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

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What's the current state of delta updates for iOS apps? Were they ever promised? If not, any word from Apple on if it will come?

I'm quite sure that I read, in more than one place, that one of the features of iOS 5 was to be delta updates for apps. However, the massive download that was required for an update to Infinity Blade ...
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How do I make an iPad app free for certain users? [closed]

I would like to know how to make an iPad app for free for users buying a Mac app, via the appstore. My goal is to do a promotion like "Buy Mac app and get an iPad app for free!"
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Looking for monitoring tool for app sales and trends - combining iTunes App Store and Android Market

I am currently on the search for a universal desktop application (osx if possible) that is tracking both my iOS developer account as well as my android market store account. I already tried a lot of ...
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Do I need to know someone's Apple ID email address to gift them an app?

I'd like to send an app from the App Store to somebody as a gift. I have their email address, but I'm not sure if it's the email address associated with their Apple ID. Do I need to enter their ...
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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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Can I move app purchases from one Apple ID to another?

Can I move apps purchased with one Apple ID to another Apple ID? I am looking at purchasing a used iOS device and I want to be able to keep all the apps that are on the device (with permission of the ...
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Could my app store password stop working due to iCloud confusion?

How can I figure out which Apple ID to use for purchasing and not end up with more confusion with @mac.com @me.com and @icloud.com email aliases that all belong to one iCloud account? (I apoligize ...
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What's the App Store refund policy?

The Apple FAQ has this same question, but doesn't really have an answer. To quote: What is the Mac App Store refund policy? If you experience a technical issue with an app, first contact the ...
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iTunes - access to music and apps per country [closed]

Does access to iTunes from a particular country, mean that iPhone apps are also accessable in that country?
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“unable to download application” when installing directly on iPhone

While trying to download an app over a wifi connection, app store told me that it was "unable to download application, please connect to pc to download application". After doing some research i found ...
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Buyer information provided by Apple to Vendor for AppStore purchases [closed]

Since I'm not currently selling anything in the apple appstore it would be nice if someone who does could help me out with some details on the information Apple provides to the developer about the ...
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Issues with 2nd gen iPod touch

I have a 2nd gen iPod touch (bought around 3 years back)...Off late, I am facing some issues with it; Date/Time gets reset on a few ocassions even though I charge it regularly (mostly seems to be a ...
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Can I download apps from the US app store if I'm using a different store?

Can I download apps from the US apps Store even if I'm currently using the italian store ? For example, I would like to download Spotify, which is not available in the Italian store: Should I change ...
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Can I purchase from other sites using my Apple ID?

Is it possible to purchase from other sites using my Apple ID account like paypal; to pay for items on sites other than the iTunes store? How would this be done technically? I have came up with a few ...
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Can apps purchased from one Apple ID be shared between multiple iTunes libraries?

We have a number of iDevices in the family, and each user has their own Apple ID. Also, each person has their own computer to sync apps and other content. If I purchase an app for my iPod, Can I ...
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Is Mac OS X required to submit an app to the iOS App Store?

We are about to develop an application using Phonegap, a cross platform mobile development tool, but they offer a service where they will build your applications and send you the compiled source code. ...
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Where is “Get Info” in Xcode 4.2?

I have problems publishing my Application in the App Store. It seem that the UI has been updated, but the tutorial I use still uses the old version of Xcode, and I can't follow the instructions to ...
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Is the feed that comes from Apple's RSS feed generator out of sync with the app store?

For example... http://ax.itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStoreServices.woa/ws/RSS/toppaidapplications/limit=25/xml Right now, for me, that feed shows Camera+ as being the number 3 app paid app. ...
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How can I change the Apple ID associated with an iPod Touch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to change Apple ID on my iPhone I just bought myself a used iPod Touch - 2nd generation. The person who previously owned it cleared just about everything off. ...
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When restoring In-App Purchases, is there any limit to how many devices I can restore my In-App purchased content?

Suppose I have multiple iOS devices, say more than 5, and I purchase a gun through In-App Purchase, after I restore my purchases, will that gun be available in all my devices, in that game? Just want ...
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Are there disadvantages to using different Apple IDs for iCloud and Store purchases?

Apple provides instructions for configuring one Apple ID for iCloud and a different Apple ID for Store purchases. But this is clearly not the "recommended" approach. Is there a reason to avoid doing ...
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iOS 5 change AppStore language

After upgrading to iOS 5 my AppStore language changed to German. Referring to that quesiton it is possible to change the language by selecting the country in iTunes like it is described in this apple ...
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What happens after an iOS magazine subscription is canceled?

Now that iOS 5 has been released and devices now have the 'Newsstand' feature, I've been considering switching over some of my print magazine subscriptions to the iPad platform. Does anyone know what ...
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App for File store and viewer

I am looking at an ipad app which can be used to store files locally as well as supports multiple types for viewing. E.g. Doc, xls, ppt, etc I heard Goodreader is one such app, but was looking for ...
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How do I set up iCloud for a family?

What is the right way to set up iCloud for a family? Assume that I want to share iTunes store account, have separate mail, contacts, bookmarks and notes, but have the possibility of sharing calendars ...
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App sharing in iOS 5

I have shared my App Store account with my family member not to purchase the same app twice. It has been simple so far. Just enter the same Apple ID in two devices. Now we have iOS 5 and iCloud. Is ...
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Is password to make purchase from App store on iPad and iPhone encrypted?

Is it safe to purchase apps when connected to an unsecured Wifi network (like Starbucks)? Can your password be seen?
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after transferring information from time capsule to new MacBook Pro iTunes/AppStore stop working

I choose to use a time capsule to initialize my new MacBook Pro. All went well until I tried to use applications bought from the AppStore. Some of them don't start and eventually ask me for my Apple ...
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If radio streaming's connection is bad, What have to do next? [closed]

I made Radio Streaming Iphone App. And submit to itunes app stroe. But they rejected my app. This is the reason. 2.2: Apps that exhibit bugs will be rejected When the user taps on a radio, an alert ...
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Is it possible to know the keywords used in AppStore for a given iPhone App?

I would like to know if there is a way to find out the keywords used by an App when they submitted the app to the AppStore?
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Is there a legal way to get a US App Store account from outside the US?

I noticed that many useful applications are unavailable in Russian App Store, as US Store seems to be the primary target for developers. I wonder if there is any legal way to obtain a US Store account ...
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Is users' discussion/chat on Jailbreaking allowed in an Apple-approved app? [closed]

We have a 'web service' iPhone app where users can generate new content (which is publicly viewable) by uploading texts. So, wanted to confirm: is it okay if they discuss/chat on benefits or on how ...
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Ability to give away iOS application, usually for sale

I am wondering if it's possible to do "mass giveaways" on the AppStore, without lowering, changing or otherwise changing the listed application. Is it possible to distribute hundreds to, potentially, ...
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USSD application for the iPad 2?

Are there any applications that allow you to send USSD commands to your data service provider using the iPad 2? Removing the SIM card from the iPad and inserting it into another phone to send out a ...
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How to search better in App Store

As an example ... If I wanted to see all commercial airplane simulator games out there, how would I accomplish this without going to see title by title? ...
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Is there a way to differentiate between paid and free apps in iTunes purchase history?

I want to know what apps I've paid money for, as opposed to free apps that were downloaded. I need to know this because I gave my little brother my old 3GS to use as an iPod which remains attached ...
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How can I re-download all the apps I bought on another store account?

I have moved to another country, which comes along with the joy of moving apple store accounts. This would be easier, however, if there were a trivial automated way to re-download all of my free apps ...
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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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How can I backup my apps from the iPad to my mac?

I recently updated to Lion and didn't keep any backup of the local library for my installed apps on the iPad. Now when I'm trying to update to the latest version of iOS it tells me this: But when ...
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How to remove apps from the “Purchased” list in the Mac OSX App Store?

I've installed a bunch of apps from the App Store, some free, some paid. Many of them are garbage, were uninstalled, and I don't intend to ever install them again. How can I remove (or hide) them ...
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Can I stop the App Store from exiting every time I install an app?

Every time I install an app in app store on iPad, the app store will close. This is annoying when I want to install multiple apps at once. Is there a way to stop it from doing this?
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Small-Business iPhone Deployment

I have a friend who has managed to successfully lobby his employer to switch the company-issued "feature phones" to iPhones. He has been peppering me with questions on how to set these phones up with ...
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File management iPad app

I am looking for some free File management iPad app. It should be an offline file viewing app, with features to open common file types and also extract zip or rar files. It should be exactly like ...
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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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Which were the first 500 apps on the App Store when it launched in 2008?

The subject says it all. Is there somewhere a list of the first set of apps on the iPhone App Store when it went live in July 2008?
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Xcode 4.1 installation not customizable? Missing Installation Type Step?

Any ideas on how to get around installing that huge iOS SDK in Xcode 4.1? This Q&A suggests to deselect iOS SDK during installation, but the Xcode 4.1 (App Store-Version) Installer seems to have ...
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Preventing iTunes from keeping old versions on “Mobile Applications” folder

I just manually deleted about 1gb of useless old version files from that folder. But I've got 966 items there and no way to going through them all, plus some of them are not even that simple to ...
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Where do we find our reviews in iTunes App Store?

Is there a place where we can find our own comments in the iTunes App Store so we see how many consider our comments as good ones for example?
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Can I give away my iPhone apps with my phone?

I had an iPhone 3G that I've given to my friend. I had a number of paid apps that I left on there in the hope my friend would be able to use them, however when he tries to sync iTunes tries to delete ...
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How to downgrade an iOS app for iPod touch?

Is it possible to downgrade an app from a newer version to an older version without having a copy of the older verion. I guess this could also be rephrased to, 'is it possible to download an older ...