iTunes Connect is a suite of web-based tools created for developers to submit and manage their apps for sale via the App Store.

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How to report app store rule violations?

Is there a link or somewhere to report App Store rule violations? Specifically, when an app is using Push Notifications to send you advertisements/promotions, despite this being explicitly against ...
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What happens if I upload an incomplete app on the App Store?

I am in the process of creating an iPhone app. Someone, very recently, stole all my app files and I'm afraid if that person will submit my app before I do. Can I upload my app, without the major ...
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Making app for iPhone

Is it possible to develop an app only for me and my friends? Just make the app and upload it directly to my iPhone.
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In-App Purchases - How can I know who did the charge-back?

App purchases and in-app purchases can be cancelled with charge-back if you send a message to iTunes Store Support within a time frame of a few days and provide them a good reason. I'd like to know ...
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How do I find out what my Apple vendor ID is?

I'm doing some Apple iTunes Connect reporting via the Autoingest tool. It requires that I not only specify login account info, but also a "vendorid". I have no clue what our vendor ID might be. ...
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See iAd Revenue in the new iTunes Connect layout?

I'd like to know how I can see my iAd revenue in the "new" iTC layout? Two days ago there was a link in iTC (I think the label even said iAd revenue or stats), but now all I have is the new iAd ...
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Is my private key available in the Time Machine backups? Where can I find it?

I've used Time Machine on my Mac to perform backups of my Lion install. My SSD failed and I installed Mountain Lion on my machine. Now, I want to recover my private key from my backup so I can ...
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How to make a test user without a credit card?

I'd like to create a test user in iTunes Connect, so I can test in-app purchases. However, iTunes forces me to enter credit card information. Considering this is a test user, for a sandbox ...
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Why does Xcode always have trouble submitting archives to iTunes? [closed]

Some Background Xcode not submitting to iTunes flawlessly has ALWAYS plagued me! I just don't understand what's going on, ever! I know what I am doing, I have quite a few apps in the iTunes App ...
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What is the Master Agreement when trying to transfer an iOS app?

I'm trying to transfer an app to another developer, but when I click transfer the only criteria which is not checked is Master Agreement: Where is this Master Agreement, and how can I fix this?
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iOS Developer Contracts Missing

After watching the WWDC 13' announcement of iOS 7 I wanted to download and install the beta release of the new OS using my paid developer account. I logged on to iTunesConnect and was greeted with a ...
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When do iTunes Connect Stats update?

I've read in quite a few places that sales trend reports update anywhere between 3AM - 5AM Cupertino time once a day. But what about other stats? When do app ratings update? When do customer ...
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Is Mac deployment controlled like the Apple iOS Developer Program does?

I am beginner Apple developer. I want to develop Mac and iOS software, but not for sale. Only for personal use. As I see to deploy my iOS program to my iPhone and my iPad I need to get iOS ...
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My Developer Account cannot be activated because I used a relative's credit card

So now I have an "identity cannot be verified" message whenever I activate it from the activation code Apple gave me via email. Is there anything I can do about this or is my $99 "doomed"?
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Switching Organizations in Apple Developer Center

I have my own iOS Developer account and recently I got invited to join a team. I accepted, but now I can't switch back to my personal account to develop apps for myself. Every time I log in it has the ...
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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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After renewing IOS developer membership, my apps are “pending contract”

I did the following - renewed my company IOS developer program membership, as it was expiring soon - changed agent contact details, as the previous agent had left the company. What happened: - Apple ...
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When do I need to create Apple Developer Account?

Say I want to start working on some app X which I want to submit to App Store. Is it necessary to have a developer account, before I can start working on this app?
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Is it possible to take the app name again after the app got deleted from iTunes-connect?

As discussed earlier, we can have 180 days time for app binary submission. After that the application will be deleted from the itunes-connect. Then is it possible to create another application with ...
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What is the maximum time for delivering app binary to app-store?

I had put all of my app information into itunes connect and I got an email saying it is ready for upload. Please upload app binary. But, at the last time our client asks to change the designs of the ...
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Expedite iOS app review to less than 24 hours

Is it possible to get the app reviewed within a day or few hours? I know there is an expedited app review process if the app is time sensitive then Apple will review the app very quickly, but that ...
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Can I create an iTunes U course indepedent of an educational institution?

I would like to create a course to share on the public iTunes U Catalog, however I do not want the course to be associated with an educational institution. Rather, I just want the course to be ...
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Is Apple ID the publisher name for apps or books created with iBooks Author?

I'm about to sign into the Mac Apps store for the first time. I have an Apple ID -- my Apple ID is my email address. When I publish something in the Apps store, for Mac or for iPad or for iPhone, ...
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How does Apple count app downloads?

If a user downloads a game but then deletes it, does it still count as a download? Will if affect the ranking of your app?
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Want to upgrade Individual Account to Company Account

I have an Individual developer account of $99 and now I want upgrade my accout to Company Account. What is the process of upgrading? I have some running apps on app store with my individual acount. ...
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App submission response: “Post-dated Code Signature”

I uploaded my app yesterday. Its status turned to "Waiting for Review" from "Upload Received" today, but I have also received this e-mail: Dear developer, We have discovered one or more ...
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Where do I go for help when purchasing an iOS developer program and the payment is refused?

I am trying to buy paid membership for one year to the iOS developer program, but I could not complete the activation step. I have a gold visa credit card and I tried to use it to buy the program. ...
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What part of Apple's review process might lead to them reject apps with not-complete features?

Will Apple decline an app from the App Store if a test feature is in place? I've looked over the generic App review guidelines but don't know how or where the line is drawn. For an example specific ...
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Whats that percentage mean in iTunes Connect?

I'm starting to publish apps and I'm curious about this green number in iTunes Connect: I believe it indicates growth over three hundred something. Can someone explain what this is? Thanks!
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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 to activate iAd Network in iTunes Connect?

I want to activate iAd Network in iTunes Connect but with no success, iAd network is still in "Contracts In Process". I've entered contact informations, Bank Info is alreday entered for paid apps and ...
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Apple’s enterprise distribution and management for iOS apps

Is there an easy way to distribute same iOS (iPad, iPhone) app to multiple enterprise clients? We develop custom “Enterprise apps” that can be utilized by various clients. These apps get linked ...
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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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Is it possible to an individual developer to invite another developer to manage apps on iTunes Connect?

I developed an application for my friend who has an individual developer registration, I have got a simple developer registration without individual enrollment. Is it possible to invite me at the ...
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Why is the Amazon iOS App allowed by Apple?

Today a customer asked me how it comes that there is an iOS app for purchasing from Amazon while this seems to violate Apple's App Store review purchasing guidelines (Apple Developer login needed). I ...
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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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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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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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IOS 7 for non developers

Can people without an Apple developers account try the beta versions of iOS 7?
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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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SEO'd iTunes Preview of App from Wrong Region

I've recently released UBCme onto the app store. The problem is that I accidentally shared the US store link which doesn't have any ratings because all my users are from Canada. Thus, the top google ...
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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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Benefits of updating apps

If you update your app, does it get bumped to the top of the free apps section? Does it help improve visibility?
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iOS beta app got leaked, can I get in trouble with Apple?

I'm running a beta test for an iOS game. (100 devices, ad-hoc) Somehow the game got leaked on a site that offers .ipa apps for jailbreaked devices. Can I get in trouble with Apple because of this? ...
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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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Remove or delete a review from my iTunes app? [duplicate]

How can I remove a customer review from my App in iTunes? I sent a message via Report a Concern and nothing happened.
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Download Xcode with developer account and then change account

I have a developer account now, and I can download Xcode 5. But soon I won't need this account anymore, and I may get a new (organization type) account. My question is, will I be able to use my new ...
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Do iTunes Connect sales chart show updates as well as new downloads?

Just curious, does the sales chart in iTunes Connect combine the stats from updates and new downloads?
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When I update my app, does it need to be re-approved?

If I have an app on the app store and I want to update it, does it need to go through the approval process again every time I update it?
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What time do iTunes Connect daily sales reports begin and end?

The iOS app store and iTunes Connect generate daily sales reports for apps. The reports say, for example, that I have 15 app purchases and 10 in-app purchases. What time of day do these reports begin ...