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

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What methods exist for reading out content to hear correct pronunciation?

I would like to be able to have selected content from ebooks and webpages read out to me so that I may hear the correct pronunciation of words and sentences. What accessibility options exist to help ...
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Review Stars zero

My app recently made it to the app-store(Planner!) and three users gave it reviews. However the stars are not filled. Anyone no why? Here is a pic:
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Do iTunes Connect sales chart show updates as well as new downloads?

Just curious, does the sales chart in iTunes Connect combine the stats from updates and new downloads?
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Update of app shown in iPhone but not in iPad?

I have a first version of my app in the App Store. Recently I released the next version with some bug fixes. After Apple approved the updated version, the update showed in the App Store app for my ...
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App Store asks me Apple ID password with an incorrect email

I have an iPhone 4S from about 2 years. Till now the App Store never asked me a password different from the one I've set when create the Apple account. Today, for no apparent reason, it asked me a ...
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When I update my app, does it need to be re-approved?

If I have an app on the app store and I want to update it, does it need to go through the approval process again every time I update it?
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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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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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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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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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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?
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When I click the Appstore button in Passbook I receive the error: “Cannot connect to the iTunes store”

When I click on App Store, which rests below all of the features that Apple touts for the service, I am given an error where a prompt tells me that my phone can’t access the App Store. The error looks ...
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App Store links don't work when App Store is running

I have a 32 GB iPad 3 with WiFi. If I try to follow an app store link, like from Safari or AppShopper, it will activate the running instance of the App Store but will not navigate to the link ...
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Can I avoid adding “security” questions?

So I just learned of these security questions, I canceled out of the prompt yesterday and I managed to download some apps. Do I absolutely have to add these? If I don't add them is it just going to ...
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How to tune the iTunes and App Store to remember the password for a very long time?

By default iTunes and App Store are remembering your password only for 15 minutes and this is really annoying for someone that keeps the access to his computer safe anyway. I am almost sure that ...
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Where can I find statistics for most searched apps in the App Store?

Does anyone know if it's possible to find out what people are searching for in the App Store? I'd like to be able to pitch to a client that there is a high demand for a certain type of app. Is it ...
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How to find the iTunes Store link of an installed App?

I have one of the numerous flashlight apps that I wanted to recommend to a friend. What is the easiest way to retrieve the iTunes Store link from my already installed iOS App ? The info window ...
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Different iTunes region and App updates

I've moved house from the UK to Ireland so now am in a different iTunes region. I have changed store and registered new payment details so I can properly use iTunes again. BUT, all of my App updates ...
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iPod Touch can't download apps

Since yesterday, my first-generation iPod Touch would not let me download apps. In the app store, the image description (the one that you can slide left and right) would not appear and was replaced by ...
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“unable to download application” when installing directly on iPhone

While trying to download an app over a wifi connection, app store told me that it was "unable to download application, please connect to pc to download application". After doing some research i found ...
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How can I change the Apple ID associated with an iPod Touch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to change Apple ID on my iPhone I just bought myself a used iPod Touch - 2nd generation. The person who previously owned it cleared just about everything off. ...
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What can change so the app store fails on a network where purchases used to work fine?

Yesterday, I noticed that when I'm at my office on the wireless network, and I purchase or try to update an app, it doesn't work. Doesn't matter if it is on my iPad or iPhone. I've never had this ...
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App Store Price Tracking Site

Is there a site that tracks App Store price drops and emails you accordingly? I've had an AppShopper account for years, but over the last few months it hasn't been emailing me about price drops in ...
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Password dialog very different in app store on iPad-3 iOS 8.0.2?

Whenever I'm asked for a password in the app store of my iPad-3 iOS 8.0.2 (e.g., when installing an app), I don't see the password request dialog like before. See the screen shot below. I'm guessing ...
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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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Cannot get free apps from App Store after moving abroad

I tried to load a free app, but as I have moved to Spain from the UK it wouldn't accept it. I had to change my Google password and I have tried to change my address from my iPhone but it won't let me. ...
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how does an app recognize the phone?

I recently used an app to enter a voucher code and then redeem it to get free stuff. But it only allows 1 code/ phone. I was wondering, what do the iOS apps use when identifying a phone/user?
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How can I use Family Sharing for Store purchases if I use a different Apple ID for purchases?

A key feature of Apple's iCloud Family Sharing is the ability to share store purchases with invited family members. However, like many people, I use a different Apple ID for iCloud and Store purchases ...
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Am I going to have a problem with a newsstand app which contains both free and paid subscription model?

We have a printed magazine and we're going to publish a newsstand app for it. And we have a case which I'm not sure Apple allow us to do. Here it is: User buys a printed issue with promocode in it ...
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How to get rid of all the apps downloaded to my iPhone from another appleid?

This is the most bizarre thing I have seen in Apple; here is what happened. In my country, the Apple reseller store for some reason registers all the people's AppleIDs with their own email addresses ...
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Enterprise Account and Developer Account app migration

I am developing an iOS application using the company's enterprise account. The app ID, certificates and profiles are stored in this account. We want to distribute the app through App Store as well, so ...
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None Payment option not present [duplicate]

After creating an Apple ID in another location, I am forced to enter payment information in the iOS, Mac, and iTunes stores. Even when trying to purchase a Free app, I am forced to enter payment ...
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Deleting and Resubmitting an App

Since iTunesconnect won't let me delete leaderboards and achievements, I am considering deleting my entire app and resubmitting it. My app is free, without IAP, was just recently published, and has ...
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Does the Apple AppStore checksum the apps after they arrive at your phone?

I downloaded an app on a rather crappy internet connection, and the App ran but could not connect to the server. After a few hours of trying and retrying the username and password we finally ...
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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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Auto update apps on device when syncing in iTunes

I have several devices. After updating apps on the device that I used to purchase apps, I can sync the updates to my iTunes on the Mac using USB cable. All but one device got the apps updated when ...
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How does ios app ranking work?

So I've been in the app industry for around half a year and I still don't know how exactly ranking higher for your app will help increase downloads. That sounds like a question with an obvious answer ...
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Automatic download of top apps from iTunes App Store in iTunes

Is there a script or other way to have iTunes download the top (free) apps (in all categories, or specific category) from the app store, like once a week or day?
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iOS App Store: free limited version of app

I would like to have a free trial version of my app, with limited functionality, and at the same time to have a full paid version. The apps can have slightly different names on App Store, say MyApp ...
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itunes connect bank account with a different name

My girlfriend opened an individual developer account with her name because i don't have a credit card; i wonder if i can put my bank account in the "bank info" in itunes connect with my name or that ...
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Is there a way to know App Reviews from users in real time?

I don't know why Apple can't provide a real-time system and tools to manage these processes better but is there a way to know about app reviews from users in real-time? I wish there is a way for ...
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AppStore Promtional Artwork Approved - Not Used

8 days ago, Apple emailed me and asked me to provide promotional artwork for an iOS App which I published on March 7. They needed me to upload promotional artwork for a possible feature on the App ...
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In game app updates, bypassing App Store

Some apps, I've noticed that developers are able to update their software without submitting them to the App Store. For example, Game of War will occasionally tell you that an update is available ...
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New iPhone asks for an Apple ID login that is not mine

I have just changed my phone from a 4S to a 5s. I backed up my old phone to iCloud, then downloaded the backup to my new device. Whilst entering the settings in my new phone it asked me for the ...
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App store doesn't show rating of my app [duplicate]

I have an app that has 23 ratings and 4,5 stars but if you search for the app they don't appear. If you tap on the app after searching for it, the stars appear but empty. You can only see the stars if ...
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Is it allowed to incentivize users to leave reviews?

I was playing a game and encountered this: Is this allowed by Apple? As soon as you click "Yes" and go to the app store review page, it unlocks all of the colors, whether or not you actually leave ...
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How to view the same file in different apps in iOS?

I'm using an iPhone for the first time and I found that I can't view the same file in different apps. I have have some PDF files added to Adobe Reader but I cant view them in a similar app that views ...
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Is the email used for an Apple ID public or private?

I recently installed some iOS apps as part of a deal/incentive (then promptly deleted them). It got me thinking, is the email I use for my Apple ID public or identifiable to the app developers? Can ...
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How can I know what apps are on my phone but not in my iTunes library?

I constantly get the following warning dialog when doing a backup of my device to my computer through iTunes. Clicking yes does not prevent this from happening in the future. Clicking no does ...