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

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Viewing Old iOS App Function

I have an old photo editing 32-bit iOS app from around 2013/14. It no longer works on iOS since the transition to 64-bit but I wondered if there was a way to look into the apps code to discover some ...
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Does app store filter out NFC apps for iPhones which do not have NFC?

I'm developing an iOS app based on NFC technology. As I learn, NFC card read support has been introduced pretty recently and older iPhone models (iPhone 8 and below I guess) don't have it. So when my ...
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Partially redeem Apple Gift Card on App Store

After using £200 of the value of my Apple Gift Card in the apple retail outlet(physical shop), I now have a balance of £500 of which I'd like to put £100 of that towards my App Store credits so I can ...
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Signing into a different Apple ID for Media and Purchases

I'm signed in to two Apple IDs on my iPhone. I'm signed into iCloud with my personal ID, but my media and purchases for App store use my mom's apple ID. Any apps I download also come up on my mom's ...
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Family sharing - ask to buy

I'm unclear what the default setting is regarding 'ask to buy' settings for family sharing and a child’s AppleID. If I do NOT enable 'ask to buy' am I right to assume that my daughter will be unable ...
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What is the difference between “App Store” and “App Store Connect”

I keep reading documentation on the process of creating an app for the 'app store' where it references app store connect and app store seemingly interchangeably. Apple is normally very deliberate and ...
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How can I install Teams on iOS 9?

I am using an iPad 2 and I need Microsoft teams for classes. But it says that teams needs iOS 11 or later. I tried installing it from purchase history but it still doesn't work. Is there anything I ...
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Is there a workaround to pay for several years (stock up) with in-app annual subscription?

Usually subscription services let you stock up subscriptions ahead of time. You can buy 3 annual subscriptions at the same day and have 3 years of subscription. App Store in-app annual subscription ...
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Can the App Store be installed on Xcode's iOS Simulator on the new ARM/M1 powered Macs?

Years ago on Stack Overflow people already asked about installing the App Store on the iOS Simulator but the answer was you couldn't because the Simulator doesn't run ARM code but Intel code. The ...
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How to open an App Store page in a Web-browser on iOS?

Whenever I navigate to an App Store page in a Web-browser, the Web-browser redirects me to the App Store App to show me the App there. Tested with Safari and Firefox on my iPhone. I would like to ...
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How to show the company name and banner in the App Search results

As shown in the image below, the names of some companies are displayed in the App Store result results with a large banner image. How can I show my company's name and image in results. There is no any ...
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App taken off my country's app store [duplicate]

Recently broke my iPhone 11 and upon trying to redownload apps after repairs, found one has been taken off the Australian app store. I use it lots, was actually the app I was using right before ...
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Unhide hidden app purchases on iOS 14.2

I have hidden a number of app purchases, and I would now like to unhide them. If you go to the App Store (iOS 14.2), tap your profile picture and go to account settings, you can click "Hidden ...
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What AR/Lidar app is this?

During the October 13, 2020 Apple Event announcing the iPhone 12, there’s a very quick demonstration of an app that uses AR or Lidar to scan a room and generate a blueprint with measurements. The demo ...
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Delete App from Home Screen vs. Delete from Settings -> Storage

I was told that for a real delete of an app data, one needs to delete it from storage->settings, rather than from the home screen. but if I already deleted it from the home screen? How can I delete ...
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How does iOS app remembers my permission, even though I deleted it?

I noticed that at least one iOS app, remembered that I earlier gave it permission to send me notification and access my location, even though I have deleted it, and then re-installed it. What am I ...
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Apple Developer Pay Out Currency

When selling an app or in app purchases in the Apple App Store and having customers paying in USD, EUR, GBP etc, does Apple do the conversion and then pay you in your native currency i.e. for me £GBP ...
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iPhone App Store: can I install free apps using Face ID instead of my Apple ID password?

The App Store prompts me for my password for every free app I am trying to install. I have already Face ID setup for the App Store, can I use it instead? Or even the phone's passcode? On my Macbook I ...
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How to set iPhone and Macbook to the same store?

I have a Macbook (bought in Turkey) and iPhone (bought in U.S.), where both of them are using the same Apple ID. When I try to install an app from mac-store I am getting following error: Account Not ...
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Has the ability to manage password preferences for App Store purchases been removed in iOS 14?

In iOS 13 and below, it was possible to change settings for App Store purchases by navigating to Settings/Account Name/iTunes & App Store - this can be confirmed by taking a look at the following ...
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Taking payments for in-app products outside of the app using download codes

I have implemented in app payments for special content in my app. I am curious if apple allows us taking payments through outside channels to unlock the same content with say a donwload code, as an ...
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How can I know the top dowloaded apps in my country

How can I know the top downloaded apps (by category, say games, messaging, etc.) from the App store in my country? How can I access Apple's Kids App Store?
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Can't find Microsoft One note in iPad's appstore

I have iPad MM172LL/A, OS version 11.12 (15B202). I would like to install Microsoft One Note. When I got to app store on the iPad and search for Microsoft One Note, it's not showing up. What's going ...
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Change IAP price

I'm planning on increasing the prices of my Non-Consumable IAPs. My question is, will existing users who already purchased those IAPs be affected? As in, will it still count as "purchased" ? ...
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Creating backups of iOS app IPAs on Mac

I am trying to copy individual apps from my iPhone over to my Mac so I can restore them after a wipe through Apple Configurator 2. These apps are no longer available on the App Store (Infinity Blade ...
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Unsubscribed app is still active!

I've cancelled a subscription in my iphone but it is still showing in my subscription list! Apple says "If you don’t see Cancel Subscription, the subscription is already canceled and won't renew.&...
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Creating iPad screenshots required for Apple Store submission

I don't have a 12.9" iPad Pro, but the store requires iPad images with the dimensions of 2048x2732. Is it possible to create an accurate screenshot image in that size without the use of the ...
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Can I use an external camera on iPhone, to replace front/back camera?

Can I use an external camera on iPhone, I mean to replace front/back camera so that I can keep using the same apps not having to use a different app for the external camera. I have seen some wifi ...
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Tech consideration for ios application [closed]

I am thinking about publishing an application for a client, We are considering two approaches An application which basically is a wrapper for a responsive website A native application I came across ...
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Is it possible to have an app meant both for internal employees and external public in the App Store?

This question is regarding Apple rejecting the latest build of our iOS app and trying to find the best way to appeal the rejection. Here is the background: My company has an iOS app that is used by ...
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What app can I use to setup best screenshots for an App Store? [closed]

Is there an ios, web or mac os app that will allow me to prepare better screenshots for App Store like this: What do I mean? some iPhone in the image (the best one is iPhone X or iPad Pro for iPad ...
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Will my app be rejected by Apple if I ask user for a 5 star and positive review comment after I will award them my In-App for free?

I have a simple app with a few paid In-App purchases. Will I be rejected when I inform user about my latest promotion? User may get In-App for free only when give me positive review and 5 star in App ...
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Check for available app downloads on Apple TV

Several months ago I bought Sonic the Hedgehog (1) on iOS and was very happily surprised to see it appear on my 4th gen Apple TV also. Now I bought Sonic 2 but it hasn't shown up on the Apple TV yet. ...
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Are there any guidelines by Apple on what content apple TV app should have

We are in the process of developing app for Apple TV, are there any guidelines that app should be either a video playing or gaming app, can I submit app with just readonly content like an iOS app and ...
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Can I get my own exposure notification app approved for the App Store?

I have an app that reports the results of rapid SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid tests and would like to automate the process of propagating the results of that test through the Apple/Google Exposure ...
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If I change my Apple ID's country, would I need to re-download everything in order for all my apps to update naturally?

Let's say I decide to change the country in my Apple ID, and I only have free apps that are available in both my previous and target country. Would I need to re-download everything in order for all my ...
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Can‘t update any iOS Apps: “If you have an Apple ID, sign in with it here“

Edit: I did a factory reset and it worked. Very annoying bug... I haven‘t been able to update apps in months. Whenever I click on update, the App Store prompts me with: “If you have an Apple ID, sign ...
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Filter searches on the iOS App Store

On the iPadOS App Store, there is a “Filters” drop down menu on the left side of the search bar that allows you to filter apps by what platform it supports, price, category, age, and sorting options. ...
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Is renting App Store to others for test purpose a good idea?

Recently someone on Upwork post a job for renting an App Store account to test a tour application. The post is like, they need to test an app with so many devices and they are running out of their ...
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Demo account for Sign in with Apple for App Store Review?

Does the Apple App Store review process require a demo account for signing in via a "Sign in with Apple" button? For example, if that is the only sign-in method, how would one create a demo ...
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How to get apps' ranking in ios app store?

I wonder how could we get the rankings for apps from app store, for example on AppAnnie, there is a dashboard showing top apps in different categories. Is there any apis to achieve this? Or we need to ...
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Instagram sharing icon not display on iphone 11 [duplicate]

In my IOS app there are three icons Of share on - Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and tweet. When I clicked shared the funcality of via Facebook or Pinterest that particular app are showing in my app ...
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Do I have to buy a paid app again or can I delete it on an older device? (Family sharing)

Recently I was wanting to download a paid app (Minecraft) onto my new iPhone, however since it was already downloaded on 6 devices already, I would have to pay again to download it onto my iPhone. If ...
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Do Custom EULAs also need to include everything from Apple's standard EULA?

My app recently got rejected from the App Store because of the following reasons. Require that users agree to terms (EULA) and these terms must make it clear that there is no tolerance for ...
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Is there any solution to remove the macOS App - Prepare for Submission?

As you can see I wanted to update my iOS App 2.2.0 to 2.2.1 but I accidentally added the macOS App. After searching some solution on a couple website, I still can't find the solution... Some say you ...
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Which changes are necessary for XM and XMTrading applications to both be approved and not rejected by Apple Guideline 4.3?

There are two applications: One you can see it directly in app store: https://apps.apple.com/gr/app/xm-trading-point/id1072084799 The second one I'll share it to you via Google Play: https://play....
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SIgning to iCloud from macOS shows An unknown error occurred

I'm trying to login to my iCloud account from my macOS and I'm constantly experiencing: I've tried: Reset Keychain Access Delete NetworkPreferences.plist Remove Wi-Fi in Network and adding it again ...
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Do we have to submit a Paid Application Agreement if I intend to fix a price for my app @ 0.99$

Do we have to submit a Paid Application Agreement if I intend to fix a price for my app @ 0.99$ Is the agreement for a longer period or can be renewed after a certain interval Can we update the ...
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iOS version adoption historical data (from Apple)?

You can get the iOS version adoption rates for today from Apple here. Here's a screencap of the the iPhone numbers as of this post: Is historical data for this available? (preferably from Apple, and ...
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Remove „Offers in app purchases” from iOS app

I would like to remove IAP from app on appstore and get rid of this info under get button: I have to do some changes in AppStore connect? Maybe just change Xcode project config? I know that I can ...

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