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your account is only valid for purchases in the USiTunes...

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"Your account is only valid for purchases in the US iTunes store. Clicking will take you to this store"

First... I don't want to go to that store. I want the German store.

I get the above message whenever I try to buy or download anything from iTunes lately. As far as I can tell, all my addresses are set up for Germany where I live and I'm doing it German (language) but something is continuing to trick iTunes into thinking that my account is U.S. based.

Guess that leads to another question... do I need to have a U.S. account and a German account? If so, when did this B.S. start? Why does it matter where I am, especially if I want to buy a program or download a free one?

Anyway, I'm obviously aggrivated about this.

Thanks for any help. Also, I tried searching the forums but couldn't find a thread.
iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.5), why is buy thing on iTunes so **** difficult?
  • Mike Johnson12 Level 5 Level 5 (6,300 points)
    No you don't need an account in both countries iTS. You do need a German address with a credit card and address from Germany to use the German iTS.

    Yes it does matter even if the content is free due to copy right laws etc.

    MJ
    MBP 2.5/2/320 - iTunes 8.2 - TV, Mac OS X (10.5.7), iPod Touch 32 - iPod Photo 60 gig - iPod 2nd gen 20 gig - Blue Shuffle

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