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

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How do I make an iPad app free for certain users? [closed]

I would like to know how to make an iPad app for free for users buying a Mac app, via the appstore. My goal is to do a promotion like "Buy Mac app and get an iPad app for free!"
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How can I find which account I used for downloading my iOS apps?

I use three different accounts for downloading from the App Store, each in a different country. When there is an update, I have to connect to the correct App Store to download the update, but ...
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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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iPhone App Update from a Development Point of View [closed]

I am doing iPhone development and my first app is in the market. First week was pretty good but now it is loosing momentum. If I provide an update to the app will it improve the app exposure in the ...
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What happens to existing free users if an App gets moved from free to paid?

Hey I have a free app in iTunesconnect that's being downloaded about 100 times a week. Mostly no user responses, no support requests or anything so I thought (I know this is selfish) I can make some ...
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Prevent Amazon Mobile app expiration

I'm running my old Amazon app on iPod Touch 2G. On opening the app I noticed something peculiar happened: it said "Please update your app, the app you using, will be retired on June 30, (pushed back ...
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How can I buy an app from the App Store and download it to my wife's iPad?

How can I buy an app from the App Store and download it to my wife's iPad?
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App was rejected for use of protected 3rd party material

My app has been rejected due to 3rd party material clause: 8.5: Use of protected 3rd party material (trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, otherwise proprietary content) requires a documented ...
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Is there a log of auto-updated apps?

iOS 7 has a new auto-update apps feature. When it's enabled, you don't have to manually go into the App Store app and download updates for your installed apps. However, I want to be able to find out ...
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Can I download older versions of apps?

I've got a 1st Generation iPod with iOS 3.1, and I'm frustrated because I most apps don't run on such an old iOS, but I can't put a new iOS on. Is there eny way to get old versions of all those apps?
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Could my app store password stop working due to iCloud confusion?

How can I figure out which Apple ID to use for purchasing and not end up with more confusion with @mac.com @me.com and @icloud.com email aliases that all belong to one iCloud account? (I apoligize ...
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How to downgrade an iOS app for iPod touch?

Is it possible to downgrade an app from a newer version to an older version without having a copy of the older verion. I guess this could also be rephrased to, 'is it possible to download an older ...
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Is buying iPhone apps like a subscription or a one time purchase?

I've got a couple of questions regarding buying iPhone apps. 1) If Fruit ninja is $0.99 does it mean that if I buy it i will have to pay $0.99 every year? or is it a one time payment (what other ...
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Should in-app purchases transfer between devices?

Should in-app purchases transfer between different devices that use the same Apple ID? Is it up to the developer? My situation: I have two iPads. I purchased Monument Valley and installed it on both ...
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How can I find out which iOS apps I've purchased were free?

I know that I can see all my purchased apps in the App Store on my iPad but it doesn't give any indication of whether these are free apps or whether I paid for them. I am in South Africa and have ...
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Different countries do not show up?

If someone outside of the US buys an IAP or gives a review, do those not show up in the USA app store?
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Apps for tracking iPhone app sales?

Are there any free apps that will track your iPhone app sales? Many have now gone to paid.
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Freeze/frost alarm for iOS

I want to receive an alert whenever there is a freeze or frost advisory in my area, so I can know when to cover my plants. I would assume there is an app for that, but there are dozens weather apps, ...
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How do I permanently delete data from a game when I delete it from my iPhone/ipad

I have been trying for weeks now to delete a game and all of its data and every time I do this and install the game again it comes back with the previous data. I want to delete the game and start ...
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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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iTunes Connect: Can I have one bank account for every currency I receive?

As I understand it, Apple does not do currency exchanges when they pay the app developers, they just forward the 70% share in the currency the customers bought it. So, if an app is available in ...
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Clarify costs on my credit card printout when buying apps.

I have a iPad 2. In my credit card printout, I have a cost from an app I bought in the AppStore. But I've only installed free apps. If I lookup what apps I've installed, I cannot see their costs, ...
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What's the current state of delta updates for iOS apps? Were they ever promised? If not, any word from Apple on if it will come?

I'm quite sure that I read, in more than one place, that one of the features of iOS 5 was to be delta updates for apps. However, the massive download that was required for an update to Infinity Blade ...
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How can I backup my apps from the iPad to my mac?

I recently updated to Lion and didn't keep any backup of the local library for my installed apps on the iPad. Now when I'm trying to update to the latest version of iOS it tells me this: But when ...
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Why can't I uninstall a Unity game from my iPhone?

Several months ago, I created a simple game using Unity 4.5 on an iMac running OS X Mavericks, and decided to try testing it on my iPhone 5s running iOS 7. I tested the game using the Unity Remote 4 ...
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How do I know on which devices I can use a purchased app?

I am new to OS X and am thinking of purchasing an app from the app store (in this case it's SkySafari 4 Pro). If I purchase this app, or any app, will I be able to use it on, say, my iPad? If the ...
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Using apps on one device with different Apple ID's [duplicate]

I was wondering, if I login to the app store with a different Apple ID on a device, will I be able to still use the apps on the device not downloaded or purchased from the current Apple ID? Example: ...
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Apple App Store (install and get) loop, how to fix it?

Apple App Store is stuck in a loop, when you press "get" you get "install", and when you press "install" you get "get" again, and so on with infinity loop, trying to download a free or commercial app ...
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Can I upload an iOS app from OS X running on a VM to the App Store?

I don't have an Apple device and I need to create a iOS app. I was wondering if I could do it from a VM running OSX. I know that you can do this for testing, but can I upload the final version to the ...
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if i have used someone elses apple id to download an app, will it erase when i update my phone on itunes?

i used my friends apple id to download a music app that she had downloaded as i could not find it on my apple id, will it erase if i update my phone on my iTunes off my laptop?
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How to change iOS app “developed by” name?

I have developed an iOS app using Phonegap technology. I have uploaded it on Apple App Store & it has been approved, is ready for sale & is live on AppStore. The problem is that I want to ...
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Family Sharing apps in iOS

I've set up the new Family Sharing in iOS. How do I go about sharing a specific app from one Iphone to another? Do I need to use iTunes on the desktop? Does it depend upon whether the developer has ...
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How do I change user account used by the Update tab of AppStore?

On the bottom of the Featured tab Apple ID is correct, but when I try to update an app App Store asks me a password for the old Apple ID that I no longer have.
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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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How to install WhatsApp on an iPad 4 without 3G?

I own an iPad 4 without 3G (functioning only Wi-Fi) running iOS 7. How can I install WhatsApp on this iPad?
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Shader tester iOS App?

Will Apple reject an app which renders a 3D scene that allows you to modify and compile GLSL ES shaders by editing them in the app? (something not unlike e.g. http://shadertoy.com, but native OpenGL ...
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How can you stop “Verification required” when installing free apps?

Whenever I install a free app on my Ipad, this message appears: Verification required Before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to sign in, then verify your payment info. What does ...
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How do I see all iOS in-app subscriptions that I have active?

If I subscribe to several iOS in-app subscriptions, such as magazine app subscriptions on my iPad, then how can I later show a list of all my in-app subscriptions?
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In the app store how do you determine if an app is iCloud compatible before purchase?

A few months ago on the Arqade site I asked if the iOS version of Chrono Trigger put save games in the cloud. DCol provided a great answer detailing how to check if iOS apps you own backup to the ...
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Can I keep track of one specific app's sales from someone else's iTunes Connect page?

I'm an iOS developer, and I just found a publisher for my app - they will sell the app with their own iTunes Connect account. I have my own iTunes Connect account as well, and I'd like to keep track ...
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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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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 each application have a separate merchant account?

I work for a software company that is just starting to develop for the iPhone and we have a few clients that each want their own app developing and adding to the Market to sell. My question... is it ...
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Looking for monitoring tool for app sales and trends - combining iTunes App Store and Android Market

I am currently on the search for a universal desktop application (osx if possible) that is tracking both my iOS developer account as well as my android market store account. I already tried a lot of ...
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Where is “Get Info” in Xcode 4.2?

I have problems publishing my Application in the App Store. It seem that the UI has been updated, but the tutorial I use still uses the old version of Xcode, and I can't follow the instructions to ...
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Ability to give away iOS application, usually for sale

I am wondering if it's possible to do "mass giveaways" on the AppStore, without lowering, changing or otherwise changing the listed application. Is it possible to distribute hundreds to, potentially, ...
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File management iPad app

I am looking for some free File management iPad app. It should be an offline file viewing app, with features to open common file types and also extract zip or rar files. It should be exactly like ...
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Can I reactivate my Peggle Nights in-app purchase on my new iPad without being charged again?

I own Peggle for iPhone and bought the Peggle Nights addon from within the app. I installed Peggle on my new iPad, but Peggle Nights isn't available. I've seen other iOS games (like 100 Rogues) that ...
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Why does iOS remove aps from folders upon update?

Has anyone else seen the issue where apps are removed from their folders when you do a mass update from the App Store? I've seen it with my iPhone 4 and my original iPad. It only seems to happen when ...