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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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How to report competing app which has bypassed In-App-Purchase and started using third party payment processor

I have an App that sells subscriptions to access video content (similar to Netflix). When I tried to launch with a third party payment processing tool, Apple blocked my app until I've integrated In ...
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I can’t update but I can install apps ( App Store)

I can access the Japanese App Store and I can install the apps but when it comes to updating, it says “App has been removed by the developer from the app store.” (which is not as my friends had ...
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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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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 The only app that i found is iSkate but it's pretty outdated and it costs about 10€ that it's too expensive to ...
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Are iOS in-app purchases information not shared on M1 MacBook?

I installed Rosetta Stone app, which is a popular language learning iOS app, on M1 MacBook Air and tried restoring the contents, but it showed there is no items to restore. On iPhone and iPad, I can ...
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MacBook Pro would not connect to WiFi

Am running on the latest MacOS Big Sur on my MacBookPro14,1. Recently it stopped connecting to WiFi. Checked all the settings and I couldn’t find WiFi/Internet option on the network preferences. I ...
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How do you find a developer of an app that hasn't been updated?

I purchased a scripture app for $15 several years ago. It is the best I have ever used. When my iPhone screen went black I had to replace my phone. The app did not reload. I assume it is because the ...
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What does “The iTunes Store is unable to process purchases at this time” message mean and how can I fix it?

I’ve been getting this message a lot. It just started today and I haven’t tried to purchase or download anything.
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How to uninstall an app on iOS

Of course, by holding down on an icon and tap the x lets me uninstall an app. But take a look at this: Here, the Pandora app is somehow stuck at the "update phase". Tapping it to continue download ...
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How do I use the app store without giving my address (or lying)

I am helping a friend. I am trying to install some apps on their ipad. In order to do so we had to review their AppleID account information and got stuck at having to provide a postal address (which ...
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Can't install any app, App Store asks for credit card

I haven't been installing anything on my iPad Mini for the past few weeks. But previously, I just had to tap on "Install", enter my Apple ID password and go. Now, for every new application, even ...
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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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“Buy me a coffee” as in-app purchase?

Does Apple tolerate a "buy me a coffee" feature as In-App purchase ?
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Purchased app features disabled in a new update, developer requiring subscription

I've been trying to find an answer to this in Apple's policy but I didn't' succeed and I thought some of you guys might know or have experience with this. About a year ago I purchased an app (one-time ...
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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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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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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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Does the iOS App Store share information with developers that can identify specific users of their apps?

Can the developer access information from the iOS App Store that uniquely identifies single users - or do they just get aggregate information?
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Can't download apps from App Store as get button doesn't start download

For a couple days now, whenever I try to download an app from the App Store on my iPhone 5s with iOS 8.3, it brings up the 'use existing Apple ID' or 'create new one' window. When I select the ...
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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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How do I install an older version of an app on an iPhone?

I want to install the Trello App on my iPhone. On the phone I have iOS 7. When I try to install the App, it tells me it needs at least version 8 of iOS. I do not want to upgrade my iOS version, ...
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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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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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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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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 happens if I buy a paid game while it's free?

There's this game on the App Store called Flying Hamster HD, before it used to cost like $6 or something now it's free. If I delete the game I “purchased” when it's free and decide to re-download it ...
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Does apple review apps during the holiday break?

I had assumed they wouldn't be reviewing apps during this Dec 22-29 break (ARGH!) but on appreviewtimes.com there have been several postings both today and yesterday. Does anyone know if they still ...
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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 do I view the iOS app store on a mac? (OS X 10.11.6)

The default way to install an iOS app was through iTunes. Having not used iTunes in several years, I'm trying to put an app on an iPad I have, and can't for the life of me find the iOS store in iTunes....
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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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App not showing up on the home screen

I happened to download an app and it got completely downloaded (yes, its showing “open” next to the app in AppStore) but somehow its not showing up on the Home screen. Points to consider:- I have ...
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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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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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Family member being asked to pay again for app I already purchased and shared with her?

I set up family sharing, my family members are able to locate the apps in their iphones and download them, but if they are not FREE apps, and I already paid for them, they are being asked to subscribe ...
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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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Restricting Apple ID purchases to free stuff only

I've given my 9 year old daughter an iPad for Christmas. I'm confused about how to set it up with regards to using my Apple ID, or creating a separate AppleID for her. I've read some things about ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Get notified on new App Reviews?

Does anyone know of a solution (app or site) that will automatically notify me anytime I get a review on one of my iOS apps?
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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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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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Backup/Archive a particular version of an app

How can I archive a my currently installed app version (particular version) of an iOS app (=export IPA file?) I am aware that apple removed the App Store from iTunes and that apps are not part of the ...
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iOS 13 App Store update missing from the Account panel

I transferred my wife's data to my prior iPhone SE (2016) today. The old iPhone was running iOS 12 and the new phone is updated to run iOS 13.5. Everything seems to be working so far except for the ...
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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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