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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

3
votes
3answers
606 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
318 views

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?
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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?
3
votes
1answer
16 views

Tool for Checking App review Status

Is there any app or tool for checking app review status of App Store. I develop iOS apps for different clients and different iTunes accounts, so every time I have to login every iTunes account for ...
3
votes
1answer
77 views

How often can a user rate an iOS app?

There are 2 rating dialogs in the AppStore, one for the current version and one for all versions. Does that mean that a user can rate every update of an iOS app?
3
votes
1answer
76 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
43 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
170 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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, ...
3
votes
7answers
81k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
933 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
72 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
976 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
48 views

Is there an alarm clock app to replace Sleep Cycle?

I've been using the Sleep Cycle accelerometer-based alarm clock app for a while now: But since very recently the app seems to be using up all of my battery overnight, which it didn't do before, and ...
3
votes
0answers
35 views

Can I use the promotional Apple images in my apps tutorial screen?

Hey I am using the stock apple iPhone images to place my screenshots over: https://developer.apple.com/app-store/marketing/guidelines/#images. My app has a tutorial screen in it where you can swipe ...
3
votes
1answer
84 views

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. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 / ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views
2
votes
4answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
486 views

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?
2
votes
6answers
14k views

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!
2
votes
1answer
236 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

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?
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
5k views

Is there a standard delay for consumer ratings of apps on the App Store?

I have an app that's been out for a couple of weeks. Its not exactly selling like hot cakes yet, but I'm pretty sure I've gotten a rating or a review by now. But nothing shows when viewing either in ...
2
votes
2answers
7k views

How do I get iTunes to take my security update info?

Recently, when attempting to make a purchase (or free download) on the App Store iTunes was requesting I update my security info. This is not the 3 digit code on my credit card, but the 3 security ...
2
votes
2answers
10k views

Is there a cost for submitting an application to the AppStore? [closed]

I already own my developer programmer account for which I paid the $99 per annum. I understand that it allows me to develop and test on the device(s) and to submit applications to the Store. ...
2
votes
1answer
37 views

Sharing my paid app on my iOS devices

I have an iPhone 5 and need to buy an app which is quite expensive. The first question: if I want to use this app on my iPad (which has the same Apple ID), would I have to buy it again or not? The ...
2
votes
3answers
302 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
8k views

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?
2
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
191 views

Is it possible to see what was 'illegal' about my app?

I've recently had an app of mine accepted for distribution on the iOS App Store. As usual, I selected to allow for publication on all App Stores. The app was approved and the app was available to ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

The AppStore is temporarily unavailable. Please try again

This is very frustrating. We are not able to download apps from App Store, as we keep getting error message "The AppStore is temporarrily unavailable. Please try again". I falied also to login to App ...
2
votes
3answers
17k views

How to remove apps that are remembered by App Store?

Over the past few years, I have downloaded various apps onto my iPhone from the App Store. I have noticed that the App Store remembers the apps that I have downloaded. So, for instance: If I ...
2
votes
2answers
84 views

can you load an app developed on a mac “in the cloud” onto your ios device?

I'm curious if it would still be possible to develop for the iPhone with a non Mac laptop. Assume I buy some sort of "Mac in the cloud" solution (they exist), can I download apps I'm developing onto ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Can two different App with the same name exist in App Store?

Is it possible I use same name but different icon for an App I sumbit to App Store?
2
votes
2answers
27k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

Can I get live wallpapers on iPhone5(iOS6)?

Does iOS 6 support Live wallpapers? Are there any apps out there?
2
votes
2answers
228 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
39 views

How to add second Apple ID to my account to shop in App Store in a different country

I live and work in the UK and in Germany. My first Apple ID is registered and linked to App Sore UK. I can't shop in the German App Store with that, but the App I need is not available in the UK ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

Can I use GNU source in my iOS app? [closed]

I'm going to use some GPL-covered code in my app. Firstly, I'm not sure if GPL is compatible with Apple's App Store, i.e. whether apps entirely covered by GPL can be published through App Store. ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

How to stop my iPhone from asking me to enter my password?

OK. So after the Apple hack when celebrity nudes were stolen I changed my password to something more complex than I can easily remember. (My password is now stored in the password manager app and is ...
2
votes
3answers
302 views

Does apple review apps during the holiday break?

I had assumed they wouldn't be reviewing apps during this Dec 22-29 break (ARGH!) but on appreviewtimes.com there have been several postings both today and yesterday. Does anyone know if they still ...
2
votes
1answer
461 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
181 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

App Store notifications regarding price drops?

I've placed a few apps on my Wish List in the (iOS) App Store. Will I get some kind of automatic notification in case of a price drop? Or: Can I make it so, without using a third party app?