QUESTION: Can you use an iTunes card to purchase time on your smartphone? – Jesse from Monticellow, New York
ANSWER: As far as I know, an iTunes gift card is only good for purchasing apps (or in-app purchases), music, videos and books through Apple. I’ve never seen a case where you can use your iTunes gift card to purchase time—which I assume you mean minutes on a pre-paid plan—for your smartphone.
Further, I would caution you to be careful if anyone ever asks you to pay for something using an iTunes gift card. This is a popular scam criminals use to steal money from you without using a credit card which can be easily traced. Once you give someone your iTunes gift card number, there’s no getting it back.
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