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I am using Xcode 4.2 with iOS 5 to develop an application. This application doesn't include any new features provided in iOS 5.1. So, if I submit this app to App Store, can the users download it and run it on their iOS device with iOS 5.1?

Any comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Thanks a lot. :)

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closed as off topic by Gerry, patrix, bmike Sep 4 '12 at 0:28

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Every iOS version is backwards compatible, so yes.

But if you are not including any iOS 5 features, you should target a lower iOS version in Xcode , so users with old devices can run it too. Example: the iPhone 3G can only be updated to run iOS 4.2.

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ok. I get it. Thanks for your reply. :D – cthesky Sep 3 '12 at 15:16

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