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

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How can I get Angry Birds on my Mac?

I tried using iTunes, but it only seems to have downloads for iPhone and iPad only. How can I get a version I can play on my iMac?
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How should I proceed when I get the “Unable to Purchase” alert from the iOS App Store?

Recently, whenever I want to buy something from the iOS App Store or update my existing apps, I get the usual password dialog, but after a second that disappears and I see the following alert: ...
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latest compatible version of an app

Where on the app store can I find this "latest compatible Version thing? I have tried to download the remote app for ios6 but there is no button or anything. So I downloaded the iOS7 App but that one ...
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Are there disadvantages to using different Apple IDs for iCloud and Store purchases?

Apple provides instructions for configuring one Apple ID for iCloud and a different Apple ID for Store purchases. But this is clearly not the "recommended" approach. Is there a reason to avoid doing ...
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What is the chance for Apple to terminate my developer account?

I've published a B2B iOS app in Appstore. When I submitted an updated version of the app, Apple rejected it as my app uses a background mode which is not actually required. But I justified the reason ...
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How to bypass country restrictions on App Store?

I want to download an iPhone app which is not accessible from my country (India). How can I bypass the country restrictions?
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Angry Birds scores did not transfer from iPhone to iPad

I uploaded all my Angry Bird games, Star Wars, Bad Piggies, etc., from my iPhone to my iPad. The games uploaded fine but all my hard earned scores are gone. Do I need to replay levels to get to where ...
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Is there a way to know when a new iOS app is released by a specific company?

I'd love to know when Kairosoft gets a new game released on iOS. Is there an app or site that monitors the daily release list against a user supplied criteria?
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Transferring app account ownership

Is it possible to transfer an app from one app store account to another? I want to be able to update some apps that my father bought on his account that are currently on my iPhone, but I'm pretty sure ...
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How can I publish apps under my own name if I'm under 18? [duplicate]

In order to sign up for a developer account, I'll need my parents credit card. However, after going through the signup process, my Dad's name shows up because he is the credit card holder. How can I ...
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Purchasing hundreds of consumer App Store apps for employees

The question is very simple as the topic suggests. (How) Can a company buy multiple "licenses" of publicly available apps on the App Store (for example paid Angry Birds app) and distribute those to ...
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Is there a way to filter or sort my iOS Apps by Account which was used to purchase them?

Related to this question: I have used several accounts to purchase/get for free a lot of iOS Apps. I'd like to sort them by account that was used to purchase them, since clicking through all those ...
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What's the App Store refund policy?

The Apple FAQ has this same question, but doesn't really have an answer. To quote: What is the Mac App Store refund policy? If you experience a technical issue with an app, first contact the ...
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Xcode 4.1 installation not customizable? Missing Installation Type Step?

Any ideas on how to get around installing that huge iOS SDK in Xcode 4.1? This Q&A suggests to deselect iOS SDK during installation, but the Xcode 4.1 (App Store-Version) Installer seems to have ...
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Will I automatically get lifetime FREE updates if I buy an iPhone app?

If I buy a paid iPhone app, will I be able to get free updates for the rest of the lifetime of that app or should I pay later for the updates? What's the norm? Can you perhaps give 1-2 examples?
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Is there any way to check the availability of iOS app names? [closed]

Is there any way to check the availability of iOS app names?
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Is there a “Voice Recording” application for IOS which can specify a moment while recording?

Is there a "Voice Recording" application for IOS which can specify a moment while recording? (By way of illustration, when I am recording voice and the time of recording is 2.12.23 I want to pin this ...
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If my App gets approved, can I set a specific “Release Date”?

I'm developing my first App for the App Store, and I'll soon be submitting it. However I need to release it on a specific day for promotional reasons. Since I've never been through the process before, ...
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How to verify iOS app integrity?

If I write an app for iOS and it's accepted by the AppStore, how do I know if the app is actually the app I compiled and has not being substituted/altered by, say, a "Man in the middle" style ...
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Can I find just the apps which I have purchased in the App Store?

I know I can go to the Purchased tab in the App Store on my iPad to see all the apps that I have downloaded, but I have been unable to find a way to see just the apps that I have bought. Is there a ...
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What's the meaning/use of ?mt=8 and ?mt=12 in iTunes Preview and Mac App Store Preview URLs?

Examples http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wuala/id417749289?mt=8&ls=1   http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/wuala/id417749289?mt=8   ...
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What is the current Apple policy on purchases outside the App Store?

We are developing an app for a customer that will sell content. There will also be an Android and web app and they don't really want to pay Apple 30% and would rather use their own site to sell. For ...
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How can I prevent the App Store from doing automatic update checks or notifications?

I don't like the App Store app automatically checking for app updates, or showing me notifications when there are updates for my installed apps. I prefer to take care of updates when I'm ready to ...
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Is there a legal way to get a US App Store account from outside the US?

I noticed that many useful applications are unavailable in Russian App Store, as US Store seems to be the primary target for developers. I wonder if there is any legal way to obtain a US Store account ...
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Is there official documentation about upgrading your iOS app's minimum requirements?

There are a couple of questions addressing what happens when you upgrade the minimum iOS of an app and there are still users on older iOS versions. The answers don't seem to agree with each other. ...
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Does anyone know of a Crystal Reports viewer app for iPad?

Right now I am using Logicity on my PC. I would like to know if there is a way to see Crystal Reports files on iPad. While there are ways to boot into windows and then run my file (use iTap / ...
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“Unable to Download”/“Unable to Install” on iOS app update

Whenever I try to update one of my apps, it downloads 79%, stops for a moment, then the progress bar resets and one of two dialog boxes appears: Unable to Download Item "App Name" cannot be ...
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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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If I buy Angry Birds on iPad and iPhone, do I have to buy it again on the Mac App Store?

I just wanted to be able to play on a bigger screen... but have already paid $4.99 for Angry Bird on iPad. It is the exact same game (same content) on the Mac... do I have to pay again actually? (if ...
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What solutions exist when apps don't download or update on iOS 6?

I've been having a problem with installing and updating apps after upgrading to iOS 6 on my iPad (3rd gen). When I click the Install or Update button the button, it turns inactive with "Installing" ...
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Some apps I'm finding only on iTunes, isn't there a way to buy in directly on my iPhone/iPod touch?

Some apps (e.g. Angry Birds) I'm finding only on iTunes, isn't there a way to buy in directly on my iPhone/iPod touch?
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How do I pause the installation of iOS apps?

How do I pause the installation of an application? I started the download and installation of two apps from the app store. Now those are showing "waiting" and I want to cancel the installation of ...
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Can I stop the App Store from exiting every time I install an app?

Every time I install an app in app store on iPad, the app store will close. This is annoying when I want to install multiple apps at once. Is there a way to stop it from doing this?
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Submitting apps to the iOS app store [closed]

I'm going to collaborare with several customers to develop iOS apps, and I was wondering how should I deal with app store subscriptions ? Should I subscribe by myself and pay 99$ per year (and have ...
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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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Is it possible to increase price of an App?

Is there any way to increase the price of an app being sold on the App Store? (Where one could increase the price as necessary). Where I could read more about App selling strategies?
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Why is the Amazon iOS App allowed by Apple?

Today a customer asked me how it comes that there is an iOS app for purchasing from Amazon while this seems to violate Apple's App Store review purchasing guidelines (Apple Developer login needed). I ...
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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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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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history of version / price changes for itunes apps

I'm looking to get "app activity" type information from pages like these. http://appshopper.com/social-networking/tweetee only that I want to be able to get such information via "Appid" that apple ...
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Why do I need a credit card when I am downloading a free app from the app store on a iPad mini? [duplicate]

I am trying to download a free app but it keeps telling me to provide a credit card. I try to avoid it but it won't let me and I don't have a credit card. How can I use App Store without a credit ...
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Can I get live wallpapers on iPhone5(iOS6)?

Does iOS 6 support Live wallpapers? Are there any apps out there?
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Are “proof-of-concept” apps allowed in the App Store?

My company deals with a specific technology and we're looking to submit a limited functionality proof-of-concept app to the App Store as a sort of advertisement of our experience and capabilities. Is ...
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Can I download apps from the US app store if I'm using a different store?

Can I download apps from the US apps Store even if I'm currently using the italian store ? For example, I would like to download Spotify, which is not available in the Italian store: Should I change ...
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Download iOS without connecting iPad

Is it possible to download the latest version of iOS without connecting my iPad? I have ordered the iPad, but it has still not come. So can I download and keep the iOS update in the meantime? Because ...
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Review Won't Show Up [duplicate]

So, I wrote a review for an app. Both positive and negative thoughts in it, then I refreshed it and its not there. Help? Do I need a review account because all the people who review have some kind of ...
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How would my friend install my iOS application without App Store?

I am developing my first serious application for iOS and I am doing it for my friend (not for public use). So it will be a gift. Now question: How would my friend be able to instal this application? ...
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apple review process taking long time

I know this is not general question and should not be asked here. However I am asking as someone might know the Apple process of reviewing the app. I had uploaded two app recently. App 1 >> ...
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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 ...