Questions tagged [itunes-store]

Apple's digital media store. The store currently sells Music, Movies, TV Shows, Applications (Mac and iOS), iBooks, and more.

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iTunes Store says my card is invalid

My iPad is telling me that my card is invalid and I've used it before. When I go to the payment method my security number is gone from the info. When I input the number it says my payment method isn't ...
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Songs are continuously being deleted from my phone

I recently bought songs from iTunes and every time I go to listen to them they get deleted. I'm able to re-download the songs but they don't stay on my phone for more than an hour. iPhone 5c
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Re-download purchased film on iPad without iTunes

I'm having real difficulty finding an answer to this problem and since the device is out of warranty, Apple want to charge £25 for me to even report the problem. We have ONE film that we've purchased ...
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Help to delete music

Can I delete music off my phone without this deleting my music on my iTunes account? If I can then will the songs reappear once I plug my phone back into my mac I need space on my phone but don't ...
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Fix iTunes Billing issue with iTunes code

My prepaid MasterCard didn't have enough value so a problem occurred at my last purchase and I can't download any already purchased music or free updates anymore as I have to update my credit card ...
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Need help verifying my newly created Apple ID

I want to create an Apple-ID to download viber on my iPod. Having selected "None" for the payment method and having inserted my address, it takes me out of there. So, I don't get an email to ...
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iTunes store account can be transferred or not from one country to another

Can an iTunes store account be transferred from one country to another if someone moves country, with the same balance in it as it was before?
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iTunes Store - Use My Credit Card Not Store Credit For A Gifted Item

I have some store credit on my iTunes account that I got couple months ago and am gifting a film on iTunes for my sisters birthday.. If i gift the film does the cost come off my store credit or my ...
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Does a purchased iTunes song contain my Apple ID?

Do the files that I download (purchased) from iTunes contain references to my Apple ID? Could you (or anyone else) know what Apple ID purchased the song just by having the .m4a?
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If I have family-sharing do I have to buy everything through it?

If my family has family sharing, do I have to use the family credit card for every purchase, or can I buy some things on my own for my personal use and other things through the family sharing?
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Problems connecting to iTunes store

Every time I open App Store on my iPhone, I am prompted for my password, which I do – and then, the message “Cannot connect to iTunes store” appears. Here's the thing: Everything else network related ...
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Checking iTunes collection for DRM

How can I check which songs or videos that I purchased from the iTunes Store have DRM restrictions? All of the mobile OSes are very impressive to me at the moment, and I'm thinking about trying a non-...
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How to use different accounts (of different countries) for iTunes and iBookstore on iPhone or iPad?

Simply stated, it is I bought quite a bit of Music and Movies from my native country (be it Hong Kong, France, Italy, etc). However, the iBookstore for that country has very few books on the ...
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Having separte Apple accounts on same device

I have couple of questions to ask related to one topic. I live in japan and had my apple account installed there. And now I am here in US for a year and want to make another apple id so i could ...
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Can I retrieve Apple TV purchases made on my spouse's account?

Can I retrieve Apple TV purchases made on my wife's iTunes-store account?
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Automatically download iTunes Season Pass episodes?

I have three active iTunes Season Passes for various shows, the first ones I've gotten in years. However, it seems that apparently the episodes don't auto-download anymore? Is that right? And you can'...
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iTunes search API returns different app icons for 60x60 and 1024x1024

At first, I have to say that I am not sure whether I should ask this question on stackoverflow or on AskDifferent. I decided to use AskDifferent because this question is not programming-specific. My ...
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Can I avoid iCloud Family sharing if I upgrade to iOS 8?

Right now, my family and I share an iCloud account for iTunes and App Store. It works well, but the new iCloud Family sharing would put a limit to six members. That would not work for us. I really ...
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Free U2 album doesn't show up in music library, just iPod

In yesterday's (sep 9th 2014) Apple event, Tim Cook anounced Apple would offer as a gift the album "Songs of Innocence" by the Irish rock band U2. The iTunes Music Store said album was already "...
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How to tell whether a purchase used an iTunes gift card or my credit card?

I redeemed an iTunes gift card and purchased some songs. When i tried to go see how much money I had left on the card it said: credit card total $1.29. This information was displayed underneath latest ...
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to seperate school account or keep together her itunes account

my daughter has an ipad Mini and an Iphone which has games on it, she will now be getting an iPad air for SCHOOL , we do not want all of her apps from the other 2 devices on there, should I give her a ...
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What in the world does this iTunes Terms & Conditions about Virginia & California mean?

Neither Issuer nor Apple is responsible for lost or stolen Gift Certificates, iTunes Cards, Content Codes, or Allowances. Risk of loss and title for Gift Certificates, iTunes Cards, and Allowances ...
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What is an iTunes card generator?

I was just wondering what is an "iTunes card"? Also, what is an "iTunes card generator"? What is the use of it and how could anyone get this?
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German iTunes Store: No Bank / Paypal?

I'm a long time customer of the German iTunes store (recently only iTunes match). My VISA was not valid anymore, so I had to change. Not having a VISA atm, I wanted to go for Paypal or direct bank ...
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None Payment option not present [duplicate]

After creating an Apple ID in another location, I am forced to enter payment information in the iOS, Mac, and iTunes stores. Even when trying to purchase a Free app, I am forced to enter payment ...
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Restoring past purchases with changed Apple ID

How can I restore my past purchases if I wish to change my Apple ID?
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Is it possible to COMPLETELY delete a Book from my purchased books?

Yesterday, I saw that my brother has downloaded an "hentai" on my Mac (shame on me, I didn't lock it !) I deleted it, but it stays on my purchased books, and I don't want it ! Is it possible to ...
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Listing order on App Store [duplicate]

In App Store app, if I search for a word. What does the returned listing order of apps base on? Let's say, it returned app1, app2, app3, ..., app10. What was the listing order based upon?
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Just activated old iPhone and App Store is trying to make me pay for an app I've already paid for

I had an iPhone app on my iPhone 5s now currently under repair that had a $100 app called GIS kit. I am connected to my iTunes account with the App Store, and have a bunch of apps that it's allowing ...
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Automatic download of top apps from iTunes App Store in iTunes

Is there a script or other way to have iTunes download the top (free) apps (in all categories, or specific category) from the app store, like once a week or day?
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Can iTunes be configured to have the 'Store' be default screen at startup?

I like to use iTunes predominantly to check things out on the iTunes store (and make the occasional purchase), not to browse a library of downloaded media by default. Is there a setting or way to ...
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iTunes music purchases after changing country [duplicate]

Are iTunes music purchases still available once I change the store country, assuming that both stores offer the same content which is associated with my account? I am just concerned about making a ...
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Is there any limit to create Apple ids through iTunes on a computer?

I need to know that is there any Apple account/id creation limit through iTunes from a computer?
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itunes software update ignore isn't working

I have OSX 10.5.6 and iTunes 10.4.1 on my laptop. I turned off the software update for iTunes, but every time I click on a song, I get a notification that says iTunes requires Safari 4.0.3 or ...
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How to change credit card data for Apple ID?

How can I change my credit card data? My credit card was stolen and I want to use a new one for paying apps. I don't know how to do that.
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How can I give my sister my iPad 2 with the videos and music from my iTunes account intact?

I want to give my sister my old iPad without deleting the videos and music I've put on the device. What do I need to do to deactivate it from my iTunes account without deleting the video and music ...
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App store doesn't show rating of my app [duplicate]

I have an app that has 23 ratings and 4,5 stars but if you search for the app they don't appear. If you tap on the app after searching for it, the stars appear but empty. You can only see the stars if ...
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What format/bitrate are iTunes sample files on the iTunes store?

Is there anywhere which officially says what format/bitrate is used for the sample files which you play on the iTunes store? If there's nothing official, can any audiophiles work it out roughly? So, ...
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Verification required when attempting to purchase free app

When I'm trying to install a free app on my iPod, it'll say: Verification Required Before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to verify your payment info. Why do I see this when it'...
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Movie downloaded from iTunes store on iPad, not available on Mac

I downloaded the movie "Hugo" from the iTunes store during Apple's "12 days of gifts", on my iPad. I have iTunes match for my music (and presumably also for movies), however when I go to see the list ...
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iTunes movie store only shows 100?

It iTunes Store I can search by name, release date or best sellers. No matter which method I chose I can only see the first 100 titles. For example, if I sort by name I get titles starting with a ...
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Using different Apple ID at App Store without transferring registration

I have made some app purchases using my current Apple ID (say personal.email@example.com). Can I use my current Apple ID (personal.email@example.com) at "Mac App Store" on MacBook Pro and iMac, which ...
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How to purchase a gift certificate in iTunes store?

My iTunes version is 11.1.3.8 (downloaded and installed today) and this is on Windows 7 x64. Locale is Iceland, recipient locale is Germany. The gift certificate is intended to be used for in-app ...
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How do I stop the sync attempts for an app?

Whenever I sync my iPhone with iTunes, the phone tells me: iTunes Sync 1 item could not be synced. See iTunes for more information. And iTunes tells me: The app "The Elements" was not ...
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Get Apple ID security questions over email

I have forgotten the answers to my security questions, but I don't want to/have time to call apple support and have them tell me my questions. Is there any way to maybe reset/get them over email?
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Will re-purchasing audiobooks on iTunes charge me again?

I have purchased audiobooks on iTunes and can't re-download them. I try in iTunes but it asks if I want to buy it again. Will I be charged again for the books I already paid for?
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how to stop downloading a game in itunes?

i downloaded a car racing game and 23 other games in iTunes , but the download time for the car racing game is 3 hours!how do i stop downloading this game, but not stop download the other 23 games?I ...
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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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AppStore credit card authorization fail

I purchased an app 5 days ago and the the amount was debited in my account but my purchase history shows We were unable to authorize your credit card for this purchase. Please update your billing ...
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How to stop iTunes from automatically downloading purchased TV shows?

I was running out space on the drive where I stored my iTunes media, because every time I opened iTunes, the application would immediately begin downloading TV shows I had purchased on my Apple TV. ...