The iOS App Store is a digital application distribution platform for iOS devices, developed and maintained by Apple.

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Select the availability date for the first release of an iOS app

The first version of my iOS app got approved by Apple and is now in "Pending Developer Release" mode. I just set a "future release date" under iTunes Connect Pricing and got this message: You ...
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Check if newly released iOS app is worldwide available on the AppStore

I will release my iOS app soon and I read that there is a delay for up to 5 hours until the app is available on the AppStore worldwide. I'm in Austria (Europe), how can I check if the app is already ...
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iTunes Connect - Release time if app is set to specific launch date?

My first iPhone app is currently in "pending developer release" mode. At what time will the app be released if I choose to release it on a specific date? Via: >iTunes Connect >Select the ...
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Lost/blocked my credit card, can't buy any apps because of billing info

I lost (and locked) my credit card. Now whenever I want to buy an app from the iOS store, the transaction fails. What can I do to prevent this?
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App rejected for using the iOS Advertising Identifier

When I submitted an update for my app, I got the following message: During our review, we found the following: PLA 3.3.12 We found that your app uses the iOS Advertising Identifier but ...
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Can I upload an iOS app from OS X running on a VM to the App Store?

I don't have an Apple device and I need to create a iOS app. I was wondering if I could do it from a VM running OSX. I know that you can do this for testing, but can I upload the final version to the ...
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Are Apple Reviewers Robots? [closed]

I tried to apply a turing test in order to check if apple reviewers are actual robots or humans. To my surprise, they failed ! Input message : A sample hardware was sent to apple couple of weeks ...
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Would Apple reject an app mentioning the 30 / 70 income split?

The idea is that if you want to keep the same income from selling both on the App Store and on your website, you would have to increase the App Store price, because the App Store takes a 30% cut of ...
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Does App Store Review Board allow marking an app free and charging prices some days later?

Because of marketing considerations, I think it would be best if I mark my app as free for the first, say, few weeks, and charging a price for it after that period has gone up. I think I've seen this ...
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Can I download apps without having an apple id? [duplicate]

Is it possible to download apps on iPhone 4 without creating an Apple ID ?
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Can I list donors' names in my app to thank them for donations made externally?

Will my app pass Apple's review process if I list the names of donors in my app? I don't have any link to donate in the app, and there is no way for users of my app to donate in the app. All ...
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Does App Store Review Board allow Photoshopping a screenshot to show fake content?

I am preparing to submit an app that records trails (like Runkeeper) to the app store, and I think that it would be great if the screenshots of my app shows it filled with trails on the main screen. ...
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if i have used someone elses apple id to download an app, will it erase when i update my phone on itunes?

i used my friends apple id to download a music app that she had downloaded as i could not find it on my apple id, will it erase if i update my phone on my iTunes off my laptop?
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How should you say an app is coming to the app store prior to being approved?

This is likely a silly question, but I can't seem to find anything official on this subject. Often on pages for upcoming games and applications, you'll see an image that states "Coming to Apple ...
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How to stop “Payment Verification” when trying to download free apps? [duplicate]

How to stop “Verification Required” when installing free apps? My iPhone does not show the none payment method. See the screenshot below:
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Can I use the promotional Apple images in my apps tutorial screen?

Hey I am using the stock apple iPhone images to place my screenshots over: https://developer.apple.com/app-store/marketing/guidelines/#images. My app has a tutorial screen in it where you can swipe ...
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Where do I put my app's privacy policy and when do I display it?

I am going to submit my first iOS app in the next few days and I am a little unsure about what to do with the privacy policy. Is it enough just to have it on the App Store page or do I need to ...
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iOS: Pressing Update opens the app

iPhone 4. When I'm in the app store, and I want to update an app, I go to the updates tab and I click update. It proceeds to open the app without updating it. I have tried hard shutdown, soft ...
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How do I make my iPod 5 gen stop asking for my Apple ID password to update an app?

The other day I went to update Pandora so I could listen to music and once I press update it asks for Apple ID password. This does this to all of my other apps that must be updated.
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Why binary does not move from Processing to Version in iTunes Connect?

I have submitted a build yesterday but it does not get processed in iTunes Connect. Then I submitted 3 other build too with incremented build number. But they are handing also. Any idea?
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Reuse other app's icon in my app? [closed]

Do I violate any rule / law when I reuse other apps icon as my app icon? What if I modify image a bit?
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Disabling app updates

I have iOS 8.2 running on my iPod Touch (7); and since I downloaded iOS 8, all of my apps update automatically. I personally don't like that at all, I want to see what updates are available and what ...
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App Store Approval for Iran Market

We are developing an iOS application based on Iran market and we are planning on using APNS and In-app Purchase in the app. Will there be any approval issues in app store? Which countries can an ...
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Are any priorities among criteria that are checked during app review?

Apple refused for the third time my app. For first two times reason was about semantical, performance issues. Now something wrong with meta info, I forget to set appropriate adult classification. ...
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Does it make any sense to complain about App Store app review?

Apple has refused my app, but I can not accept reason. They said it is not able to fully loaded, but on all device, conditions etc. work well for me. Do you think is it any chance they read my ...
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Expected behavior for App Store links?

What is the expected behavior for App Store links to device specific apps? For example, take an iPad specific app like On Investing by Charles Schwab: http://appstore.com/OnInvesting or ...
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How can I use an app I bought for my iPhone also on my iPad?

I have a IPhone 4S with TOM TOM installed (bought from Google Play), I now need the app to be copied to my IPad. Is there anyway to do this with out buying another TOM TOM app.
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Can I keep apple appstore revenue with apple for longer time?

I would like to know weather I can keep my appstore revenue with apple and withdraw whenever I like..?
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Can't add a new ID to Volume Purchase Program Customers

I have an app that I sell using Apple B2B / VPP. When logging into iTunes connect to add a new Apple ID (for a new customer) I am finding that clicking "Add Apple Id" is doing nothing (e.g. the page ...
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Buy from the iOS AppStore via desktop browser and have app auto-install to my iOS device?

The question sums it: How can I buy from the iOS App Store and have it download to my iOS device, perhaps telling it? Anytime I attempt to go to the AppStore website, it keeps trying to push me ...
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How can I perform JPEG lossless transform on iPhone without using a computer?

From Wikipedia: A number of alterations to a JPEG image can be performed losslessly (that is, without recompression and the associated quality loss) as long as the image size is a multiple of 1 ...
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I can't change country/region of my Apple account!

I can't change country/region of my Apple account. The steps I followed: Tap on the App Store icon in your home screen Tap on featured on the bottom left corner of screeen Scroll all the way to the ...
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New Apple ID doesn't work

i just created a new Apple ID yesterday and whenever I try to download an app it just says waiting infinitely until I delete it, and when I try updating my apps, in the App Store it displays the stop ...
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Moving vast distances and keeping app store purchases

It looks like I will be moving shortly (From Australia to America) and I am wondering if it is possible for me to keep my app store purchases when I get a new phone in the USA. I currently have a ...
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Submitting to app store, in “Prepare for Submission”, how long do I get?

so I just had a bit of a panic and realised that the app name I want may not be available. Just went ahead and created an app in iTunes connect using the bundle id, sigh of relief it's available. I'm ...
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In-app purchases of an app downloaded from a different country

A few months ago, I purchased a number of applications from iTunes US using a US-based credit card even though I'm not from the USA; from the PH, actually. (I used AmEx Virtual Pay offered by my local ...
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From when AppStore submit time is calculated?

Is submit time calculated from last modification or date of binary upload? If pics or description are updated submit time will get postponed?
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How to react on Appstore rejection of screenshots?

Today my app's metadata was rejected by Apple. Reason - "8.1 - Apps must comply with all terms and conditions explained in the Guidelines for Using Apple Trademarks and Copyrights and the Apple ...
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What iPad app is this?

I was wondering what this app was called that i also saw during an Apple video.
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How do I change iTunes country with family sharing and child accounts?

I've moved from the US to the UK and I'm trying to change my country in the App store on my iPad. I have family sharing setup, and a child account included in the family sharing. The problem is that ...
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Can I deauthorize all computers on iTunes, without being on an authorized computer?

I'm having issues installing apps on my new iPhone, because I am not authorized on my computer. In the last 8 years I've been changing computers and reset the OS a lot. I didn't think of a limit with ...
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Changed my Apple ID and now can't download old apps [duplicate]

I changed my apple id some time ago and I am wanting to download an app I used to have on my phone, crunchyroll to be specific. But every time I click the icloud icon to redownload it it shows the ...
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App store currently unavailable message? [duplicate]

I've noticed that this message appears only when I enter something "wrong" in search field. For example if I enter this: Learn to code html, it gives me a list of all apps matching the criteria. But ...
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The AppStore is temporarily unavailable. Please try again

This is very frustrating. We are not able to download apps from App Store, as we keep getting error message "The AppStore is temporarrily unavailable. Please try again". I falied also to login to App ...
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How often can a user rate an iOS app?

There are 2 rating dialogs in the AppStore, one for the current version and one for all versions. Does that mean that a user can rate every update of an iOS app?
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Apple AppStore - Factors to get listed in “Customers Also Bought”?

I would like to get my iPad app listed under Customers Also Bought in the Apple AppStore for a certain app. What factors are relevant to get listed in there? I guess same category and subcategory are ...
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I Do not want to use my credit card INFO [duplicate]

Is there any way to install free App without use my credit info? I looked for ( NON ) in the payment review but couldn't find it.
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Are app-related trademarks allowed as keyword for an app in the App Store?

I'm building an iOS 8 iPhone app that lets user upload photos to Facebook. Can I set the term Facebook as a keyword for my app in iTunes Connect or will that lead to a rejection by Apple?
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Multiple iOS App Store Updates in under three days

The other day I noticed that some major apps like Instagram, Snapchat, Nike, Facebook, etc. can have multiple updates (sometimes three or more) in only a few days (less than three or four). See this ...
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Weather apps that report snow accumulation

Are there any weather apps for iOS that report the amount of snow accumulation, not just precipitation? Something like 3-5" of snow is expected. I've tried the stock weather app and several others. ...