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

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What's the meaning/use of ?mt=8 and ?mt=12 in iTunes Preview and Mac App Store Preview URLs?

Examples http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wuala/id417749289?mt=8&ls=1   http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/wuala/id417749289?mt=8   ...
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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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Downloading a previously purchased app to iTunes on another computer

I've purchased and downloaded an app to a computer that I do not sync with my iPhone on a daily basis. I would like to download the same app to a computer that I do sync usually and then sync it. Is ...
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App to text for free to Hong Kong

I'm traveling to Hong Kong and I want to install an app on my iPhone which will allow me to text for free to non-smart phones in Hong Kong (specifically, to this provider: +852-90207 XXX). Is there ...
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“Cannot connect to iTunes” so cannot install any apps or update them in iPad, why?

I don't have Mac computer/laptop. I have only iPad. Now I am getting this error "Cannot connect to iTunes" although I have never used iTunes. So I cannot install or update any apps in iPad. How can I ...
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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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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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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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How do I re-download songs I purchased on the iPad, after formatting the iPad?

I formatted the iPad and lost my songs. Is it possible to re-download songs I bought via iPad?
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App Store Broken Download Xcode (Mac Os X Mountain Lion) Debug, Reset doesnt help!

I started download Xcode 4 within App Store, it made some 200MB, then I had to move and closed my MBP. Afterwards it didnt restart the download and I was getting nervous clicking around. End of ...
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Is there a way to know when a new iOS app is released by a specific company?

I'd love to know when Kairosoft gets a new game released on iOS. Is there an app or site that monitors the daily release list against a user supplied criteria?
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Not enough space to update iPad Game

I'm trying to update Infinity Blade 2 on my New iPad. I have 1.7GB free The existing app is 1.2Gb The new version is only 1.03GB But it won't let me update it, and says I have not enough free space? ...
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Is there an app that streams music and adds it to your library?

I generally switch between my 4S and a Windows Phone; however, it isn't practical to have a Spotify paid account and a Zune Pass, although I much prefer the desktop software of the latter. I love the ...
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Application Update Bug

So this happened a while ago, and I thought it would resolve itself eventually, but it hasn't, so I'll just ask here. I was updating my apps and clicked the "Update All" button in the App Store. ...
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Being asked to log in to a different account to update Mac App Store apps

I have an update for iPhoto available in the App Store but whenever I click the update button the following appears: The account belongs to my wife, and as far as I know it's never been used on my ...
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How to get price from App Store [closed]

If we look at this website appshopper.com, that website seems to automatically update its prices with the current prices of the App Store. How can I do that?
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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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How can I know how much I paid for an iOS app?

I'd like to know how much I paid for a specific iOS app. Is there any way to do this? I realize that you can see your order history in iTunes, but its really hard to find a specific app using that ...
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iPhone Google Reader client with updating home-screen badge for unread item count?

Could you recommend an iPhone Google Reader client with updating home-screen badge for unread item count? I'm interested in an app that's able to update the badge while the app is not running. ...
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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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Transferring app account ownership

Is it possible to transfer an app from one app store account to another? I want to be able to update some apps that my father bought on his account that are currently on my iPhone, but I'm pretty sure ...
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How can I publish apps under my own name if I'm under 18? [duplicate]

In order to sign up for a developer account, I'll need my parents credit card. However, after going through the signup process, my Dad's name shows up because he is the credit card holder. How can I ...
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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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How can I change the currency on the App Store?

I bought my iPhone 4 in France, but since then moved to the US. I have changed my address, my phone number etc. associated with my Apple ID, but the prices of the apps in the App Store still appear ...
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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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Purchasing hundreds of consumer App Store apps for employees

The question is very simple as the topic suggests. (How) Can a company buy multiple "licenses" of publicly available apps on the App Store (for example paid Angry Birds app) and distribute those to ...
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Can I install an App from the Spain App Store (US Store is my default)?

I'm in Spain for a few months and I have an Orange prepaid SIM card, and I'd like to install Orange's "mi Orange" app for checking my balance, usage, etc. The app is only available in the Spanish App ...
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iphone app now is Pending Contract will it be removed from the itunes store? [closed]

I've developed an iPhone app for the company I work for. At the moment there is no need to update or bring out any new apps. So I thought I could let my apple developer license expire and extend the ...
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Is there a way to filter or sort my iOS Apps by Account which was used to purchase them?

Related to this question: I have used several accounts to purchase/get for free a lot of iOS Apps. I'd like to sort them by account that was used to purchase them, since clicking through all those ...
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Will my invitation only app be approved on the appstore? [closed]

I am developing an ipad app and wish to publish it to the appstore. The problem is that the application currently is not very impressive as it's still in ongoing development. I wish to show my users ...
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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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Website Track App Store Price

I am looking or a website, which will monitor the price of an application on the Mac App Store and send me an email notification when the price of the application drops. I have already tried ...
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How can I automate keeping historical versions of iOS apps on the Mac?

I find that iTunes management of backing up Apps isn't ideal for a number of reasons. It will happily keep a copy of the most recent App in it's own area within the iTunes library, but it's archival ...
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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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2 Apple IDs on one device?

This is probably a stupid question but can you have multiple Apple ID's on the same iOS device? My Girlfriend and I have both got an iPad and an iPod Classic and may well be getting iPhones at some ...
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Is there a way to make the iPad stay in the App Store when you buy an app?

This has infuriated me since I got my iPad. If I am buying multiple Apps the iPad takes me to my Desktop after I buy each app, meaning I have to go back to the app store. Is there a way to tell it to ...
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iOS App Store download data

Does anyone know if there is public data App downloads from the iOS App Store? Not so much how many downloads has a particular app had, but data like: how many apps have zero downoads. how many ...
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How can I download free apps without registering an Apple ID?

"This Apple ID has not been yet been used before in the iTunes Store. Tap review to sign in, then review your account information." I keep getting this message when I try to install free apps ...
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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 do I get iTunes to take my security update info?

Recently, when attempting to make a purchase (or free download) on the App Store iTunes was requesting I update my security info. This is not the 3 digit code on my credit card, but the 3 security ...
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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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Apple App Store Currency

I am buying the new iPad in US. I am going to be sending this to India for my mom. Now, what do I have to do to ensure that if and she purchases Apps from the App Store, the currency is in the local ...
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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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App Store asking for credentials?

After trying to install an application on my iPhone 4, I just saw this popup for the first time: Security Info Required To help ensure the security of your Apple ID, you must confirm your ...
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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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Deleted apps in iTunes. Can I transfer them from iPhone?

I've deleted apps from my iTunes. Can I transfer them somehow from my iPhone? Or I should re-download them one by one? When I try to sync my iPhone, iTunes want's to delete apps…
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How can I know whether an app supports the iPad Retina display?

In the app store is there any easy, ideally universal way to tell whether an app supports Retina graphics? A great deal of apps have a What's New entry that says "Added Retina Support" or "Support for ...
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Invisible App Store updates

Nearly every time I see updates available on my iPhone (4, iOS 5.1) whilst browsing the app store, the list of updates is empty even when the badge says there are some. Selecting update all will ...
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Appstore, turn off password for free apps download?

is there a way to turn off the password requirement when downloading free content from the appstore? I just find it slightly annoying when other app marketplaces don't have that compulsory ...