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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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iPhone won’t install previously deleted default app

I’ve been trying to reinstall some default apps I had previously deleted such as “Watch” and “Files” through the App Store however with all of them I get the message “Unable to install ‘app name’ ...
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Issue with app store downloading [duplicate]

When I need to download any app from the App Store, it is directly taking me to put in my Apple ID and password to confirm the way of purchasing. This app is free. Previously, there was an option "...
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How long must I wait for security questions to reset

I made an appleid around 4 years ago, and just started to use it recently. For security, I had 3 security questions, but I forgot the answers so I reset them. However, when I try to make a purchase, ...
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Verification Fails [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 5c and I've been trying to log onto my iTunes and Apple Store in my settings, but I keep getting a "Verification Failed. There was an error in connecting to your Apple ID." error. I ...
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Give away paid app on App Store for free [duplicate]

I will soon release my macOS and iOS apps on the respective App Store, but before I do this I need to make sure about a few things. Will App Store allow me to upload a paid app but still give me the ...
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Localized app name does appear in English only via App Store app on iPhone

I have a weird issues. There is my app which I localized for multiple languages following Apple guidelines. All works well, app reacts to the language on the phone, I can see localized app name by ...
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How are the apps published on the App Store licensed to end-users?

What license is used by apps published on the iOS and Mac App Store? I am assuming this information is a part of the Apple Developer Program License Agreement. Does the individual/organization ...
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AppStore API for search and download?

I am looking for an AppStore API, official or 3rd party, that would enable me to both search for (using keywords) and download apps. I'd be downloading free apps, such as: https://itunes.apple.com/...
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How to buy a gift card from a German store for a Russian store?

Links from here redirect me to my iTunes where I can buy gift cards but there show a note "Redeemable in German store only". The same story if searching for the answer on apple.com/ru/... .
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What is the difference between App Store Connect and iTunes Connect app?

I have two apps installed on my iPhone: App Store Connect and iTunes Connect What is the difference between these two apps? Both provide analytics for my apps. For some weird reason, iTunes ...
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AppStoreConnect - Cant Submit App For Review ?

So I've been working on my own app , I finally finished everything and my app is ready to publish , I completed each step to publish my app to the AppStore . So I visited AppStoreConnect to publish my ...
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How do I extract RAR 5.0 split archives on iOS?

As mentioned in the title, I have received a number of RAR 5.0 split archives that I need to locally extract on iOS devices (iPhones and iPads). How do I achieve this? Edit 1: To answer the question ...
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Marketplace on top of an iOS app?

Is it possible to write an app for the iOS App Store, where developers can write Web apps to run on the top of your app. The developer's app will run in a Web View that has been injected with a cookie ...
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Cant search or install apps on my iPhone

I can't download or search some apps on the apps store on my iPhone 5S, apps like iMovie and pocket video. What should be done?
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TestFlight download link returning HTTP error 404?

I opened the link https://developer.apple.com/testflight/, and then clicked on the Download button. It shows me HTTP error 404. The link returning the HTTP error 404 is: https://itunes.apple.com/us/...
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Does App transfer between developers necessitate a re-purchase by end users?

If an app gets transferred from one developer to another, does it necessitate a re-purchase? From the App Store Connect, App transfer overview page: You transfer an app when you’ve sold the app to ...
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iOS Minecraft app re-installation/re-purchase

For many years, I've owned Minecraft app. I played it a lot during my childhood. It's been updated many times, even to v1.8 with no problems. But now, when I uninstall and then try to reinstall it, ...
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Is it possible to include emoji in the app description in the App Store? Wouldn't the app be rejected or banned?

I have an app listed in the App Store. Don't you know is it possible to use emoji in the description of the app or use any kind of text formatting (italic, bold, underline)? I have found the ...
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Any iOS Text Editors Capable of Custom Extensions? [closed]

Specifically, I'm looking for a text editor that allows me to save a file with any extension of my choosing. I recently was trying to create a .csmo file, but couldn't find a solution to create a text ...
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I was looking at an app from the US app store, now I can't find out how to change store back to UK?

When trying to update apps I had previously installed I get the message "Account not in this store", saying I must leave the US store. My region is UK and I have Apple iD and valid payment for UK. ...
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Unable to download an app in iOS 12

I am unable to download an app that I wish to use on an iPhone running iOS 12. Tapping the download button shows the download progress indicator, but the app download doesn't start. The app store ...
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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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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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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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I cannot sign into the App store. Any time I attempt to I get the same error

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. ...