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I've just synced my iPhone with iTunes to get some Music on the iPhone. After doing so, the iPhone wants my Apple ID password, when I try to launch a third party app. All Apple apps (Photos, Safari, Notes, etc.) work fine, but all third party apps require me to sign in to the App Store first. I mean once; as soon as I signed in once to the App Store, all third party apps start to work again.

On my iPhone I use the same Apple ID as in iTunes.

This is the popup when I'm not connected to the internet:

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By the way, this is by far not the first launch of "FBReader".

And when I'm connected to the internet it looks like this:

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I can't even do this on the iPhone, because my password manager doesn't work of course! I need internet and a second device to get my iPhone working again.

Is this expected, normal behavior? Is every Apple user suffering this?

Or is there something fishy on my device(s)? I suspect that this is a copyright mechanism that runs amok because the iTunes sync cripples my iPhone.

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I can't answer the part about if what is going on is fishy but I have a similar experience when I log in iTunes with a DIFFERENT account than my phone but this is apparently not your case. As far as the second part of the question no this does not happen to everyone.

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