Deleting an iTunes account

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    Hi,

    I have two iTunes accounts on two different app stores. I normally have a tough time with updates, since the iPad behaves strangely when it comes to the current, active login and the password that it asks! I'm sure many have the same problem!

    Anyway, I thought I'd delete one of the accounts and continue with the other! What will happen to the apps associated with the account I want to delete?
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    They simply won't be updated any longer.

    Tim
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    I don't understand why you have a problem I have 3 iTunes accounts and sync with out problems.
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    In MY experience ~ you won't be able to update those apps you purchased with that account.

    Ask me how I know.:(
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    I rater stay with one... I imagine it can be a nightmare!

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    Why multiple iTunes accounts? I am good with one.
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    Usually to access different iTunes stores.
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    So you register as a different country every time? Is there that much of a difference in the apps?
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    An iTunes account can only be tied to one country so you need different accounts if you want things from different stores. Lots of apps are restricted due to location so this is a way round it, iplayer only available in the uk store for example, or netflix in the us store.
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    Is there a way to tie my PayPal account to my iTunes acct?
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    Yes.
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    paypal tie up is not possible for all stores. I have indonesian itunes account and never get an option to add my paypal account. only credit cards.
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    I can add a paypal account. I am in the us.
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    presently i am in usa but when i go to india can i use the sameaccount which i am having presently or will have to open new account with indian i tune store
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    You can continue to use the same account unless you need to change your billing address for a credit card. I'm living in Malaysia and use my US account

    -t
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    True. I know the us itunes does have a paypal option but then they do not accept overseas paypal accounts. I was not able to add my indonesian paypal account to my US itunes account.
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    There is more than one way to skin a cat as they say use iTunes cards for that country.
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    That's a horrible comparison. :(

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