Amy likes to have receipts for any credit card purchases (or debit card). Unfortunately my Apple ID with iTunes is my old .mac email address....so I don't get any email "receipts". It would be really nice to have one, especially since we don't know if and how much the tax is on iTMS purchases.<br><br>I can't change the email address (AKA Apple ID) via iTunes and I looked into changing it via the Applestore online though I'm not sure how this would affect the iTunes Apple ID.<br><br><br>When I did try changing it via AppleStore online, I got this:<br><br>[color:red]20247-20247<br><br>Changing your .Mac Apple ID is not allowed. If you would like to use a new email address, please create a new Apple ID<br><br>-20247:<br></font color=red><br><br>Why must they make it so hard? Amazon and anyone else has no problems with you changing your email address! <br><br>Will creating a new Apple ID change my access to the already purchased iTMS songs??<br><br>
Ahh...I have the answer. <br><br>They won't let you change the Apple ID itself, but they will allow you to change the e-mail address associated with it. <br><br>My Apple ID is my old .Mac account, of which I am no longer a subscriber, but the e-mail address associated with it is my Gmail account. <br><br>Here's how you do it..you can't do it in iTunes:<br><br>Go to Apple.com, click the Support tab. On the right hand side, all the way down, click "update your contact info" and walk through it there. <br><br>I have 3 Apple IDs that I have used to buy music in the last 2 years, and there was no reason for me to ever have any more than one. But Apple doesn't make it easy. <br><br>
My pleasure..no charge!<br><br>One other thing:<br><br>To answer your original question about if you create another ID will you lose access to your already purchased music...absolutely not. You don't even need to have access to the e-mail account that is your Apple ID...all it is used for is as an authentication key to unlock all of the songs in iTunes DRM'd with that ID. <br><br>
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