Apple has actually added an assistance document to its internet site mentioning that clients which make use of an AOL username to sign right into the iTunes Store, App Store or iBooks Store will be unable to continue doing so beginning March 31 (via 9to5Mac). Apple clients should transform their AOL username to an Apple ID account in order to keep accessibility to the storefronts following the deadline.
“Beginning March 31, 2015, AOL will certainly no more allow consumers to use their AOL Username (also called an AOL Screen Call) to sign in to the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store. You need to transform your AOL Username to an Apple ID in order to maintain accessibility to the establishments and to content you purchased recently.”
Apple will certainly not provide assistance for AOL usernames that are not converted following March 31. The transition does not have an effect on any type of iTunes investments made with the AOL username or other AOL solutions that might be linked with the account. To start the change process, users have to sign into iTunes with an AOL username and comply with the on-screen guidelines.