How do I renew my .Mac subscription? (ANSWERED)

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  1. Prof. macrumors 601

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    I didn't see a .Mac topic so please forgive me if this is in the wrong section.

    When I bought my MacBook, I purchased a .Mac account and got one free. I just got an email from Apple saying my account expires in sixty days. How do I renew my subscription using the code in the new .Mac box? I don't have a credit card so I must use the new code number.

    Thanks for your help.:)

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  2. MacDann macrumors 6502a

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    You'll have a buy a new subscription - but don't pay the $99 for it!

    I just bought mine for $59 from a company called royaldiscount.com - you can find it on Amazon for $69 if you're more comfortable with them.

    All you need is the code, and nothing more. I kick myself because I spent the $99 for two years, only because I didn't realize the retail boxed versions were nothing but a code that could be used for a renewal as well.

    DotMac is NOT worth $99, but I can justify it for $60. Just my $0.02.

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  3. Prof. thread starter macrumors 601

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    Well I already have the new .Mac box. I got if for free when I bought my MacBook. The code hasn't been used yet and I just need to know where I need to enter the new code.
     
  4. Applespider macrumors G4

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    Log into your account as if you're going to renew.

    There will be a space to enter a code - put it in there and click on Continue.

    Your balance for next year should then go to 0.00
     
  5. Prof. thread starter macrumors 601

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    Thank you!!! It worked and I am now set for another year.:cool:
     
  6. MacDann macrumors 6502a

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    Sorry for the confusion - I missed the part about you already having a code.

    But now you know - next year, buy it for cheap!

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  7. ::Lisa:: macrumors 6502a

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    Do you know if they will send the code though email to international customers at all? I'm in the UK and that sounds like a really good price. Thanks in advance.
     
  8. MacDann macrumors 6502a

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    No idea. An alternative might be to have it drop shipped to someone in the States as a "gift" with the understanding that they send you the code upon receipt.

    I would do it if someone asked - it's not like it would be an inconvenience.

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  9. Applespider macrumors G4

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    I bought mine 'Buy It Now' on Amazon for $70 from a company that will email codes through. Bought it at 10pm, paid for it by Paypal immediately, had the code by 11pm. Can dig out the seller's name if you want to but they had a lot of auctions on with loads and loads of feedback.
     
  10. ::Lisa:: macrumors 6502a

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    I have a few friends in the US but I don't know them well enough to ask that really. I will see what Applespider below says and if I can get that one then great. If not, would you umm, accept the code for me? :eek: *feels like a cheeky school gal lol*

    If you wouldn't mind that would be absolutely great. Thanks so much :D :)
     
  11. Applespider macrumors G4

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    Seller was mac-pro18005253888

    There were a few others doing it around the same price but they specifically said they didn't mind international and had no shipping costs and I couldn't be bothered with the hassle of emailing all the others for the sake of $5
     
  12. ::Lisa:: macrumors 6502a

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    OK I feel stupid but I can't find them. I am on a page on Amazon where someone was doing it new for $49.95 so I emailed them asking if they would send the code through email as none of them say. How do you know whether they send the codes through email or not? All of them just state "In Stock. Expedited shipping available. International shipping available." blah blah. I'm looking here. Typically the one for almost $50 has gone now while I was waiting for a reply. Ugh ugh ugh!!
     
  13. Applespider macrumors G4

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    Doh... it's me who feels stupid since I didn't but it on Amazon at all but on eBay. I think I was browsing Amazon when I wrote the reply.... doh! :eek:
     

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