Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

is there a way to turn off the password requirement when downloading free content from the appstore?

I just find it slightly annoying when other app marketplaces don't have that compulsory requirement

did not google, thanks for doing it for me while I type my password

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

No, there’s no way to do that on a clean iOS install.

However, if you don’t mind jailbreaking your iOS device, you can use PasswordPilot to auto-enter your App Store password.

share|improve this answer
2  
I assume that would auto-enter the password for all purchases, and not just free purchases? –  Adam Davis Mar 30 '12 at 16:47
1  
no jailbreak on 2012 ipad –  cqm Mar 30 '12 at 16:50
    
@AdamDavis Yeah, me too. –  Mathias Bynens Mar 30 '12 at 16:53
    
@cqm Then you’re out of luck, until a jailbreak exploit is found for the new iPad. (Your question didn’t specify this was about a 2012 iPad.) –  Mathias Bynens Mar 30 '12 at 18:38

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.