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

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Application update, what will be the release date in appstore

I recently have released a game for the iOS iPhone devices for which I saw was at the top of the "Release Date" list under the relevant category. Unfortunately, I had to remove the game from the App ...
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How to publish magazines (in PDF format) to Apple Newsstand?

We're interested in publishing our magazines to Apple's Newsstand and we're wondering how we would go about doing this? I've read you need a developer kit (which we don't have), is there a way to ...
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Is password to make purchase from App store on iPad and iPhone encrypted?

Is it safe to purchase apps when connected to an unsecured Wifi network (like Starbucks)? Can your password be seen?
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I need to delete apps that I have previously purchased and deleted from my account history

I need to remove some apps from my account history forever because I don't want them anymore, and because iCloud keeps a new history format I need to know the process which is doing this.
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Most purchased iOS apps with number of purchases?

Where can I find a list of most purchased iPhone / iPad apps WITH the number of buyers?
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Apple App Store Currency

I am buying the new iPad in US. I am going to be sending this to India for my mom. Now, what do I have to do to ensure that if and she purchases Apps from the App Store, the currency is in the local ...
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Downloaded app on iPad, now I cannot download it on iPhone

I downloaded cinemagram on my iPad2 running latest iOS5.1 - now I want to install it on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS5.1, the install is greyed out I even deleted it on my iPad - that did not help. ...
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App sharing in iOS 5

I have shared my App Store account with my family member not to purchase the same app twice. It has been simple so far. Just enter the same Apple ID in two devices. Now we have iOS 5 and iCloud. Is ...
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Is there a way to differentiate between paid and free apps in iTunes purchase history?

I want to know what apps I've paid money for, as opposed to free apps that were downloaded. I need to know this because I gave my little brother my old 3GS to use as an iPod which remains attached ...
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Install Facebook Messenger on iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6

I reset my iPhone 3Gs but am unable to install Facebook Messenger back on my iPhone as it requires iOS 7. How can I install Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6?
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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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Missing App After Downloading

I've downloaded Tumblr on to my iPad 2 and the button in the App Store now shows OPEN. But when I tap the 'OPEN' button, nothing appears (it's just the same!) I checked it again after resetting ...
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Can't install any app, App Store asks for credit card

I haven't been installing anything on my iPad Mini for the past few weeks. But previously, I just had to tap on "Install", enter my Apple ID password and go. Now, for every new application, even ...
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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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How do you access the App Store without providing a credit card number if you already made an account?

I already have an Apple ID, made at Apple.com. Now, when I want to access the App Store from my iPad, I am told that I have to review my information. On the credit card page, I am not presented with a ...
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How do I re-download songs I purchased on the iPad, after formatting the iPad?

I formatted the iPad and lost my songs. Is it possible to re-download songs I bought via iPad?
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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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Apple’s enterprise distribution and management for iOS apps

Is there an easy way to distribute same iOS (iPad, iPhone) app to multiple enterprise clients? We develop custom “Enterprise apps” that can be utilized by various clients. These apps get linked ...
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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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History of my iPhone apps

Is there a way to know the last time I reinstalled a specific app? Also, how many times I have reinstalled it?
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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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VPP app for business worldwide distribution

After a long submission process Apple suggested to deliver an app via VPP for business. The app is marked as "distributable worldwide", but apparently the redeem codes are enabled only for one ...
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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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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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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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The iTunes Connect review process for submitted apps is not simple and linear

I have two apps in queue for review by Apple. I had uploaded two app recently. App 1 >> New App uploaded on 5-Jun-14 App 2 >> Update for app uploaded on 4-Jun-14 (one day before of App ...