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

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Change from iOS Developer Program to Enterprise

I have enroled in iOS Developer Program. I'm creating a simple location app, but it is targeted for our company employes only. Now, I've figured out that I enroled in the wrong program, as it should ...
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Can I download older versions of apps?

I've got a 1st Generation iPod with iOS 3.1, and I'm frustrated because I most apps don't run on such an old iOS, but I can't put a new iOS on. Is there eny way to get old versions of all those apps?
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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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How does MobiForms bypass the app store?

There's a neat iOS app called MobiForms (www.mobiforms.com). It's available for the iPod/iPhone yet somehow they are bypassing the Apple app store and selling it to you directly. How are they doing ...
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How to install iPad App Store downloads after being deleted?

After deleting several applications I downloaded from App Store, I don't seem to be able to download them a second time as there is no Install button. Is this normal? Are they lost forever?
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Problem with updating apps in iPad 3 with iOS 7.1

I have an iPad 3 with iOS 7.1. From April, 2014 I am having this strange problem. My iPad Apps won't update both manually and automatically. Every time I have to "Reset all settings" in the iPad and ...
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Strange iAd revenue phenomenon

In two of my apps there are iAds embedded and I do not understand how can I earn less money with more impressions on Notes at Night than Tinnitus Noise Generator. Do you have any idea? As I ...
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Can I use copyright content in my iOS app? Who take the risk Apple or me? [closed]

I plan to start a quiz app to help people learn english. I would use a well know dictionary for it. I do not want to use 3rd party free dictionary, because there is a big difference in quality. This ...
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Can't download previously purchased app

I need to download an app from the iTunes store and have recently changed my Apple ID. I previously purchased this app with my old account and when I try to re-download it the iCloud symbol is the ...
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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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How many TSI I am allowed to submit?

I bought an Apple Developer Program. I submitted one of my app, and they rejected. They advised me: If you have code-level questions after utilizing the above resource, you may wish to consult with ...
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Submitting iOS app with password protected content

Is it possible to submit an iOS app to the App Store, where the content requires login/password and the publisher keeps control over who can have the account? It's somewhat like an Enterprise ...
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How to unlink Apple account from laptop?

I'm going to have to trade in my work laptop and it's connected right now to my personal Apple account for things like the app store etc. How do I unlink the Apple account before I get a new computer? ...
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iOS App Review: no Game Center features within the app (x-post from S.O.)

(I just posted this on StackOverflow, and was advised I might get better results here, so here goes...) I've developed an iOS game - a simple sidescroller shooter. The game uses GameCenter for ...
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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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Is it possible to delete a customer review that contains wrong information?

We have an iPad app in the app store. Someone wrote a review that contains some false information about the app. What can I do about this? Can I flag the comment so that Apple takes a look at it?
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iPhone 6, iOS 8, App Store Update count doesn't update

This is a small thing, but the details are where it is at. I have a new iPhone 6 running iOS 8.02 and the App Store flag says I have four new app updates to download. This was true before I downloaded ...
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iPhone AppStore always asks for password when redeeming

Basically what the title says; when I'm redeeming a code in the AppStore, there's no option for me to authenticate via TouchID, it always asks me for my Apple ID password. Am I missing something? ...
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How do you install the Facebook app on the first generation iPad?

I tried to download and install the Facebook app on a first generation iPad and I get popup saying: "this application requires iOS 7.0 or later". How do I get this app on to my iPad?
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Different countries do not show up?

If someone outside of the US buys an IAP or gives a review, do those not show up in the USA app store?
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How does ios app ranking work? [closed]

So I've been in the app industry for around half a year and I still don't know how exactly ranking higher for your app will help increase downloads. That sounds like a question with an obvious answer ...
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Is there a standard delay for consumer ratings of apps on the App Store?

I have an app that's been out for a couple of weeks. Its not exactly selling like hot cakes yet, but I'm pretty sure I've gotten a rating or a review by now. But nothing shows when viewing either in ...
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Apple review process: Penalty for updating an app before it has been reviewed

I have submitted an app to the app store about a week ago. As far as I can tell, it wasn't reviewed yet. Today my team discovered a bug in the app we've sent. It's not critical, but I would be very ...
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How to remove apps that are remembered by App Store?

Over the past few years, I have downloaded various apps onto my iPhone from the App Store. I have noticed that the App Store remembers the apps that I have downloaded. So, for instance: If I ...
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Change the App Store country to India?

I am in China and bought an iPhone 4s here. It has been updated to iOS 8.1.2 . I want to change the App Store country from China to India. How do I do this?
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Is there a way to use TouchID for iTunes and App store only?

I previously asked this question for iOS 7. I am on iOS 8 now and in the Settings for Touch ID, there is a specific toggle for Use Touch ID for iTunes & App Store. I turn it on - it tells me ...
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AppStore problem with language of iOS Cordova apps always English and German

I uploaded the past months several iOS apps made with Cordova and when they were published all shown in its app details that the languages are English and German but I want to display Spanish because ...
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Editing screenshots or videos before app review process is complete?

I have an app that is "Waiting for Review" on iTunes connect. Since submitting it, I have taken a few more quality screenshots and also edited a video with footage from the gameplay which I'd like to ...
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Change IAP Display Name [closed]

Is there any way to change an In App Purchase display name after you've created the IAP? I see the option to change other items, just not that... am I missing something? Thanks! This is referring ...
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What screenshots are actually required for submission?

I am confused. The apple guidelines say things like: If your app indicates that it is optimized for the iPhone 6, at least one 4.7-inch screenshot is required. Up to four additional screenshots ...
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Is there a way to change the organizer for Family Sharing?

Once a family sharing plan is established is there anyway to change the "organizer" to another account? Based on my research it looks like the only way to accomplish this is to disband the family ...
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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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See what a previously purchased app costs on iOS App Store

How can I on the iOS App Store see what an app that I've already bought costs at the moment?
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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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How to select and dial contact from input with iOS Workflow app

I would like to know if it's possible to use the new Workflow app to do the following. My company has 50 stores. Each store is in my contacts as: Store 101 Store 102 Store 103 Store 104 etc. ...
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Cannot download app from family sharing (app already downloaded)

I have recently configured Family Sharing (2 accounts are currently part of it). Most of the apps download just fine, but there are some exceptions. Example: account A has Twitter in its purchased ...
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What happens to iOS Apps when you turn OFF Family Sharing?

I have Family Sharing turned on currently, but no longer wish all my family's purchases to come from the one credit card. As some iOS apps have been bought for the benefit of the whole family, what ...
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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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Do I need a credit card on file to get free apps?

I am going to preface this by saying I don't think it is duplicate because the other questions are older and ever so slightly different.The only question that really might be a duplicate was asked ...
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Does apple review apps during the holiday break?

I had assumed they wouldn't be reviewing apps during this Dec 22-29 break (ARGH!) but on appreviewtimes.com there have been several postings both today and yesterday. Does anyone know if they still ...
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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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After beta testing your app in TestFlight, do you have to re-upload for public release?

After beta testing your app in TestFlight, do you have to re-upload the app build for the Apple Review Team for Public Release or can you release the build for release right away to the App Store?
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The App Store app update kept asking for Yahoo password

I was trying to update YouTube on an iPhone 5S with iOS 7.0 but it asked me for Yahoo password, not iCloud password. How am I supposed to solve this problem?
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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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How to stop app store from asking me to reset my account

I recently changed to an iPhone and my iPhone 6 does not let me download apps. It keeps asking me to reset my account after I've already done so. I have even reset all my setting. Does anyone know ...
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How can I gift a copy of an app that I already own?

I own an app. I want to purchase an additional copy of that app for a friend using iTunes' gift functionality. In the iOS App Store and the iTunes store on a Mac, the gift option doesn't appear for ...
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Verification required

My iPhone (5s) has randomly started to ask for verification (before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to verify). Now my problem is that with my apple account I already have a bank account ...
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How to validate authenticity of app downloaded from App Store?

How can I be sure that an app I download from the App Store is indeed from the vendor it is supposed to be? Anyone with a developer account can potentially pretend to be for example "a bank" and ...
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App Store says an app is installed, but it isn't

I've installed a new primary SSD drive on my mac, now I'm trying to download a few apps that I've already installed on my previous HD, but app store keeps saying they're already installed. But they ...
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Twitter app for iPad to show new tweets in a badge without opening the app

I'm struggling with something simple so I'd appreciate your help. I'm looking for a Twitter app for my iPad to do the following: Let me tweet (obviously) Show a badge with a number on the app icon ...