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

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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. ...
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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 ...
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Install new apps on iPad 1st (first) generation with max iOS 5.1.1

As a Mac hardware lover, I bought an old 64 GB iPad 1 with iOS 5.1.1 on it. Data wiped. Nice hardware, but ended up stock with no new application not being iOS 6, iOS 7 or more in requirement. ...
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Apple Store Optimization (ASO), efficient keywords

My question is about Apple Store Optimization (ASO) and how it uses keywords that the developer provided in iTunes Connect at time of app. submission. Specifically if I have a puzzle game that is ...
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Can't download apps from App Store as get button doesn't start download

For a couple days now, whenever I try to download an app from the App Store on my iPhone 5s with iOS 8.3, it brings up the 'use existing Apple ID' or 'create new one' window. When I select the ...
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Deleting iTunes App Store purchases from my account

So... Over the period of 2 years owning my beloved iPhone 3GS, I have found many useful apps that I use very frequently. However, in the process of finding these apps, I have also downloaded much, ...
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Changing the app store country

I can't change my app store country on ios 9. I used to easily do it now it won't let me. Any suggestions?
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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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What is the architecture CAD app that was shown in the iPad Pro video

In the video for the iPad Pro, there was an architecture app that was shown several times. I assume this is some CAD or floor plan tool available for the new iPad. When I checked on the experience ...
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App submission and approval on Hackintosh (2016)

We just recently developed an iOS app on a iMac. The process to get the approval tooks us 15 days. Our Mac got damaged and won't turn on. We need to keep developing while the Mac is on repair. Will ...
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The list of banks Apple makes payment to developers to European countries

Can someone help me with this question. I'm going to sell my app in appstore. I need understand which country (I mean a bank from what country) will make payment to my bank account if my bank in ...
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“Verification Required” when installing free apps?

When I tried to install a free app, AppStore says: Verification Required Before you can make purchases, you must tap Continue to sign in, then verify your payment info. I never had this ...
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how to earn being an apple developer [closed]

So I am learning apple development but I want to know that how am I going to earn once I'm done learning? If its the apps only then I don't have any guarantee that they'll be downloaded and stuff ...
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How does FeaturePoints.com distribute its iOS app to the public without the App Store

On featurepoints.com, a free iOS app is offered for direct download. The download link uses an itms-service URL. ...
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How can I change Apple Store without having a payment method?

I want to change the Apple Store in my iPhone 5, with iOS 8. In this case, back and forth between Argentina and USA (but there are probably many other cases like this). How can I do that without ...
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iOS Media player

In Android all audio and video players you choose the directories you want the app to show media from. In iOS all audio and video players show ONLY media from its own data (if it's a downloader app) ...
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Can I use the promotional Apple images in my apps tutorial screen?

Hey I am using the stock apple iPhone images to place my screenshots over: https://developer.apple.com/app-store/marketing/guidelines/#images. My app has a tutorial screen in it where you can swipe ...
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Apple asks me to confirm my payment method even when I'm downloading free apps [duplicate]

So I've been having a problem for a long time now, actually since I updated my iPhone to iOS 9.2.1. It's been asking me to confirm my payment method and it was always on "none" because I don't ...
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Why do I have to verify payment when downloading a free app?

I've downloaded free apps in the past without requiring verification. But now it makes me verify. Why? Can I turn this off?
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How can I search for an App in the ITunes App Store in a webbrowser

I would like to search for an app in the apples app store in a webbrowser, if this is possible. I know it is possible by installing Itunes, but I don't like to do that and I hope, that it is not ...
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How to remove App Store account on iPad?

I am using an iPad 4 with iOS 8.1. I have logged out from another Apple account and logged in using another email address. However, the App Store keeps asking me for the password of the old account ...
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Unable to update after iTunes ID has been changed

Til last week I was using abcd@gmail.com as my iTunes account. Now I have changed my account to abcd@yahoo.com . I have few pending updates on my App Store. When I am trying to update it, I am ...
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Create .icns ad hoc

I want to create .icns for an app i made, i know how to make icons in png and .ico but i don't know much about it. Which size should i create my icons before to convert them? I don't want my icons ...
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Is it possible to generate promo codes for in app purchases?

I have a free app with one in app purchase option, and I'd like to offer that IAP for free to some helpful users. In iTunes Connect it appears I can generate promo codes but those codes appear to be ...
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Submit iOS app to app store on behalf of the team

Me and my friend have developed an iOS app and we want to release it on App Store. Apple offers an Individual or Enterprise developer account which costs 199$. The problem is that we are not a legit ...
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Can't update an app — help?

I can't update a particular app (CSR Racing) -- when I go to the "Updates" part of the app store or to the app itself and tap "update", it will go to the progress bar thing (circle with square in ...
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How do I reinstall an app that was deleted but is still showing as installing?

I had Google Maps installed on my iPhone. Out of the blue it showed that it was "installing". I deleted the app, but it still shows that it is being installed and the cloud symbol appears next to ...
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“Unable to download the app at this time”

My iPhone 4 can't download any apps. There's a warning message that says "couldn't download the app at this time" and "done" and "retry". What can I do?
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how to by pass AppStore for distributing IOS Apps

after spending one Saturday searching the internet, i came a cross another guy who hustled like me. here is a link to his post: Remotely distribute an iOS app compiled in Xcode 7 without App Store, ...
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Partially installed app stuck and cannot be unistalled

After updating my iPad 3 to the latest version of iOS (9.2.1 I think, this was in February 2016) one of my apps needed to be updated. It partially installed then got stuck with the status graphic ...
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Do I really need one of those TAX IDS: SSN, ITIN, EIN?

I am not familiar with taxes. I've just enrolled developer program and am about to start sell the app through App Store. My country is Poland, I am individual person, I do not have company. I need ...
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Multiple apps from a developer account

We have a developer account and a published app on the ios app store. We are now launching another ios app. Since both the apps are entirely different in functionalities, should we use the same ...
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Why does it say I have to put in my credit card to install free apps on my iPad Air 2 (there is no “none” button) [duplicate]

On my iPad Air 2, every time I try to install an app from the AppStore, there is an alert that says I have to put in my credit card information! I see that some people are saying that I have to push ...
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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 ...
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iPhone 6 iOS 9 how to fix blank screen - no apps visible

I'm running into a weird issue over the last couple days where I can't see any content on the iOS "App Store" when viewed on the device. Blank screen is visible. It seems that I can still update apps, ...
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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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Can I have the same Apple ID in my iPhone and my iPad

How can I have de same Apple ID in my iPhone and my iPad (so that I can use the apps on iPad that I have in iPhone and "vice versa")