How to Sign Up for the App Store

by Dan Komienski

Apple's App Store is the place to find applications, videos, ringtones and music for Apple's iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. As of 2011, the App Store has clocked over one billion dowloads. You can sign up for the App Store on your iOS device or through the iTunes software on your computer.

Through iTunes

Download iTunes on your computer.

Open iTune and choose "Create Account" from the "Store Menu."

Agree to the terms and conditions.

Fill out the form with your details and click "continue."

Check your email for a verification email from Apple and click "Verify Now." Enter your email address to complete your registration.

From Your iOS Device

Tap "Settings" then "Store" from your home screen.

Tap "Create New Account."

Follow the prompts to select the U.S. iTunes Store.

Tap to agree to the terms and conditions, then enter your email, password and credit card details.

Check your email for a verification email from Apple and click "Verify Now." Enter your email address to complete your registration.

About the Author

Dan Komienski began writing profesionally in 2004. He has written for thecircumference.org and online games such as "Rock Mars" for Werocreative. Komienski's playwriting has appeared in Toronto's Fringe and Summerworks theater festivals. His experience in the real estate, travel and gaming industries informs his non-fiction writing. Komienski received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of British Columbia.

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