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

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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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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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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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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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Will iOS app accepted on App Store if 80% of UI is rendered on UIWebView and 20% being native OCR

I have a mobile website which at high level provides these functionalities: Sign-in Sign-up Few forms where user can fill his additional details Providing some capabilities to user based on ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Cannot get free apps from App Store after moving abroad

I tried to load a free app, but as I have moved to Spain from the UK it wouldn't accept it. I had to change my Google password and I have tried to change my address from my iPhone but it won't let me. ...
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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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New iPhone asks for an Apple ID login that is not mine

I have just changed my phone from an iPhone 4S to an iPhone 5S. I backed up my old phone to iCloud, then downloaded the backup to my new device. Whilst entering the settings app in my new phone, it ...
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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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Will the App Store reviewers allow scripts downloaded as text, if it is parsed via WebKit?

According to Apple allows hot code push in mobile apps, by Alice Yu in October 2014, the App Store reviewers allow code to be downloaded and run as long as it is: Not executable code, only ...
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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 ...
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Different Download Number on iTunes Connect Web and iTunes Connect App

I found that the download number of my app on iTunes Connect website and iTunes Connect iOS app are different. For example, iTunes Connect website says my app has 7 download on Sep 1st, 2016, but ...
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Can I edit Demo account details in app review information in iTunes Connect when app status is “Waiting for Review”?

I have resubmitted my app for review after Apple rejection due to metadata rejection. I have updated the details in "Notes". Now my app status is "Waiting for Review". I want to change the demo ...
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When will app reviewed from apple after rejection of app due to metadata rejection?

I have submitted my app on August 20th for apple review. But my app was rejected by apple on 29th of august due to metadata rejection .On 30th of august again I have submitted my app for review.. So ...
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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 ...
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Problem with reinstalling Facebook app on iPhone

I accidentally deleted my facebook app on my iPhone5. When i tried to download it again it says " Unable to download Facebook at this time." What's wrong? How can this be resolved? I already ...
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“Could not sign in x-apple-md-action_message” when signing in to App Store

I was trying to download a game from the App Store on my iPhone 5c (iOS 8.4) and I put in my password to download it but I got a pop-up message on my screen saying this: "Could not sign in ...
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Filtering Purchased List in App Store

Is there anyway so i can filter free items which actually cost me money , or even further am i able to filter free apps and games from those which i did IAP ? my purchased list is like app store in a ...
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Can I update Clash of Clans downloaded with an old Apple ID using a new Apple ID? [closed]

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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Xcode 6.4 sync to app store from new machine after old lost

About a year ago, I have developed an iOS app on a Mac machine and synced it to the app store. That machine has lost, so I got a new one connected to my Apple developer id. I have recovered my work ...
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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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Would Album Art in an app screenshot be protected by Fair Use?

I am submitting an app to the App Store and need to include album art in my screenshots in order to show off my app. The app pulls album art and music from SoundCloud's library so there is really no ...
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App Store download/installation status?

Does the AppStore not provide download / installation status? I clicked on get app, and all I see is "installing". No status, no feedback, nothing. Is this normal? I know Xcode is a big download, ...
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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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Privacy policy URL for app

I've read through Apple's policies of whether or not to include a privacy policy URL for my app and i'm still unsure. If you're currently NOT signed into GameCenter App or in Game Center in Settings ...
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Why are past purchases no longer showing after I change country of my Apple ID?

Recently I've changed the country in my Apple ID account. While everything else is fine there's an issue with my purchases. All Apps that were purchased before the change don't appear in Purchased ...
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list/filter apps that will work on iOS 5.1.1

I have an 1st gen iPad, stuck on iOS 5.1.1. Is there a list of apps that will work on iOS 5.1.1, or a way to filter the app store to show only apps that will work on my iPad? (the iPad looks and ...
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Download a Free App published only to India AppStore while my primary iTunes account is US Appstore?

Download a Free App published only to India AppStore while my primary iTunes account is US Appstore? I have years (maybe a decade) with my iTunes account on US Appstore. I do not wish to switch ...
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Removing iOS original apps

As the title says, I'm looking at apps I've moved to the second screen, and wondering if I can remove these. These are the iOS apps that came with a fresh install, so no simple delete option. It would ...
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Is it possible to find only apps which are compatible for my iOS version?

I have read this question regarding App Store updates for older iPads, and I'm in a similar situation to MrDaniel regarding my hardware / software. This is a different question though: how to find ...
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How to transfer an App Store app after developer enrolment ended?

I want to transfer an app from iTunes Connect. App was previously approved for Apple and was on sale. Now my developer license has expired. And now I can not find Transfer App and even Delete App ...
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Do I have to enter my real and true information when making Apple ID account?

Do I have to enter my real and true information when making Apple ID account? My country is not offered, it is not on the list of countries when I have making an Apple ID account. So, I can not enter ...
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The work E-mail address you entered is already associated with a different Apple ID. Please, try a different Work E-mail

I can't open a VPP account. https://deploy.apple.com/qforms/open/register/enroll1/avs?program=vpp No matter what details I put in, I get the same message: The work E-mail address you entered is ...
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I can´t receive an app transfer on iTunes Connect

I´m trying to receive an app transfer on my iTunes Connect account, but I can´t be able to do that, because the form to accept the transfer is throwing me this error: The phone number must be in a ...