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Questions tagged [ipa]

The extension used for iOS applications. Stands for iOS App Store Package.

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How to create an IPA file (non-payload folder method)

I'm trying to create an iOS IPA file using Xcode. I have archived it (Product → Archive) and it is visible under my archives (Window → Organiser), but Xcode says I can't Export it unless I have an ...
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Can I convert an IPA file to support a higher version of iOS?

I bought my iPad 2 in 2012 which currently runs iOS 7. I have this amazing app through which I am able to download any video I find online. I was able to retrieve the IPA file through my iPad, but ...
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Download iOS app IPA file from App Store

I have an iOS app in the App Store that I have to make some changes to. I lost part of the source code. I would like to download the IPA from the AppStore and then try to decompile it. Can I download ...
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Install older compatible version of apps on iPhone 4 having iOS7

I have iPhone 4 with iOS 7. Want to install apps as Facebook and Viber. Current version of those apps not supporting iOS7. But is there a way to get older version of those apps? Or is it possible ...
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ipa.cpp:456 /cannot find .app/Info.plist [closed]

I was trying to install an ipa file onto my iPhone 6plus. I unpacked the file for looking into its contents and I packed it again and tried to install it through Cydia Impactor but I got this error! ...
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Can you unzip an IPA package without either changing the extension or having admin rights?

A colleague who I admin for has just asked me why, when he wants to unzip an IPA file, the GUI archive manager asks for an admin password when he tries to decompress an IPA that he has downloaded (his ...
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How do I backup and restore my IPA app backups in iTunes 12.7?

Today, Apple released iTunes 12.7. Surprisingly for a point-release this version removes the iOS App Store and iOS app management features: https://www.macrumors.com/2017/09/12/apple-itunes-12-7-no-...
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How can I install apps onto an iPad with iOS 5?

I have a jailbroken iPad 1 (running iOS 5.1.1), and I would like to install some free apps on it (namely YouTube). Unfortunately the App Store won’t let me install most apps on such an old device. ...
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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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How to find MinimumOSVersion of all purchased iOS apps in iTunes?

I have many purchased iOS apps in my iTunes on macOS. I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1.2 that cannot be upgraded to any upper iOS due to lack of compatibility. Some of apps in iTunes were downloaded in ...
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How do I download .ipa files to iTunes/Mobile Applications during sync?

I just reinstalled iTunes for the first time in about a year (was having Config.Msi permissioning issues on install) and synced it with my computer. In my iTunes directory, I have a "Mobile ...
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How can I download ipa file from ipad on El Capitan?

Unfortunately Stash got removed from the iOS App Store, but I need to transfer it from my iPad onto my new iPhone. How can I do that? If I'm right first I need to download it and install it with ...
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iOS Over the air installation not working - cannot connect to server

We are facing an issue while deployment of our enterprise iOS application. We are following the documentation from Apple link - https://help.apple.com/deployment/ios/#/apda0e3426d7 We have followed ...
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ipa installed on device but not appearing

My friend has developed an app and sent me the .ipa file. He wants me to install it on my phone. So I went into iTunes and dragged the ipa into the app section. Then I connected my phone to my ...
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How to block from sideloading apps (ipa) in iOS devices.?

I want to block sideloading the apps (ipa) to my iOS devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad). I googled about it and to my surprise, everyone was asking questions on how to sideload the apps. So, if anyone ...
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Possible to build an IPA file on Linux/Window?

Is it possible to build an IPA file with XCode on a non-Mac OS like Windows or (preferably) Linux and preferably without the use of a VM? If yes, what is required to do so? I did do a basic search ...
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Can the Apple Watch app be side loaded and used on other iOS devices?

I know the official requirement to use the Apple Watch is an iPhone 5 or newer running iOS 8.2+, but I'm interested to know if it is possible to sync it to an older iPhone, iPod, or an iPad by side ...
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Slow to install an enterprise IPA on a real device

I'm creating enterprise signed builds of an iOS app for our test team. The app is 1.5 gigabytes. When I compile and run from Xcode it takes a couple of minutes to install. If I create an IPA and have ...
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How to resolve app uninstall without adhoc

When I installed the app with help of this link onto my device but this procedure has problems under iOS 7 which i have reported to apple but i'm wondering if someone knows of a fix in the mean time? ...
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Converting Apple app to Windows app

Is there any way to convert .ipa file to .exe or other windows application file? I looked for some converters, but I didn´t found any...
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Can I get the source code from an IPA?

How do I get source code or classes .m and .h files for .ipa files?
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Removing apps from 'Mobile Applications' that aren't in iTunes?

I'm running iTunes on Windows 7, and at some point (or rather, at multiple points) I must have accidentally pressed the 'Cancel' button when it asks if I want to remove the app from my hard drive when ...
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How can I tell if a given *.ipa will run on an iPad or iPhone?

I backed up my laptop's ITunes folder by copying out all the *.ipa apps I had installed. Some of these IPAs are no longer available on the app store, or require newer hardware than I own. How can I ...
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Editing info.plist of .ipa files renders app unable to run

I'm trying to edit some values of an info.plist file that is located in an .ipa file. First, I open the .ipa in Winrar and drag the info.plist to the desktop. Here, I edit the file using the Properly ...
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Removing all IPA files not in iTunes?

I currently have have 692 IPA files on my Windows 7 machine, but only 598 IPA files actually in my Applications section of iTunes I'm guessing this is a result of me pressing the wrong key when ...
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Can I obtain the Source Code for an app from its .ipa file?

Having an .ipa file, is there any way I can get its source code? It was possible when iOS apps used to be .app
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How to enforce backup of an .ipa from iPad to iTunes/Mac?

Usually, all the .ipas are backup up in the ~/Music/iTunes/Mobile Applications folder. I accidentally deleted an .ipa in the folder. Now, after syncing, the app is on iPad but the .ipa is not backup ...
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install .ipa via iTunes on friends Mac

I don't want to erase all my existing apps. I just want to install the .ipa file and KEEP all my existing apps. However iTunes says Are you sure you want to sync apps? All existing apps and their ...