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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How do I re-activate the movement in my Emoji-Me emojis?

I purchased Emoji-Me third party app for my iPhone XR. The emojis move on my phone but not when I post them on Facebook for example. How do I enable or fix the movements so that they are animated ...
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Would a Pokémon-based app be rejected from the App Store? [closed]

I’m curious about if an app that would use the name of Pokémon, and using images and sprites from this universe would be rejected or not. My first guess would be yes, even more now that Niantic and ...
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Rejection of iOS app due repackaged website

I have a travel app which showcases the content related to the travel platform like "Offers", "Essentials", "Attractions" and "Ships for different routes" "facilities in each ships". But the "Booking" ...
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Does iOS download only changes or whole app when updating an app?

I noticed the downloading of app updates is really fast on my iPhone X (iOS 13). Like for example the facebook app shows about 250MB in size on the update screen of the appstore but it's finished ...
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App Store will not update applications on iOS 13.2.3, iPadOS 13.2.3 or macOS 10.15.1

It happened since 13.2.2 and I thought maybe this recent 13.2.3 could fix it but I was wrong. When I tap "Update" the indicator spins for a short period and then "Update" reappears. I have called ...
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What's the cleanest way to integrate apps across multiple devices?

I have an iPhone and two Macs. I sync my files across all three using iCloud and want to do something similar with my apps: I want to be able to use an app on my iPhone, and use the same app on both ...
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Organization Name does not match Organization ID when privately distributing an app

I am receiving the error above when trying to save the changes under 'Pricing and Availability' for a particular app on the App Store Connect web application. I have verified that this is the right ...
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How to get the keywords with best popularity on App Store Optimisation?

My apps have good ratings (all of them >4/5), but I’m stuck at making their traffic significantly increase. After having read many blog posts and other sources about ASO (App Store Optimization), I ...
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Does latest ios version gets updated on all the iphones

I am thinking of learning ios development. I have a noob doubt- right now the latest ios is 13 so my doubt is whether the latest ios gets updated in all the iphones or not? Basically, I want to learn ...
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After installing a dictionary deinstalling apps doesn‘t work

I installed a dictionary under the newest ipados and since then I‘m not able to deinstall the app. I tried already using the deinstallation over the manager of the ipad-storage under the general ...
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SSH apps for iPad that run 9.3.5 and earlier

I own an iPad2 (I guess it's an iPad2, it's an old iPad, one of those that you can't update past 9.3.5). Not only that I can't update past iOS 9.3.5, most of the apps I was looking at require at least ...
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IOS Different Bundle and Different Country Region app but Use Same Name

I want to create two iPhone app with different Bundle Ids, and also one App to be available for Canada only and another app to be available for all countries except Canada. Is that possible and can ...
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Is it possible to review an iPhone app from browser?

I visited apps.apple.com while logged in and I see the ratings but I can't review. Is this possible to review an iPhone app from browser? It's very annoying (at the limit of mental breakdown) to write ...
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Use another AppleID in iOS 7.1.2 AppStore?

I use iOS 7.1.2 on my iPhone 4 and I would like to change my AppleID for the AppStore. In "Preferences > iTunes & AppStore", I already logged in with my new AppleID, and when relaunching ...
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iOS App review process: How to handle Google Account two factor auth?

I have an app that uses the Google Account of a user to work. So apple needs a test Google account provided for the review process. Now on the latest updates I have the problem that apple cannot get ...
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iOS app store falsely claims I have no payment method while gifting app

I want to gift an app from the iOS app store. I verified I have enough prepaid store credit, set up the gift purchase, and clicked the Buy button. The iOS App Store gives a false error message: ...
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Transfer Company Apple Developer membership to Individual on iTunes App Store without repaying

Basically doing the complete reverse as this. I'm looking to dissolve my company and transfer my company's Apple Developer to myself i.e. individual (or to another newly incorporated entity). Is that ...
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If I buy an iPhone 5s, will I still be able to go on the appstore and download apps?

Just don't know if the appstore will allow phones that aren't running the current OS to go on it (I'm really only interested in this app - https://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener/overview )
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Can I approve an Apple Family purchase request without an iDevice?

My 12-year-old daughter has an iPhone and wants to install an app. I don't have any Apple devices except an iPod classic. I have an Apple ID because I use iTunes on my PC. How can I approve my ...
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Disable update for one app on iOS

How to make one app never update? It's the old Ingress version. New is very bad, even if has some better management things that previous needed, but it's strangely weird.
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App is not being found on IOS store

I'm attempting to install the app 'Working Copy - Git client' on my iPad (app link : https://apps.apple.com/us/app/working-copy/id896694807#?platform=ipad) here is a screenshot of the app : However ...
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AppStore Displays different Compatibility iOS Version than Build in App Store Connect

In App Store Connect -> My Apps -> 'MyAppName' -> Actitivty -> All Builds opening my latest published build it shows under Device Requirements: Minimum iOS Version 10.0 Which is what I set it to in ...
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Unable to install apps on new iPhone 11 Pro Max because I have to purchase them first

Yesterday I got my new iPhone 11 Pro Max which is an upgrade from an iPhone 6S. I backed up my iPhone 6S first (to iTunes on a Mac) and then proceeded to set up the new iPhone 11 Pro Max by restoring ...
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How do I know when my 100$ search ads promo credit is exhausted?

In Apple's terms for Search Ads Promo Credit thay say that you will not be notified. I currently have 30$ which I am spending on ads. But I also have the 100$ promo credit. I currently have only spent ...
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Need detailed help on how the Apple Business Program works

I want to ask a question about the Apple Business Manager program, but I need to give some background. At my job, we are an iPhone Dev shop. We build our code using ionic/cordova and then compile it ...
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How do I use an Apple Card to pay for iTunes and App Store?

Currently I have iTunes and App Store payments on my account set up to use a credit card. I would like in future to use my App Card to do this, but when I enter the Apple Card number and information ...
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How is iOS updating all my apps without permission?

iPad is at iOS 12.3, iPad is WiFi only. iPhone is at iOS 12.4. Both have got automatic download and updates turned OFF in settings → iTunes and AppStore. Yet in the last weeks both devices, without ...
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Piloting a B2B app

I have a requirement to pilot a new version of an iOS app distributed via the B2B app store with a known set of users, in the production environment and for a duration of our choosing before rolling ...
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How do I check the country of origin for apps in the iOS App Store?

How do I check country of origin for apps in the iOS App Store? My experience is that looking for the listed developer isn't always accurate and the App Store doesn't appear to show country of origin. ...
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How does the App Bundles discount work in the AppStore?

For example, there are now 4 Apps in 2 different bundles. Bundle1 $10.00(App1 $8.00 App2 $3.00 App3 $3.00) Bundle2 $10.00(App1 $8.00 App4 $5.00) Now as far as I know that if I buy Bundle 1, I have ...
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How to get all user reviews of an app at AppStore?

I want to get all the user reviews of an app from AppStore. With this URL, I get the recent 500 reviews. https://itunes.apple.com/us/rss/customerreviews/id=447188370/xml Is there a way to get all ...
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Family sharing and non-organizer's previous purchases

So, my wife has been using her iPad for a while, I have been using it for a while. Now, we added both of us to a family account (with me being organizer). And, while I purchased an app which my wife ...
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Need to update testflight build after app store rejection. Will app store rejection reason be tested in testflight review?

Recently had a app store rejection due to some leftover code. Our last testflight build was submitted 60 days ago. I want to update the testflight build for external testers so we have more time to ...
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Discounted price and purchase prompt on iOS App Store

For a couple of days, I have been getting this issue with my iPhone. For some Apps, It says This discounted price is only available to customers who own a previous version of this item. To ...
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How to report a deceptive in app purchase

Hoe do you go about reporting a deceptive in app purchase to apple? For example if an app has a purchase that claims to remove ads but it does not remove them as described. What I mean is the app has ...
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iOS App Store Rating History

I want to find my iOS app star rating history, based on older build versions. I'm able to view previous Reviews via iTunes Connect but it doesn't show the rating history. e.g: current build(v3.0) is ...
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Any way (even if roundabout) of having access to other countries' Apple Books catalog?

My App Store account is Brazilian, and I find the Apple Books catalog to be very lacking, especially in native language editions. As an example, the single book by Kurt Vonnegut that's available in ...
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Is the app age rating a warning?

I would like to know if the app age rating is a warning. This is a very simple question but the answer is important for me. For example, by default, will people under 17 be able to download an app ...
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Does Apple allow developers or testers to install previous versions of an App?

As an iOS App developer, does Apple allow me to download previously submitted versions of my App using a developer or test account? I'm not trying to get users to download previous versions, but ...
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How to require password for redownloading apps from App Store?

Little kids keep redownloading deleted apps, and I can't stop them, because apparently Apple doesn't ask for a password to redownload deleted app, it only requires password when installing new apps. ...
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Why is my approved iOS app, distributed “privately as a custom app for business,” not visible to my organization in Apple Business Manager?

Issue When I search for my company's internal app in Apple Business Manager, there are no matches. I've tried searching by name, SKU, and App ID. Searching by name returns four results, none of which ...
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Cannot change apple ID country/region

I have bought an apple gift card while I was on a business trip in Germany. Now I can't roll back to the original country region - still have 15 Euro's in balance. Will it be possible to change the ...
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Generate redemption code programatically - Apple Volume Purchase Plan

I have an enterprise application which will be distributed using Volume Purchase Plan. I've read the documentation and understand the method of generating and downloading the codes in a spreadsheet ...
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Is it a way to downgrade an app on my iPad downloaded from App Store?

I would not jailbrake my device. I would not use any Mac for rollback. Is downgrade possible? Googled it a lot, seems it is not possible.
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Is it a way to publish latest and one before latest version of an app in App Store?

For safety reason we would like to offer to our customer to download the version before the latest one in App Store. Is it possible?
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Is there any app for reduce battery draining for ios 12?

I like to play games on my iPhone but it is a real pain because of the battery drain so fast. Is there any kind of solution or app to reduce this draining? I've got an iPhone x and the operating ...
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How do I report fraud or App Store rule violations outside of a refund context?

I'm not a developer, and I already used the "reportaproblem" link which doesn't help. It specifically hides any purchases made before the last 90 days. I already read How to report App Store rule ...
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How to contact Apple to check if they will permit an iOS app?

Specifically there's a site called gab.com that's about free speech and has attracted a number of radical people. Because of this it has been banned form the Apple app store, even in its more recent ...
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Can I submit a new app version to apple without cancelling a pending release?

I have an app Pending Release and would like to update it with a newer version that includes some minor bugs fixes. Can I do so without removing the App pending release? I don't want to risk that we ...
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How to release an app used internally (but in a different way)

we need to release an App for one of our customers but we got rejected, we are told that this app does not comply with guidelines 3.2: Guideline 3.2 - Business During our review, we found that ...