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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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Am I limited to using Apple's In-App purchase for charging for in-app consumables?

I'm building a book app where you can read one book for free, but if you pay, you have access to all the books until the end of your subscription (30 days). My query is regarding this item in the App ...
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'Unable to downloaded at this time' [on hold]

Please help. I cant updating app. Its says 'Unable to downloaded at this time' error message. How do i fix it? Thank you.
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Access app data of a 3rd party iOS app

I want to access data stored in a 3rd party iOS app called FriendLoan. This app crashes every time I try to open it. Also, it's not available on the App Store. I just need to recover the data somehow. ...
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I have a paid app on appstore, is it possible to offer the users who bought it a different app, and pull this one from appstore?

The thing is that there are two versions of the same app... a lite and a pro version. The lite version is free but offers an in-app purchase which can unlock all the capabilities of the pro version. ...
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When trying to update existing free apps or install new ones, I get into a payment “Verification Required” loop

On my iPad (iOS 12.2), I'm trying to update my existing apps. The app store requests that I authenticate with my Apple ID password. It then brings me to my payment information screen, where it asks me ...
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Permanently install a non App Store app on an iPad - without expiration

Is it possible to permanently install a non App Store app on an iPad, without worrying about whether provisioning might expire? I'm creating a 1 of a kind art piece with a one-off iOS app that ...
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Make sure App Store doesn't update apps over Mobile Data

I know one can turn off Automatic Updates with Mobile Data using Settings. I am wondering if it is possible to ensure that no apps are updated using Mobile Data by accident. For example, I just ...
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Accessing ancient iOS app(s) no longer available on the App Store?

There is an iOS app that got removed from the App Store around 2012. It was a freeware game. I would like to study the game's design. First of all, if I were to find a copy of the game IPA file ...
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What constitutes the “completeness” of an app for eligibility in testflight?

I am trying to get my app into testflight for testing with "external" beta testers. The app is nowhere near complete, it is totally non-functional, and is intended as a starting point for my team to ...
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App Store developer bank account requirements

Does anyone know if I'm signing up for a developer account (connected to company), does the designated bank account for need to be in same country/currency as the company, or can it be in another ...
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will I have to provide banking information and tax forms upon enabling IAP in addition to signing the Paid Applications agreement?

Here https://help.apple.com/app-store-connect/#/devb6df5ee51 it says To sell your apps for a price or offer in-app purchases, the Account Holder user must sign your Paid Applications agreement. To ...
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What does Apple's new App Store requirement mean

This message came in my App Store Connect: Upcoming Submission Requirements As a reminder, starting March 27, 2019 all new apps and app updates for iPhone or iPad, including universal apps, ...
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Use different Country/Region from Family in App Store

My family is from Brazil and I live in Romania. I use family sharing so I can use Apple Music from my family account without paying for an extra individual subscription. This is the main feature I am ...
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can i turn off ask to buy for my 13 year old daughter?

Apple tells me it is mandatory for "under 13". Yet I cannot seem to turn it off. Does this mean she is only free from "ask to buy" when she turns 14? To me, "under 13" means 12 or lower.
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Can I update my review of an app without an iPhone?

Is it possible to edit a review I have left from the web, without using an iPad or iPhone? I left a poorly rated review for an app that had an issue, but the developer has since fixed the issue. ...
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I have never seen this “Sign in…” message before downloading

I Am wondering why I am getting the message [above] all of the sudden. As far as I know I am already signed in. Why is this message being displayed, rather than the one similar to the one in the 2nd ...
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Change Bundle ID when “upgrading” to an organization from individual dev account?

I created an app 2 years ago and have the bundle ID with my name in the ID (com.joshXXXX.YYYYY). I did not have a business at the time and I read it was okay to use my name. Fast forward to today I ...
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Facebook app keep closing on iPhone 7+ iOS 12.1.4

This thing is driving me insane! When ever I start FB on my phone it immediately closes.. But when I check background apps, there it is.. I have deleted it, installed from cloud, deleted it again, ...
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Can I be signed into iTunes with a different account than iCloud on same iPhone at same time?

Can my iTunes & App Store account be separate from my iCloud, Messages,and FaceTime accounts? Can I be signed into iTunes with separate account from iCloud, iMessage, etc, at the same time on ...
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iTunes connect: I can't add new bank account or changing existing?

Ok I recently closed my bank account and opened a new one that has the same routing number but different account number. Apple tried to make a payment to my account but it was declined because it's ...
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Is it possible to know what type of iPhone installed your apps in App Store Connect?

If it's possible can I search how many iPhones installed my app for each type of iPhone?
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Is there such a thing as an indie dev being blacklisted as a developer from the App Store

I'm a 1 person indie app developer who makes cool AR apps. I've actually been doing this since 2010, though many of my older apps have been pruned. It seems that every time I submit an app to the ...
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Updates for apps on app store come in slowly

I'm noticing on my phone that updates for apps seem to come in slowly for some reason. Yesterday (March 10), I had updated all my apps so everything was "up to date". Today, I see I have like 13 ...
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IOS 12.1.4 - Apps bugged, can't delete or reinstall

I recently changed to a temporary iPhone 6, while my main iPhone is being repaired. Because this phone has a lot less RAM, I deleted some apps (from Settings -> General -> Usage.) Two of these apps ...
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iTunes Store Sign in Failure: “%%appleId%%”

In the past two days I've tried to make an in app purchase in two apps*. I've successfully made purchases in the past, but not with these apps, and both times yesterday and today I've gotten an odd ...
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App store require Documents for authorized to distribute the content [duplicate]

i publish my application on app store but it's not accepted in several time and the reviewer request for the document for authorized to distribute the content but i don't know how to document ? the ...
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Develop in-house app for another company signing with own Apple Developer Enterprise account

My company has regular/yearly Apple Developer Program membership. At the moment I'm developing an app for another company, to be used only in-house. They are asking me to give them a signed IPA file. ...
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third party content app document for app store

i send multi time app for review in app store but not accept and it's need third party Document, but i don't find anything about it. there isn't any sample or example my app work with my site api and ...
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How can I get my iOS app approved and avoid the 30% Apple Store Fees?

I have a SaaS system that is a web app. I also have a simplified lightweight version that is a mobile app. Users must have a main account on the web app before they can use the mobile app. That being ...
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Does app store show a limited impressions for every account?

Does apple have something like a quota "limited views monthly" for every developer account? Do I need to have another account to get more reach through impressions and installs?? 1- I used to to get ...
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“Cannot connect to the Store” and unable to sign out

When I open the App Store on my MAC (macOS High Sierra - version 10.13.6), it says "Cannot Connect to the Store, An internet connection is required". My internet connection is fine, I browse through ...
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Mac App Store Updates are not available

Updates via the App Store are not available - for any App... This is with Mojave 10.14.3 this happened too on 10.14.2 and the update didn’t resolve it iCloud is set to Canada as is the App Store ...
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How do I download latest compatible version of an app?

So, I was trying to download PicsArt and it says that I need a 10.0 IOS version. And that's happenning to almost every awesome app and games in the App Store. And that's the problem, I almost can't ...
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How to publish an app internally for users of my organisation and not publicly?

I want to build and deploy an iOS app only for my company specific users. I do not want to publish it for normal users on the iOS App Store. How can I do this?
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Can I download a list of all apps I've PAID apple for?

I've had an iPhone or iPod touch for years, and have bought tons of little apps, some free, some pay for. I'd like to get a list of all the apps that I've paid for over the years, as there is one I'm ...
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Is it possible to have multiple branding for the same app in the AppStore?

I have an app on the App Store Duolingo-like for various topics I want to customise the experience based on the user that logs in to my app: Change branding (logos, colors, ...) Different content ...
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Can not update Skype and Telegram in my iPhone

I can not install latest versions of Skype and Telegram in my iPhone last day. I have updates in App Store, click update, update was downloaded and installed. But I still have old version of ...
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Not able to install TestFlight (only), any other app installing just fine

I'm not able to install TestFlight from the Appstore, I get the error "Unable to Download App" (Check the image below) I can download any other app just fine, for some reason just TestFlight can't be ...
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View App Preview Video from App Store with web browser

There is a web preview out there, but that is different from the App Store app directly on an iPhone. E.g. I can't watch the video, which some app developer offer to show/explain an app. See App ...
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Is a 16-day Apple Beta Review time normal?

I've submitted an iOS beta Testflight build for external testing on Jan 9th and it went into review that same day and has not changed status since. Normally it's only a few days as our previous beta ...
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How can I cancel a pending payment in App Store?

I have accidentally subscribed yearly to an app, and now I removed the subscription but they're still trying to take the payment (no sufficient funds). Can I cancel the payment anyhow?
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Change App Store currency

I have recently changed the App Store region to South Korea, as I'm currently living here. I'd like to know if there is any way to change the currency of the App store without changing the country of ...
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Can I find out which iOS apps are no longer available in the App Store?

I have hundreds of apps installed on my iOS device. I've noticed that some of those apps do not appear to be in the App Store any longer. Is there a way to quickly identify which apps I have ...
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Need to get legacy version of an iOS app

I bought a camera that works with a companion iOS app which won't run on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2. I need to get an older version of the said app. I have searched on the Internet and couldn't ...
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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 ...