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

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After beta testing your app in TestFlight, do you have to re-upload for public release?

After beta testing your app in TestFlight, do you have to re-upload the app build for the Apple Review Team for Public Release or can you release the build for release right away to the App Store?
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Can two different App with the same name exist in App Store?

Is it possible I use same name but different icon for an App I sumbit to App Store?
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Why Uber is asking for payment info during registration?

I tried to use Uber downloaded from App Store and during registration process it is asking for a payment card, that I have to scan?! I do not realy understand, can smb explan what I need for ...
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I can't download some apps from the App Store

I want to download Tumblr but the "Free" button is "un-tap-able" (the colouring has become translucent-a lighter shade). Is there any way that i can download the app?
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Install Facebook Messenger on iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6

I reset my iPhone 3Gs but am unable to install Facebook Messenger back on my iPhone as it requires iOS 7. How can I install Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6?
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App Store Price Tracking Site

Is there a site that tracks App Store price drops and emails you accordingly? I've had an AppShopper account for years, but over the last few months it hasn't been emailing me about price drops in ...
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How do you increase downloads in the app store? [closed]

I've recently developed an iOS app named AutoCam. It has been in the App Store for about a month now. The downloads are really low, I can count them with my fingers. My app lets you control the camera ...
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No Space even though there is/ Won't Show up on my computer or itunes

My Ipod Touch 5 says I have 12.5 GBs used and only 184 MBs left. I had over 7 GBs of music but I deleted it. The music doesn't show up in storage but it still says that I have 184 MBs left. Now the ...
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When using a redeemed code through Volume Purchase, who owns the copy of a B2B app, ultimately?

I've been looking into various distribution options for enterprise-y iOS apps and one question I can't figure out remains: if my client does a volume purchase and chooses to use redeem codes to hand ...
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Family Sharing apps in iOS

I've set up the new Family Sharing in iOS. How do I go about sharing a specific app from one Iphone to another? Do I need to use iTunes on the desktop? Does it depend upon whether the developer has ...
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Download app from iPad to iPod touch with different Apple ID

How do I download a purchased app on iPad to an iPod touch with a different Apple ID? My daughter purchased an app and put it on her iPad, and I want to put it on an iPod touch that I gave my grandson ...
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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Is it true that an expedited review in the app store is not allowed for more than one application?

I have developed an iPhone application and submitted this to the iTunes Connect successfully. My app status has got change to "Waiting For Review". I would to know that if i have already requested for ...
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Password dialog very different in app store on iPad-3 iOS 8.0.2?

Whenever I'm asked for a password in the app store of my iPad-3 iOS 8.0.2 (e.g., when installing an app), I don't see the password request dialog like before. See the screen shot below. I'm guessing ...
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Creating iOS app preview in iMovie but getting iTunes Connect Error

I'm creating an app preview for an iOS app using Apple's instructions (record video using QuickTime, import into iMovie, File -> App Preview) yet I get the following error message when I attempt to ...
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AppStore apps on Corporate AppStore

Say you provide employees with iPhones that are locked to the companys Corporate AppStore, meaning only apps that are listed here can be installed on the device. Is it then possible to add public ...
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VPP app for business worldwide distribution

After a long submission process Apple suggested to deliver an app via VPP for business. The app is marked as "distributable worldwide", but apparently the redeem codes are enabled only for one ...
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Will I still receive push notifications if I remove an app?

If I download an app on my iPhone and it automatically appears on my iPad and I delete it from my iPad that means no notifications should pop up on my iPad anymore because I deleted it - even if I use ...
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Cannot get free apps from App Store after moving abroad

I tried to load a free app, but as I have moved to Spain from the UK it wouldn't accept it. I had to change my Google password and I have tried to change my address from my iPhone but it won't let me. ...
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Is there an iOS timelapse app that saves frames to camera roll?

I'm looking for an app that will save individual frames to the camera roll as it goes, at something like a 1-5 second interval. I'm having trouble finding any apps that don't expect you to use them to ...
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Does uploading new binary to iTunes Connect lose our place in the review queue?

Our iOS app is "Waiting for Review" on the iOS App Store. While "waiting for review," do we lose our place in the "waiting for review" queue each time we upload a new binary?
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how does an app recognize the phone?

I recently used an app to enter a voucher code and then redeem it to get free stuff. But it only allows 1 code/ phone. I was wondering, what do the iOS apps use when identifying a phone/user?
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iPhone 6, iOS 8, App Store Update count doesn't update

This is a small thing, but the details are where it is at. I have a new iPhone 6 running iOS 8.02 and the App Store flag says I have four new app updates to download. This was true before I downloaded ...
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PVstar + alternative for iPhone?

PVstar+ was my favorite Android app. However I got an iphone and it's not even listed... Are there alternatives to this for iPhone?
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Free iOS app in Pending Contract

I recently renewed my iOS developer membership and noticed that my free app, which has been available in the store for a year, is now in Pending Contract status. There is no information whatsoever of ...
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Will App preview video for iPhone 5 be the first item on iPhone 6(+) app store

We have submitted an app preview video, recorded using an iPhone 5 along with our new binary. We have also gotten some screenshots for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus using the simulator. My question is, ...
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IOS::We found that your app falls into a category of apps that is often used for illegal file sharing

Reasons 22.4: Apps that enable illegal file sharing will be rejected ----- 22.4 ----- We found that your app falls into a category of apps that is often used for illegal file sharing, which is not ...
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Incentivized Facebook Sharing

Is it against the rules nowadays to give players of a game the option to either share a link to the game on Facebook or pay $0.99 to unlock a level? Question source: ...
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How can I use Family Sharing for Store purchases if I use a different Apple ID for purchases?

A key feature of Apple's iCloud Family Sharing is the ability to share store purchases with invited family members. However, like many people, I use a different Apple ID for iCloud and Store purchases ...
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Host same application with different design

My question is similar to one posted in here but not exactly the same : Creating the same, double applications for iOS permitted? We are building iOS application for museums, the idea is to create ...
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Cannot reject a binary on the new iTunesConnect UI

We submitted our binary, but discovered that there was an error. I uploaded a new binary from XCode6 and it shows up in the Prerelease Tab of iTunesConnect. It has a higher build number (#706) as ...
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Apple AppStore policy change with respect to CoreLocation

Posting this question on apple.stackexchange, after 2 downvotes on SOF I just noticed a change in Apple policy, Apple Store review guideline too seems to be updated, with this context about ...
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Am I going to have a problem with a newsstand app which contains both free and paid subscription model?

We have a printed magazine and we're going to publish a newsstand app for it. And we have a case which I'm not sure Apple allow us to do. Here it is: User buys a printed issue with promocode in it ...
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How can I see all apps in 'Essentials' in Mac and iTunes app stores?

A quick question: While navigating the Mac and iOS appstores, I often see some apps marked with a grey rectangular box with rounded edges called 'Essentials', which appears just below the rating of ...
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Apple App Store submission review time vs update time

I've released an app to the App Store, it's been waiting for review for about 9 days. Upon running my own dev version I've realised I'd left a critical part out. Would it be worth waiting for release ...
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Cannot install anything using iPad App Store

I currently have a problem with the App Store on my iPad. The problem is that whenever I click on "Free" and "Install", nor is the app installed, nor does the window appear which should ask for my ...
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Can I avoid iCloud Family sharing if I upgrade to iOS 8?

Right now, my family and I share an iCloud account for iTunes and App Store. It works well, but the new iCloud Family sharing would put a limit to six members. That would not work for us. I really ...
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what happens after iOS developer account subscription ends?

If a developer paid for iOS development program which is currently $99 per year. But what if the developer publishes the app for free on the Appstore and after a year he doesn't pay $99? All of his ...
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Can't download clash of clans

I accidentally deleted clash of clans on my ipad and now when I go to the App Store it says open instead of letting me download it. It does nothing when I click open. Is there anything I can do to ...
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How did I end up with two iPad apps called Apple Store?

Which is the real one? What is the other one? How did I get it?
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Is there any app for invoice/receipt recognition?

I'm looking for an app to take the picture of the invoice/receipts (or use existing onces) and it'll "read" (OCR) the date and the amount and could export them into some text format or something ...
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Create app for customer

Is it possible to create a app and sell it to multiple customer? My intention is to create a generel app and then customize that app and sell it. Then customer can buy that app. And if the company ...
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Billing Information Required for App Updates

I'm trying to update 3 apps on my iPad and 3 things happen that never usually happen. It asks me to sign in. It asks for my billing information. My card gets denied. Now I know my card still works ...
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Is it a way to offer subscription as In-App purchase but for service and not for content?

I want to sell my app as a service where customers could pay for using it for a period of time. Is it possible? Where could I read more about it?
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Is it possible to increase price of an App?

Is there any way to increase the price of an app being sold on the App Store? (Where one could increase the price as necessary). Where I could read more about App selling strategies?
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What is the chance for Apple to terminate my developer account?

I've published a B2B iOS app in Appstore. When I submitted an updated version of the app, Apple rejected it as my app uses a background mode which is not actually required. But I justified the reason ...
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Tapping 'open' after downloading app doesn't work

I download apps from the App Store and when it says open I tap open and it won't open. What do I do? I already created a iCloud account and everything is still the same.
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iTunes link not working

So there's that app I found from my PC and should like to download: http://www.itunes.apple.com/jp/app/id666206963 When I click the link, my device asks me if I want to open it in the app store, ...
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Being Charged for Apps on IOS Apple Iphone 5c

My husband just bought his apple iphone yesturday in Japan on Okinawa. From a store called Soft Bank. The apps say there free, but after download says it cost a $1. I don't know why this is, but find ...
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Used iphone. App Store log in

I have a iPhone 4 that has been switched to straight talk. But when I try to open the App Store it wants me to use the old owners id it won't let me put mine it