Chapter 12

Shopping the iTunes Store

Get ready to . . .

Explore the iTunes Store

Find a Selection

Preview Music, a Video, or an Audiobook

Buy a Selection

Rent Movies

Shop Anywhere Else

Enable Auto Downloads of Purchases from Other Devices

The iTunes Store app that comes preinstalled in iPhone lets you easily shop for music, movies, TV shows, and audiobooks. If you’ve downloaded the free iTunes U, you can even install online classes.

In this chapter, you discover how to find content in the iTunes Store. You can download the content directly to your iPhone or to another device and then sync it to your iPhone. In addition, I cover a few options for buying content from other online stores.

Note that I cover opening an iTunes account and downloading iTunes software to your computer in Chapter 3. If you need to, read Chapter 3 to see how to handle these two tasks before digging into this chapter.

Explore the iTunes Store

1. Visiting the iTunes Store from your iPhone is easy with the built-in iTunes Store app. Tap the iTunes Store icon on the Home screen.

2. If you’re not already signed in to iTunes, the dialog shown in Figure 12-1 appears, asking for your iTunes password. Enter your password and tap OK.


Figure 12-1

3. Tap the Music button (if it isn’t already selected) in the row of buttons at the bottom of the screen. You see several rows of categories of selections ...

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