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Questions tagged [ios-appstore]

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

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Does privacy policy need to be in all languages an app supports when uploading to app store?

It is mandatory for all apps submitted on the App Store to provide privacy policy. https://developer.apple.com/app-store/review/guidelines/#privacy As I understand, a privacy policy link must be ...
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Resetting in-app purchase promo code limit

App Store allows only 100 promo codes for the app and for each in-app purchase. App's promo codes are reset with every version update but it turns out that IAP promo codes are not – after spending 100 ...
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This application requires iOS XX.x or later [duplicate]

Ages ago, if I tried to install an app on an older version of iOS, it would alert you and allow you to install the last release of the app for the iOS you are on. But when I tried again today at work ...
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Why can not assign binary in App Store Connect?

Sometimes I can not assign binary in App Store Connect to a Test Group. Is it any limit how many binary I can assign?
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How can I make my iOS app “Sold Out”?

I have an app available on the App Store and regardless of the reason, I want it to be "Sold out" for the next month while still having the ability to release updates. Is this possible and if yes, ...
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How appeals works in the AppStore Resolution Center? [duplicate]

What is the process of an appeal in the AppStore Resolution Center? Apple rejects our app for the third time because of spam (point 4.3 of AppStore Review Guidelines), but we don't agree with that. ...
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AppStore Review: Is there any way to get to another reviewer?

Is there a way to resubmit an iOS app for review so that it will be verified by another Apple employee? Apple rejects our app for the third time because of spam (point 4.3 of AppStore Review ...
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Bundle ID not transferred when transferring an app

We received a new transferred app from other company. Now we have to update its versions and release it on the App Store. The problem is that we can see the app in iTunesConnect. But to upload a new ...
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Possible to show the “Today” tab of previous days?

On iOS 12, the App Store contains a "Today" tab, showing curated apps: Some days ago, they showed a beautiful game, that I would love to download. Unfortunately, I cannot find it anymore, since I ...
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Who owns the Family Sharing purchases?

I have Family sharing turned on with another person, and the person is the "organiser". If I buy an app on the app store, that person is the one who gets billed, but which account owns the ...
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iOS app cache…bug or feature?

This happens after I update my iPad to iOS 12. When I remove an app from my device, it seems that the app isn’t removed immediately. More precisely, when I redownload the app from App Store, usually ...
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App Store Connect: See top countries for an app

Hey I am unable to find an option where I can check from where purchases have been made. I can only sort by continent which doesn't help much. Sales data has each currency listed separately but euro-...
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TestFlight review process vs. App Store review process

Is it possible to pass the TestFlight review process and then fail the App Store review process with the same build? In other words, if my build successfully passes the TestFlight review process, is ...
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Can’t install apps on iOS App Store

When I try to get a app on the App Store, when I press the get button the grey circle comes up but then it goes back to the get button. I’ve tried logging in with different accounts on the same iPad, ...
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Where to find all Apple Store editors' stories?

I would like to read all stories which were posted in Apple Store on ios. For example.. The app itself only shows Andre, where can I find older ones?
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Can I localize app store metadata for more than the supported languages?

I need to localize an app to fit markets which are actually not in the list of markets supported in the iTunes App Store (see here). So e.g. if you want to customize your app description for the ...
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How do I find out what apps are loading?

How do I find out what apps are loading? I downloaded apps on my iPhone, and have iCloud backup enabled so when I use my iPad the new apps start downloading. I've discovered I can clean this up by ...
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Can you distribute an iOS app outside App Store using a single bundle identifier?

Is there a way to distribute an iOS application to customers with a single bundle identifier outside App Store? The software firm I work for is providing iPad software to several large companies. ...
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Exclude word(s) from App Store searches

How can I exclude words from searches in iOS App Store? An example query could be like this: monopoly -bingo would avoid matches with bingo from turning up in results when searching for monopoly. ...
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Download iOS app IPA file from App Store

I have an iOS app in the App Store that I have to make some changes to. I lost part of the source code. I would like to download the IPA from the AppStore and then try to decompile it. Can I download ...
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iPhone 7 not downloading apps from app store

My iPhone 7 is not downloading any apps from the iOS App Store. I've reset all settings, reset all network settings, changed Wi-Fi DNS, set date and time, reset my phone, and tried to download on Wi-...
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I cannot sign into the App store. Any time I attempt to I get the same error screenshotted below.

I have tried literally everything I can think of to include deleting my login information for the app store and and reentering it entirely. Unfortunately I cannot seem to find a solution despite the ...
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Does it violate App Store/YouTube TOS to develop YouTube Player app?

I want to develop a 3rd party YouTube Player app which only have 2 main features: Background playback Block ads If I submitted this app to App Store. Will Apple approve my app? Does that violate App ...
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What are the App Store fees for subscription to an IoT hardware product?

I'm looking for clarification on the App Store fees charged by Apple for a hardware related app. Refer to the relevant App Store Review Guideline: https://developer.apple.com/app-store/review/...
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If I change my iTunes payment method after making a purchase, which one is used?

As explained here, there is often a delay of anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days between an iTunes/App Store purchase being made and the payment going through. If I change my payment ...
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What is this corrupt iOS app and why is it on my iPhone?

What is this corrupt iOS app, and why is it on my iPhone?
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What is the rating presented in the App Store?

Does it show the average rating over a specific period of time? Or a cumulative average of all historical rating?
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Reload Facebook app after offloading

I had several apps on my iPhone 5s. When memory got full, I offloaded several of them - Facebook included. When I went to reload Facebook app, it started but did not finish. The logo is stuck in ...
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My app is not in ranking in App Store for added keywords [closed]

I launched my app on the App Store a couple days ago. It is not showing in the ranking for the added keywords. Is there a reason for that? My app name contains to do list words.
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App not available on the App Store

I have previously installed an app on my iPhone. I deleted it by mistake, and now I can no longer reinstall it as it is not available in the UK App Store. What should I do to install it again?
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iOS App Store keeps asking for password for free items

Has the option to just download free apps from the App Store without password been removed? I tried signing in through the Settings app, the App Store no longer lets me use Touch ID for free items. ...
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Any solution for a DBMS App on iPhone?

I have been trying to find an application to create a database (preferably sqlite) And I would like to create relational databases and query, however, I haven’t found any on the App Store to enable me ...
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Resetting an app

Good morning, I am very desperate and hope that one of you can help me. I have always used an app which is no longer available on the App Store since 2016. I use the Swiss App Store, but I ...
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Is it possible to change the company behind a developer account?

A few years ago I created a company to start an app project. I released the series of apps but things did not work very well. The apps did not generate any significant revenue and I gradually ...
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iOS app search ads keyword tool says “You have no more recommended keywords for this app”

We use the keyword popularity indicator under Advanced campaign editor at http://app.searchads.apple.com (described here) to determine the popularity for keywords in the App Store. However, as of ...
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Anonymous iOS App star rating

Will any identifiable information about my account be displayed to the developer or owner of the App I rate with a star rating (not a written review)?
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iOS App Store: Complete my bundle option missing

I have previously benefited from complete my bundle feature available in the App Store. I was able to get newer apps that I haven't purchased at a discounted rate. I am looking to purchase an app now ...
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Which iOS versions support free trial?

Do you know if the free trial is available on all iOS versions or maybe only on iOS > 11.2? Unfortunately, I couldn't find that information at https://developer.apple.com/app-store/subscriptions/
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Is it possible to download an older version of an app if you purchased a newer one on a different phone using the same Apple ID?

I have an app that I want to download but it requires iOS 11.3 or higher. That app has been available since iOS 9 and older versions are compatible with 9 and 10. Some apps which similarly require ...
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iPhone 7 - Can't update apps

When I try to update an app, it says Verification Required, and when I try to fill in my PayPal account, it declines due to an issue with my PayPal account, and I think the same problem applies to ...
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How do i cancel a purchase in the App Store?

I purchase an App (Master Record) it is very low quality (recording always clipped, cannot control input level or find any help) I would like to cancel my purchase? Is it possible? how? NOTE: there ...
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Publishing multiple iOS apps using different developer accounts

I need to upload 2 different apps on the App Store using 2 different Apple developer accounts. Does Apple monitors what apps upload from the same Mac? Can I run into any troubles? Does this interfere ...
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Does resetting the rating on an app also reset the top “Most Helpful” rated reviews?

I have an app that hasn't had the ratings on it reset in almost a year. During that time it has accumulated a large amount of healthy 5 star ratings/reviews. However, the top review that shows on the ...
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cant update application in another country apple store

i moved to japan, and i have both indonesia and japan application store but in japan, when i tried to update my application , it said "verify your billing information", when i try to verify and add ...
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How apps are organised in developer page in the App Store

If I publish multiple apps under a single developer account, are all of them shows under the developer page in the App Store? Does app bundle has any impact on this?
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Can an iOS app be released as a public beta?

I'm wondering if there is an equivalent in the iOS App Store to Google Play's beta testing program Early Access. https://techcrunch.com/2016/09/01/google-plays-beta-testing-program-early-access-opens-...
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What are the tools and/or advantages of developing your app with a Apple Developer Program account?

Should I get an Apple Developer program account to develop my application or can I do it without it and then submit it obviously through an Apple Developer Progam?
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Is an iPod Touch 5th generation a good testing device for iOS (react-native) development in 2018

As I'm going to upload my first app on the Apple App store and do not own an iPhone. From what I understand, owning and bundling your app on an Apple Device is a required phase of the app creation ...
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How can I prevent my iOS app appstore page description from being indexed by search engines?

I cannot consider a business account / DBA as being an option for the contact information for my iTunes connect identity selling apps. Is there any way to opt-out of search engine indexation of my ...
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What does the badge on the Store icon in the Messages app indicate?

The Store icon of my iPhone's Messages app has been displaying this red badge for as far back as I can remember. When I open the Messages App Store, I can't find any updates or new information that ...