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

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iPhone 4 Zombie Apps in ios7

I have several unwanted apps on my iPhone 4 ios7 that appear greyed out, do not run, show a "paused" badge when I click on them, but will not delete if I try the usual method. They will also not be ...
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iTunes Connect closed this holiday?

iTunes Connect was closed for a week last year around the christmas holidays. Does anyone know if there will be a similar period of time where iTunes Connect is closed this year?
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How does iWork for iOS know what account to use for icloud?

I saw a student selling a used iPad with the offer of including Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. They said they would wipe the device then reinstall iWork. Wouldn't logging in associate the iWork apps ...
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Were there changes to AppStore 'password caching' in iOS 7?

Ever since I updated my iPad mini to iOS 7, my son (4 y.o.) has been making sneaky in-app purchases. What's worse is he knows how he's doing it, but won't spill the beans when I ask him how. Whatever ...
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How does Apple's free apps program work?

Apple recently announced that iLife and iWork suites are free with new Macs and iOS devices, but how does it work? Is it preinstalled? What happens if I wipe out the system—will it still be free in ...
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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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Is there a “windirstat”/“Disk Inventory X” type iOS app? (ie app for visualizing hard drive usage on iOS)

This is a pretty simple question. Assuming you know what WinDirStat &/or Disc Inventory X do, which is visualize the usage of your hard drive on a file-by-file basis, sized in proportion to the ...
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Force Mac App Store to Install to Applications Folder

I recently purchased a copy of my own Mac App Store app (using promo code) so that I could experience it the way my customers do. I've discovered that downloading the app from the App Store will not ...
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Set iOS Appstore notification default style

When submitting to App store can we have the default setting on the notification center set to Alerts rather than banners?
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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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iPhone iOS7 apps stay open in App Store after install

How does one remove a downloaded and installed app from the App Store Purchases page? Deleting and re-installing does not seem to work. There is a very long discussion stream on the Apple forums ...
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Location specific keywords in a new iPhone app?

I'm deploying an iOS app tomorrow. The app provides an international service that requires support of local businesses of a certain type. Nothing in the app description or app workflow is tied to a ...
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How to know under which account/Apple ID an app was purchased?

I uninstalled/removed apps I used to purchase using a family member's Apple ID; then I re-purchased apps using my own Apple ID. Is there a way for me to check whether the apps are now under my Apple ...
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Can't download apps from App Store (Can't connect to iTunes)

I cannot download any apps from the App Store (free apps) any more. The massage I receive is "Cannot connect to the iTunes Store." It seems that after I connect to iTunes with my laptop, it all ...
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Is there any iOS apps that can have a alarm plays videos?

Can iOS apps play a video at a specified date and time using my video or YouTube video?
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App store ranking - effect of downloads from multiple countries

If I have an app in the app store, it seems to be that the general consensus is Higher Downloads = Higher Rank However, if my app is downloaded 500 times in Australia, will that affect my US ...
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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 ...
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Is is possible to re-purchase an app for which I requested a refund?

Yes, it sounds strange. I purchased an app that didn't initially work and I requested a refund which was promptly processed by Apple. Then I couldn't find a better app for my needs and figured out ...
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How to delete an app stuck in update mode?

Several months ago the Groupon app had an update which I selected, but it never completed the update. It always shows up on the update list and when you tap it, it shows "Updating". The progress bar ...
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How to install WhatsApp on an iPad 4 without 3G?

I own an iPad 4 without 3G (functioning only Wi-Fi) running iOS 7. How can I install WhatsApp on this iPad?
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What methods exist for reading out content to hear correct pronunciation?

I would like to be able to have selected content from ebooks and webpages read out to me so that I may hear the correct pronunciation of words and sentences. What accessibility options exist to help ...
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Why is “Add to Wishlist” option not visible in iOS 7 App Store?

I've found several apps that I'd like to add to my wishlist to download later, but the option isn't visible in the menu. I thought "Add to Wishlist" was a new feature in iOS 7 for the App Store. But ...
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iOS7 automatic app update downloads from wrong store, stuck

I was using my iTunes account from country A when I installed iOS7, and automatic app updates were turned on. I then switched to using my country B account so that I could install updates to apps I ...
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Itunes App Store Release Date Missing

I use the Windows OS and iTunes 11.1 and recently I noticed that the last few version of the Itune App Store they had made changes to the viewing of app in both iphone & ipad. The old version can ...
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Can't install apps from App Store on iPhone with iOS 7

I upgraded my iPhone 4 to iOS 7 last night but now I can't download apps using the App Store on my iPhone. It's still possible to get the apps using iTunes on my computer and syncing my phone, but ...
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App Store keeps showing wrong badge count

App Store on my iPhone keeps on showing that there are 3 new updates, but when I click on updates, it shows 0 new updates. It will update the badge count to 0 new updates as well, but not much later ...
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AppStore gambling policy

As I understand currently Apple allows some kind of gambling apps to be published on AppStore, I just don't know all about this. So, my question is if they would allow a lotto type app with real money ...
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How can I remove the update history in the app store?

I upgraded my iPhone to IOS7. Since this upgrade the app store has been having a new update history. How can I remove the history?
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Is there a log of auto-updated apps?

iOS 7 has a new auto-update apps feature. When it's enabled, you don't have to manually go into the App Store app and download updates for your installed apps. However, I want to be able to find out ...
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Apple ID issues

I had an iPhone 4s and took over my husband's iPhone 5. We reset all content and settings. It has been a nightmare! I could only sync 5 of many ringtones on the iPhone 5. After being on the phone ...
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purchased a paid app on a laptop and will not appear on my mac's itunes

I purchased a paid app on my laptop, after logging in with my apple ID, and even got an email verifying my purchase. Today, I logged in to my mac, opened itunes and the app was not in the list with my ...
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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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App submission response: “Post-dated Code Signature”

I uploaded my app yesterday. Its status turned to "Waiting for Review" from "Upload Received" today, but I have also received this e-mail: Dear developer, We have discovered one or more ...
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How to stop iTunes to auto download “Available apps” on start?

I have downloaded few apps on my iDevice and stopped the download realizing that was not the intended app.Whenever I start my iTunes, it tries to download them. How can I stop the apps from getting ...
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Review Stars zero

My app recently made it to the app-store(Planner!) and three users gave it reviews. However the stars are not filled. Anyone no why? Here is a pic:
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iOS b2b Acceptance Criteria

Could someone please tell me if iOS b2b apps undergo the same acceptance review (or the same level of acceptance review) from Apple that regular public apps do? I need to solve a problem w/ a client ...
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Do iTunes Connect sales chart show updates as well as new downloads?

Just curious, does the sales chart in iTunes Connect combine the stats from updates and new downloads?
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Can my daughter charge my credit card from her Apple ID?

If I set up an individual account for my daughter can she charge my credit card with an app purchase?
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Docs needed to read before submitting app to App Store

What are the documents one has to read before submitting an app to the App Store? I guess these are the two: App review guidelines iOS human interface guidelines Are there others?
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Shader tester iOS App?

Will Apple reject an app which renders a 3D scene that allows you to modify and compile GLSL ES shaders by editing them in the app? (something not unlike e.g. http://shadertoy.com, but native OpenGL ...
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How can you stop “Verification required” when installing free apps?

Whenever I install a free app on my Ipad, this message appears: Verification required Before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to sign in, then verify your payment info. What does ...
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How can I find out what software I've bought in the App Store? [duplicate]

I'm Using my iPhone 3G and haven't backup it as frequently as I should and would like to know what software I've bought for it. So I know I don't have to pay for it again. Yes I can try and buy the ...
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iOS App Store chart position: Strange ups and downs

I'm tracking (every hour) one of my client's apps which is listed in one of the category charts (not the overall charts). However I noticed strange ups and downs in the chart positions. Within only ...
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Update of app shown in iPhone but not in iPad?

I have a first version of my app in the App Store. Recently I released the next version with some bug fixes. After Apple approved the updated version, the update showed in the App Store app for my ...
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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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How do i transfer an app that has been downloaded to the PC iTunes Store to my iPhone 5?

I downloaded Real Racing from PC iTunes Store. How do I transfer it to my iPhone? I see a Cloud sign in in the app on the iPhone but when I press it, it asks me to be connected to WiFi but I don't ...
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Why our game never appeared in the new section of the appstore?

We released a game 4 days ago (Thursday), Junction Action Arcade, its categories are action and arcade, and I've been looking in the appstore in the section "Games -> Action -> New", in tha USA store, ...
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Does purchasing IAP from abroad increase the risk of getting my account disabled?

So I'm outside USA , and I want to buy the kingdom rush frontiers IAP. Can I do this safely or do I risk getting my account disabled because i use to buy IAP from USA Apple ID outside USA ?
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Can I have the same Apple ID in my iPhone and my iPad

How can I have de same Apple ID in my iPhone and my iPad (so that I can use the apps on iPad that I have in iPhone and "vice versa")
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App Store asks me Apple ID password with an incorrect email

I have an iPhone 4S from about 2 years. Till now the App Store never asked me a password different from the one I've set when create the Apple account. Today, for no apparent reason, it asked me a ...