The new Tv season – The Orville which appears to have taken the US by storm, is broadcast on a Thursday on Fox in the US and the first episode is now available to download in the US iTunes store.
A season pass which includes all episodes (as they are released weekly), is currently available for $29.99USD. So anyone with a US iTunes account can access them to download. Anyone can set up a US iTunes account from any country ,you do not need to be in the US.
The Orville was currently number 1 on the TV season chart in the US iTunes store.
How to create a US iTunes account from outside of the US:
These instructions can be used on any iPad or iPhone to set up a new US Apple ID.
- From the home screen on the iPhone or iPad select “App store”.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and sign out of an existing iTunes account.
- Choose any “FREE” App and select “Get”.
- In the pop up box choose “Create Apple ID”.
- Follow the set up process to add an email address (this will be the new Apple ID) and password and change the country using the drop down box to “United States”.
- Click agree to terms and conditions and select Next.
- Select “None” under billing details and fill in name, address, phone number (A Google search can help with this) and head to the next page.
- Apple will send a verification code to the email address provided.
- Check for the email and confirm the code where requested on the iPad or iPhone.
Once the above steps have been followed there should be full access to the US iTunes store when using the new log in details to sign into the account.
If you have signed out of an existing account to use the new US one, it is easy to switch back to that one simply by logging back into it. You can then use the two accounts simultaneously and all downloads will be stored in the same iTunes library.
To add credit into the iTunes account
Of course to be able to make paid downloads there will need to be credit in the account and if you don’t have a US bank account then you can use US iTunes gift card codes to add money into the account. It also a great way to track spending in the account too, as it can just be topped up when required.
The link above will direct you straight to the US iTunes gift card code section of our website; where you can then choose the amount of credit you want to put in the account, make a secure payment via paypal or using your credit/debit card and the code will be delivered directly to you via email.
It means you have fast access to the code and can redeem it straight into the iTunes account instead of waiting for the post.