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# 138848 19-Jan-2014 09:20
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Quick question,

I have setup UnblockUS and changed my iTunes store to US in my AppleTV (to get Netflix) and it works perfectly.

Question is - to rent/buy movies from iTunes, do I need to switch it back to the NZ iTunes store (assuming I do not actually have a US iTunes account)? Or if I sign into iTunes on the AppleTV will it just show me the NZ movies?

I am setting it up for someone else later today, and I think that they do actually rent movies from iTunes. Will changing their iTunes store to US (so that the ATV shows the Netflix App) stop them doing this? Or will I have to set them up a US iTunes account?

Hope that's not to unclear.

Thanks.

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  # 969561 19-Jan-2014 09:51
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  # 969568 19-Jan-2014 10:11
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Excellent. Clever Apple. So as far as what they already use their ATV for, adding Netflix and telling it US iTunes Store (so that Netflix appears), nothing will change from a movies they can rent perspective.

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  # 969585 19-Jan-2014 10:38
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In my experience, for netflix to stay showing y need to be signed in on a us account, and then the nzstore does not show up. Yu have to change regions back and forth, or set up a us itunes account.



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  # 969586 19-Jan-2014 10:43
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I do not have a US ITunes account, I have just told the ATV to use the US iTunes Store.
But, I have not tried to rent a movie.

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  # 969587 19-Jan-2014 10:46
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trig42: ... telling it US iTunes Store (so that Netflix appears), nothing will change from a movies they can rent perspective.


The US iTunes has a much better selection than the NZ one.

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FWIW if you have an Air New Zealand OneSmart account with USD funds loaded on it, you can use that for US iTunes purchases.

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  # 969803 20-Jan-2014 02:50
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dclegg: FWIW if you have an Air New Zealand OneSmart account with USD funds loaded on it, you can use that for US iTunes purchases.



I concur, and have been doing this for the last year or so myself... Btw, to get a non CC US iTunes account, change your store on an I device, and then just 'buy' a free app, this will net you the US account, then AFTERWARD, add your onesmart CC details and you're good to go.

I personally don't travel much at the moment (young kids) but change all my onesmart $'s to US$ ASAP, so's to avoid the monthly fees.

Feel free to PM me about this if you get stuck? :)

 
 
 
 




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  # 969835 20-Jan-2014 08:52
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I have Netflix working fine at home (I use my OneSmart Card, no problems).

I went to set it up for a friend yesterday, setup and configured Unblock-US fine, but Netflix would not accept her OneSmart credit card (Just came back saying there is a problem with your Credit Card, or please enter a valid number - got both messages). I tried it with mine and got the same message about problem with CC.

Weird, going to wait a couple of days and see if it fixes itself.

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trig42: I have Netflix working fine at home (I use my OneSmart Card, no problems).

I went to set it up for a friend yesterday, setup and configured Unblock-US fine, but Netflix would not accept her OneSmart credit card (Just came back saying there is a problem with your Credit Card, or please enter a valid number - got both messages). I tried it with mine and got the same message about problem with CC.

Weird, going to wait a couple of days and see if it fixes itself.


For NetFlix, I used my standard BNZ Visa. It has no problems accepting that. Its only iTunes that doesn't like my NZ credit card.



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  # 969838 20-Jan-2014 08:58
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Yeah, Tried it with 3 card numbers, all got the same result. Very weird.

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