How do I give this app to someone as a gift?

You can give any paid iOS app as a gift via your iOS device or iTunes on your computer.

Via Your iOS Device

  1. Select the app your wish to gift in the App Store app. You can only gift paid apps. (Our paid apps are listed here.)
  2. Tap the Share button in the upper right. It's a square with an arrow pointing up.
  3. Tap the Gift icon
  4. Enter your Apple ID and password.
  5. Type the recipient's email address. 
  6. If you want to, add a message.
  7. Pick the day you want to send the gift.
  8. Select a theme for your gift.
  9. Tap Buy to send your gift.

Via iTunes on Your Computer

  1. Sign in to the iTunes Store with your Apple ID.
  2. Find the item in the App Store that you wish to gift.
  3. Click the arrow to the right of the price and select Gift This.
  4. Type the recipient's email address.
  5. If you want to, add a message.
  6. Pick the day you want to send the gift and click Next.
  7. Select a theme for your gift and click Next.
  8. Confirm your gift purchase and click Buy Gift.

International Gifting


You can only gift an app to another user with the same nationality of App Store accounts. For example, if you're in the U.S., you can only gift to another user with a U.S. App Store account (or U.K. to U.K., or Canada to Canada, etc.). You can't gift internationally.

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