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

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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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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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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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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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iOS / iPhones in Enterprise: Deployment of App Store apps in batch

In my organization, we wish to install several App Store apps for a large number of our employees. The apps are Apple's Apps in the App store, such as KeyNote and Pages. The current setup is to ...
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Finance App That Charts Bank Info?

I'm looking for a finance app that will connect to my banks so I can see My balance at the end of every day, week, month. I would like to see how it rises and falls just so I can keep a better eye on ...
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Set iOS Appstore notification default style

When submitting to App store can we have the default setting on the notification center set to Alerts rather than banners?
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Is there any iOS apps that can have a alarm plays videos?

Can iOS apps play a video at a specified date and time using my video or YouTube video?
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purchased a paid app on a laptop and will not appear on my mac's itunes

I purchased a paid app on my laptop, after logging in with my apple ID, and even got an email verifying my purchase. Today, I logged in to my mac, opened itunes and the app was not in the list with my ...
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Why our game never appeared in the new section of the appstore?

We released a game 4 days ago (Thursday), Junction Action Arcade, its categories are action and arcade, and I've been looking in the appstore in the section "Games -> Action -> New", in tha USA store, ...
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Disabling password prompt at every installation for App Store/Mac App Store

Is it possible? It's really annoying. Especially on the iPad (don't know if it exists on the iPhone) :S
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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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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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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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AppStore policy on duplicate apps [closed]

I don't know if this is exactly the right place to ask this but it is at least apple relevant. I'm a freelance web developer and started learning to develop iOS apps some months ago. Now I've got ...
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Developer bank account in or outside of US [closed]

Is there any difference between a bank account inside of US and of other country (Turkey, in my case) in terms of tax or other things? Or is it possible to supply a US banking account even if your ...
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How can I make the App Store use store credit for purchases instead of my credit card?

I just got my Mac and it came with a free $100 gift card and I'd like to buy "back to school" apps but whenever I got to buy them it attempts to charge my empty credit card instead of using the $100 ...
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Educational Volume Purchase and B2B (iOS apps)

Can the Educational Volume Purchase Program work with apps developed and distributed through the B2B program? The WWDC session video on it mentioned education once, but it only talked specifically ...
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Is it allowed to link to a site that contains a link to Facebook?

The iOS and Mac OS AppStore terms are strict on links to outside sources and shops. If I would link from my iOS app to a page which contains a link to Facebook or Twitter, would that violate the ...
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Has anyone tricked the Apple Configurator to work with non VPP redemption codes? [closed]

I wonder if anyone has had success or failure in attempting to use the Apple Configurator with normal gifted app redemption codes. The FAQ clearly states that you must be in the Volume Purchase ...
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What happens to your promo codes when you update your app [closed]

You can give away 50 promotional codes per version of your app on the app store. If I give 5 promo codes and then I update my app on the app store. Does my 5 promo codes from the previous version ...
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Can I recapture space on Macbook Air by deleting iOS apps?

Starting to run out of space on the Macbook Air. Since I can download any purchased app to my iPhone anytime I want, i don't need them or want them on my Macbook Air. I already have them not syncing ...
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What do I do when I get “Cannot Connect to iTunes store” when downloading an app?

I'm using an iPad 2, iOS 5 and trying to download apps/updates. Occasionally I get the "Cannot connect to iTunes Store" message and my downloads cancel. The iTunes store loads, all my Apple ID ...
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How long does a login to “Find my Friends” persist?

I understand the purpose of the login is to keep nefarious people who 'obtain' your phone from knowing the whereabouts to your friends. Does anybody know how long the iPhone keeps the session open ...
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Where can I find the old version of the Mint app for iOS 4?

I'm on a jailbroken iPhone 4 running iOS 4.3.5. There is still not an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5, so I am not able to upgrade yet. Mint has gotten a bit ahead of themselves and released a new ...
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If radio streaming's connection is bad, What have to do next? [closed]

I made Radio Streaming Iphone App. And submit to itunes app stroe. But they rejected my app. This is the reason. 2.2: Apps that exhibit bugs will be rejected When the user taps on a radio, an alert ...
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Apple id security questions not allowing me to download apps

I bought an iPhone 4S. I am trying to download apps from the App store but it is not letting me do it. Every time I try to download an app, a window pops up asking me to type in my Apple ID password. ...
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Creating the same, double applications for iOS permitted?

To get more exposure in the App Store for iOS apps I found out that creating a second application for 'top keywords' is vital for getting more downloads. I am considering creating 4 or 5 iOS ...
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How to download a game twice with an apple ID?

Could you pls inform me How I could download a game twice with my apple ID on my Iphone, since I deleted it by mistake and now I can not download it.
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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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App store debit card purchasing

I purchased an app on app store using my VISA debit card, the app cost is 1.88 dollars. my fund in my debit card is only 1 dollar, the purchase was completed/succesfull, how could that be possible? ...
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apple review process taking long time

I know this is not general question and should not be asked here. However I am asking as someone might know the Apple process of reviewing the app. I had uploaded two app recently. App 1 >> ...
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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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How can I find out what software I've bought in the App Store? [duplicate]

I'm Using my iPhone 3G and haven't backup it as frequently as I should and would like to know what software I've bought for it. So I know I don't have to pay for it again. Yes I can try and buy the ...
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Use MacBook Air or Pro for app development? [closed]

I need to replace my old Mac and I am wondering which one should I get between: MacBook Air or MacBook Pro The primary goal will be to develop iPhone and iPad Apps and OSX Widgets. Is there a ...
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iPad Apps with nice transitions/animations

I hope I'm right here, if not please point me to another location to ask my question ;-) I need to assemble a small showcase (research for a project at work) of Apps for the iPad that have nice ...
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Can I purchase from other sites using my Apple ID?

Is it possible to purchase from other sites using my Apple ID account like paypal; to pay for items on sites other than the iTunes store? How would this be done technically? I have came up with a few ...
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When restoring In-App Purchases, is there any limit to how many devices I can restore my In-App purchased content?

Suppose I have multiple iOS devices, say more than 5, and I purchase a gun through In-App Purchase, after I restore my purchases, will that gun be available in all my devices, in that game? Just want ...
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App Downloading at a Different Size than App Store says

I have a problem with my Facebook app where the App Store says it's supposed to be 59.6 MB but when it downloads (and I haven't open it yet), it's 167 MB. Ironically, I wrote a blog post about how ...