Account not in this store is an error in App store that has always irritated many iPhone and iPad users since the release of iOS 6. Consequently, this error “your account is not valid for use in the XXX store” keep occurring in subsequent iOS releases like iOS 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11. So what is the solution to get rid of this bug? We have listed two solutions to fix Apple ID “Account not in this store” on iPhone and iPad issue.
Why this error occurs on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11?
Since the issue is spread across all iOS devices running on different software versions, it requires sincere thought. It is normally seen that many iOS users keep changing their App Store on the devices so that they can use some apps, which are restricted in some geographies. As they frequently switch App Store, the software gets confused sometimes and sends this error to account not in this store.
How to Fix Apple ID Account Not in This Store Issue on iPhone and iPad
Step #1: Launch Settings app on your iOS device.
Step #2: Now tap on iTunes & App Stores.
Step #3: Next, you need to click on your Apple ID.
Step #4: A window will pop up; click on Sign Out.
Step #5: Enter your Apple ID and password, and tap Sign In.
After performing above methods, you should restart your iOS device.
Upon restart, you will be able to download and update your apps from App Store.
- Force Restart iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- Restart iPhone without Home and Power Button
- Reboot iPhone 8, iPhone 8, and iPhone X
- Reboot iPhone 7
Solution #2: Change App Store Country
If you are not using the App Store of your native country, you should go back to the local App Store. Follow this guide to change App Store Country/Region on your iPhone and iPad. Note that you can change country/region of an App Store from your iOS device as well as your Mac. We have explained both the methods in our tutorial.
Solution #3: Change Apple ID Password
You can reset or change Apple ID Password if above solutions not worked for you. Sometimes changing Apple ID passcode fixes this type of issue. To do so, check jump to this post.
If the problem persists, you should contact Apple Support for the final solution.
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