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itunes gift card in apple store?

by jgfink7 / August 20, 2007 5:43 AM PDT

Hi, just wondering if it is possible to use an itunes gift card when buying an iPhone (for example) from the online apple store? or anyway to use an itunes gift card to buy an iPhone (EXAMPLE) thanks!

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Probably not
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / August 20, 2007 6:13 AM PDT

After all, it's an iTunes Gift Card, not an iPhone discount card.

You can't use one of them to purchase an iMac either.


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just in general
by jgfink7 / August 20, 2007 9:08 AM PDT
In reply to: Probably not

i just want a positive Yes or No. do they work in the apple store period??

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by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / August 20, 2007 9:51 AM PDT
In reply to: just in general

but I could be wrong.

What did Apple say when you called them?


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haven't called
by jgfink7 / August 20, 2007 10:06 AM PDT
In reply to: NO!

I didn't call them. I was hoping someone here could help.

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iTunes gift card means $ for iTunes -
by boya84 / August 20, 2007 11:43 AM PDT
In reply to: haven't called

It is not marked "Apple Gift Card" for anything in the Apple Store.

If you REALLY want the really truly correct answer to your question, go to the SOURCE of the card (iTunes) or where you want to try and spend it (Apple Store).

Or even online at the iTunes store - when you redeem the gift card all the rules appear - there is all sorts of infomration about using the value of the card at the iTunes store... NOT an Apple retail store.

The iTunes Gift Cards Terms and Conditions at start with, "This card is redeemable only on the iTunes Store for the U.S. To redeem this card you must have an iTunes Store account, subject to prior acceptance of license and usage terms."

NOT the Apple retail store.

Then there is this:
For your convenience - I know it is tough to click on the link:
"iTunes Gift Cards and iTunes Gift Certificates can be used to purchase music, videos, TV shows, and audio books from the iTunes Store. At this time, iTunes Gift Cards and iTunes Gift Certificates are not accepted for online Apple Store purchases."

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by atrac / August 18, 2010 4:31 AM PDT

Wow, this thread was quite embarrassing to read. Apparently one must ONLY go to the source when a question needs to be answered. No more Google searches or asking friends, family, or in forums.

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If one requires the absolute
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / August 18, 2010 9:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Yikes!

definitive answer, one must always go to the source.

The last post in the thread goes into great detail to provide the answer, which was the same as the original answer.

What exactly were you expecting the answer to be?


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Here's the source:
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / February 15, 2012 4:08 AM PST
In reply to: Yikes!
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by marvinclonkey / February 15, 2012 8:56 AM PST
In reply to: Here's the source:

What happened to my post? And why did you replace it with your post, with practically the same link as boya84's?

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