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What's the difference between my iTunes ID and my Hipstaccount?

Last Updated: Jun 01, 2017 01:37PM EDT
This is a question we get asked quite often. Here's a quick rundown of the differences between your Apple iTunes ID and your Hipstaccount

Apple iTunes ID

- This account exists in Apple's store/member system, on Apple's servers
- This account is accessible only by you and Apple
- Any and all paid apps that you've bought through the App store get recorded to this ID
- Any in-app purchases (not just for Hipstamatic but for any app) are stored on this ID
- This ID must be used when reinstalling Hipstamatic, making new in-app purchases, or restoring old purchases
- Any/all changes to this account must be made through Apple/iTunes. We (Hipstamatic) are not able to help with any updates or changes to this account


- This account exists on the Hipstamatic servers
- Any free Hipstapaks that you download through Hipstamatic are recorded on this account
- Any print purchases (through Print Lab) are recorded on this account
- You can update the email address of this account using our Account Maintenance page (
- We can help you with any issues related to this account. If you're having trouble logging in, or are not seeing all of your past free paks restore as expected, please send us an email to:

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