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

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Is 64-bit a requirement for publishing to the iOS App Store?

iOS developers recently received an email from Apple stating that Starting February 1st, new apps and app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with XCode 4 and iOS 7 SDK The email ...
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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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How can I find out which iOS apps I've purchased were free?

I know that I can see all my purchased apps in the App Store on my iPad but it doesn't give any indication of whether these are free apps or whether I paid for them. I am in South Africa and have ...
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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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My app was rejected citing 11.3 (In-app purchase)

I created an app that lets users store items in the app. There is an amazon button next to each item. When the user clicks the amazon button, the app finds the item on amazon and, if found, opens the ...
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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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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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PDF magazine to Newsstand solution on low budget?

I'm a student in charge of my university's magazine, and I'm interested in finding a user and budget friendly solution to distributing a tablet version on Apple's Newsstand. I'm not the best ...
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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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Finding old versions of iOS apps (for 5.1.1 on a 1st Generation iPad)

I have a first generation iPad that was working perfectly well, and was loaded with apps which worked perfectly well. For various reasons I did a factory reset. Now I can't reinstall many of the old ...
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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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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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How do people hack iPhone games so easily?

I have seen high scores of 999,999 on Flappy Bird as well as many other impossible high scores on games such as Temple Run, etc., on iPhone and iPad. How do people hack these games so easily when ...
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New iPhone asks for an Apple ID login that is not mine

I have just changed my phone from a 4S to a 5s. I backed up my old phone to iCloud, then downloaded the backup to my new device. Whilst entering the settings in my new phone it asked me for the ...
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How do I stop a deleted purchased apps from continously charging me?

I bought this Starmaker app at the App Store for Iphone which cost me $1.79. I thought that I would be charged just one time. But every week, I have been getting email notifications that I am ...
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Is there a procedure to report a buggy iOS app in the app store?

I found an app on the iOS App Store available in both lite and paid version, but it has too many bugs. See the edit history for the name, but this is more about how I can get word back to Apple in ...
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apple review process taking long time

I have two apps in queue for review by Apple. I had uploaded two app recently. App 1 >> New App uploaded on 5-Jun-14 App 2 >> Update for app uploaded on 4-Jun-14 (one day before of App ...
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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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How do I get iTunes to take my security update info?

Recently, when attempting to make a purchase (or free download) on the App Store iTunes was requesting I update my security info. This is not the 3 digit code on my credit card, but the 3 security ...
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Attempting to update app asks for a different iTunes account password

I am trying to update WhatsApp. It is asking me for an iTunes password of a different email address and I can't change it. I rebooted my phone, signed in and out of iTunes and it is not changing it. ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't install apps from App Store on iPhone with iOS 7

I upgraded my iPhone 4 to iOS 7 last night but now I can't download apps using the App Store on my iPhone. It's still possible to get the apps using iTunes on my computer and syncing my phone, but ...
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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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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 to not sync apps to iTunes 11

Since iCloud now offers a way for me to download apps directly from the cloud and I only want to keep updating the apps I use on my iOS device and not all that I have, I wanted to keep all my apps ...
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Unable to change payment information to NONE in iOS Appstore

Ever since adding an iTunes gift card to my account, I'm getting verification requests like crazy. I can't even download free apps. It takes me to my payment info and when I try to select none, I ...
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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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“Unable to Download App” on iOS 7.1.1

I am not able to download any app from the App Store on my iPhone 5 which is running iOS 7.1.1. I have been getting the following error since last week when attempting to download an app.
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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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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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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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How to change the language of the App Store and see english ratings?

I have an iTunes account with an italian billing address; because of this Apple assumes that I want the app store in italian which is not the case. Part of the UI is in italian (other parts are in ...
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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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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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“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 ...
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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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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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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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How to report app store rule violations?

Is there a link or somewhere to report App Store rule violations? Specifically, when an app is using Push Notifications to send you advertisements/promotions, despite this being explicitly against ...
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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.