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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can I get the source code from an IPA?

How do I get source code or classes .m and .h files for .ipa files?
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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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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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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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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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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?
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Using a gift certificate for an app without fully redeeming it

I have an Apple gift certificate with a balance on it. I would like to use some of that balance to purchase an app from the App Store, but I don't want to fully redeem the gift certificate for iTunes ...
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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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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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iPhone says there is not enough space/room to download an app, but there is

Cannot Download There is not enough available storage to download "<APP>". You can manage your storage in Settings. My brother gets this error message when we go to install a large app ...
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Where do I go for help when purchasing an iOS developer program and the payment is refused?

I am trying to buy paid membership for one year to the iOS developer program, but I could not complete the activation step. I have a gold visa credit card and I tried to use it to buy the program. ...
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What part of Apple's review process might lead to them reject apps with not-complete features?

Will Apple decline an app from the App Store if a test feature is in place? I've looked over the generic App review guidelines but don't know how or where the line is drawn. For an example specific ...
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Will changing my Apple ID affect any apps that I have purchased?

I want to change my Apple ID, simply just because I don't want to use that name or that email address anymore. Will it affect any apps that I have purchased in the past with that old Apple ID? If I ...
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Can I get paid for releases of new versions of my app in the App Store?

Suppose that I develop an app for the iOS platform. The app is a huge success and 80% of my target audience buys it. My customers understandably expect continuous development of the app, but my ...
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How can I restore an app on my iPad if it isn't available in the Store anymore?

I was using ios version 4 till yesterday, and I just upgraded the version. Some apps which I purchased before cannot be found in the app store or in the itunes purchases section. what is to be done??
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App Store: can't add a new credit card (too many are already associated)

I use virtual credit cards to perform online purchases with my debit card, and I usually create a new one for every purchase (with a charge limit equal to the purchase's value). I was trying to add a ...
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Why does using Passbook with the App Store result in a connection error?

I upgraded my iPhone 4S to iOS 6.0. Every time I open Passbook, then touch the 'App Store' button, the App Store app is opened, but then I see the error "Cannot connect to iTunes Store". The App Store ...
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Downloading a previously purchased app to iTunes on another computer

I've purchased and downloaded an app to a computer that I do not sync with my iPhone on a daily basis. I would like to download the same app to a computer that I do sync usually and then sync it. Is ...
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Application Update Bug

So this happened a while ago, and I thought it would resolve itself eventually, but it hasn't, so I'll just ask here. I was updating my apps and clicked the "Update All" button in the App Store. ...