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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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How is a large, spread out company supposed to work with the iOS Developer Program?

I work for a company which has several offices in various parts of the country (USA). The division I'm part of wants to get an Apple iOS Developer Program license. Another division (in another ...
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How should I set up my coding environment for PHP, mySQL, and JavaScript development?

I'm having trouble finding a coding environment that is comfortable and I'm hoping anyone has had the same problem. On my windows box at the office I've found my ideal coding environment that I really ...
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Is the white MacBook suitable for software development? [closed]

I'd like to know if you think the white MacBook (2.26ghz, 2gig ram) is good for software development (using Xcode, Interface Builder etc...)
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Where can I download old iOS versions from Apple?

I need to test my app with older version of iOS and can't find exactly where to download them from Apple. Anybody know the adress?
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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 ...
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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 to install Xcode 6? [duplicate]

I just got myself a MBA and I am wondering how do I install Xcode 6 on my MBA? In the Mac App Store I can see Xcode 5.1.1 so I have started installing that on the MBA. But, I want to install Xcode 6 ...
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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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How does the Mac OS X Lion beta work? [closed]

Apparently you download it from the Mac App Store, but I don't understand how that would work, because it's not an app. Can a developer who has installed it explain the process to me?
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Do I need to be a member of iOS Developers program to develop and install an app on my iPad?

Do I need to be a member of iOS Developers program to develop and install an app on my iPad ? Or can I just run Xcode and specify the device on which to install it ?
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How to install iPhone apps through OTA without iTunes interaction?

I am following this guide on how to install iPhone apps thru OTA without iTunes. I have the following questions: I only have a $99 developer program membership, not the enterprise program. The ...
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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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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 account problem [closed]

I have an Apple Developer Account, but it's in organization that I no longer work for. How I can leave this organization and buy my own membership in the Apple iOS developer program?
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Is Mac deployment controlled like the Apple iOS Developer Program does?

I am beginner Apple developer. I want to develop Mac and iOS software, but not for sale. Only for personal use. As I see to deploy my iOS program to my iPhone and my iPad I need to get iOS ...
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What is the best device to test an iOS application on?

I just enrolled as an iOS developer. I now need a device to test my app on a real device and not solely on the simulator. The iPod Touch seems to be the cheapest option. Will this be enough to test ...
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How to get OS X Server (for OS X Mavericks) for free (as Mac or iOS Developer)?

The Server.app for OS X Mavericks has a price tag of $19.99. Some websites mention it to be free for Developers who joined as iOS Developer or Mac Developer. How do I get the redemption code for the ...
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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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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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how many devices can be registered for ios Enterprise programme

I am working in a big organization where I want to distribute application with 300 different devices. I came to know that ios Enterprise programme is available for such a big in house distribution , ...
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Is it possible to download iOS 8 beta without Developer Account?

My device is iPhone 5 (American version). Is it possible to get iOS 8 beta without buying access to Developer Account?
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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?
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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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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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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 there any way to check the availability of iOS app names? [closed]

Is there any way to check the availability of iOS app names?
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WWDC videos on Mac

I've downloaded a few of the WWDC videos on my iPad using the WWDC app. I've also marked some of the videos as favourites. Can I access these videos on my Mac, maybe from iTunes? I found the videos ...
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iOS development forums? [closed]

Can I access and post on the official Apple iOS developer forums without the 99dollars subscription ? What are the best forums on the internet for iOS developers ? I'm quite surprise I can't find a ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the iOS developer payment schedule?

I'm planning to release an iPhone app next week. I have read that Apple pays out 45 days after the end of month (if threshold is reached). My developer account is linked to an address in India if that ...
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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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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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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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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? Thanks!
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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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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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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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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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Can one iPhone be registered to multiple Developer accounts?

I have an Apple iOS Developer account and I registered my iPhones UUID to this account (to create Provisioning Profiles, etc.). Is it possible to add this iPhones UUID to another iOS Developer ...
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Sharing a provisioning profile among team members under a non-company subscription

Let's say there are two iOS developers using 4 computers in total, working on the same project. Because code signing information in the Xcode project file gets checked in to the source repo, and ...
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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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Developer Program for Viewing Passbook-Related Pages

I have a registered Apple Developer account. However, I cannot view the following pages: iOS Provisioning Portal ...
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Renewal of App Store Developer Contract (Paid Applications) [closed]

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 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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Distribution of the enterprise iOS application

We are going to develop iOS application for enterprise. As I see we need take a part in Enterprise Developers Program. But there is a some points I want to clarify: Is it right that Enterprise ...