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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Should in-app purchases transfer between devices?

Should in-app purchases transfer between different devices that use the same Apple ID? Is it up to the developer? My situation: I have two iPads. I purchased Monument Valley and installed it on both ...
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Different countries do not show up?

If someone outside of the US buys an IAP or gives a review, do those not show up in the USA app store?
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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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App was rejected for use of protected 3rd party material

My app has been rejected due to 3rd party material clause: 8.5: Use of protected 3rd party material (trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, otherwise proprietary content) requires a documented ...
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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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Freeze/frost alarm for iOS

I want to receive an alert whenever there is a freeze or frost advisory in my area, so I can know when to cover my plants. I would assume there is an app for that, but there are dozens weather apps, ...
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Two Macs and One Apple ID (purchases on App Store)

I have a Macbook Air mid 2012 model and now I'm thinking about buying a Mac Mini or a iMac so that I can have my Macbook Air for when I'm on the road, and the Mini or iMac stationed at home all the ...
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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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How to change iOS app “developed by” name?

I have developed an iOS app using Phonegap technology. I have uploaded it on Apple App Store & it has been approved, is ready for sale & is live on AppStore. The problem is that I want to ...
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Family Sharing apps in iOS

I've set up the new Family Sharing in iOS. How do I go about sharing a specific app from one Iphone to another? Do I need to use iTunes on the desktop? Does it depend upon whether the developer has ...
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How do I change user account used by the Update tab of AppStore?

On the bottom of the Featured tab Apple ID is correct, but when I try to update an app App Store asks me a password for the old Apple ID that I no longer have.
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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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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 do I see all iOS in-app subscriptions that I have active?

If I subscribe to several iOS in-app subscriptions, such as magazine app subscriptions on my iPad, then how can I later show a list of all my in-app subscriptions?
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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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In the app store how do you determine if an app is iCloud compatible before purchase?

A few months ago on the Arqade site I asked if the iOS version of Chrono Trigger put save games in the cloud. DCol provided a great answer detailing how to check if iOS apps you own backup to the ...
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Can I keep track of one specific app's sales from someone else's iTunes Connect page?

I'm an iOS developer, and I just found a publisher for my app - they will sell the app with their own iTunes Connect account. I have my own iTunes Connect account as well, and I'd like to keep track ...
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Are the app store review guidelines under NDA?

To access the app store review guidelines you need to sign in: https://developer.apple.com/appstore/resources/approval/guidelines.html Does that mean they are under NDA or it it ok to blog about a ...
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Can each application have a separate merchant account?

I work for a software company that is just starting to develop for the iPhone and we have a few clients that each want their own app developing and adding to the Market to sell. My question... is it ...
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Looking for monitoring tool for app sales and trends - combining iTunes App Store and Android Market

I am currently on the search for a universal desktop application (osx if possible) that is tracking both my iOS developer account as well as my android market store account. I already tried a lot of ...
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Where is “Get Info” in Xcode 4.2?

I have problems publishing my Application in the App Store. It seem that the UI has been updated, but the tutorial I use still uses the old version of Xcode, and I can't follow the instructions to ...
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Ability to give away iOS application, usually for sale

I am wondering if it's possible to do "mass giveaways" on the AppStore, without lowering, changing or otherwise changing the listed application. Is it possible to distribute hundreds to, potentially, ...
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File management iPad app

I am looking for some free File management iPad app. It should be an offline file viewing app, with features to open common file types and also extract zip or rar files. It should be exactly like ...
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Can I reactivate my Peggle Nights in-app purchase on my new iPad without being charged again?

I own Peggle for iPhone and bought the Peggle Nights addon from within the app. I installed Peggle on my new iPad, but Peggle Nights isn't available. I've seen other iOS games (like 100 Rogues) that ...
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Your Apple ID or password was entered incorrectly - Eror while login

I tried to login with my apple id to develper.apple.com and application loader But is giving the error -Your Apple ID or password was entered incorrectly I know my login credentials are right. ...
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Why does iOS remove aps from folders upon update?

Has anyone else seen the issue where apps are removed from their folders when you do a mass update from the App Store? I've seen it with my iPhone 4 and my original iPad. It only seems to happen when ...
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What replacement SMS/MMS app for iPhone will allow me to change convo color, etc?

My best friend and a client of mine have the same name, and it's way too easy to accidentally click on the client when I'm having a more adult or humorous conversation with my buddy at the same time ...
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Are there any limits of re-downloading applications from appstore?

I've got an application on my iPhone which was free when I installed it and now it became paid application. One day I accidentally deleted it from device and then was able to download it from Appstore ...
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How many TSI I am allowed to submit?

I bought an Apple Developer Program. I submitted one of my app, and they rejected. They advised me: If you have code-level questions after utilizing the above resource, you may wish to consult with ...
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iPhone AppStore always asks for password when redeeming

Basically what the title says; when I'm redeeming a code in the AppStore, there's no option for me to authenticate via TouchID, it always asks me for my Apple ID password. Am I missing something? ...
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Apple review process: Penalty for updating an app before it has been reviewed

I have submitted an app to the app store about a week ago. As far as I can tell, it wasn't reviewed yet. Today my team discovered a bug in the app we've sent. It's not critical, but I would be very ...