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

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What happens if I buy a paid game while it's free?

There's this game on the App Store called Flying Hamster HD, before it used to cost like $6 or something now it's free. My question is what happens if I do get it while it's free? When the price comes ...
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Is there a way to record 'on board' audio on iPad?

Related to this question: What cable do I need to go iPad audio out to macbook air mic in? which is asking about cables to record iPad audio on another device. This question is: is there a way to ...
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Whats that percentage mean in iTunes Connect?

I'm starting to publish apps and I'm curious about this green number in iTunes Connect: I believe it indicates growth over three hundred something. Can someone explain what this is? Thanks!
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Are there any iOS apps that let third-party developers extend functionality?

If so, can you give examples? What I'm looking for is any apps that let third-parties write code or modules/"mini apps" for extended functionality that a user can install/execute from within the app.
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How can i change my region/country but without putting a card to pay?

How can i change my region/country but without putting a card to pay?
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How do I change user account used by the Update tab of AppStore?

On the bottom of the Featured tab Apple ID is correct, but when I try to update an app App Store asks me a password for the old Apple ID that I no longer have.
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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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How does Apple count app downloads?

If a user downloads a game but then deletes it, does it still count as a download? Will if affect the ranking of your app?
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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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iPhone says there is not enough space/room to download an app, but there is

Cannot Download There is not enough available storage to download "<APP>". You can manage your storage in Settings. My brother gets this error message when we go to install a large app ...
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iOS 7 Apps on iPad show up as installed but are not actually installed

I have a few apps that appear to be installed on my iPad running iOS 7 but are not actually installed. For instance, the app is no where on any home screen or inside any folder, but visiting the App ...
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App Store asks me Apple ID password with an incorrect email

I have an iPhone 4S from about 2 years. Till now the App Store never asked me a password different from the one I've set when create the Apple account. Today, for no apparent reason, it asked me a ...
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iOS 5 change AppStore language

After upgrading to iOS 5 my AppStore language changed to German. Referring to that quesiton it is possible to change the language by selecting the country in iTunes like it is described in this apple ...
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HTML5 iPhone App in AppStore

I have a website based on html5. Is it possible and allowed to implement this website in an iPhone app? If no: Is there another way to put this site on the Appstore? I haven't found any information ...
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How to download a game twice with an apple ID?

Could you pls inform me How I could download a game twice with my apple ID on my Iphone, since I deleted it by mistake and now I can not download it.
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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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In game app updates, bypassing App Store

Some apps, I've noticed that developers are able to update their software without submitting them to the App Store. For example, Game of War will occasionally tell you that an update is available ...
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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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Appstore, turn off password for free apps download?

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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Can each application have a separate merchant account?

I work for a software company that is just starting to develop for the iPhone and we have a few clients that each want their own app developing and adding to the Market to sell. My question... is it ...
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Using a gift certificate for an app without fully redeeming it

I have an Apple gift certificate with a balance on it. I would like to use some of that balance to purchase an app from the App Store, but I don't want to fully redeem the gift certificate for iTunes ...
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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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How to avoid newly downloaded iOS apps to be automatically downloaded in another device

Say I download App A in my iPhone. The app will be automatically appeared in my iPad. How to prevent that from happening? I want to download separately because different devices have different needs. ...
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How do I upload a new version of an app after an App Transfer?

I know how to transfer an app from one account to another account as I have read the whole procedure for transfering apps from Apple's Documentation. However, if I want to upload a new version of the ...
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How to view the same file in different apps in iOS?

I'm using an iPhone for the first time and I found that I can't view the same file in different apps. I have have some PDF files added to Adobe Reader but I cant view them in a similar app that views ...
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Apps not installing/updating instantly on iOS 5.1

I noticed a strange thing since updating iOS to 5.1. Pretty much none of the apps I buy or update get installed instantly. They are often left hanging in "Waiting..." mode for several hours until ...
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App store doesn't show rating of my app [duplicate]

I have an app that has 23 ratings and 4,5 stars but if you search for the app they don't appear. If you tap on the app after searching for it, the stars appear but empty. You can only see the stars if ...
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How do i rotate the pictures of my iphone/ipad wallpaper every few minutes

I want the wallpaper on my iphone/ipad to rotate/change to a new wallpaper every few minutes so that I wouldnt get bored seeing the same picture over and over again everytime i on my phone , Are ...
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Why do iPhone App Store ratings and reviews seem to get processed so slowly? [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out what's going on with Apple's ratings/reviews system on the App Store. I've had issues with my own app (ratings/reviews not showing) now I see a major app with similar ...
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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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How to avoid re-verifying app store?

My iPhone says “since this is the first time you ...” when it ISN'T. And then it asks security questions which are NOT the ones I set. Did the same thing last time I tried to download a non-free ...
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Is it allowed to incentivize users to leave reviews?

I was playing a game and encountered this: Is this allowed by Apple? As soon as you click "Yes" and go to the app store review page, it unlocks all of the colors, whether or not you actually leave ...
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Are there any gotchas with using two Apple IDs for one user in the App Store?

To date I have had an Apple ID tied to my personal email address. It uses my personal paypal account for the purchases, and currently it has a credit balance thanks to some Christmas iTunes gift ...
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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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How does appannie collect their app store rankings?

App Annie claims ranks go up as high as 1500. Using the charts apple provides (example: ...
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Non app store apps for iPhone 3G

I recently bought iPhone 3G from a friend, but i can't download apps from the official appstore because my iOS version is 4.2. Is there any website or even a way to install apps like facebook, without ...
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Can iTunes ignore store credit and use a credit card instead?

There are times when I've got some store credit from a gift card/certificate on iTunes, but I want to buy something without that. I want to buy something with the credit card, regardless of what's ...
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Which formats does Apple Newsstand accept?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but Newsstand content can be published in PDF format. Via a Newsstand iOS app of course. What other formats does a Newsstand app work with? Is epub ok? Does Apple provide ...
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Do App Names with Special Characters Effect their Visibility in the App Store?

I plan to release an app with an accent at the end. This would be my first iPhone app in the app store so I'm sort of new to this. Do special characters in its title the hinder the chances of my app ...
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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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“Advanced” App Store search

I would like to search the iPhone app store in such a way that I only see results that don't offer an in-app purchase. I know that Apple offers a data feed of all the App Store's data, so in principle ...
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Can't register new App ID

I'm trying to register a new App ID inside iTunes connect web site, but when I've filled out the details and hit continue, it just comes up "Loading" and stays like that, any ideas?
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Can't install or buy apps from App Store on iPad mini iOS 7

I’m trying to buy apps or music from App Store and iTunes but isn't working. Every time I try I get the "Purchase Could Not Be Completed" message (see screenshot below). How can I fix this?
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Apps that have just gone free or are going to?

Is there any way to know ahead of time which paid apps are going free, or does Apples RSS feed actually contain data for apps that have just gone free "today" ?
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Can't download apps from App Store (Can't connect to iTunes)

I cannot download any apps from the App Store (free apps) any more. The massage I receive is "Cannot connect to the iTunes Store." It seems that after I connect to iTunes with my laptop, it all ...
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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 to transfer a purchased app from iPhone to iPad?

I have bought Talking Ben app on my iPhone. I also have an iPad, how can I transfer this purchase onto my iPad? I already tried using my iTunes. But i dont know how to do it. Also both my iPad and ...
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Is the email used for an Apple ID public or private?

I recently installed some iOS apps as part of a deal/incentive (then promptly deleted them). It got me thinking, is the email I use for my Apple ID public or identifiable to the app developers? Can ...
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How can I know what apps are on my phone but not in my iTunes library?

I constantly get the following warning dialog when doing a backup of my device to my computer through iTunes. Clicking yes does not prevent this from happening in the future. Clicking no does ...
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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 ...