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

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iPhone has stopped updating apps automatically

I have to open the App Store and tap Update to keep all of the apps up to date. There is always a big list of apps waiting to be updated, which takes quite a while to complete. This issue seems to ...
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What's the meaning/use of ?mt=8 and ?mt=12 in iTunes Preview and Mac App Store Preview URLs?

Examples http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wuala/id417749289?mt=8&ls=1   http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/wuala/id417749289?mt=8   http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/visualdiffer/id412386481?mt=12&...
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Fix: iOS AppStore 9.2.1 9.3.1 not showing App updates but only Open the App?

I tried several tricks like the 10 taps on AppStore tabs at the bottom, but I cannot get the iOS AppStore to show me App Updates. I can download and updates apps on iTunes AppStore on my Windows PC, ...
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Remove requirement of App Store password

For some reason, I messed up my iPad and now when ever I try to download an app I already purchased, I have to type in my Apple ID password where before hand I could download it straightaway. I don't ...
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Can two apps have the same name if spacing is different

Can two apps have the same name in the app store as long as there is a slight difference? For example if there was an app that already existed called "FatCat" would an app get approved that was called ...
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Demonstrating iOS in-development application

I'm developing iOS application for my customer. At final point he asked me to share "preview" of an app via link before he could pay me for it. How do I do that? How do I show my iOS app to someone, ...
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Your account is temporarily unavailable. Try again later

When try to download an app from the AppStore I receive this error message. Is there anything I can do besides waiting? Your account is temporarily unavailable. Try again later.
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Can the “Verification Required” be fixed if “Payment Type = None” doesn’t work, without providing a credit card?

Although similar questions about the Verification Required issue have been answered here and here, the answers provided there don’t work for me: 1. my account’s payment information already has “None” ...
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How is the iOS App Store Updates list organized?

I have dozens of apps in my iOS App Store that have updates available, but I have no interest in updating most of them. There are certain apps though that if an update were available I would want to ...
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Can I Use TestFlight Beta Testing for Apps Not Created Using Xcode?

I just submitted my enrollment application to be an Apple Developer. I have three Mac 3D Puzzle apps that were created using Unity 5.3.2 that I plan to sign and submit to the Mac App Store after I'm ...
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How Do I Get Testers for my App Submissions?

I submitted my enrollment in the Apple Developer Program a couple of days ago. I'm waiting to be approved. I have Mac 3D Puzzle apps that were created as .app files using Unity 5.3.2. I plan to ...
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How do I get all of the messages on my girlfriend's iPhone to come on my phone? [closed]

I suspect my girlfriend is cheating. How can I catch my girlfriend and get all of my girlfriend's messages to come on my phone, without having to use her phone? I have looked up different applications ...
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What does Facebook like button represent for App Store apps?

On an iOS application's App Store reviews tab, there is a Facebook like button. Anybody know what it does when a user clicks on it? Does it show on the user's Facebook feed or does it like a Facebook ...
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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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Archive of iOS app store and Google Play listings?

I am trying to find screenshots of old iOS app store and Google Play app listings, to show the history of how an app visually developed. I have access to the publisher accounts but there doesn't seem ...
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How to stop my iPhone from asking me to enter my password?

OK. So after the Apple hack when celebrity nudes were stolen I changed my password to something more complex than I can easily remember. (My password is now stored in the password manager app and is ...
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What happens when you make a free app paid?

My app has always(4 months) been free and I am wondering if I make it paid, will it be in the new paid apps category? It is not new in sense of app but new in sense of paid app.
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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 can I download free apps without registering an Apple ID?

"This Apple ID has not been yet been used before in the iTunes Store. Tap review to sign in, then review your account information." I keep getting this message when I try to install free apps from ...
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I can't download apps after updating iOS 9.3.1 [duplicate]

After updating iOS 9.3.1 I can't get apps from the app store when trying to get a new app in my iPhone after entering my password a box comes and says Require password for additional purchases on this ...
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Is there a truly user friendly guide on how to handle iOS Certificates and Provisioning Profiles? – Xcode 7.3 / iOS 9.3

I'm getting a warning that The provisioning profile "iOSTeam Provisioning Profile: *" is expiring soon. I'm not sure what to do and the Apple documentation, even the Quick Start Guide, is overwhelming ...
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YouTube App Installed According to App Store, but Cannot be Located

On my iPad mini, I'm having trouble getting onto YouTube. After I got the most recent software update, I wasn't able to locate the YouTube app on my iPad. I then proceeded to go to the App Store to ...
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Remove account from Family Sharing and access purchased apps

I would like to gain more insight into Family Sharing. Suppose I add Person X to my Family and let X buy apps from it. If later I remove X from my Family account, would I still be able to download ...
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Apps only crashing on iPad Air 2 with iOS 9.3.1

I have a very strange problem with my iPad Air 2. The problem is that certain apps crash immediately on launch. I tap the icon, the start screen shows and then the app crashes. This does not apply ...
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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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Change “Third Party Content” answer for app in iTunes Connect

I submitted an app to the App Store yesterday, but now realize I should change by answer I checked for the "Third Party" content Yes/No question. Is there an easy way to do that? I can't find one.
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Signed into an Apple ID account, App Store asks for different password

I have a IPhone 5. I can't install or update any of my apps because it's asks for a password for a different email which is not mine and when I go to Settings on ITunes & App Store I am logged in ...
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App Store is the wrong language

I changed my iTunes account location to German (with an Austrian credit card) in order to download a certain app that wasn't available in Danish (my primary language). I was now able to get the app ...
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iPhone 4 App Store won't download apps

I'm a user of an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1.2. When I want download an app, it tells me it need to update to iOS 8.4, but it's not supported for the iPhone 4! Is this only a requirement for specific ...
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How do I permanently delete data from a game when I delete it from my iPhone/ipad

I have been trying for weeks now to delete a game and all of its data and every time I do this and install the game again it comes back with the previous data. I want to delete the game and start ...
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iOS Calculator app that supports time

I want to be able to add and subtract time in a calculator app. For example: 5:30-0:45 I have tried "Time Calc" but I did not like the interface.
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How to get list of installed apps via iTunes?

I need to know what applications are installed or were installed on devices which are associated with iTunes account. I don't have access to the devices. Is it possible?
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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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Read only access to app store on ios devices

I restricted the iOS devices of my kids so they cannot install apps. This was necessary because it's not possible to revoke permissions given via family sharing. Now the app store icon is fully gone. ...
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“Show In-App Purchases” Not Showing In App Store

I have an app on the App Store that has In-App Purchases, but on the store there isn't a button that says "In-App Purchases" where a user can see what the IAP are. Where on mine (https://itunes....
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Appstore, turn off password for free apps download? [closed]

is there a way to turn off the password requirement when downloading free content from the appstore? I just find it slightly annoying when other app marketplaces don't have that compulsory ...
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App Store reports updates but no updates are available

It's one day that the AppStore icon and application of my iPhone 5S reports that there is one update to be done, but, in fact, no updates are available. I already tried to switch the iPhone off and on ...
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App Store - are “legal contract” kind of apps permitted?

I'm considering involving a lawyer in creating a simple app to create a contract between two people. They read and sign the contract on an iPhone and both get copies of it. I know there are medical ...
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What is quickest, least number of taps possible on Apple Watch to “check-in” with somebody?

I am looking for a way to contact my spouse when I am at work and too busy to text. I want to use my Apple Watch in the quickest way possible, ideally just 1 or two taps, to send an automated text or ...
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iOS App with Free trial and subscribe after that

So we have an app under Health & Fitness category. The app is based on only one main functionality and no other sub functionalities. Now, the client would want to give users some free trial period ...
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Finding old version of iOS apps for a 1st Generation iPad running iOS 5.1.1

I can't install any apps on my iPad because it keeps saying that the app requires iOS 6.0 and I have a 1st-Generation iPad which can only update as far as iOS 5.1.1.
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Can I get the code of a TestFlight app?

I have hired a developer to create an iOS app. He was working on it and showing me the progress on TestFlight but now he is not responding, don't know what's going on. Now can I get the code from a ...
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Are screenshots needed for ios app update?

I made a small update to my iOS app. In the itunes connect new version page, there's a section for screenshots "App Preview and Screenshots". If I leave those blank, will the app store just show the ...
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Are purchasing items through apps against the rules of the App Store?

From the App Store's Review Guidelines: Apps using IAP to purchase physical goods or goods and services used outside of the App will be rejected So, what that statement really mean? Does it mean ...
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App Slicing Thinning: Pre determine actual true size & space taken by App install or update on iOS Device?

Note: This has to do with App Slicing and App Thinning that was introduced by Apple in late 2015. Nothing to do with your 2012 question. https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/IDEs/...
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Apple App Store (install and get) loop, how to fix it?

Apple App Store is stuck in a loop, when you press "get" you get "install", and when you press "install" you get "get" again, and so on with infinity loop, trying to download a free or commercial app —...
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My app is showing install size instead of download size in App Store

My uploaded iOS app is showing 28.3 MB size in the App Store app on an iPhone 5s. As per the Estimated App Store file size from iTunes Connect, my app size will be as shown in the image. My concern ...
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Is there a way to transfer an app from a device to another one (App no longer on the app store)?

I have and use Photosynth regularly on an iPhone 4s. I bought a 5s last week and when i wanted to install the app on it i realised that the app isn't on the app store anymore. Is there a way to ...
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Can I add beta testers to my iOS app during app review?

I am iOS developer. I just finished a new iPhone App. I would like to send it to Apple for app review but I think I read somewhere that during app review I cannot add external testers for the app. ...
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How can I disable websites from being able to open App Store on iOS?

As the title says, how can I disable websites from being able to open App Store on iOS? I was reading a news website and clicked a link that opened a new tab (an advertisement) which then went on to ...