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

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Preventing iTunes from keeping old versions on “Mobile Applications” folder

I just manually deleted about 1gb of useless old version files from that folder. But I've got 966 items there and no way to going through them all, plus some of them are not even that simple to ...
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Save an app for later download?

I am looking for a way to create a wish list in the App Store, like you can in iTunes on the desktop. Is it possible to do this on the App Store from an iPhone?
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Distributing an app for all company iPads

If I build an iPad app for a company (for internal use), do I need to commit it to the App Store to install it on all company devices ?
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What screenshots are actually required for submission?

I am confused. The apple guidelines say things like: If your app indicates that it is optimized for the iPhone 6, at least one 4.7-inch screenshot is required. Up to four additional screenshots ...
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What happens to iOS Apps when you turn OFF Family Sharing?

I have Family Sharing turned on currently, but no longer wish all my family's purchases to come from the one credit card. As some iOS apps have been bought for the benefit of the whole family, what ...
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Free iOS app in Pending Contract

I recently renewed my iOS developer membership and noticed that my free app, which has been available in the store for a year, is now in Pending Contract status. There is no information whatsoever of ...
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Distribution of the enterprise iOS application

We are going to develop iOS application for enterprise. As I see we need take a part in Enterprise Developers Program. But there is a some points I want to clarify: Is it right that Enterprise ...
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How to install WhatsApp on iPad mini?

How can I install WhatsApp on iPad mini (cellular)? It's not jailbroken and I am using iOS 7 but I cant install WhatsApp on it.
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Does Apple have a policy restricting generic UUID with iBeacon apps in the app store?

I heard that developers must specify clearly the list of iBeacon UUID their app is working with, and that each change in this list would require an update. The reason would be to prevent companies to ...
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What is the iOS developer payment schedule?

I'm planning to release an iPhone app next week. I have read that Apple pays out 45 days after the end of month (if threshold is reached). My developer account is linked to an address in India if that ...
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Whats that percentage mean in iTunes Connect?

I'm starting to publish apps and I'm curious about this green number in iTunes Connect: I believe it indicates growth over three hundred something. Can someone explain what this is? Thanks!
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Non app store apps for iPhone 3G

I recently bought iPhone 3G from a friend, but i can't download apps from the official appstore because my iOS version is 4.2. Is there any website or even a way to install apps like facebook, without ...
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Do App Names with Special Characters Effect their Visibility in the App Store?

I plan to release an app with an accent at the end. This would be my first iPhone app in the app store so I'm sort of new to this. Do special characters in its title the hinder the chances of my app ...
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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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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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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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Are there any iOS apps that let third-party developers extend functionality?

If so, can you give examples? What I'm looking for is any apps that let third-parties write code or modules/"mini apps" for extended functionality that a user can install/execute from within the app.
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Where can I find iOS Enterprise Developer Program terms of use (license)?

Is it possible to see the full license (terms of use) of iOS Enterprise Developer Program before going through the whole process of enrollment to the program? I know that you can see the license ...
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Requirement when submitting app to Apple

When I try to set up the app in Apple iTunes Connect to submit my app, I was asked to provide the support url. Can I use my blog website for this?
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How can I selectively share app purchases among iOS devices using iCloud?

I have three iOS 6 devices among which I would like to selectively share apps. I have an iPhone and my wife has an iPhone and an iPad. I understand that by using a common Apple ID for the App Store, ...
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Can one access the iTunes Store Wish List via either of the two iOS app stores?

I use the "My Wish List" feature in the iTunes Store to keep track of music, movies, and apps that I discover via various RSS feeds, curating them for later purchase. Can I view my "Wish List" in ...
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App store account sign in

When I open the App Store on my iPhone, it opens my Australian account by default. How can I change the settings so it opens my US account (which I do own legally).
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See Installation Status of All App Updates

I have so many apps on my iPhone, when I install a batch of updates it takes a while for them to complete. Given how many different screens my iPhone has, it's difficult to determine when all of the ...
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Buying an app on one device; rating from another

Is there some restriction on which device you can rate from? I like to browse the iOS app store via iTunes from my MacBook, so I often stage apps there for download on the next sync with my iPhone. I ...
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Does Xcode 4 run “stable” on OS X 10.7 DP?

and will Apple accept software built in this environment for iTunes AppStore and Mac AppStore?
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Creating iOS app preview in iMovie but getting iTunes Connect Error

I'm creating an app preview for an iOS app using Apple's instructions (record video using QuickTime, import into iMovie, File -> App Preview) yet I get the following error message when I attempt to ...
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Does uploading new binary to iTunes Connect lose our place in the review queue?

Our iOS app is "Waiting for Review" on the iOS App Store. While "waiting for review," do we lose our place in the "waiting for review" queue each time we upload a new binary?
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Cannot reject a binary on the new iTunesConnect UI

We submitted our binary, but discovered that there was an error. I uploaded a new binary from XCode6 and it shows up in the Prerelease Tab of iTunesConnect. It has a higher build number (#706) as ...
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Is this app store banking application cheating Apple? [closed]

A bank uploads an free application ( link ) on App Store. Application basically displays bank account summary with transaction history. On launch, the application displays below notice to directly ...
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How to delete all my progress in Fruit Ninja?

I would like to reset all my progress, achievements and objects from Fruit Ninja. I've tried deleting it and then reinstalling it again, but I still have all my stuff. So, how could I reset the game ...
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App Store shows wrong app version for review comment

Behind each review there is a version like this (v1.5). I've encountered some comments which clearly use a newer version then it is shown. How is this possible ?
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Uploading app to app-store with same name for another developer id

Let me explain clearly, I have developed an application and created an app in the app-store with an apple developer id. But, not uploaded the binary version. Now I need to upload the app with ...
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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 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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Retrieving Old Mag Issues from Newstand iPad

On my ancient iPad (original, 32GB), I had a subscription to PSM3 with all the issues I "own" downloaded to my device. I'd love to do a format of this device and free up some space -- as it is getting ...
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Does the iTunes Affiliate Program work with the Volume Purchase Program?

Can one earn affiliate commission through the iTunes Affiliate Program for purchases made through Apple's Volume Purchase Programs for Business or Education? In case it makes a difference, we're ...
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Can't access AppStore when connected via 3G

When my iPhone (3GS) is connected via 3G, I can't connect to the AppStore. It just loads a while and then says "Could not connect" and that's that. When I have a WLAN connection, everything works ...
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Service which monitors when apps are updated?

I have a couple of old applications which I adore, but really don't want to have on my iPhone at the moment, because they're terrible in iOS6 / iPhone 5 and haven't been updated for over a year. I'd ...
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How to view my complete purchase (just apps, not IAP stuff) history on Apple App Store?

I have tried many ways but failed to view a full list of my purchase. Does any one know how I can view them all? My first purchased should happen in early 2010. Thanks very much,
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Issues getting application approved [closed]

We build and sell a SaaS application, our clients have asked us to produce apps which allow this application to be accessed from their phones. We have developed and submitted to Apple a version for ...
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publishing similar apps on apple store [closed]

I am an indiviual developer (I also have a company too). Some of our clients want to publish apps that can support their business. We have created a template app for one of the customers, and for ...
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How do apps like AppShopper and AppZapp monitor changes to the app store? [closed]

This may be a question for the developers of those apps, but I figure there may be a public API or something which I wasn't aware of, making this question on-topic. iOS apps and websites such as ...
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Would an app, featuring only a Webview component, get approved for the AppStore?

I am not a mobile app developer, but we do feature responsive design in our website which works very well across all mobile browsers. So if I were to make an app that only contains a fullscreen ...
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How do people hack iPhone games so easily?

I have seen high scores of 999,999 on Flappy Bird as well as many other impossible high scores on games such as Temple Run, etc., on iPhone and iPad. How do people hack these games so easily when ...
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Is 64-bit a requirement for publishing to the iOS App Store?

iOS developers recently received an email from Apple stating that Starting February 1st, new apps and app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with XCode 4 and iOS 7 SDK The email ...
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How do I stop a deleted purchased apps from continously charging me?

I bought this Starmaker app at the App Store for Iphone which cost me $1.79. I thought that I would be charged just one time. But every week, I have been getting email notifications that I am ...
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Is it possible to purchase an iPhone app now to download later?

I was wondering if there is a way (or at least if it is possible) to purchase an app from the app store now, but do not download it now (to save on disk space) and download it later when required. ...
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What's the name of the iOS / OS X calculator app that has 'variables' functionality?

I'm looking for an app on the App Store but I forgot its name. It is a calculator app that looks like it has been written on a noteblock. You can store the solutions of calculations as ...
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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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Why are certain games only available on iPad?

I recently bought a 5th generation iPod touch. I searched for "Magic 2014" but was greeted with the message: "Magic 2014 is only available on Apple iPad". Why are certain games iPad only?