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

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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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Managing to change my Apple ID to another country [duplicate]

I need to change the country of Apple ID from UK to US, but I previously purchased some apps with my UK-based account, do I need to re-purchase them after migration? Will I still be updating my apps ...
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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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How can I change the iOS App Store Country on my iPhone 5? [duplicate]

When I try to download any app on my iPhone 5, I receive the following message: Account not in this store. Your account is not valid for use in the Swiss store. You must switch to the the US ...
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How to report app store rule violations?

Is there a link or somewhere to report App Store rule violations? Specifically, when an app is using Push Notifications to send you advertisements/promotions, despite this being explicitly against ...
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Purchases and updates after changing AppleID & Primary Email Address

I want to switch my AppleID from using my ISP email addrress to my gmail address. If I change both my AppleID and Primary Email Address as directed, (I understand I'll need to log out and log back in ...
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Angry Birds scores did not transfer from iPhone to iPad

I uploaded all my Angry Bird games, Star Wars, Bad Piggies, etc., from my iPhone to my iPad. The games uploaded fine but all my hard earned scores are gone. Do I need to replay levels to get to where ...
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change my apple id country

In my apple account there is $0.15. When ever I try to change my country it says "you have store credit balance; you must spend your balance before you can change stores." If there is a way to change ...
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Submitting to the appstore: Once an app is reviewed by Apple, does it automatically go live on the app store?

I'm not a developer yet but need a quick answer to this question. I know when submitting an iPhone App to the App Store, Apple is reviewing the App precisely. I wonder how this works. Lets say the ...
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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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App URLs in web-pages don't take me to the app in app-store on iOS

On my iPad2 (iOS6), when a web-page has a link to their app in the app-store, following the link does not open that app in the app-store. Instead, the app-store opens but does not jump to that app... ...
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Re-downloading apps purchased in a different country?

I lived in Canada for several years, but now I live in Norway (again). In Canada, I have purchased many apps on both the iOS and Mac OS X app stores. Some of these apps I have uninstalled over the ...
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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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“Unable to Download”/“Unable to Install” on iOS app update

Whenever I try to update one of my apps, it downloads 79%, stops for a moment, then the progress bar resets and one of two dialog boxes appears: Unable to Download Item "App Name" cannot be ...
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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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How to find the associated apple-id for each app in your iphone? [duplicate]

I have inherited an iPhone with many predecessors. Wasn't reset in the middle. Had multiple id's and applications installed. I want to see a list of applications with the id that was used to install ...
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If I have an iPod touch (1st gen) can I install apps?

I found what I think is a first gen iPod touch (see here). I had to restore it and it says it cannot update beyond iOS 2.2.1, build version 5H11. When I browse the App Store, all apps seem to ...
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Can't download Mountain Lion from app store on a Mac already running Mountain Lion?

I am trying to download and/or acquire an operating system installer for my newly purchased Mac. My objective is to put this onto some form of removable media (USB ideally) such that in the event that ...
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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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Is there official documentation about upgrading your iOS app's minimum requirements?

There are a couple of questions addressing what happens when you upgrade the minimum iOS of an app and there are still users on older iOS versions. The answers don't seem to agree with each other. ...
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iOS updates getting listed slowly

When I check for updates on an iOS device of mine, the results takes quite a bit of time to get listed. And even sometimes they don't and I've to restart the app by killing it. Although the speed when ...
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App Store says an app is installed, but it isn't

I've installed a new primary SSD drive on my mac, now I'm trying to download a few apps that I've already installed on my previous HD, but app store keeps saying they're already installed. But they ...
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App Store Blank and Gray

I have an iPhone 3G with iOS 4.1, but don't have an Apple ID. I just got this used phone recently. It is jailbroken and unlocked to work on T-Mobile. I looked on the app store and noticed some apps ...
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Can I still update my free apps if I change my iTunes Account Country?

If I change my iTunes Acccount country, I realize that I'll lose the ability to update apps for which I've paid. But what about apps that were freely purchased like : Facebook, Twitter, ... Will they ...
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Why are past purchases no longer showing after I change country of my Apple ID?

Recently I’ve changed the country in my Apple ID account. While everything else's fine there's an issue with my purchases. All Apps that were purchased before the change don't appear in Purchased ...
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Can Apps be side-loaded rather than uploaded to the iOS app store?

If I create a simple App, would it be possible for me to install it in any other devices without having to upload it to the Apple Store and wait for the reviewing process?
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How do I find an app that got lost following upgrade to iO6

I upgraded to iOS6. Something went wrong, and after the upgrade I needed to use an iCloud backup to restore the iPad. Although almost all my apps came back, one is missing (it would have been in the ...
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Restoring past purchases from different country

I recently moved countries, and have purchases associated on my iTunes account. Once I moved countries, I changed the country on my Apple ID to my new country. However, after using a store card on ...
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Screen Recording apps for the iphone 5 (iOS6)?

Apart from iRecorder and Display recorder (with extremely bad reviews) I have not been able to find any other app with the ability to screencast on an iPhone. I have already looked at this post and ...
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How can I abort a stalled in-progress app update?

Long story short; I was updating a couple of iPad apps via iTunes last night, but had to shut down. Now they're all listed as "installing..." on my iPad but they're neither being downloaded nor ...
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“Pending purchase and activation..” how much time will it take to activate iOS developer program? [closed]

"Pending purchase and activation.." how much time will it take to activate iOS developer program i have enrolled on 19 jan 2013.still it is pending.Any suggestions?
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Can I put an app bought with an old ID on my iPad with its new ID?

I bought the app for my old iPod Touch and used the second of two IDs I have...now I use another ID. They're both mine. I bought some apps with this alternative ID, can I put those apps on my new ...
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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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Can't rate apps/music/etc in iTunes or App Store

I'm unable to rate anything in either iTunes, the Mac app store, or the iOS app store. If I rate an app 5 stars (or anything else), and then return to the search results, then go back to the app page ...
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App store charging twice for same app

In Decemeber 2010 I purchased Goodreader for iPad, was emailed this statement: GoodReader for iPad, v3.1.2, Developer: Yuri Selukoff (4+) £0.59 I installed Goodreader on a new iPad just a few days ...
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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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How come Google Maps isn't available to App Store accounts from Israel?

When I browse to Google Apps for iPhone with my iPhone and click on Google Maps, I'm redirected to the App Store but receive the following note: Your request could not be completed. The item ...
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Does anyone know of a Crystal Reports viewer app for iPad?

Right now I am using Logicity on my PC. I would like to know if there is a way to see Crystal Reports files on iPad. While there are ways to boot into windows and then run my file (use iTap / ...
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What's a good PDF score reading app for iPad?

As a chorus and opera singer, I frequently download public-domain scores in PDF form and read them with my iPad. There is a built-in PDF reader on the iPad, and it is serviceable for music ...
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How can I make in-app purchases with a different Apple ID than the app was purchased with?

I have three children with three iPods and recently gave them all their own Apple ID accounts so that their iTunes money would be separate. However, now they cannot buy apps to add on to their games ...
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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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How do you hide App Store app updates that your version of iOS does not support?

I am running a first generation iPad with iOS 5.1.1 (the most recent version it will ever have) and I just noticed today that the application Shazam has just dropped support for iOS 5 on the latest ...
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Reinstalling a deleted app on my iPad with iOS 6

How can I restore an app on my iPad that I thought I didn't want, and deleted? The App Store only lets me "open", not install. I want to know how I can get the icon back on my iPad.
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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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How can I gift a copy of an app that I already own?

I own an app. I want to purchase an additional copy of that app for a friend using iTunes' gift functionality. In the iOS App Store and the iTunes store on a Mac, the gift option doesn't appear for ...
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Can I get paid for releases of new versions of my app in the App Store? [closed]

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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Problem with update to Motion 5.05

I purchased Motion 5 through the App Store yet when I go to update to 5.05 it tells me that I didn't purchase through App Store. What can I do?
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Possible to check out of the retail Apple Store using an Android phone?

An Apple Store employee told me that it's possible to check out of an Apple Retail store using an app on your iPhone (is this true?). Is there a similar app for Android, Blackberry, or any other ...
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How to not sync apps to iTunes 11

Since iCloud now offers a way for me to download apps directly from the cloud and I only want to keep updating the apps I use on my iOS device and not all that I have, I wanted to keep all my apps ...
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Are iPhone apps required to work on iOS 5 if it works on iOS 6? [closed]

My app currently doesn't work on iOS 5, but it does for iOS 6. Will it still be accepted to the app store?