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

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Can't get the app icons to stop displaying “waiting”

I tried to update multiple apps at once. On the available updates screen, I pressed all. Now the icons are black and if I press them nothing happens. They have been downloading for hours, so I tried ...
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App Store Price Tracking Site [closed]

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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Why is my iPhone not enabled for iTunes

Attempting to purchase iTunes for iPhone 6 from Apple Store. Download response indicates iPhone not enabled for iTunes. What does this mean?
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Can i see a list of apps ive bought (only ones ive paid for) - iPhone

Ive been using the same apple account for about 5 years and its shared with a few family members. Over the years ive had it ive paid for many games on the app store but cant remember any of them. I ...
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How to get Apple News App in iPhone 5 (India)

I have iPhone 5 and iOS 9.2 installed right now in my phone but still i am not getting Apple News app in my phone. Can any one let me know how can I get that application on my iPhone 5 (India).
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Can't upgrade Yosemite from Mac App Store

I can't upgrade Yosemite at the Mac App Store. Everything else works but the last upgrade ( iTunes 12.3.2, Safari 9.0.2, etc.) It seems it is starting, but stops downloading.
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Does my company's DUNS number need to be active to renew my Developer Program Membership?

I need to renew my Apple's Developer Program Membership. But my D-U-N-S number (which was required to enrol in the program the first time) has expired. But it is too expensive, and it is useful for ...
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If I have family-sharing do I have to buy everything through it?

If my family has family sharing, do I have to use the family credit card for every purchase, or can I buy some things on my own for my personal use and other things through the family sharing?
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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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An error occurred when enrolling for the Apple Developer Program

I have an Apple ID, and I am able to access the Member Centre, and all other Apple related sites with my Apple ID. I would like to enrol in the Apple Developer Program as an individual, in order for ...
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How do I install an older version of an app on an iPhone?

I want to install the Trello App on my iPhone. On the phone I have iOS 7. When I try to install the App, it tells me it needs at least version 8 of iOS. I do not want to upgrade my iOS version, ...
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Family member being asked to pay again for app I already purchased and shared with her?

I set up family sharing, my family members are able to locate the apps in their iphones and download them, but if they are not FREE apps, and I already paid for them, they are being asked to subscribe ...
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Can I see how many times I reinstalled an app, after I delete it?

After I deleted an application from my iPhone, is there a way to find how many times that application was deleted and reinstalled on my account?
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Why our game never appeared in the new section of the appstore?

We released a game 4 days ago (Thursday), Junction Action Arcade, its categories are action and arcade, and I've been looking in the appstore in the section "Games -> Action -> New", in tha USA store, ...
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Can't download free apps [duplicate]

When I try to download a free app it keeps sending me to the settings info about my card number. Then it says that there was a billing problem with a previous purchase. And to update my payment ...
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Is it mandatory to fill security questions and answers in order to download apps?

I was trying to download and install a new app, when a badge appeared on the screen. Apparently I have to choose three security question (and the corresponding answers) to improve the security of my ...
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Cannot download apps or watch streaming videos

I have connected ipad 4 over Microsoft virtual wifi adapter network to the internet. I can browse websites, download videos or images. However i cannot download any app from appstore, or podcast or ...
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How can you stop “Verification required” when installing free apps?

Whenever I install a free app on my iPad, this message appears: Verification required Before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to sign in, then verify your payment info. What does ...
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How can I download free apps without registering an Apple ID?cool

"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 ...
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Why are Pages/Numbers/Keynote not free in the App Store on new iPhone 6s?

I got a new iPhone in the US, but am using it abroad (Israel) and with my old Apple ID. In the App Store I see the Apple Pages/Numbers/Keynote with a price tag on them (not free) when they should be ...
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iOS App Store will not update apps unless the Update button is pressed many times

This happens on Wifi and Cellular with iOS 9.1 on an iPhone 6. Clicking the update button results in the App Store somewhat ignoring the action where it seems to try updating for about 0.1 seconds ...
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Some iOS users cannot download my app from App Store

Hello, some of my iOS users cannot download my app from app store. They are getting the message "This app is incompatible with your iPhone" App available for iOS 8.0+ To be precise, here is a ...
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No ratings after 30k downloads

I have an app in the appstore which has 30k downloads so far. It averages 500 downloads daily. However, I don't see much reviews or ratings at all. Only 4 reviews overall from all the countries (all 5 ...
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I can't download YouTube app from icloud

I deleted the YouTube app about 3 or 4 months ago and I decided to download it again. I went to the App Store and I looked for it and when I saw it the iCloud icon was not there, so I clicked on the ...
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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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Turn off location services automatically, when app is no longer in foreground

I want location services to only be on when certain apps like maps are being used. I understand that maps stays in the background now since ios 8, and thus location services will stay on. Is there a ...
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How to react on Appstore rejection of screenshots?

Today my app's metadata was rejected by Apple. Reason - "8.1 - Apps must comply with all terms and conditions explained in the Guidelines for Using Apple Trademarks and Copyrights and the Apple ...
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Better understanding Family Sharing (Can I share app from OSX to my iOS device?)

I'm trying to figure out (for the first time) Family Sharing feature. So far I've added family members and everything seems to work fine except one thing. I've bought from App Store Tweetbot for OSX. ...
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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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Set imageView as a banner inside an app

I wonder if Apple Review team allows such thing. Imagine you have a imageView inside your app, and you set it as a static banner, without any clicking option etc. Do you think Apple will allow sth ...
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Not able to download game applications from App Store

Since I got my iPad and iPhone I am unable to download certain applications, especially the games Is this due to region restrictions with Apple and South Africa? Apple recently released the iPad to ...
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How can I see all apps in 'Essentials' in Mac and iTunes app stores?

A quick question: While navigating the Mac and iOS appstores, I often see some apps marked with a grey rectangular box with rounded edges called 'Essentials', which appears just below the rating of ...
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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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iOS - Is it alright if my app reward users for inviting friends to install my own app?

I have seen many posts about Apple rejecting apps that include in-game reward systems for watching advertisements that promote other apps and social sharing from: ...
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Changing Support URL in iTunesConnect

Is it possible to change the Support URL for an App at any given time, even during App Review or after it has been approved without having to upload a new version or binary? I saw this link, iTunes ...
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Can I avoid adding “security” questions?

So I just learned of these security questions, I canceled out of the prompt yesterday and I managed to download some apps. Do I absolutely have to add these? If I don't add them is it just going to ...
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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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Vpn service to log iOS internet usage?

I want a service like rescueTime for iOS. I'm pretty sure apps can't look at other app usage directly, but I think a vpn could track most of my usage, as I mostly do stuff that requires an internet ...
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How can I change the currency on the App Store?

I bought my iPhone 4 in France, but since then moved to the US. I have changed my address, my phone number etc. associated with my Apple ID, but the prices of the apps in the App Store still appear ...
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Implementing virtual currency is against latest apple guidelines?

Iam thinking about implementing virtual currency for my book reader app . But before implementing the virtual currency i did a few r&d and still am not clear about the apple guidelines for virtual ...
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App Rejected 3 Times, clueless how to fix issue

so an App of mine has been rejected 3 times. Each being the same reason: Guideline 2.2: Apps that exhibit bugs will be rejected More specifically the App Reviewer(s) cannot log into the Application ...
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iOS app store verification [duplicate]

For some reason, every time I go to download a free app after downloading some paid apps on my iPod, I keep getting a message that says I need to fix my billing info. I have been on here, read through ...
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iPhone 5s apps won't download

iPhone 5s running iOS 9 and it's stuck on the little loading circle. Resetting my phone temporarily fixed the issue but it's back. It's not asking me for any authorization or password. Just the ...
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iPhone app that is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note's Camera features

My mom loves the in built camera app on my Galaxy Note 4 in particular the filter which allows you to instantly remove blemishes she recently got an iPhone 6s Plus and while the camera is good it ...
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Update badge notification

I cannot get the update badge notification to go away on the App Store (the notification bubble at the top right corner of an app). There are no updates that need downloading but the badge still shows ...
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iPhone app updates stuck with iOS 9

I find that when I click "update all" in my iPhone 4S the downloads seem to start and then when they are completed, it stays stuck once the apps are fully downloaded. I update through wifi, so it's ...
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How do I find out more about an installed iOS app that's been de-listed from the store?

I just discovered a pretty shady-looking app on my kids' iPad (just says "Free Video" under the icon?). I don't think they should be able to install apps, given the way I have permissions set up, but ...
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How can I cancel an app installation on the iPhone?

I started downloading an app then realized that it's really big (over 600 MB) and that I don't want it anymore. Is there any way to cancel the installation?
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Using Explicit App ID For Initial Release

Will soon upload my App for review on AppStore. However I am not using any App Services so I could use a Wildcard App ID. But for future releases/patches I know I want to add Game Center Service so I ...
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Do i need to change the root.cer in ios?

Our iOS app has running successfully and it has appName_root.cer , Now my issue will be the web service side they are migrate to one jks certificate to other vendor jks certificate . My first ...