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

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how can I reload an app which is corrupted?

I tried to download a replacement for a corrupted Dropbox app, but the Apple store says I already own Dropbox and won't download another copy. How can I replace the Dropbox app which is defective?
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Changing the type of an App to Universal App later in App Store?

Can I change the type of an submitted App in the App Store later? Initially I want to submit an iPhone only App, but later there might be an Universal App as well to support the iPad. Can this be ...
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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 ...
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Apple ID's — I have apple id's on two devices [duplicate]

I have the same apple id on two devices can i delete one app on one device without deleting it on the other device. There are lots of apps which I would like to have and lots of apps which I wouldn't ...
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Does the iTunes Affiliate Program work with the Volume Purchase Program?

Can one earn affiliate commission through the iTunes Affiliate Program for purchases made through Apple's Volume Purchase Programs for Business or Education? In case it makes a difference, we're ...
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What will happen to apps i bought in a different country after i upgrade my iOS now?

I am running iOS 5.1 on my third gen ipad. I have moved and changed my account location to a different country. I have around $1500 worth of professional apps installed on my device which were all ...
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Is buying iPhone apps like a subscription or a one time purchase?

I've got a couple of questions regarding buying iPhone apps. 1) If Fruit ninja is $0.99 does it mean that if I buy it i will have to pay $0.99 every year? or is it a one time payment (what other ...
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How do I see all iOS in-app subscriptions that I have active?

If I subscribe to several iOS in-app subscriptions, such as magazine app subscriptions on my iPad, then how can I later show a list of all my in-app subscriptions?
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VPP license transfer

Is there any way to transfer licenses bought through Apple's VPP from one iDevice to another? (aka. I don't want to make apps a gift to the employee) And what are the prerequisites if such a thing ...
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When I update my app, does it need to be re-approved?

If I have an app on the app store and I want to update it, does it need to go through the approval process again every time I update it?
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Is there official documentation about upgrading your iOS app's minimum requirements?

There are a couple of questions addressing what happens when you upgrade the minimum iOS of an app and there are still users on older iOS versions. The answers don't seem to agree with each other. ...
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What's the name of the iOS / OS X calculator app that has 'variables' functionality?

I'm looking for an app on the App Store but I forgot its name. It is a calculator app that looks like it has been written on a noteblock. You can store the solutions of calculations as quasi-...
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Showing ios app store comments from different country

I would like to see the comments from other countries (ie. us) while leaving my appstore set to my country (Hungary) for updates. Unfortunately, there are few comments written here for apps, most of ...
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iTunes Connect: Can I have one bank account for every currency I receive?

As I understand it, Apple does not do currency exchanges when they pay the app developers, they just forward the 70% share in the currency the customers bought it. So, if an app is available in ...
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How do I pause the installation of iOS apps?

How do I pause the installation of an application? I started the download and installation of two apps from the app store. Now those are showing "waiting" and I want to cancel the installation of ...
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Application update, what will be the release date in appstore

I recently have released a game for the iOS iPhone devices for which I saw was at the top of the "Release Date" list under the relevant category. Unfortunately, I had to remove the game from the App ...
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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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In the app store how do you determine if an app is iCloud compatible before purchase?

A few months ago on the Arqade site I asked if the iOS version of Chrono Trigger put save games in the cloud. DCol provided a great answer detailing how to check if iOS apps you own backup to the ...
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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 come Google Maps isn't available to App Store accounts from Israel?

When I browse to Google Apps for iPhone with my iPhone and click on Google Maps, I'm redirected to the App Store but receive the following note: Your request could not be completed. The item you'...
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Can I find just the apps which I have purchased in the App Store?

I know I can go to the Purchased tab in the App Store on my iPad to see all the apps that I have downloaded, but I have been unable to find a way to see just the apps that I have bought. Is there a ...
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Purchases and updates after changing AppleID & Primary Email Address

I want to switch my AppleID from using my ISP email addrress to my gmail address. If I change both my AppleID and Primary Email Address as directed, (I understand I'll need to log out and log back in ...
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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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Releasing Same app for different clients on appstore

My company wants to make an app, that it can release on app store with the profile of different clients. Let me explain scenario. For example, they have got 2 clients A and B. They want to release "...
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How to publish magazines (in PDF format) to Apple Newsstand?

We're interested in publishing our magazines to Apple's Newsstand and we're wondering how we would go about doing this? I've read you need a developer kit (which we don't have), is there a way to ...
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Can't download Mountain Lion from app store on a Mac already running Mountain Lion?

I am trying to download and/or acquire an operating system installer for my newly purchased Mac. My objective is to put this onto some form of removable media (USB ideally) such that in the event that ...
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Disabling password prompt at every installation for App Store/Mac App Store

Is it possible? It's really annoying. Especially on the iPad (don't know if it exists on the iPhone) :S
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Why is the Amazon iOS App allowed by Apple?

Today a customer asked me how it comes that there is an iOS app for purchasing from Amazon while this seems to violate Apple's App Store review purchasing guidelines (Apple Developer login needed). I ...
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What solutions exist when apps don't download or update on iOS 6?

I've been having a problem with installing and updating apps after upgrading to iOS 6 on my iPad (3rd gen). When I click the Install or Update button the button, it turns inactive with "Installing" ...
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Where do I go for help when purchasing an iOS developer program and the payment is refused?

I am trying to buy paid membership for one year to the iOS developer program, but I could not complete the activation step. I have a gold visa credit card and I tried to use it to buy the program. ...
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What part of Apple's review process might lead to them reject apps with not-complete features?

Will Apple decline an app from the App Store if a test feature is in place? I've looked over the generic App review guidelines but don't know how or where the line is drawn. For an example specific ...
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Managing to change my Apple ID to another country [duplicate]

I need to change the country of Apple ID from UK to US, but I previously purchased some apps with my UK-based account, do I need to re-purchase them after migration? Will I still be updating my apps ...
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Being asked to log in to a different account to update Mac App Store apps

I have an update for iPhoto available in the App Store but whenever I click the update button the following appears: The account belongs to my wife, and as far as I know it's never been used on my ...
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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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Can't rate apps/music/etc in iTunes or App Store

I'm unable to rate anything in either iTunes, the Mac app store, or the iOS app store. If I rate an app 5 stars (or anything else), and then return to the search results, then go back to the app page ...
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Is it allowed to link to a site that contains a link to Facebook?

The iOS and Mac OS AppStore terms are strict on links to outside sources and shops. If I would link from my iOS app to a page which contains a link to Facebook or Twitter, would that violate the store'...
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If I purchase an app for my iPhone can I download it for free on my iPad?

If I purchase an app for my iPhone can I download it for free on my iPad?
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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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change my apple id country [duplicate]

In my apple account there is $0.15. When ever I try to change my country it says "you have store credit balance; you must spend your balance before you can change stores." If there is a way to change ...
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Submitting to the appstore: Once an app is reviewed by Apple, does it automatically go live on the app store?

I'm not a developer yet but need a quick answer to this question. I know when submitting an iPhone App to the App Store, Apple is reviewing the App precisely. I wonder how this works. Lets say the ...
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App Store password keyboard

When I go to the App Store on my iPhone 4s, the password box pops up, but the keyboard to enter the password does not pop up, so I have no way to enter a password. Any idea how I can correct this?
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App URLs in web-pages don't take me to the app in app-store on iOS

On my iPad2 (iOS6), when a web-page has a link to their app in the app-store, following the link does not open that app in the app-store. Instead, the app-store opens but does not jump to that app... ...
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Download free app updates without prompting to enter Apple ID password on iOS 6

I read somewhere in iOS 6 you don't need to enter your Apple ID password for downloading free apps and updates to already installed apps. However I see that I am still being prompted for my Apple ID ...
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Can I download a free app from the App Store without a credit card?

I just recently got an iPod Touch and wanted to download some free apps. The App Store wanted me to get an Apple ID, no problem. But now it's telling me to input a credit card. I don't have one, and ...
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Application Update Bug

So this happened a while ago, and I thought it would resolve itself eventually, but it hasn't, so I'll just ask here. I was updating my apps and clicked the "Update All" button in the App Store. ...
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How to find the associated apple-id for each app in your iphone? [duplicate]

I have inherited an iPhone with many predecessors. Wasn't reset in the middle. Had multiple id's and applications installed. I want to see a list of applications with the id that was used to install ...
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Can I install an App that is not available in my country's iTunes appstore?

I want to download and install an app on my iPhone, that is available in the US iTunes App Store - but not in my country's iTunes App Store. Is that possible without creating a US iTunes account or ...
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Is it possible to not keep ios apps on your main computer?

I sync my iPhone and iPad with my MacBook. It appears that iTunes stores copies of all of my apps on my MacBook, even though I, for obvious reasons, can't actually use them there. The problem is that ...
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iOS updates getting listed slowly

When I check for updates on an iOS device of mine, the results takes quite a bit of time to get listed. And even sometimes they don't and I've to restart the app by killing it. Although the speed when ...
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App Store Blank and Gray

I have an iPhone 3G with iOS 4.1, but don't have an Apple ID. I just got this used phone recently. It is jailbroken and unlocked to work on T-Mobile. I looked on the app store and noticed some apps ...