Setting up Purchase Sharing

Apple iPhone 6S Plus on iOS 15.4.0

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Learn how you can share app purchases made on your device with your family. Some devices may also be able to share location and music purchases.

  1. Step 1/10

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

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  2. Step 2/10

    Select your profile.

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  3. Step 3/10

    Tap Family Sharing.

    Note: If necessary, tap Set Up Family Sharing to begin Family Sharing setup. You can only set up Family Sharing twice a year so it is best to leave it active after you have set it up.

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  4. Step 4/10

    Tap Purchase Sharing.

    Note: For this tutorial, we're setting up Purchase Sharing. You can choose other types of features for Family Sharing, but steps may vary slightly based on which feature you choose.

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  5. Step 5/10

    Tap Continue.

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  6. Step 6/10

    Tap Continue again.

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  7. Step 7/10

    Tap Send a Message.

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  8. Step 8/10

    Tap the Send icon.

    Note: A contact address for each family member will be prepopulated.

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  9. Step 9/10

    Tap Done.

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    Step 10 of 10:

    You've completed the steps!

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