How to Download Play Wild for iOS & Android – US & Other Countries

As some of you may have seen, Animal Jam quietly released Play Wild for iOS on June 24th, 2015.  The only problem is it’s currently only available for players in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.  Also, as of right now, it’s only available for iPads, which really limits the amount of Jammers who can play it.

The good news is that if you have an iPad, but you don’t live in the countries mentioned above, you can still download Play Wild for your iPad!  It’s really easy to do and I’ll show you the exact steps below.

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How to Download Play Wild for iOS (iPad Only) – United States, United Kingdom, & More

First of all, I should mention again that at the time of writing this post, Play Wild is only available for iPad devices.  So if you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, you won’t be able to download Play Wild using this guide.

There are two requirements that your iPad must meet in order to download Play Wild:

  • Running iOS 7.1 or higher
  • Must be a 2nd generation iPad or newer

So if you have an iPad that meets those requirements, you’re ready to go!  Since Play Wild is only currently available on the Canada, Australia, and New Zealand app stores, you will need an iTunes account from one of those countries in order to download it.  Don’t worry, it’s easy to get one!

You can create a new iTunes account on your iPad or from your computer if you have iTunes installed.  I’m going to use my computer since that is what I’m using to write this post.

Step 1: Open iTunes and click on the profile logo near the top right of the screen.

If you’re already logged in to your iTunes account, you’ll need to sign out in order to create a new account.  Click on the “Create Apple ID” button to begin creating your new account.

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Step 2: Agree to the Apple Privacy Policy

After clicking “Create Apple ID”, click “Continue” and it will bring you to the Apple Privacy Policy.  Check the box at the bottom then click “Agree” to continue.

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Step 3: Fill out the account information for your new iTunes account

You will see a page of forms to fill out to create your iTunes account.  If your email is already used for your main iTunes account, you will need to use a different one to create this account.  Choose a password and be sure to remember it!

Choose 3 security questions in case you ever get locked out of your account.  Last, enter your birth date.  I usually make mine at least 18 years old so I don’t need parental approval.  Click “Continue” to go to the next step!

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Step 4: Choose a country

This step is the most important one so make sure you follow these directions.  iTunes will ask for a payment method, but you don’t actually need to provide one.  At the top of the screen, it says “If your billing address is not in United States, click here.”  Click that button and it will let you choose a country from the list.

I usually pick Canada because it’s close to where I live, but Australia and New Zealand will also work.  Click “change” to save your preferences.  This will restart the account creation process, but don’t worry, it saves all of the information you’ve entered!

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Step 5: Enter an address

After you’ve navigated through the account setup again, you’ll arrive at the Payment Information page.  First, where it says “Please select a payment method” select “None”.

Now all you need to do is enter a Canadian address and you’re ready to go!  I usually just go to Google and find a large apartment complex in a big city in Canada, then use that for my address.  Any Canadian address will work.  You will also need to provide a Canadian phone number, I use the main phone number of the apartment building I’m using.

Click the “Create Apple ID” button and you’re ready to go!

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Step 6: Log in to your new iTunes account and download Play Wild!

Now that your account is created, all you need to do is log out of your normal iTunes account on your iPad and log in using the one you just created.  Go to the app store and search for Play Wild and you’ll find it there!  Install it onto your iPad and start playing!

How to Download Play Wild for Android

At the time of writing this post, Play Wild is only available for Apple iPad devices.  Hopefully it will be released for Android very soon.  I thought it was weird that they beta tested Play Wild using Android and then did the initial launch on iOS devices.

Check back later when Play Wild is available for Android!

Can I Download Play Wild for my PC or Mac Computer?

From what I’ve read, Play Wild is only going to be available for mobile devices like phones and tablets.  I think if the game gets really popular, they might end up releasing it for computer users.  But for right now it looks like it’s only going to be on Android and iOS mobile devices.

3 Comments
  1. me too, please!!!

  2. I love animal jam I wish I a memeber plz animal jam I want to be a member

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