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

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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 ...
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Why does “Transferring Purchases” from iPad in a USB Backup Fail due to lack of space?

I'm having a terrible time trying to backup my iPad ever since I installed a large game yesterday. I am stuck with a 16GB iPad that has given me all sorts of trouble from day 1 due to lack of space. ...
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I can't enter any apps that requires internet

I can't enter any app thats need internet even though I have a good connection of internet, It was working all good and all of the sudden I tried to enter again and it doesn't let me. When I tried ...
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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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How can I change the iOS App Store Country on my iPhone 5? [duplicate]

When I try to download any app on my iPhone 5, I receive the following message: Account not in this store. Your account is not valid for use in the Swiss store. You must switch to the the US ...
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App for Website that has paid membership? [closed]

We have a website that provides SaaS. The membership to use the websites is not free, but has an monthly payment. Now we would like to have an iOS app to give our users mobile access to our Service. ...
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Website Track App Store Price

I am looking or a website, which will monitor the price of an application on the Mac App Store and send me an email notification when the price of the application drops. I have already tried ...
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App Store notifications regarding price drops?

I've placed a few apps on my Wish List in the (iOS) App Store. Will I get some kind of automatic notification in case of a price drop? Or: Can I make it so, without using a third party app?
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App Store Price Tracking Site

Is there a site that tracks App Store price drops and emails you accordingly? I've had an AppShopper account for years, but over the last few months it hasn't been emailing me about price drops in ...
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How can I find out which apps I have already downloaded on my iPhone?

When you attempt to download an app that costs money, you will not be charged if you already bought the app. After you press buy and enter your iTunes password, it will say "You have already purchased ...
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iOS: Tapping Update in App Store just launches the app

I am trying to update my apps but cannot. When I tap the update button in the App Store it simply launches the app, not triggering the update download. I have a 5c running iOS 7.0 Would anyone know ...
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Cannot connect to App Store due to unactivated SIM?

I’ve picked up my new iPhone 6 yesterday. I’ve set up my Apple ID and connected it to my WLAN normally. Internet works, but when I launch the App Store it just says “Cannot connect…”. Could it be due ...
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Widget-only iOS app

Does anybody know if Apple will approve an app whose sole purpose is to provide one (or several) today widget(s)? Somehow I have a feeling that they won't, but the fact that keyboard-only (or crappy ...
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Changing the price on App Store is taking a really long time

I have changed the price on one of my apps almost 20 hours ago, and it's still not available on the App Store. How long does it usually take? Thank you.
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Freeze payments from itunes connect

I want to stop payments from Apple as well as I planning to revoke my bank account. How can I do that legally for itunes connect? Some money amount is remains on my apple account(amounts owed). All my ...
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Project file can't be build error you don't have permission to view it

Hello may be this is silly question and may be asked before it but i am not getting proper solution for this. I have downloaded one project from the internet and when i am trying to run it/build it ...
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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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Revenue for individual apps?

I'm relatively new to the App Store (not new to Objective-C, though) and I'm wondering how easy it is to track how much money each individual app you have in the app store is making. I have an App in ...
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Sales at iTunesConnect

I'm just wondering how this comes: So there are 3 units sold, but apparently just one of them was paid. Do you know why? The screenshot was taken when having Transaction type activated.
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The iTunes Connect review process for submitted apps is not simple and linear

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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Why do app review times differ so wildly? [duplicate]

I am currently waiting for my app to enter review (it has been showing "Waiting For Review) for three days now, which I know is not a long time, but is nevertheless frustrating. According to the data ...
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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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can you load an app developed on a mac “in the cloud” onto your ios device? [closed]

I'm curious if it would still be possible to develop for the iphone with a non mac laptop. Assume I buy some sort of "mac in the cloud" solution (they exist), can I download apps I'm developing onto ...
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Transferring purchases to different store

I made some purchases on the Egyptian store, now i'm on the US store and the items that i purchased is no longer available unless i switched back to the Egyptian store. Is there a way that I can use ...
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Using Apple Developer as proof of sales between two companies

We are currently negotiating with a company where that company will use our technology (image recognition) to create an iOS app. We will receive a Royalty based on sales and we do not know the company ...
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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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Install Facebook Messenger on iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6

I reset my iPhone 3Gs but am unable to install Facebook Messenger back on my iPhone as it requires iOS 7. How can I install Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6?
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iPhone Apps in Waiting mode for the last 4 days

I tried to download the "Dictionary Free" app from the App Store four days ago, but it's been stuck in "Waiting" ever since. I've tried everything: rebooting the phone, restoring from an iTunes ...
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Does Apple have a policy restricting generic UUID with iBeacon apps in the app store?

I heard that developers must specify clearly the list of iBeacon UUID their app is working with, and that each change in this list would require an update. The reason would be to prevent companies to ...
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“Buy me a coffee” as in-app purchase?

Does Apple tolerate a "buy me a coffee" feature as In-App purchase ?
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Does bundle sales add to the individual sales of the contained apps?

iTunes have recently released their App Bundle feature, but the documentation seems to be varying on how these actually work in terms of appstore sales. I understand how the bundle works in essence, ...
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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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Should in-app purchases transfer between devices?

Should in-app purchases transfer between different devices that use the same Apple ID? Is it up to the developer? My situation: I have two iPads. I purchased Monument Valley and installed it on both ...
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How to verify account

I have iPhone 5s. When I try to download any app in App Store, it shows you have not verify your Apple ID tap ok to review the instructions on how to verify your Apple ID, and when I click ok, then it ...
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How can I buy apps in the App Store without a credit card?

While I'm waiting for my credit card to arrive, I still want to be able to buy some apps for my iPad! Are there alternative ways to pay for apps, without resorting to someone else's credit card?
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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 to submit an application update to only a select few users for A/B Testing?

I was wondering what is the best process for launching an update (or multiple updates) you want to show users, but you don't want it to be released for everyone just yet. In other words, is there a ...
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Can't download anything with enough storage?

I have 478 MB available, and this game is 228 MB. Every time I try to download it, I get a message saying I don't have enough space. But I do. What am I supposed to do?! I really want this app!
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Can I change the time delay length for when I require a password in the App Store (iOS 8)?

I currently have iOS 8.1 running on an iPhone 6 Plus. I just switched back to Apple after being on Android for a year. On the Google Play store, after making a purchase & entering my password, I ...
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App Store asking for other Apple ID when updating apps

My friend's mate reset his phone to prove him wrong about a situation and ever since then when he tries to update his apps it asks for his mom's iCloud password yet it says at the bottom of the App ...
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Sync applications between several countries' stores

I have a problem with managing purchases from different stores. As you know, Apple doesnt' provide the one global store for purchases made in different countries and some applications are published ...
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Should I need Terms and Conditions to validate my app?

I built a solid application that I want to validate by Apple. As being a social network, Terms and conditions are essential, of course. However, I want to beta test my applications through a few ...