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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Distributing a custom iOS app to a non-profit museum

My small company is building an iPad app for a fixed installation in a small, non-profit museum. This app isn't intended for the general public, and we do not want it listed in the app store (or need ...
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How do I know that this app is not secretly sending my data elsewhere?

How do I know that what I store in this app is only saved locally, and the dev doesn't have access to my files? https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/foto-segrete-kyms-foto-video/id462182115?mt=8
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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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I once installed an app requiring an Apple ID from the US store and now other apps require that Apple ID. Why?

I once needed an app which was only available in the US App Store, so I installed it using my US Apple ID. Now, months later when I want to update apps, many of them require the US Apple ID but even ...
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Analytics: How to detect 32-bit only devices?

We need to figure out how many of our users are currently running on 32-bit hardware, however iTunesConnect Analytics doesn't break down the devices by: Device Model, or CPU Architecture The ...
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How to check individual in-app purchases as developer on iTunes Connect?

Is there any way to check each in-app purchases my app is receiving on iTunes Connect? On Android for example you have a list of every purchase with an ID so if a client makes a complain I can easily ...
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Install iOS app from ipa file (since not available in app store anymore)

Some years ago I bought the app "Infuse Pro 4" for iPad. Now it has a new version 5 and for some reason the 4 version is not available on the App Store anymore. I tried iOS 11 beta and then I ...
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Tool for Checking App review Status

Is there any app or tool for checking app review status of App Store. I develop iOS apps for different clients and different iTunes accounts, so every time I have to login every iTunes account for ...
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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What's the duration of a In-App Purchase Promo Code for Auto-Renewable Subscription's?

I just can't seem to find any answer to this question on the internet, so it might be good to just ask it here for future reference of people Googling the same question. In my App, I have a Auto-...
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Apple Watch app won’t download on iPhone XR

I recently got a new iPhone XR. When I restored it from a backup, I realized that the Watch had offloaded. I tried reinstalling, but it didn’t work. I deleted the app from my Home Screen. Now ...
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App Store App Name Change - how to leave old name for SEO / find-ability

Recently I received an infringement notice regarding one of the words in my app name. I need to figure out how to change the name of an app, so that it won't confuse existing users. Mainly, is there ...
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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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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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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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Are Associate Links in an iOS App against the App Store Review Guidelines?

Our iOS app is a (free) utility app that offers a kind of "private" social network for tennis clubs. For monetization purposes, we have considered adding Amazon affiliate links in a native way to the ...
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iOS app store guideline 3.1.4 content codes

Lately I submitted an app to the App Store, but unfortunately, it has been rejected because based on them it's not in compliance with guideline 3.1.4 content code. The app is basically messaging app ...
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Subscription metadata should be included in the BINARY

My app uses a auto-renewing subscription, and Apple rejected it: We noticed that your app or its metadata did not fully meet the terms and conditions for auto-renewing subscriptions, as specified ...
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How to change the country/region in developer.apple program?

Today, I was enrolling my developer.apple ID for 1 year, by 99 USD. The region of my ID is currently set as US. That's why it's showing billing information as a format of US. But I want to purchase ...
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Are there any good Apple Watch apps to track roller skating?

I've looked around for a bit but i wasn't able to find any app to track roller skating. The only app that i found is iSkate but it's pretty outdated and it costs about 10€ that it's too expensive to ...
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Can you claim a portion of proceeds from an iOS in-app purchase go to charity?

Apple has strict guidelines dictating no charitable donations and the app has to be free if there are... Charities and contributions 21.1 Apps that include the ability to make donations ...
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iPhone Apps pause update when screen is locked

It seems that when updating multiple Apps and locking the screen, updates are not completed until reopening the phone. Once I used the 'Update All', which started updating, before going to sleep, ...
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iTunesConnect - why sales difference between “App Analytics” and “Sales and Trends”?

I'm tracking the progress of my new app, and each day it is exciting to see new numbers. However, today I noticed a big difference between what's reported via iTunesConnect and App Analytics ...
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How do I stop or at least partly reduce the number of times I need to type in my Apple password

I use iBooks, the app store, Apple Music and iTunes on my mac and iphone. Apple asks me for my password at least twice a week on each device. Does it anyone know how to prevent this? Scenarios: + ...
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Downloads hang indefinitely around 55-60% after restoring from backup on new iPhone

My situation is I have been using iPhone 6s Plus for around a year. I just got my iPhone 7 Plus today. The phones are on the same carrier (Verizon Wireless) with different phone numbers. I have ...
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App submission and approval on Hackintosh (2016)

We just recently developed an iOS app on a iMac. The process to get the approval tooks us 15 days. Our Mac got damaged and won't turn on. We need to keep developing while the Mac is on repair. Will ...
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Audio Recording iPhone app using separate microphones

I want to make a 2-element microphone array using my iPhone. I'm looking for an audio recording app (like Voice Memos) that can record through both microphones of the iPhone. Does anybody know an ...
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App Store: Auto-renewable subscriptions as a service payment method

There are a number of tutorials and blogs which suggest that auto-renewable subscriptions are not generally permitted by Apple in the App Store unless the app is a newsstand app. The problem is, they ...
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App Store shows wrong app version for review comment

Behind each review there is a version like this (v1.5). I've encountered some comments which clearly use a newer version then it is shown. How is this possible ?
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How can I remove the update history in the app store?

I upgraded my iPhone to IOS7. Since this upgrade the app store has been having a new update history. How can I remove the history?
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Apple id security questions not allowing me to download apps

I bought an iPhone 4S. I am trying to download apps from the App store but it is not letting me do it. Every time I try to download an app, a window pops up asking me to type in my Apple ID password. ...
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iOS counting app with calculations

I am looking for an iOS app that works like a simple counter but also does simple calculations like running averages. There is an android app called multicounter but I have not found an iOS equivalent....
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How do I read developer responses to my app reviews?

Is there a way to view all of your developer responses in the App Store?
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iOS App rejected with reason of Your app includes non-iOS platform references and the ability to purchase these devices in the binary

I have developed an online shopping app for leading mobile retailer in India. This app allows customers to purchase all kind of mobiles, tablets and gadgets. But App Store rejected app a couple of ...
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Limiting iOS app update to stores in specific countries

We have an iOS app that is available worldwide. If we limit it to UK App Store only, and send a new update of the app on the App Store, will existing users in other countries get the update too? Or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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App store access when you already have an Enterprise Developer account?

My company has been an Apple Enterprise developer for a number of years. We've built a handful of apps that are used by the company's employees, and we distribute them using a system called AirWatch. ...
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I can no longer open or download apps on my iPhone

A couple of weeks ago my iPhone froze while I was using Facebook. I was able to get it unfrozen but now the Facebook app is gone and I cannot re-download it or any other apps. Some of the other apps ...
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black and white photos on iphone

I started clicking some black and white photos (monochrome) using the iPhone. I would like to see them in a separate folder, is there some setting provided by iOS to do so? If there is no such option ...