Apple Apple Media Services Terms and Conditions (US)

Read our summary of Apple's Apple Media Services Terms and Conditions (US).


  • This Agreement governs your use of Apple Media Services.
  • Apple may charge your payment method for purchases, including taxes.
  • Refunds or replacements may be provided for technical issues with content delivery.
  • You must be at least 13 years old to create an Apple ID and use the Services.
  • Apple is not responsible for losses due to unauthorized account use.
  • Privacy is protected under Apple's Privacy Policy.
  • Apple may monitor your use of Services and Content for compliance with Usage Rules.
  • Content may be used on up to five different Apple IDs per device.
  • You may not manipulate Content usage statistics or ratings.
  • Purchased Content generally remains available for redownload or access.
  • Apple can terminate your access to Services for agreement breaches without notice.
  • Downloaded Content may expire and become unavailable after a certain period.
  • Paid Subscriptions automatically renew until cancelled.
  • Content and Service availability may vary by country.
  • Apple may download and install minor updates on third-party equipment.
  • Family Sharing allows sharing of certain content with up to six family members.
  • Apple may remove submitted materials that violate guidelines.
  • Season Pass and Multi-Pass purchases allow access to television content as available.
  • App Store content is licensed, not sold, to you.
  • In-App Purchases may not be transferrable among devices.
  • Apple and App Providers may collect non-personal data for services improvement.
  • No warranty is provided for the Licensed Application and services.
  • Apple's liability for damages is limited.
  • Export of the Licensed Application is subject to U.S. law and local laws.
  • Apple may modify this Agreement and add new conditions at any time.
  • Apple is not responsible for third-party materials linked from the Services.
  • Apple does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free service and may limit access without notice.
  • Apple is not liable for any loss or damage from the use of the Services.
  • Apple will attempt to protect information submitted in connection with the Services.
  • You agree to indemnify Apple against claims related to your use of the Services.

Things to watch out for

  • Apple may charge your payment method automatically for renewals and unpaid amounts.
  • Content you purchase may become unavailable for redownload if removed from the Services.
  • Apple can terminate your access to Services without notice if you violate the Agreement.
  • Apple's liability for damages is limited, and they do not guarantee error-free Services.

AI recommendations

Before engaging with Apple Media Services, it's important to understand the commitment involved with automatic renewals for subscriptions and the potential for content to become unavailable. Be diligent with your account security, as Apple is not responsible for losses due to unauthorized use. Regularly back up your content, and be aware that Apple may monitor your compliance with usage rules. If you're concerned about privacy, review Apple's Privacy Policy to understand how your data may be used.


What happens if I forget to cancel a subscription before it renews?

You will be charged for the renewal, as Paid Subscriptions automatically renew until cancelled. It's important to cancel at least 24 hours before the renewal date.

Can I get a refund for content that I'm not able to download or stream due to technical issues?

Apple may offer a refund or replacement for content if technical problems prevent or unreasonably delay delivery, but this is determined by Apple.

What should I do if I suspect unauthorized use of my Apple ID?

Contact Apple immediately if you suspect that your account has been compromised, as you are responsible for maintaining its confidentiality and security.

(Last updated: 02nd January, 2024)

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