, you will see how you can use your debit or credit card to purchase a new iCloud plan. 

Buying iCloud Storage With a Debit Card

Follow these steps to buy iCloud storage with a debit card.

  1. Register your card details on your Apple ID account.
  2. Proceed to your Apple ID and select the plan you want to purchase.

The remaining information below explains the details of each of these two steps. 

How To Purchase iCloud Storage With Debit Cards [iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch]

Here are the steps to purchase or upgrade to iCloud+ on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

  1. Go to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch Settings.
  2. Tap the name on your Apple ID account
  3. Select “iCloud” and tap “Manage Storage” or “iCloud Storage”.
  4. Select “Buy More Storage” or “Change Storage Plan”.
  5. Select the plan you want and follow the onscreen instructions.

How To Purchase iCloud Storage With Debit Cards [Mac PC]

Here is the step-by-step process to buying a new iCloud storage on your Mac computer.

  1. On your Mac PC and click the Apple menu.
  2. Choose System Preferences and connect your Apple ID.
  3. Select “iCloud”.
  4. Navigate to the lower right corner and click “Manage”.
  5. Choose “Buy More Storage” or “Change Storage Plan”.
  6. Pick the iCloud plan you want to buy.
  7. Tap “Next” and input your Apple ID password.

How To Purchase iCloud Storage With Debit Cards [Windows PC]

Here are the steps to buying a new iCloud plan on your Windows PC.

  1. Open the iCloud application for Windows.
  2. Select “Storage”.
  3. Right-click on “Change Storage Plan”.
  4. Select a plan and right-click on “Next”.
  5. Input your Apple ID password, then click “Buy”.

How To Register Your Card Details on Your Apple ID Account

Here are the steps to set up credit card payments on iCloud.

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
  2. Tap your name on your Apple ID.
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  3. Scroll down and select “iCloud”.
  4. Click “Manage Storage”.
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  5. Click “Change Storage Plan”.
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  6. Select the iCloud plan you want to purchase and click “Upgrade to iCloud+”.
  7. Tap “Subscribe”.
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  8. Tap “Continue” and “Sign in To Your iCloud account”.
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  9. Tap “Credit/Debit Card” and input your card information.
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  10. Click “Done”.

After registering your card details on your Apple ID account, you can proceed to buy a new plan with your card. Below are the ways to buy an iCloud+ plan.

Features of the Available iCloud Plans

Purchasing an iCloud plan from the free plan upgrades it to iCloud+. This iCloud+ comes with some premium features.

With iCloud+, you have premium cloud subscription services. Among these, you have storage for photos, files, and backups. Some features that also come with iCloud are an iCloud Private Relay, Hide My Email, and Home Kit Secure Video support.

At the moment, Apple only has three plans available. Hence, you can only select from these three plans. 

The three plans are 50 GB storage, 200 GB storage, and 2 TB storage.

Here are the features of each plan.

50 GB Cloud+ Plan

It features iCloud Private Relay, Hide My Email, and Home Kit Secure Video support for one camera. You can also customize your email domain and share your plan with up to five others.

200 GB Cloud+ Plan

It features iCloud Private Relay, Hide My Email, and customize your email domain.

It also comes with Home Kit Secure Video support, and you can share your plan with up to five individuals.

2 TB Cloud+ Plan

With the iCloud of 2 TB, you have the same features as the other plans. However,  you have very high storage of about 2 TB and support an unlimited number of cameras for Home Kit Secure Video support

The 2 TB iCloud+ plan comes with iCloud Private Relay, Hide My Email, a custom email domain, and a Home Kit Secure Video support for an unlimited number of cameras.

Conclusion

The Apple iCloud storage is limited, so when users’ free 5 GB plan gets exhausted, they have to purchase a new iCloud plan. Purchasing a new iCloud plan requires you to input your credit or debit card details on your Apple ID account. After that, you will proceed to buy the program you want.

If you want a new iCloud plan, the steps in this article will guide you to purchase it successfully.

Frequently Asked Questions

What device can I use to purchase a new iCloud plan?

You can upgrade to iCloud+ from any device if you sign into your Apple ID account. It could be an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or any other PC or smartphone browser.

How do I save my current iCloud storage?

You can save iCloud storage by deleting old and unneeded media files and uninstalling unnecessary apps. Other ways involve moving files to other cloud services, such as Google Drive, DropBox, and the like.

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