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

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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 ...
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App Rejected 3 Times, clueless how to fix issue

so an App of mine has been rejected 3 times. Each being the same reason: Guideline 2.2: Apps that exhibit bugs will be rejected More specifically the App Reviewer(s) cannot log into the Application ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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What happens to existing free users if an App gets moved from free to paid?

Hey I have a free app in iTunesconnect that's being downloaded about 100 times a week. Mostly no user responses, no support requests or anything so I thought (I know this is selfish) I can make some ...
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How do I permanently delete data from a game when I delete it from my iPhone/ipad

I have been trying for weeks now to delete a game and all of its data and every time I do this and install the game again it comes back with the previous data. I want to delete the game and start ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Can't download 'already purchased' app after device crash

Edit: Insted of resetting my Ipad please let me know if there is any other option.? At one point I tried to download an app (game) and it started well, but my iPad crashed during the process. When I ...
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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 ...
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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?
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Can't register new App ID

I'm trying to register a new App ID inside iTunes connect web site, but when I've filled out the details and hit continue, it just comes up "Loading" and stays like that, any ideas?
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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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Cannot recover previously bought app

I've bought in 2010 the app "GoodReader" for iPhone and I would like to restore it to my iPad. However I cannot see it in my list of purchased apps in iTunes (although many others do show up). Any ...
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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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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 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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to remove App Store account on iPad?

I am using an iPad 4 with iOS 8.1. I have logged out from another Apple account and logged in using another email address. However, the App Store keeps asking me for the password of the old account ...
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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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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 ...
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Is it mandatory to fill security questions and answers in order to download apps?

I was trying to download and install a new app, when a badge appeared on the screen. Apparently I have to choose three security question (and the corresponding answers) to improve the security of my ...
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Extremely slow 'processing file' times for Apps in iTunes 10.6

Since installed iTunes 10.6 on my MacBook whenever I update an app, the download is speedy but it is taking between 4 and 8 minutes in the indeterminate 'processing file' state. I've never seen this ...
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Inconsistent App Store ratings stars representation

In the iTunes App Store for iPhone, the rating is often displayed near the application's icon. Sometimes, when there are no ratings, the empty stars have an orange outline and sometimes they don't. ...
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Is there a (non-jailbroken) iPhone app that works like Android Lock?

Is there an app which works like Andriod Lock on IPhone. I had read cydia offers but on jailbreak. Is there an official one for this.
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Deleting app data from Game Center

So, I had this app called World Chef, it's a game and I wanted to start over. I deleted the app and then re-installed it. It didn't remove the data from the game so I deleted the app from Game Center ...
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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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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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“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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Family sharing notifications

I am in a family with other people, but I am not the family organiser. I know that whenever I make a purchase from iTunes or the AppStore, the family organiser gets sent the invoice, but are they also ...
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Is there a single place I can see all the app reviews I've written in the iOS App Store?

Short of individually tapping on "Write a Review" for all the apps I've ever purchased, is there any place (on the web, in iTunes, or in a third-party app) I can view all the reviews that I've written ...
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Apple App Store (install and get) loop, how to fix it?

Apple App Store is stuck in a loop, when you press "get" you get "install", and when you press "install" you get "get" again, and so on with infinity loop, trying to download a free or commercial app ...
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Does App Store Review Board allow Photoshopping a screenshot to show fake content?

I am preparing to submit an app that records trails (like Runkeeper) to the app store, and I think that it would be great if the screenshots of my app shows it filled with trails on the main screen. ...
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How did I end up with two iPad apps called Apple Store?

Which is the real one? What is the other one? How did I get it?
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How does Apple count app downloads?

If a user downloads a game but then deletes it, does it still count as a download? Will if affect the ranking of your app?