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

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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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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 ...
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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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How can I see all apps in 'Essentials' in Mac and iTunes app stores?

A quick question: While navigating the Mac and iOS appstores, I often see some apps marked with a grey rectangular box with rounded edges called 'Essentials', which appears just below the rating of ...
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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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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?
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Ratings and Reviews not showing up for newly released app. Is there a standard delay or is something wrong?

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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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 ...
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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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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 to transfer a purchased app from iPhone to iPad?

I have bought Talking Ben app on my iPhone. I also have an iPad, how can I transfer this purchase onto my iPad? I already tried using my iTunes. But i dont know how to do it. Also both my iPad and ...
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How do I make an iPad app free for certain users? [closed]

I would like to know how to make an iPad app for free for users buying a Mac app, via the appstore. My goal is to do a promotion like "Buy Mac app and get an iPad app for free!"
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How can I find which account I used for downloading my iOS apps?

I use three different accounts for downloading from the App Store, each in a different country. When there is an update, I have to connect to the correct App Store to download the update, but ...
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iPhone App Update from a Development Point of View [closed]

I am doing iPhone development and my first app is in the market. First week was pretty good but now it is loosing momentum. If I provide an update to the app will it improve the app exposure in the ...
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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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Could my app store password stop working due to iCloud confusion?

How can I figure out which Apple ID to use for purchasing and not end up with more confusion with @mac.com @me.com and @icloud.com email aliases that all belong to one iCloud account? (I apoligize ...
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How to downgrade an iOS app for iPod touch?

Is it possible to downgrade an app from a newer version to an older version without having a copy of the older verion. I guess this could also be rephrased to, 'is it possible to download an older ...
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Is buying iPhone apps like a subscription or a one time purchase?

I've got a couple of questions regarding buying iPhone apps. 1) If Fruit ninja is $0.99 does it mean that if I buy it i will have to pay $0.99 every year? or is it a one time payment (what other ...
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App Store is the wrong language

I changed my iTunes account location to German (with an Austrian credit card) in order to download a certain app that wasn't available in Danish (my primary language). I was now able to get the app ...
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Apps for tracking iPhone app sales?

Are there any free apps that will track your iPhone app sales? Many have now gone to paid.
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Can't download free apps

When I try to download a free app it keeps sending me to the settings info about my card number. Then it says that there was a billing problem with a previous purchase. And to update my payment ...
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Is it possible to not keep ios apps on your main computer?

I sync my iPhone and iPad with my MacBook. It appears that iTunes stores copies of all of my apps on my MacBook, even though I, for obvious reasons, can't actually use them there. The problem is that ...
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VPP license transfer

Is there any way to transfer licenses bought through Apple's VPP from one iDevice to another? (aka. I don't want to make apps a gift to the employee) And what are the prerequisites if such a thing ...
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iTunes Connect: Can I have one bank account for every currency I receive?

As I understand it, Apple does not do currency exchanges when they pay the app developers, they just forward the 70% share in the currency the customers bought it. So, if an app is available in ...
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Clarify costs on my credit card printout when buying apps.

I have a iPad 2. In my credit card printout, I have a cost from an app I bought in the AppStore. But I've only installed free apps. If I lookup what apps I've installed, I cannot see their costs, ...
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What's the current state of delta updates for iOS apps? Were they ever promised? If not, any word from Apple on if it will come?

I'm quite sure that I read, in more than one place, that one of the features of iOS 5 was to be delta updates for apps. However, the massive download that was required for an update to Infinity Blade ...
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How can I backup my apps from the iPad to my mac?

I recently updated to Lion and didn't keep any backup of the local library for my installed apps on the iPad. Now when I'm trying to update to the latest version of iOS it tells me this: But when ...
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App Store asking for other Apple ID when updating apps

My friend's mate reset his phone to prove him wrong about a situation and ever since then when he tries to update his apps it asks for his mom's iCloud password yet it says at the bottom of the App ...