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

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New iPhone asks for an Apple ID login that is not mine

I have just changed my phone from an iPhone 4S to an iPhone 5S. I backed up my old phone to iCloud, then downloaded the backup to my new device. Whilst entering the settings app in my new phone, it ...
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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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Non app store apps for iPhone 3G

I recently bought iPhone 3G from a friend, but i can't download apps from the official appstore because my iOS version is 4.2. Is there any website or even a way to install apps like facebook, without ...
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Do App Names with Special Characters Effect their Visibility in the App Store?

I plan to release an app with an accent at the end. This would be my first iPhone app in the app store so I'm sort of new to this. Do special characters in its title the hinder the chances of my app ...
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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 ...
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Can't download free apps [duplicate]

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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Force Mac App Store to Install to Applications Folder

I recently purchased a copy of my own Mac App Store app (using promo code) so that I could experience it the way my customers do. I've discovered that downloading the app from the App Store will not ...
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Are there any iOS apps that let third-party developers extend functionality?

If so, can you give examples? What I'm looking for is any apps that let third-parties write code or modules/"mini apps" for extended functionality that a user can install/execute from within the app.
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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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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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Can one access the iTunes Store Wish List via either of the two iOS app stores?

I use the "My Wish List" feature in the iTunes Store to keep track of music, movies, and apps that I discover via various RSS feeds, curating them for later purchase. Can I view my "Wish List" in ...
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App store account sign in

When I open the App Store on my iPhone, it opens my Australian account by default. How can I change the settings so it opens my US account (which I do own legally).
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See Installation Status of All App Updates

I have so many apps on my iPhone, when I install a batch of updates it takes a while for them to complete. Given how many different screens my iPhone has, it's difficult to determine when all of the ...
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Buying an app on one device; rating from another

Is there some restriction on which device you can rate from? I like to browse the iOS app store via iTunes from my MacBook, so I often stage apps there for download on the next sync with my iPhone. I ...
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Does Xcode 4 run “stable” on OS X 10.7 DP?

and will Apple accept software built in this environment for iTunes AppStore and Mac AppStore?
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Cannot connect to App Store via iPhone - Wrong Password although password is right

So I have this weird problem. I can connect to the App Store via iTunes on my Macbook. However, if I try to connect via the iPhone appstore using the same email and password I get: "Verification ...
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Apple watch app without functionality

I have a client whom wants to add  Watch functionality to its app. However, my client wants to take paid from its customers using In App Purchase to activate this content. This will lead to an "empty"...
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Cant buy new, download or update existing purchased free apps from cloud via iTunes 12.3.0.4?

For more than 48 hours, my computer has not been able to download apps - purchase or download updates. I see no error messages, but in the background there are no downloads at all? My account seems ...
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Install app on jailed iPhone, which is not available on App Store

Is there a way to install an app, which is not available on the App Store, without doing a jailbreak?
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What constitutes “significant changes” when releasing a new TestFlight build that has passed beta review?

Is there any documentation or first hand experiences as to what constitutes significant changes to an app when submitting a new TestFlight build that has already passed beta review? Apple asks: "...
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Does the App Store review team report only the first bug they found? [duplicate]

If App Store review team rejects your App, can you be sure that the issue they found is the only one? Or they just stop reviewing once they encounter an issue? I'm asking because I'm not sure ...
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iOS 8 AppleID/iCloud says pass/id incorrect, but definitely not

I recently changed my AppleID and iCloud passwords. I can log into the services on my Mac, but my iPhone stubbornly refuses. I've already reset all the device's settings, but I still get this error. ...
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AppStore problem with language of iOS Cordova apps always English and German

I uploaded the past months several iOS apps made with Cordova and when they were published all shown in its app details that the languages are English and German but I want to display Spanish because ...
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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Creating iOS app preview in iMovie but getting iTunes Connect Error [duplicate]

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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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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How long does it take for a review to appear in the App Store? [duplicate]

On Friday, I went into the App Store on my iPhone and submitted a review for a game. I just checked all the reviews for that game, and my review hasn't appeared yet. About how long does it take for ...
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Is this app store banking application cheating Apple? [closed]

A bank uploads an free application ( link ) on App Store. Application basically displays bank account summary with transaction history. On launch, the application displays below notice to directly ...
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How to delete all my progress in Fruit Ninja? [duplicate]

I would like to reset all my progress, achievements and objects from Fruit Ninja. I've tried deleting it and then reinstalling it again, but I still have all my stuff. So, how could I reset the game ...
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App Store shows wrong app version for review comment

Behind each review there is a version like this (v1.5). I've encountered some comments which clearly use a newer version then it is shown. How is this possible ?
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Uploading app to app-store with same name for another developer id

Let me explain clearly, I have developed an application and created an app in the app-store with an apple developer id. But, not uploaded the binary version. Now I need to upload the app with ...
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How can I remove the update history in the app store?

I upgraded my iPhone to IOS7. Since this upgrade the app store has been having a new update history. How can I remove the history?
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Retrieving Old Mag Issues from Newstand iPad

On my ancient iPad (original, 32GB), I had a subscription to PSM3 with all the issues I "own" downloaded to my device. I'd love to do a format of this device and free up some space -- as it is getting ...
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Does the iTunes Affiliate Program work with the Volume Purchase Program?

Can one earn affiliate commission through the iTunes Affiliate Program for purchases made through Apple's Volume Purchase Programs for Business or Education? In case it makes a difference, we're ...
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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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Service which monitors when apps are updated?

I have a couple of old applications which I adore, but really don't want to have on my iPhone at the moment, because they're terrible in iOS6 / iPhone 5 and haven't been updated for over a year. I'd ...
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How to view my complete purchase (just apps, not IAP stuff) history on Apple App Store?

I have tried many ways but failed to view a full list of my purchase. Does any one know how I can view them all? My first purchased should happen in early 2010. Thanks very much,
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Issues getting application approved [closed]

We build and sell a SaaS application, our clients have asked us to produce apps which allow this application to be accessed from their phones. We have developed and submitted to Apple a version for ...
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publishing similar apps on apple store [closed]

I am an indiviual developer (I also have a company too). Some of our clients want to publish apps that can support their business. We have created a template app for one of the customers, and for ...
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How do apps like AppShopper and AppZapp monitor changes to the app store? [closed]

This may be a question for the developers of those apps, but I figure there may be a public API or something which I wasn't aware of, making this question on-topic. iOS apps and websites such as ...
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Would an app, featuring only a Webview component, get approved for the AppStore?

I am not a mobile app developer, but we do feature responsive design in our website which works very well across all mobile browsers. So if I were to make an app that only contains a fullscreen ...
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“Unable to Download App” on iOS 7.1.1

I am not able to download any app from the App Store on my iPhone 5 which is running iOS 7.1.1. I have been getting the following error since last week when attempting to download an app.
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How do people hack iPhone games so easily?

I have seen high scores of 999,999 on Flappy Bird as well as many other impossible high scores on games such as Temple Run, etc., on iPhone and iPad. How do people hack these games so easily when ...
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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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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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Is it possible to purchase an iPhone app now to download later?

I was wondering if there is a way (or at least if it is possible) to purchase an app from the app store now, but do not download it now (to save on disk space) and download it later when required. ...
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Can my daughter charge my credit card from her Apple ID?

If I set up an individual account for my daughter can she charge my credit card with an app purchase?
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Why are certain games only available on iPad?

I recently bought a 5th generation iPod touch. I searched for "Magic 2014" but was greeted with the message: "Magic 2014 is only available on Apple iPad". Why are certain games iPad only?
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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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App Store - are “legal contract” kind of apps permitted?

I'm considering involving a lawyer in creating a simple app to create a contract between two people. They read and sign the contract on an iPhone and both get copies of it. I know there are medical ...