Would you like to know why you can’t remove your credit card from Apple ID, or change your payment /credit card information to “None” in the iTunes Store, App Store, Apple Books, or Mac App Store? This issue could arise due to many reasons and factors, but for every cause, there is a solution.

Therefore, if you don’t want to use a credit card on your Apple ID anymore (i.e. you already have your credit card associated to an Apple ID but would like to remove the credit card from the Apple ID), then this post is for you. Here, we’ll teach you how to remove a credit card from your Apple ID payment information. More so, we will also discuss what do if you forgot your Apple ID password when trying to edit Apple ID payment information.

What Could Cause Remove Credit Card from Apple ID No None Option and How to Fix

There are 6 (six) possible factors that can make the issue “Remove Credit Card from Apple ID No None Option”. They are as follows:

#1. You May Have an Unpaid Balance or Payment Due

You will be restricted from choosing a ‘None” payment option if you have an unpaid balance from past purchases until you pay the balance. To solve this issue, you’ll need to check your Purchase history on your Mac or PC:

Step 1. Sign in to the iTunes App Store.
Step 2. You may be notified that “there was a billing issue with your last order”. Click the “Billing Info” button to see the order.
Step 3. Pay for the order and try changing your payment information to None.

#2. You May Have an Automatically Renewable Subscription

If you have a subscription that automatically renews, you may not be able to select “None” option until you cancel the subscription. Click HERE to learn how to cancel any type of Apple service subscription.

#3. You May Be Using the App Store for the First Time

If you’re setting up the App Store or iTunes Store for the first time with an existing Apple ID, Apple will require you to provide a payment method. However, after you create the account, you can change the payment information to None.

#4. You May Have Created an Apple ID for a Country You’re Not In

If you want to create an Apple ID for the first time, and chose the United States as your country of residence while you’re on a tour in Jamaica, Apple will require you to provide a valid payment method. You’ll have to enter the details of your credit card, and you won’t be able to choose “None” as an option.

#5. You May Have Changed Your Country or Region

If you have changed your country or region, you will be required to change your payment method and update your billing info. If you haven’t done so, you can’t choose “None” as an option until your edit your payment information.

#6. You May Be Part of a Family Sharing Account

If you, a friend or family member creates a family sharing account, the organizer must provide a valid payment option. This payment option must be used to make all purchases initiated by anyone in the family sharing account, and can only be changed by the organizer. The “None” option is not available to family groups, and if you must stop family sharing because of “None” option, you must disband the family group.

What to Do If You Forgot Your Apple ID Password When Trying to Change Payment Information

If you forgot your Apple ID password and couldn’t change your payment information, don’t be discouraged; there is a solution for you. iMyFone LockWiper is the solution that can help you remove Apple ID and iCloud account from your iOS device without a password, thereby giving you the privilege to set up a new account on the device or add an existing iCloud account to the device.

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Steps to remove Apple ID without password:

Step 1. Launch iMyFone LockWiper on your Mac or PC, and connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable.
Step 2. Click “Unlock Apple ID” mode.

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Step 3. Click “Start to Unlock” tab to remove the Apple ID from your device.

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Note: When Find My iPhone is enabled in the device, please follow the software's instruction to Reset All Settings.

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