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

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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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Better understanding Family Sharing (Can I share app from OSX to my iOS device?)

I'm trying to figure out (for the first time) Family Sharing feature. So far I've added family members and everything seems to work fine except one thing. I've bought from App Store Tweetbot for OSX. ...
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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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Set imageView as a banner inside an app

I wonder if Apple Review team allows such thing. Imagine you have a imageView inside your app, and you set it as a static banner, without any clicking option etc. Do you think Apple will allow sth ...
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Not able to download game applications from App Store

Since I got my iPad and iPhone I am unable to download certain applications, especially the games Is this due to region restrictions with Apple and South Africa? Apple recently released the iPad to ...
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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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How does iOS AppStore handle multiple version targeting different version of iOS?

Let's say I have an app with two versions that target different versions of iOS: Version 1.0: Deployment target iOS 5 Version 2.0: Deployment target iOS 8 My understanding is that when a user goes ...
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iOS - Is it alright if my app reward users for inviting friends to install my own app?

I have seen many posts about Apple rejecting apps that include in-game reward systems for watching advertisements that promote other apps and social sharing from: ...
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Changing Support URL in iTunesConnect

Is it possible to change the Support URL for an App at any given time, even during App Review or after it has been approved without having to upload a new version or binary? I saw this link, iTunes ...
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Can I avoid adding “security” questions?

So I just learned of these security questions, I canceled out of the prompt yesterday and I managed to download some apps. Do I absolutely have to add these? If I don't add them is it just going to ...
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Re-downloading apps purchased in a different country?

I lived in Canada for several years, but now I live in Norway (again). In Canada, I have purchased many apps on both the iOS and Mac OS X app stores. Some of these apps I have uninstalled over the ...
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Vpn service to log iOS internet usage?

I want a service like rescueTime for iOS. I'm pretty sure apps can't look at other app usage directly, but I think a vpn could track most of my usage, as I mostly do stuff that requires an internet ...
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How can I change the currency on the App Store?

I bought my iPhone 4 in France, but since then moved to the US. I have changed my address, my phone number etc. associated with my Apple ID, but the prices of the apps in the App Store still appear ...
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Implementing virtual currency is against latest apple guidelines?

Iam thinking about implementing virtual currency for my book reader app . But before implementing the virtual currency i did a few r&d and still am not clear about the apple guidelines for virtual ...
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App Rejected 3 Times, clueless how to fix issue

so an App of mine has been rejected 3 times. Each being the same reason: Guideline 2.2: Apps that exhibit bugs will be rejected More specifically the App Reviewer(s) cannot log into the Application ...
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iOS app store verification [duplicate]

For some reason, every time I go to download a free app after downloading some paid apps on my iPod, I keep getting a message that says I need to fix my billing info. I have been on here, read through ...
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iPhone 5s apps won't download

iPhone 5s running iOS 9 and it's stuck on the little loading circle. Resetting my phone temporarily fixed the issue but it's back. It's not asking me for any authorization or password. Just the ...
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iPhone app that is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note's Camera features

My mom loves the in built camera app on my Galaxy Note 4 in particular the filter which allows you to instantly remove blemishes she recently got an iPhone 6s Plus and while the camera is good it ...
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Why aren't iTunes Store links opening from Chrome and Edge?

I'm trying to open iTunes links from the web in Windows 10. Whenever I click on a "View in iTunes" link in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, I get sent to a page saying I should download and install ...
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Update badge notification

I cannot get the update badge notification to go away on the App Store (the notification bubble at the top right corner of an app). There are no updates that need downloading but the badge still shows ...
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iPhone app updates stuck with iOS 9

I find that when I click "update all" in my iPhone 4S the downloads seem to start and then when they are completed, it stays stuck once the apps are fully downloaded. I update through wifi, so it's ...
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How do I find out more about an installed iOS app that's been de-listed from the store?

I just discovered a pretty shady-looking app on my kids' iPad (just says "Free Video" under the icon?). I don't think they should be able to install apps, given the way I have permissions set up, but ...
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How can I cancel an app installation on the iPhone?

I started downloading an app then realized that it's really big (over 600 MB) and that I don't want it anymore. Is there any way to cancel the installation?
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Using Explicit App ID For Initial Release

Will soon upload my App for review on AppStore. However I am not using any App Services so I could use a Wildcard App ID. But for future releases/patches I know I want to add Game Center Service so I ...
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Do i need to change the root.cer in ios?

Our iOS app has running successfully and it has appName_root.cer , Now my issue will be the web service side they are migrate to one jks certificate to other vendor jks certificate . My first ...
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Cannot connect to App Store via iPhone - Wrong Password although password is right

So I have this weird problem. I can connect to the App Store via iTunes on my Macbook. However, if I try to connect via the iPhone appstore using the same email and password I get: "Verification ...
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iTunes: “Your account was changed while you were editing your account information.”

I logged into the iTunes store via Settings on a new iPhone 5s, and it automatically went to the "confirm your payment information" page. I confirmed my method of payment (none), and it came back ...
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Is there a way to see all iPhone App Store purchases?

I'm wondering whether there is a way to see all iPhone App Store purchases in a similar fashion that is available on Mac App Store in Purchased section.
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how to delete songs which had received from an application named share it

i have received some songs from android phone to iPhone 6 through an application named share it.I can't see those songs in music,but I can see these songs in share it application,even I can play it!! ...
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Cannot recover previously bought app

I've bought in 2010 the app "GoodReader" for iPhone and I would like to restore it to my iPad. However I cannot see it in my list of purchased apps in iTunes (although many others do show up). Any ...
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Beta App Review - max review time regulations

Does anybody know, are there any Apple regulations, that clearly say how long can the Beta App Review last? (the maximum amount of time) By Beta App Review I mean that review, that has to be done ...
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Unable to post video preview for iOS app

I am unable to submit the video preview of my app. Length is ok and the upload is accepted followed by the message "Your file could not be loaded. Try again"
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Create a new Apple ID with the same email [closed]

Due to certain reasons and circumstances, I want to create a new AppleID account (lets call it ID2) using my personal primary email (E1), already used in an existing AppleID (ID1). In the end, if ...
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the credit you entered is invalid while changing app store country

I have 3 credit cards, AMEX VISA and Master, all of them are assuringly valid in Japan, but when I tried to switch country back to Japan, it always said "the card you entered is invalid." whichever I ...
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Examples of Apps with PIN protected content

We have an iOS app with the following requirement. The app must be accessible only to those participating in a research study The app will be published to the public App Store, however, it will ...
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Requirement when submitting app to Apple

When I try to set up the app in Apple iTunes Connect to submit my app, I was asked to provide the support url. Can I use my blog website for this?
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App Store - Free app with externally paid for login - does this require revenue split with Apple?

I'm trying to get clarity on this, I believe I know this answer but would like validation that I am correct. I am building app and which will be free on the App Store, but users will have to login to ...
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iPhone won’t update nor install new apps

On my iPhone 5, I now have accrued 59 apps that need to update. I click on update and they all turn over to swirling circles and that's as far as it gets. Plus, I've just found out I can't install ...
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Install app on jailed iPhone, which is not available on App Store

Is there a way to install an app, which is not available on the App Store, without doing a jailbreak?
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installing customized iOS apps without App Store for clients

I'd be happy to know if there is a way to distribute a customized iOS app to my customers without using app store or signing in apple's b2b program. without jailbreaking too. I wanna know if I can ...
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“Advanced” App Store search

I would like to search the iPhone app store in such a way that I only see results that don't offer an in-app purchase. I know that Apple offers a data feed of all the App Store's data, so in principle ...
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What happens to existing free users if an App gets moved from free to paid?

Hey I have a free app in iTunesconnect that's being downloaded about 100 times a week. Mostly no user responses, no support requests or anything so I thought (I know this is selfish) I can make some ...
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Why can't I download apps on my iPhone 6s

I just got an iPhone 6s and I'm having trouble downloading apps. It keeps asking me to set up three security questions and when I do it says that it's downloading but then it asks me to set up ...
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Does Apple have a distribution platform for web apps?

I have built a web app that I want to distribute to Mac users (using Safari on OS X). What's the best way to do that? Google, for example, has Chrome Hosted Apps and Chrome Packaged Apps (for web ...
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Will Apple reject my iOS app if it has unused UIViewControllers?

Will apple reject my iOS app if it has unused UIViewControllers? I have many UIViewControllers in the Storyboard. However there are few of them I am leaving for next releases as they need more ...
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I can't download/install apps. I'm using iPhone 4, iOS 7.1.2

At first, iCloud reported that my storage was full. I deleted a few useless apps and some data. It still wasn't enough but I deleted all the backups and it says "5.0GB available" like that. So I ...
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'Cannot connect to App Store' on mobile network

When I try accessing the App Store when I'm not connected to a wireless network, it shows 'Cannot connect to App Store'; I've already re-applied the settings for mobile data, but that didn't help. The ...
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How do i cancel a pending purchase in the App Store?

I have a pending purchase and i just want to cancel it. Its seems that thou may not have an option for this issue.
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does WiFi Assist of iOS 9 work when cellular data is turned off?

Cellular connection kicks in when the WiFi is weak, that's a nice feature in iOS 9: WiFi Assist. I have on question, when WiFi Assist is ON. Does it cause me cellular data in the following scenario: ...
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Apple watch app without functionality

I have a client whom wants to add  Watch functionality to its app. However, my client wants to take paid from its customers using In App Purchase to activate this content. This will lead to an ...