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Can't register new App ID

I'm trying to register a new App ID inside iTunes connect web site, but when I've filled out the details and hit continue, it just comes up "Loading" and stays like that, any ideas?
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Where to submit ticket about printing PDF issue

I was not able to print a password-protected PDF with Preview even though I have the password. But I'm able to print with Adobe Acrobat Reader Where is Apple's bug tracker to submit issue?
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how do I transfer my iOS developer profile to another computer because of hardware failure?

Is it possible to transfer my iOS developer profile to another computer if my hardware failed but the hard disk is ok?
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Apps larger than 50MB prohibited by the App Store

If we read the App Store Review Guidelines for iOS there is a point that 2.15 Apps larger than 50MB in size will not download over cellular networks (this is automatically prohibited by the App ...
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Is it legal to use content from Apple developer site for internal training documents?

Apple developer site has lot of content for someone who is learning iOS/Mac Development. Is it legal to use that content to prepare a training document for freshers in our company to help them learn ...
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How can I correct a wrong 'Personal Profile' address when enrolling in Apple Developer Program?

When enrolling in the iOS Developer Program as an individual, I reach a step "Review your enrollment information & submit". It shows an old address of my under "Personal Profile". You can see the ...
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How can I use a different Apple ID to upload Apps

How can I use a different Apple ID to upload my Apps to iTunesConnect? The Apple ID that I use as Developer Account is also in use for uploading iBooks into iTunesConnect and can't be used to upload ...
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For iOS developers, are GM releases eligible for OTA updates on point releases?

The iOS 7 betas are the first set of OS betas I've been through as a member of the Developer Program. Manually installing the beta releases is one thing, but now that a GM has been released will the 7....
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When do I need to create Apple Developer Account?

Say I want to start working on some app X which I want to submit to App Store. Is it necessary to have a developer account, before I can start working on this app?
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Will XCode break if I change AppleID?

For the past year I have had my old appleid that I used with my own personal IOS developer portal account at Apple. Recently I joined a new company and want to get onto their developer program. When I ...
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What will registering an apple device a developer device do to it?

I have an iPad 2 and I need a device to test my ios app on. I was wondering if their are any consequences to registering a device to be a developer device. For example, can I still use it as a regular ...
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Enroll multiple times iOS Developer program

Is it ok to enroll multiple times into the iOS Developer program to overcome the 100 device Limit ? I could not find anything about this within the Agreement. The Basic idear is that each Developer ...
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Outline of changes to the iOS Developer Program License Agreement

From time to time Apple updates their iOS Developer Program License Agreement, but, unfortunately, they never provide any clues as to what they changed since the previous version of the agreement. ...
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Mac Developer Program & free copies of OS X

The Mac Developer program is advertised as including access to Pre-Release Software (which right now means betas of Mavericks). Once Mavericks is released, will everyone with a Mac Developer account ...
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my apple developers account is rejected

this is what pops up when i click the email link. "We are unable to activate your Apple Developer Program membership. We have received your purchase information and will email you shortly to verify ...
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Where can I find iOS Enterprise Developer Program terms of use (license)?

Is it possible to see the full license (terms of use) of iOS Enterprise Developer Program before going through the whole process of enrollment to the program? I know that you can see the license ...
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Switching Organizations in Apple Developer Center

I have my own iOS Developer account and recently I got invited to join a team. I accepted, but now I can't switch back to my personal account to develop apps for myself. Every time I log in it has the ...
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Are Apple using COBOL batch processes? [closed]

As a Apple developer I received an invitation to the iOS7 beta. When I logged in, the website said my developer account was expiring "soon", and I needed to renew it prior to accessing the beta ...
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What is the difference between an “iOS App Development” certificate and an “In-House and Ad Hoc” one? [closed]

I am a member of my employer's corporate Apple account, and I am building a test app. To get it deployed, I created an "iOS App Development" certificate, after registering my device's UDID as required,...
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Stop Safari developer program membership

Does anyone know how to stop Safari developer program membership? A couple of years ago I enrolled into the program as I was interested in development of Safari extensions. But now I have a really ...
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Registered Apple Developer Agreement when under 18

When I registered to be an Apple Developer, I inadvertently did so without realizing the requirement to be 18 years of age (I was 17 and 6 months away from being 18 at the time). I did not take out ...
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Up to how long can Apple take to reply in 'Resolution Center' [closed]

I've read a few of these questions on the length of time it takes Apple to respond. Most of the answers seem to be about 24 hours (or the next business day). I have been waiting since the 19th ...
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Should I use my personal Apple ID for development or create a new one?

I'm about ready to release my first iOS app. While I was going through the steps to register in the development program I became unsure. Should I set up a new iTunes account to publish my app under, ...
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How do I uninstall old SDKs?

I recently upgraded to Apple OS X 10.8 but I observed the following folders in /Developer/SDKs: MacOSX10.5.sdk MacOSX10.6.sdk I googled and found out that I should run sudo /Developer/Library/...
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If I'm an Apple iOS developer, can I do iOS upgrades, downgrades within the registered devices?

I have an iPad 2 GSM with iOS 4.3.5 that I would like to upgrade to iOS 5.1.1. I tried to upgrade using an Apple 5.1.1 image, without success due to the signing window for 5.1.1 being closed. If I ...
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Developer Program for Viewing Passbook-Related Pages

I have a registered Apple Developer account. However, I cannot view the following pages: iOS Provisioning Portal https://developer.apple.com/library/prerelease/ios/documentation/UserExperience/...
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iPad and iPod touch suddenly require activation [closed]

I was using my iPad 2 today and everything was behaving normally. It had 90% battery and is running iOS 6.0. Then, suddenly, it displayed the Apple logo boot screen for a couple seconds and brought me ...
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Xcode tools getting working without the Xcode CD or external drive?

I would like to get the Xcode-developer things to my Macs. I noticed that Apple has started to offer some terminal things online, more here. I am still lazy to get the CDs, to get all Xcode-developer ...
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publishing similar apps on apple store [closed]

I am an indiviual developer (I also have a company too). Some of our clients want to publish apps that can support their business. We have created a template app for one of the customers, and for ...
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Download Xcode from developer site vs install from app store

I signed up for the (free) Apple Developer ID and downloaded the latest Xcode release from here. Is it any different from the App Store download/installation? If it's the same, why does the App Store ...
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Apple Developer certificates for signing mail?

If every registered Apple developer have a certificate for signing their apps. Is that certificate also good for signing mails? And by this, I also mean if their certificate is backed up by a root ...
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OS X 10.8 installed over pre-release version, still shows as needing download after the installation has completed

Several months ago I received a new Mac Mini from my employer with a pre-release version of Mountain Lion in one of the partitions. Running in the pre release, I went through the App Store and ...
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How can I publish apps under my own name if I'm under 18? [duplicate]

In order to sign up for a developer account, I'll need my parents credit card. However, after going through the signup process, my Dad's name shows up because he is the credit card holder. How can I ...
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Is it possible to join the Apple Developer Program with a Visa Prepaid card?

I have just ordered a Visa reLoad card where you simply put money on your card before you buy something. Will this work with an Apple Developers subscription?
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Renewal of App Store Developer Contract (Paid Applications)

I've registered with Apple for a Paid applications contract about a year ago and the contract renewal is due in late June. Since the initial application (registering as an individual) was done ...
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iphone app now is Pending Contract will it be removed from the itunes store? [closed]

I've developed an iPhone app for the company I work for. At the moment there is no need to update or bring out any new apps. So I thought I could let my apple developer license expire and extend the ...
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The new IOS developer program license agreement. How to do it? [closed]

I am not able to accept the latest version of the iOS Developer Program Agreement. How do i do it?! The above form is locked and there is no accept button what so ever. Any tips and/or pointers ...
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What Mac to start [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Mac to develop iPhone apps? I am new to this. I am looking to get into Mac, iPhone and iPad app development. I just enrolled in the dev program. It would be ...
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Registering as individual for iOS development still requires company name [closed]

I actually have 3 questions, but the one in the title is the main one. As I was trying to register, I have entered my apple ID and that takes me to a page where I can edit my contact info. I can ...
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Is there a cost for submitting an application to the AppStore? [closed]

I already own my developer programmer account for which I paid the $99 per annum. I understand that it allows me to develop and test on the device(s) and to submit applications to the Store. ...
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Give iOS Developer Program membership as a gift?

Is it possible to purchase a one-year iOS Developer Program membership for someone as a gift? I know the Apple ID of the desired recipient, but couldn't find how to offer the program membership.
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How to contact Apple about connection issue on bugreport.apple.com?

I have been trying to log into their bug reporter system (bugreport.apple.com) for about a month. Every time I log in, I get redirected to an error page, which tell me to report the problem. The ...
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Is the iOS5 GM identical to the final version? [closed]

Are there any differences between the iOS 5 GM seed released to developers and the final version released to the public? If I have the GM installed, do I need to do anything?
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Is the iOS 5 beta no longer usable? [closed]

I've been using iOS5 beta 7 for a while. About 4 hours ago (possibly the end of the 20th, PST, the expiration date for iOS 5 beta 7) the phone locked itself and claims it requires activation. ...
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iPhone Application Name Already Taken [closed]

I have developed an application for which I had registered a name on apple itunes portal. As my application is done now and I needed to upload the binary, I got invalid binary error many times. I ...
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Can deleted device be reallocated in the Developer Portal?

I want to know if deleted devices from the Developer Portal are reallocated. After deleting a device, I can use that spot to allocate it to a new one? I have read in Program Renewals Yes. You ...
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Can we modify UDID added in iOS developer portal? [closed]

I have an ios developer account. I by mistake added a wrong device Id in my devices. Can I modify the device id? I am able to modify my device name but not device id. What can be done? Please help ...
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Apple developer account and upgrading the OS

I run OS 10.5.8 and I need to upgrade it to Snow Leopard or Lion so that I can run GameSalad. I'll develop an app with GameSalad and upload it to the App Store. As I understand, I need to pay $99 ...
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Since yesterday I can't login to iOS developer forum. What's going on?

Since yesterday I can't login to the iOS developer forums, and I just subscribed 3 weeks ago. This is the error I get: What's going on?
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How long does it take to get confirmation?

I am an iOS developer and I just enrolled in the mac developer program. The site says i'll get confirmation in 24 hours, what is the 'normal' time in which confirmation is usually received?