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

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Examples of Apps with PIN protected content

We have an iOS app with the following requirement. The app must be accessible only to those participating in a research study The app will be published to the public App Store, however, it will ...
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Why can't I download apps on my iPhone 6s

I just got an iPhone 6s and I'm having trouble downloading apps. It keeps asking me to set up three security questions and when I do it says that it's downloading but then it asks me to set up ...
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Does Apple have a distribution platform for web apps?

I have built a web app that I want to distribute to Mac users (using Safari on OS X). What's the best way to do that? Google, for example, has Chrome Hosted Apps and Chrome Packaged Apps (for web ...
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Will Apple reject my iOS app if it has unused UIViewControllers?

Will apple reject my iOS app if it has unused UIViewControllers? I have many UIViewControllers in the Storyboard. However there are few of them I am leaving for next releases as they need more ...
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'Cannot connect to App Store' on mobile network

When I try accessing the App Store when I'm not connected to a wireless network, it shows 'Cannot connect to App Store'; I've already re-applied the settings for mobile data, but that didn't help. The ...
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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 ...
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I can't download/install apps. I'm using iPhone 4, iOS 7.1.2

At first, iCloud reported that my storage was full. I deleted a few useless apps and some data. It still wasn't enough but I deleted all the backups and it says "5.0GB available" like that. So I ...
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Apple watch app without functionality

I have a client whom wants to add  Watch functionality to its app. However, my client wants to take paid from its customers using In App Purchase to activate this content. This will lead to an ...
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What happens to applications if I sign in with a different account

My brother gave me his iPhone and I downloaded a bunch of non-free apps he purchased. Now I want to create a new account for me and sign in with it. What will happen to non-free applications I have ...
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Cant buy new, download or update existing purchased free apps from cloud via iTunes 12.3.0.4?

For more than 48 hours, my computer has not been able to download apps - purchase or download updates. I see no error messages, but in the background there are no downloads at all? My account seems ...
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HELP!! i can't download app from my iPhone 5 [closed]

i need help please! my problem was when my iPhone 5 downloaded app from my iPhone, it asks for my password which I fill in but doesn't get download anything! i tried to backup&restore but didn't ...
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Why is “popular near me” feature in my app store blank?

I recently brought new iPhone. I'm not sure why the popular near me feature in app store is blank out..I have enable the location service for it and from the screen shot attached you can also see ...
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Untangling iCloud Mess

Short story: Ted owns a company. His company put all employees and owner and owner’s family on a single iCloud account. This brought on several problems including iMessages delivered to wrong ...
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My iPhone 5 isn't downloading apps

There are a few apps that I found online that I'm trying to download, but my phone isn't letting me. When I click the link and it brings me to the app store, I click the "get" button, and then the ...
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My app store can't dowload some apps or update

I can't update WhatsApp, Snapchat and many other apps in my system, that is 9.0.1. I tried to change date and time, turn off my iPhone and sign out.
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My app store is not working!

I think it is because of the apple 9.0.2 update. When I try to dowload a app it makes a loading sign, but then it says get. Then I click it and it loads and then says get. I have read answers and ...
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How can I verify that an iOS app has or has not been updated?

Today I noticed that an app needed to update. Updates is set to be done automatically, but did not update as it normally would. When I entered the updates list it just started blinking between the ...
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Does this mean Facebook Messenger takes photos of me?

My storage was almost full, so while I was using the Messenger app, this alert appeared out of nowhere. If yes, how did Apple aprove it?
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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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Cannot Login on Yammer for iPhone

On my iPhone 4, with latest IOS and Yammer app, I cannot login. I am 100% sure that my email and password are correct - tested on the web - but I always get an invalid password response. Any ideas? In ...
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When do I formally “Own” an app from App Store? [closed]

I'm new to this community. I have some simple question but I can't understand why nobody else ever asked them with below scenario. My Scenario As all we know, sometimes developers make their paid ...
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Changing the app store country

I can't change my app store country on ios 9. I used to easily do it now it won't let me. Any suggestions?
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What the difference between iTunes and App Store search results?

I see difference in positions of applications in search result of iTunes (on PC and web) and App Store (on devices). What is the key difference on it and why does it differ?
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How do I get an iOS Distribution certificate into my developer profile?

How do I get an iOS Distribution certificate into my developer profile? Xcode version is 6.3.2 My goal is to release a built version of my app to the app store for testing. There is an older version ...
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Will Apple still accept new iOS 8.4 apps?

I have an app that's close to release. And of course, we didn't get in before iOS 9 came out. Does apple still accept new applications that work in both iOS 8.4 and iOS 9.x or are we limited to only ...
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How to delete App Documents and Data?

Some apps like Whatsapp, Twitter and Instagram end up storing a lot of Documents and Data, way more than their actual size. Is there a way to remove them, just the Documents and Data?
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Are iOS applications required to have retina images?

All my research indicates that the answer is "yes" but I'd like some external confirmation from a source I trust (either Apple.com or this site) as I have a bunch of non-retina images and would really ...
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Is eBay app update bypassing Apple's app store screening?

On iPad, the ebay app keeps popping up a screen asking me to update. No updates have shown available in the app store for a long time. Is this a way to get around Apple's vetting process and give ...
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How to use same TestFlight invitation from different devices?

I want to test beta app with different devices, but when I open app from mail in TestFlight and try to start it refuse and shows "The invite has already been used". Any workaround?
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Why iPhones at home need Settings->General->Reset->Reset Network Settings for App Store Updates?

My wife and I both have iPhone-5s'. They seem to have no problems using the wifi for anything at home, like Airplay, Pandora, and web surfing, etc. We can do seemingly everything. However, for some ...
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Change iTunes country via gift card.

I have my iTunes account in Albania, Europe and I want to change to the US store. I can't do this because It asks for a credit card issued in US and I don't have one. So I want to change it using a ...
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Apple ID password not being requested before installing an app from the App Store

Why isn't my Apple ID password being requested before installing an app from Apple Store ? It always has before now. I changed my password the other day and I have a feeling I must have done ...
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How to show app ad's only to new users?

I have an app in the appstore that used to be paid and with no ads. I want to upload an update, make the app 'free', add ad's, that could be removed by purchasing "No ads 'in-app purchase'". ...
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How to free disk space consumed by incompletely downloaded apps?

I recently tried to download a huge app (1.7 gigabytes) on an iPhone running iOS 9. The download failed several times for whatsoever reason. However, the incomplete downloads filled over 5 gigabytes ...
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Multiple app versions from different developer accounts

Can I submit the same app from multiple developer accounts with just different app icon and some color difference inside the app?
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family sharing - no apps are showing on other family member devices

So I setup family sharing with myself as the organizer. I invited several family members and they're using their own Apple ID on the iTunes section of the iDevice's settings. When my wife went to ...
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does WiFi Assist of iOS 9 work when cellular data is turned off?

Cellular connection kicks in when the WiFi is weak, that's a nice feature in iOS 9: WiFi Assist. I have on question, when WiFi Assist is ON. Does it cause me cellular data in the following scenario: ...
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Will Apple reject an app with “background fetch” which is used to upload a photos

Looks like this is the right place to ask. Basically I'm gonna to build an app which, while suspended periodically uploads photos to server (just like Google Photos uploads new photos to their ...
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Different pricing of apps regarding regions in country

My customer asked me the following question: "Imagine the situation you have an app that costs 0.99$. Is there any way to make this app free in certain area, such as chosen cities in a country? ...
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iCloud Backup not completing

I have an iPhone 5 on iOS 8.4.1. I recently jailbroke it and then restored it back using iTunes. Since then, iCloud Backup is not completing even after me doing it manually over and over again. Also, ...
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Can't download in App Store after Yosemite upgrade:

I've just upgraded to Yosemite and am now unable to download anything from the appstore. (I've tried a new download of xcode and an update of iMovies) I'm able to navigate around the store and sign ...
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How can I tell which Apple ID has signed/purchased specific apps on iOS?

I have an iPhone I'm trying to restore and the restore keeps failing. Specifically, I'm asked to enter the password for family members. I must decline that for secret reasons. Also, family sharing ...
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How does PopCorn Time iOS installer work?

I am all against piracy and I know that PopCorn Time as a service is illegal but what I am curious about is that they have managed to come out with an app for iOS that lets you install even on non ...
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Accidentally hid a game that i bought and cant get it back

I bought star wars the old republic a while back, i could always see it in the purchased tab, i went on my pc then into itunes to hide some apps that i didnt want in my account and accidentally ...
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Xcode 7 update unavailable on AppStore

I have been seeing on web that latest update for Xcode -Xcode 7 beta release has arrived. I currently have xcode 6.4 and i cannot see any update on Appstore. Where can i get it?
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I Bought a Game from the iPhone App Store, and I Installed it on my Macbook from the Mac App Store?

I bought "Castle of Illusion" on my iPhone, and I am signed into my iCloud with my Apple ID and such on my laptop, and downloaded the app in the Mac App store. I pressed "Install" and it said ...
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Can Lua config files be downloaded and executed in an iOS app?

I have an cross-platform app that runs Lua scripts, and I am interested in publishing it on the iOS App Store. I know that Apple does not allow apps to download and run code from the internet on iOS, ...
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“Unable to download the app at this time”

My iPhone 4 can't download any apps. There's a warning message that says "couldn't download the app at this time" and "done" and "retry". What can I do?
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Other Apple ID is shown when attempting to update apps

For some reason another persons Apple ID pops up when I try to do updates on my iPhone 6. Don't have a clue how to fix this or stop it. The name does not resemble my name at all. Anyone know what to ...
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What happens to subscriptions when an app is deleted from the app store?

My organization is planning on sunsetting a number of apps in favor of one newer and improved container app. Once we delete an app from the app store, I understand that it will continue to exist on ...