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Questions tagged [mac-appstore]

The Mac App Store is a digital distribution platform for OS X applications developed by Apple.

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How to search only FREE apps on Mac App Store?

It isn't an option in the App Store itself, and the AppleSE answer from 2012 is no longer valid.
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Mac app update only 207 bytes

I have an iMac running macOS High Sierra. I've recently noticed that multiple app updates through the Mac App Store are reported to be just 207 bytes long when downloading the update. Is this normal ...
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Web content is not displayed - just white screen

I faced an issue on High Sierra that seems to be similar to problems reported in other threads months or years ago such as White screen of death or Safari does not render pages, but it is slightly ...
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App not found in App Store by some users, but found by others

I have developed an app which is now publicly available in the App Store. I know other people in my organisation can find the app in the App Store with a search, yet I am unable to find the app myself,...
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How to download macOS High Sierra from the Mojave App Store?

I use the beta of macOS Mojave and I want to download High Sierra for another install. I don't find it in the new App Store, maybe because the update of the OS is now in the System Preferences. I ...
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Xcode from App Store Stalling at About 11 Minutes Remaining

I'm trying to install Xcode from the App Store onto a Mac mini (the vast majority of my experience with PCs involves Windows and Linux). I've tried three times, and each time it stalls out at around ...
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Will Apple's apps be automatically updated when the OS is upgraded? [closed]

I have a MacBook Pro from mid-2014 running on Yosemite. If I update the macOS, will the Apple apps (iTunes, Pages, Numbers, etc.) be automatically updated? I have also been wondering whether it ...
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Disabling El Capitan update in App store, I'm running High Sierra!

I've been on Sierra for a while and recently upgraded to High Sierra. All this time though the App Store keeps nagging me to download an update for El Capitan (which I had upgraded from a while back). ...
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Removing uninstalled Command Line Tools from AppStore updates

I have deleted the Xcode Command Line Tools from my machine by essentially removing the folder. However, AppStore still shows updates from the CLI tools, which obviously I don't want. I've been ...
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Mac App Store not working on macOS Mojave 10.14 Beta 1 (18A293u)

Does anyone else have issues while trying to use new App Store on macOS? I can log in but I can't download or update any app. Sometimes it asks me to change App Store country to one linked with ...
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Connecting App Store release app to Xcode

I am trying to connect an App Store released app to Xcode. The reason I want to do this is because I want to check attribution data from Appsflyer and make sure that it is sending partner data that ...
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Can't sign into App store from my Macbook

I'm running High Sierra on my Mbp. I want to download an app from the app store but it keeps asking me to sign in. When I sign in, nothing happens. I have tried ABSOLUTELY everything that I could find ...
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Beta Command Line Tools offered as update—why?

Today the App Store is offering me the Command Line Tools for Xcode 10.0 beta 1. I do not recall ever signing up as a beta tester for any Apple software. Why do I get this update and how can I ...
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Internet recovery of 2015 MacBook Pro fails due to unavailability of Yosemite

I recently purchased a second-hand 2015 13" MacBook Pro. It came with High Sierra installed, but I wanted to make sure the system was completely clean (in case it had been compromised), so I: Booted ...
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System updates not showing up in app store after system re-install, how do I fix this?

So I recently did some spring cleaning on my Mac and re-installed the system. I installed High Sierra 10.13.1, but I'm experiencing some issues with bringing it up to 10.13.4: namely, the updates ...
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How do I change how often the Mac App Store in High Sierra checks for updates or notifies me about them? [duplicate]

I feel like I constantly get notifications from the Mac App Store. I find this distracting and stressful and would like to change how often the Mac App Store checks for updates, or how often it ...
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How to update my DSDT (part of fix for no ethernet card fix)

I have a mac book w/ OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5) that had the original wifi card removed. (This happened before I got the computer and I cannot get it back). B/c of this, I'm using a USB wifi to ...
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Why does the MacOS App Store ask for other users Apple ID password?

We have an iMac with two users A and B who are both logged in are both administrators have different Apple IDs (and are both logged in to their's) Today A wanted to update an app using the Updates ...
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I purchased an app on my iPhone and the app is also on Mac [duplicate]

When I looked in the purchased section in the Mac App Store the app was not there. Am I doing something wrong or do app have to be purchased on both iOS App Store and Mac App Store?
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Mac Command Line Tools Continue to Update

This morning, I decided to re-install MacOS High Sierra using macOS Recovery by pressing Command + r. The system got stuck when only 11 minutes were remaining. I restarted it and did the same process ...
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MacOS High Sierra : Xcode failed to download Use the purchase page Error during installing Xcode 9.3

Yesterday I update MacOS Sierra to MacOS High Sierra than I remove xCode 9.2 after that when I try to install xCode 9.3 from App Store, It gives me below error: Xcode failed to download, Use the ...
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Where does Apple App Store download security updates to?

My problem is that my internet speed to Apple's server is very slow, and I have 6 devices running macOS so I like to download security updates or system updates only once for all 6 of my devices. I ...
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App store is asking me to sign in with my old AccountID

I'm working on macOS 10.13.4. When I open the App Store and attempt to update my apps which need updating, I am prompted to sign in to my apple account. However, it's prompting me to sign into foo@...
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Mac App Store First Time Setup Pop Up?

I Signed on Mac Store For First Time And Downloaded App.Pop-up came which says welcome to app store and it has new apple privacy icon with two man shaking hands and i clicked continue is that normal ...
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App Store download progress doesn't go away after successful download

Even after I successfully download any apps from App Store, the progress of that download doesn't go away from dock. How can I fix it? The problem is on macOS High Sierra, 10.13.4.
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How to update voices and gatekeeper?

There was an error in the dependency specifications which somehow triggered a major failure in AppStore.app. Most of those problems are now fixed, but while wrestling with it, I discovered /var/log/...
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How to save a workflow service as an App?

I have a workflow service I built using Automator that I would like to distribute through the Mac App Store. I've successfully "exported" the workflow, signed with my developer ID. I can open the ...
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High Sierra: “An error has occurred” and app won't finish downloading

I am trying to download the latest version of Xcode from the AppStore so I can continue with my development. I am on a MBP 2016 touch-bar running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4. I did a lot of digging and ...
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Some MacOS app store functions broken

It seemed that Server.app was interfering with the 10.13.4 update. It would complain that the Server Update required 10.13.4 but offer to install the previous version. Clicking OK for that, but ...
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can't download Xcode 9.3, disk is full in fact it is not

I want to update my xcode from xcode 9.2 to 9.3. but in the App store when I press update button, it shows the alert like the picture above. even though in fact I have a lot of space it is only ...
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If I copy an application already listed under Purchased to the Applications folder, will it be able to update through the App Store?

If I copy an application already have in my Apple ID (Edit: for example, Xcode) from another computer to the Applications folder, will the Mac App Store be able to update it? Or will I have to do ...
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Mac Appstore adress

I'm trying to do a ping and a traceroute to the Mac Appstore for some testing purposes. Does anyone know the address, where the store is hosted. Thanks in advance. Max
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How can I upgrade OS X.11 to OS X.12 when the App Store only offers OS X.13 [duplicate]

I have a Mac running the latest version of OS 10.12. I need to upgrade this Mac to the latest version of OS 10.12. Although the hardware will support OS 10.13, for other, important reasons I am not ...
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How does one download El Capitan from the App Store using High Sierra

The link from Apple's support page redirects to the Mac App Store but upon clicking download you're met with an error message saying you "This version of OS X can't be installed on the computer" Note:...
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macOS App Store alternative?

The limited functionality of the App Store has me looking for an alternative view on "Apple-approved" applications. I appreciate the vetting that occurs as part of inclusion in this catalog, but I'd ...
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Is there a way to clear update data from the Mac App Store?

Recently I downloaded some updates from the Mac App Store including the macOS high Sierra update and a few other security and application updates. However, presumably because of a corrupted download, ...
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How to prevent High Sierra installation after the installer has already been downloaded?

I'm currently on macOS Sierra. In order to get rid of the daily nag notifications to upgrade to macOS High Sierra I downloaded the installer, but have not installed it. I have no intention of ...
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How to find out if an App in the Mac App Store is 64 bit

I want to buy a game in the Mac App Store. How can I check before buying if the game/app is 64 bit or not? I would like to know because 10.13.4 is displaying warnings about 32 bit apps/games. And ...
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Privacy: can a app from App Store access my Apple ID data?

Can a app from App Store access my Apple ID data (like first-name, last-name, country, email,...)? I am interested in both platforms, iOS and macOS.
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How to manually download iMovie from Apple [duplicate]

I have an older MacBook Pro with 10.11, and I am having a lot of issues with iMovie. There is an update showing in the App Store, but when I click Update, I get the little swirly in the upper left ...
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3rd Party Mac Developer Application: DEVELOPER NAME: no identity found

I need to sign the code of an app I'm trying to submit to App Store through terminal: codesign -f -s '3rd Party Mac Developer Application: DEVELOPER NAME' --entitlements "APPNAME.entitlements" "/...
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How do I download macOS High Sierra for offline install [Spectre edition]

Yes, I found Download macOS High Sierra for offline install [duplicate] and macOS High Sierra media installer but they don't fit my use-case. I need to update a number of Macs to High Sierra to ...
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How do I download Mac OS Sierra or High Sierra without an Apple ID? [duplicate]

Couldn't find an official source for an installer/download of supported Mac OS versions. Everything I found goes to the App Store which prompts for an Apple ID.
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macOS: Cannot connect to app store

Every time I open the App Store on High Sierra it cannot connect. I've checked the DNS settings, old certificates, keychain access; in short I've completed all these steps and still: Any ideas? It ...
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App Store offers Safari 11.0.2 which I already have

Today App Store offered me Safari 11.0.2. But I already have this. See the screenshot below. Should I just update it again? Or is there something else I can do?
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How to uninstall not App Store apps using Launchpad?

Is it possible to make any changes to macOS through the Terminal or in another way, so that Launchpad allows simple uninstalling application files, downloaded not via the App Store?
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What is the difference between downloading and installing software from AppStore and Terminal

For example, what is the difference between installing software (could be operating system update or any other software) from AppStore or from Terminal using softwareupdate command. Is there any ...
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Meaning of AMD-Action:authenticate:SP

I am trying to install macOS Sierra from the Mac App Store and can’t get through. I get a AMD-Action:authenticate:SP error message. What does this mean?
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Download Lion (10.7) installer on a newer Mac [duplicate]

After purchasing "OS X Lion" installer, I am trying to download the installer on my newer Mac. In the App Store app, when clicking the Download button, I get an error message stating: We could not ...
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Applications not showing up on App Store (Mac book) purchase history

After upgrading to high sierra, my mac book started to slow down in performance especially with logic pro x. So, I decided to clean re-install the OS on to my Macbook, and also re-install apps like ...