iTunes: How do I recover my account?

A simple 6 step guide for solving this common iTunes problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

Before you get started, be sure you have: Email address on the account, Password
If you are having trouble signing in to your account, you can use this link to recover it!§ion=password
On the next screen enter your email address
They will email you a link to reset your password, open that and follow the steps.
If you don't know the username, you can click "Forgot Apple ID?"
Enter your name and email address and they will send you an email with your username
If all else fails or if you wish to speak to them on the phone, here's the fastest way to get them on the phone call iTunes here. Let me know if this works!
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Author: The GetHuman Team • January 15th, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of iTunes customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: iTunes: How do I recover my account?; I HAVE $** IN MY ITUNES ACCOUNT AND i CAN'T SEEM TO USE IT. i HAVE PUT IN THE CODE FOR MY ITUNES GIFT CARD. IT SAYS IT HAS BEEN REDEEMED.; I keep getting billed for I tunes every month and I don't know why and wish to cancel it please; I am unable to download the movie I paid for last night. **********; I Had trouble downloading MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, the $*.** movie that expires today. When I clicked...; Don't remember only one of the security questions so can't make necessary changes... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 6 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 9 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting iTunes. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

Why does GetHuman Write How-to Guides for iTunes Problems?

GetHuman has been working for over 10 years on sourcing information about big organizations like iTunes that helps customers resolve customer service issues faster. We started with contact information and fastest ways to reach a human at big companies. Particularly ones with slow or complicated IVR or phone menu systems. From there, we realized that consumers still needed more detailed help solving the most common problems, so we expanded to this set of guides, which grows every day. If you have other problems or questions and you can't find the solution here, please let us know. We are writing new step by step guides every day for problems like this. And if you spot any issues with our How do I recover my account? guide, please let us know by sending us feedback. We want to be as helpful as possible. If you appreciated this guide, please share it with your favorite people. Our free information and tools is powered by you, the customer. The more people that use it, the better it gets.

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