[Solved] Fix – Account is not valid to use in the U.S. Store on iPhone

Many of the users reported an issue that when they upgraded their iPhone or iPad or iPod to iOS 6.1.0 then the App Store got configured to US automatically and when they tried to buy or update their applications then it displayed an error messaging saying that this apple ID is not valid in US store please change the App Store to the suitable country (mentioned in the screenshot below). So here in this post we will tell you that how you can get back to your App Store where you can buy and update the applications. Follow the steps mentioned below.

1. Go to the Featured section of the app store and scroll down to the last option. You will see the option of Apple ID, tap it.


2. You will have these options and now just tap the option view Apple ID and then enter the password of your Apple ID.


3. You will automatically see a popup and then will be directed to the appropriate country to which you ID belongs.


4. You App Store will load again with all the applications on the iTunes store from your country and you will have this error message again.


Bonus Tips

Now if you want to check the information of your Apple ID on your iPhone and you wish to change the App Store to some other country manually then you can again follow the same steps mentioned above and you will see the screenshot mentioned below.


Tap on the country field and then you will be directed to other screen where you will be able to change the country from the drop down menu but then you will not be able to buy anything from there.


It was bug discovered in many users, especially after upgrading or in some cases after jailbreaking the Apple device. The method is simple, the best part is that with the help of this tutorial you will be able to change the payment information related to your Apple ID and do more in the information associated with the Apple ID.

By Abhinav Singh

I am an MBA student and a founder member of NXTInsight. I love to keep the track of smartphones, tablets, wearables and other similar gadgets, so that I could help my readers to make the right decision before buying a gagdet.

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