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

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Are in-app purchases marked as such on App Store receipts?

I recently got the email from Apple about refunding inadvertent in-app purchases. Instead of going through my purchase history in the slow iTunes app, is there a string I can search for in my email ...
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How do I upload a new version of an app after an App Transfer?

I know how to transfer an app from one account to another account as I have read the whole procedure for transfering apps from Apple's Documentation. However, if I want to upload a new version of the ...
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How to avoid re-verifying app store?

My iPhone says “since this is the first time you ...” when it ISN'T. And then it asks security questions which are NOT the ones I set. Did the same thing last time I tried to download a non-free ...
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Which formats does Apple Newsstand accept?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but Newsstand content can be published in PDF format. Via a Newsstand iOS app of course. What other formats does a Newsstand app work with? Is epub ok? Does Apple provide ...
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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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PDF magazine to Newsstand solution on low budget?

I'm a student in charge of my university's magazine, and I'm interested in finding a user and budget friendly solution to distributing a tablet version on Apple's Newsstand. I'm not the best ...
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Distribute in App Store from a country without Online App Store?

I just received an email from Apple to continue the Apple Developer Program enrollment process, but before I do, I want to know some important details. I'm a developer for a company in Morocco and we ...
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Can an MDM system (e.g. GOOD) report on iOS app usage?

If a company uses an MDM system (like GOOD or MobileIron) to deploy apps to their iPads and iPhones does iOS provide the MDM system data about when the app is used, so it will show up in their usage ...
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Were there changes to AppStore 'password caching' in iOS 7?

Ever since I updated my iPad mini to iOS 7, my son (4 y.o.) has been making sneaky in-app purchases. What's worse is he knows how he's doing it, but won't spill the beans when I ask him how. Whatever ...
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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 for Website that has paid membership? [on hold]

We have a website that provides SaaS. The membership to use the websites is not free, but has an monthly payment. Now we would like to have an iOS app to give our users mobile access to our Service. ...
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What could be the reason Hungary in not among Apple's iAd supported countries? [closed]

Here are the Apple iAd supported countries: http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203102 Hungary is not on it even though it is part of EU. Is there any publicly documented reason why Apple hasn't rolled ...
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After how many app download is it any chanche to get revenue from ads / banner? [closed]

I put a banner to my app, submitted to App Store, but yet ads in my app get no visibility, I guess due to low market share, download rate. Do you know a rough threshold count of downloads from where ...
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Using Apple Developer as proof of sales between two companies

We are currently negotiating with a company where that company will use our technology (image recognition) to create an iOS app. We will receive a Royalty based on sales and we do not know the company ...
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Does bundle sales add to the individual sales of the contained apps?

iTunes have recently released their App Bundle feature, but the documentation seems to be varying on how these actually work in terms of appstore sales. I understand how the bundle works in essence, ...
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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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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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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?