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

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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 ...
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iPhone App Store Stuck

My App Store on iPhone (iPhone 4S with iOS 5.1) is stuck, I already contacted the support from apple. But maybe there is someone here with a similar experience. Whenever I open the App Store, it ...
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Are pictures taken by camera apps worse than the default iPhone camera app?

There are hundreds of camera apps on the App Store. I always feel that using the default camera app provides the best results, however some camera apps contain features that I like (burst mode, etc.). ...
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iTunesConnect iOS app on iPad?

The iTunes connect site has a link for the native app, when you browse from an iOS app. On iPhone the download link works fine, however on iPad it opens the iTunes app (rather than the app store) and ...
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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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Downloaded app on iPad, now I cannot download it on iPhone

I downloaded cinemagram on my iPad2 running latest iOS5.1 - now I want to install it on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS5.1, the install is greyed out I even deleted it on my iPad - that did not help. ...
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Apps not installing/updating instantly on iOS 5.1

I noticed a strange thing since updating iOS to 5.1. Pretty much none of the apps I buy or update get installed instantly. They are often left hanging in "Waiting..." mode for several hours until ...
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How big is this app update?

Is it possible to see the size of the download from the App store when updating an iOS device? As some users have a limited amount of online data they can use in contracts, It would be useful to know ...
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Is there a way to see a list of all the apps available on the app store?

I know that there are several ways to browse the App Store. You can see the featured apps, which I assume are featured by Apple staff. There's genius, which is based on your prir purchases. Then there ...
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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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How can I get Angry Birds on my Mac?

I tried using iTunes, but it only seems to have downloads for iPhone and iPad only. How can I get a version I can play on my iMac?
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Extremely slow 'processing file' times for Apps in iTunes 10.6

Since installed iTunes 10.6 on my MacBook whenever I update an app, the download is speedy but it is taking between 4 and 8 minutes in the indeterminate 'processing file' state. I've never seen this ...
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iTunes reports “There is no updates available” for applications but there are updates available

Recently I moved from Russia to New Zealand. And now I'm experiencing an issue - all the applications I purchased in Russia cannot update here in NZ. I see there is a number in front of Apps in iTunes ...
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How should I proceed when I get the “Unable to Purchase” alert from the iOS App Store?

Recently, whenever I want to buy something from the iOS App Store or update my existing apps, I get the usual password dialog, but after a second that disappears and I see the following alert: ...
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What's the name of the iOS / OS X calculator app that has 'variables' functionality?

I'm looking for an app on the App Store but I forgot its name. It is a calculator app that looks like it has been written on a noteblock. You can store the solutions of calculations as ...
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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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Buy app after downloaded with promo code

I have an iOS app, and I gave all my beta testers promo codes to get free copies. Since they didn't pay for the app they are not allowed to write reviews in the App Store. One of my testers wants to ...
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How does MobiForms bypass the app store?

There's a neat iOS app called MobiForms (www.mobiforms.com). It's available for the iPod/iPhone yet somehow they are bypassing the Apple app store and selling it to you directly. How are they doing ...
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iPad app to gesture control PC

I am looking for an iPad app that allows me to map gestures to keyboard buttons and then pass these along to my PC. The idea being that I want to control Windows Media Center with gestures. So a swipe ...
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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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Issue syncing iPhone 4 with iTunes

My wife owns an iPhone 3, and I recently bought an iPhone 4. Now I want to use the same iTunes (on my MacBook Pro) and same Apple ID as her, because I want to use the apps & music currently ...
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iOS apps “could not be purchased at this time”

Every time I open the App Store on my iPad, after about 30 seconds, a message appears saying that a number of apps "could not be purchased at this time." This problem seems to originate by attempting ...