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

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Apple apps are not free anymore for new iPad Air

I recently bought an iPad Air, as as I launched App Store for the first time it gave me an offer to download premium apple apps for free. Though I clicked on download now but due to slow connection ...
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Auto update apps on device when syncing in iTunes

I have several devices. After updating apps on the device that I used to purchase apps, I can sync the updates to my iTunes on the Mac using USB cable. All but one device got the apps updated when ...
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How does ios app ranking work?

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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Submitting apps containing ports of chromium browser or webkit engine in the app store

A small doubt here: I am building an app which will contain either a custom, modified version of Chromium or a modified version of the webkit rendering engine. Does Apple have a policy of not ...
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iOS app is not appearing in Appstore search on iPad.

I have submitted one iOS app (version 1.0) in App Store and got approved by Apple which initially supports only iPhone. Now I redesigned the same app (version 1.1) which supports both iPhone & ...
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Listing order on App Store [duplicate]

In App Store app, if I search for a word. What does the returned listing order of apps base on? Let's say, it returned app1, app2, app3, ..., app10. What was the listing order based upon?
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Just activated old iPhone and App Store is trying to make me pay for an app I've already paid for

I had an iPhone app on my iPhone 5s now currently under repair that had a $100 app called GIS kit. I am connected to my iTunes account with the App Store, and have a bunch of apps that it's allowing ...
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App store credit card problems

I can't download any game in the appstore. When I try it says "Sign in requied" and when I press OK it tells me that my card is invallid. Even when it's a free app. I know that my card work, because ...
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Do web launch apps conform to Apple iOS App Store / Google Play App store

Does some know, if apps, which immediately after launch opens a system browser window, conform to App Store / Play Store guidelines? Or does an app need to show a screen and wait for users to take ...
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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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Is vendor registration prior to in-app purchase allowed?

Can anyone confirm that the Apple submission process would accept an app that requires a user to register with the vendor (via the app) prior to in-App purchase? A user can use the app without ...
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Automatic download of top apps from iTunes App Store in iTunes

Is there a script or other way to have iTunes download the top (free) apps (in all categories, or specific category) from the app store, like once a week or day?
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What is the iOS developer payment schedule?

I'm planning to release an iPhone app next week. I have read that Apple pays out 45 days after the end of month (if threshold is reached). My developer account is linked to an address in India if that ...
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iOS App Store: free limited version of app

I would like to have a free trial version of my app, with limited functionality, and at the same time to have a full paid version. The apps can have slightly different names on App Store, say MyApp ...
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Trouble downloading apps from the app store

I am downloading apps on my iPad off of the App Store and they are downloading on the App Store but aren't actually coming out on my device. It says they have downloaded on the App Store but I have ...
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What are the restrictions on apps using MDM profiles?

I saw this app http://www.mobile-spy.com/iphone.html#sms and the only way I could think they might be providing support for their functionality on a non jailbroken device is to use Mobile Device ...
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Can you please specify that how much apple paying for per app downloads

Can you please specify that how much apple pays per app downloads. I want to know that how much amount apple pays for app download/device. I know, it's not a programming related question, but I ...
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Downloading and executing Javascript clarification

The iOS license terms states: 3.3.2 An Application may not download or install executable code. Interpreted code may only be used in an Application if all scripts, code and interpreters are packaged ...
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How does the “new” category in the iOS Appstore work?

I'm not quite sure how the "new" section works. One of my apps had around 700 downloads, $50 in IAP, and around 20 reviews. My other app had only 200 downloads, around $10 of IAP, and 11 reviews. ...
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Is there an app that allows me to use Google Scholar on an iOS device?

I'm looking for a native app that allows me to use Google Scholar on my iPhone. Does such an app exist?
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“Show In-App Purchases” Not Showing In App Store

I have an app on the App Store that has In-App Purchases, but on the store there isn't a button that says "In-App Purchases" where a user can see what the IAP are. Where on mine ...
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Cannot download apps from AppStore

[English is not my mother language] I cannot download any app from AppStore(it shows the downloading process in AppStore and it shows the icon of the app in setting>General>usage) but I can't find it ...
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free Apple apps for iPhone 4S?

Apple said that they make iPhoto, iMovie, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote free with iOS 7. I looked in the app store with my device (iPhone 4S) but the apps are not free. So it seems that is only valid ...
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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. Everytime I have to "Reset all settings" in the Ipad and ...
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itunes connect bank account with a different name

My girlfriend opened an individual developer account with her name because i don't have a credit card; i wonder if i can put my bank account in the "bank info" in itunes connect with my name or that ...
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Review of apps don't show up! [duplicate]

I wrote 3 reviews for an app, one of them showe up once and the others never did. This app is almost useless and I feel that others should know that. So why isn't my review appearing? It's ...
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Is there a way to know App Reviews from users in real time?

I don't know why Apple can't provide a real-time system and tools to manage these processes better but is there a way to know about app reviews from users in real-time? I wish there is a way for ...
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Can I update Clash of Clans downloaded with an old Apple ID using a new Apple ID?

A new update in Clash of Clans has been arrived and it is asking me the password through which I downloaded this game but I don't know the password. How can I update it with my new Apple ID?
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Can I transfer game progress for Clash of Clans between GameCenter accounts [duplicate]

I downloaded clash of clans on my sisters apple account. I then made my own apple account. When I try purchasing gems I can't because it says something about the app not being downloaded from this ...
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Benefits of updating apps

If you update your app, does it get bumped to the top of the free apps section? Does it help improve visibility?
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Are in-app purchases marked as such on App Store receipts?

I recently got the email from Apple about refunding inadvertent in-app purchases. Instead of going through my purchase history in the slow iTunes app, is there a string I can search for in my email ...
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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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App Store shows wrong app version for review comment

Behind each review there is a version like this (v1.5). I've encountered some comments which clearly use a newer version then it is shown. How is this possible ?
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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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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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AppStore Promtional Artwork Approved - Not Used

8 days ago, Apple emailed me and asked me to provide promotional artwork for an iOS App which I published on March 7. They needed me to upload promotional artwork for a possible feature on the App ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...