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

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Using an app purchased on home Apple ID on Mac using a work Apple ID

I want to purchase Final Cut Pro on my home computer Apple ID, but then use it on my work computer, which is normally logged into a separate work only Apple ID. How can I do that?
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Problem in installing Xcode on MacBook Air 2017 with macos Mojave version 10.14.5

I am trying to download Xcode from the mac app store but it fails again and again. I am using my mobile hotspot for internet. It has a daily data limit of 2.5 GB but Xcode is of 6.1 GB. Once I put ...
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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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Can't download macOS High Sierra once again

I've macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G8023) installed. The icon of the app, "Installation of macOS High Sierra" is available in /Application: ls -al /Applications | grep macOS drwxr-xr-x@ 4 root ...
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Get List of Purchased Items on App Store

Is there a way of downloading a list of all purchases from the Mac App Store? I know I can see them, and I know I can get a list of apps currently on my system, but I would like to have a list of all ...
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How to see list of purchased apps on the Apple Mac App Store in macOS Mojave?

I have seen postings talk about a "Purchased" tab in the Mac App Store to see a list of apps you own. Then you can hit a button to install that app on a new Mac you own. I do not see any "Purchased" ...
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How do I find out what entitlements an app has?

Sandboxed apps have to declare their entitlements. Of course, that doesn't do me any good if I can't tell what entitlements it declares. A text editor that has entitlements for Core Location, ...
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On the App Store of my Macbook Pro, the top buttons are no longer visible

I have a notification that there are updates to install, so as usual, I would like to review them beforehand. However, when I open the App Store app, I only see the following: Normally it would say ...
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I want to download Xcode that I deleted again. But when I open App Store and search for Xcode the download button is grey

When I downloaded it before I did it through App Store but now that doesn't work because of that the button is grey. Have tried to download Xcode through developer.apple but there it says that I don't ...
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iTunes: “Your account was changed while you were editing your account information.”

I logged into the iTunes store via Settings on a new iPhone 5s, and it automatically went to the "confirm your payment information" page. I confirmed my method of payment (none), and it came back ...
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Change Appstore user from MacBook?

I bought a used MacBook Pro, and I need to update some software. When I click the 'update all' button to proceed, it asks for the App Store password of the old user's account: How do I remove the ...
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What is the difference between Top Grossing and Top Paid in the App Store?

In App Store, What is the different between Top Grossing and Top Paid?
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How would I force Mac App Store to save my password indefinitely, rather than for 15 minutes?

I'd like to either force App Store to save my password, or have it automatically entered (just for the Mac App Store password prompt) when it asks for my password. I want this because "require after ...
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How to change the time for News.app notifications on Mac?

Though News app is not available in India, the widget is and I managed to use it with the help of this question. For better working, I went to settings in the App Store and tried changing my country ...
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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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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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How do I download macOS High Sierra for offline install?

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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No option on App Store to update High Sierra to Mojave

Well, I have MacBook Air (early 2014) with High Sierra 10.13.6 OS and there is no option in AppStore to update to Mojave. I tried downloading directly from App Store and it stoped after every 500-800 ...
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How can one fix a Mac OS App Store that stops updating?

I've been occasionally (but annoyingly) noticing a situation with Mojave (I've never seen it in OS versions before Mojave) where I know that an app purchased through the AppStore has an update ...
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macOS High Sierra (10.13.6) Cannot Install Updates

I'm having difficulty installing the latest update on my Mac Mini from 2011 (macmini5,3). The current pending update is "Security Update 2019-003-10.13.6." When I attempt to install the update: It ...
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Is there an easy way to remove some of the built-in apps on macOS Mojave? [duplicate]

In the past I was able to do sudo rm -rf /Applications/<app name>. The following resources indicate that this will no longer work without dealing with System Integration Protection (SIP): How ...
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App Store: “To update this app, you need to accept it on the Account page”

I'm trying to update Keynote in the Mac App Store and I get this message: Unable to update “Keynote” To update this app, you need to accept it on the Account page in the App Store. I get the ...
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Setting Mac App Store country to home country when abroad

I'm stuck trying to use the Mac App Store on my Mac. I'm in Germany (abroad, my home country is UK) and it seems my Mac has picked this up in some way and won't let me download Xcode, as it says I can'...
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BBEdit asks for Apple ID password on every launch

When BBEdit came out on the App Store, I removed the app bundle that I downloaded from the website, and installed via Mac App Store. Now every time I launch the app, it asks for my Apple ID password. ...
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How to upgrade to latest macOS with a clean install?

I have found several guides on how to put the installer on external media using this command: sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/...
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App Store won't install free app

My wife and I arrived in Spain but we're still on the US store. We installed WhatsApp on her iPhone 6 and used it a lot with our workgroup. When the iPhone 6 was damaged, we bought an iPhone 7 and ...
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How can I completely uninstall Xcode in macOS Mojave 10.14?

After upgrading to macOS Mojave 10.14, Xcode was no longer updating correctly and my build process was reporting that stdlib.h was missing. Thus, I attempted to uninstall it so I could reinstall it ...
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How to remove deleted app from OS X update list?

I'm using a Macbook Pro mid 2010. I have an deleted app always showing in my update list and it's very annoying. Problem has occurred since Mountain Lion, but has since become quite eye-catching after ...
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Problem updating/uninstalling Xcode

So I tried updating Xcode but after the update I still got the same version of it (so there was an update still available). I decided to uninstall it by throwing the app in the trash. The update ...
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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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How to solve a catch 22 situation trying to upgrade an old 2009 mac mini to El Capitan with an AppleID created in 2019?

I had the chance to have in my hands an old mac mini from 2009. I turned it on, it works perfectly. Currently it runs Mac OS X 10.6.8. Now, I would like to try to upgrade it to a slightly newer ...
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How can I remove the Mojave download without installing it?

I accidentally clicked the upgrade message, thinking I was upgrading something else, which downloaded Mojave. I was then presented with a window to install Mojave. I don't want to install Mojave. ...
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How can I use a pre-existing AppleID with Mac App Store without a billing address?

I dont have a credit card, and so I am unable to complete the Apple billing address, which means I can not download anything from the App Store. It there a solution for this?
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How to pause Xcode update?

In the App menu, I can see that it is updating. However, in the App Store updates page, it is not showing. The update is ~3GB, and I don’t have the bandwidth to spare. How can I pause/stop it?
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Lost between two macOS versions after failed upgrade to macOS Mojave

I have no experience whatsoever with macOS (Linux user). I got an old mid 2012 13" MacBook Pro, which was running OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5. I tried to upgrade it to macOS Mojave, by launching Mac ...
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After reinstall macOS 10.13.6, App store not work with updates

Simple. Opened App Store Updated software Stuck. Now my computer not restart. Now the only way to restart my computer is via terminal
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Running an installed app already paid for on an account not logged in

I have an app I paid for on another mac under my Apple ID. Can I log into a different mac with the same Apple ID and install it, then log out with the app still working?
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my App Store is broken for Mac High Sierra 10.13.5

I will click featured or something else and it automatically redirects me to updates. What sequence of things can I try to unstick this or reset the application so I can browse the features and ...
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my App Store is broken for Mac High Sierra 10.13.5 please help [duplicate]

I will click featured or something else and it automatically redirects me to updates it is making me mad someone please help me out thanks I appreciate it
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Can't install updates from macOS App Store

I'm on a new Mojave install and I can't install updates to Apple suite programs (Garageband, Pages, Numbers, Keynote and iMovie). I've updated macOS and Xcode command line tools successfully from the ...
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Can not download el Capitan

I have an older Mac computer. Apple tells me it will run OS thru El Capitan. It is currently running snow leopard 10.6.8. When I open "http://iTunes.apple.com/app/os-x-el-capitan/id1147835433?mt=...
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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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What is the correct way to take screenshot for the Mac App Store Submission?

I want to submit my app to the mac app store. Mac App Store is asking for the screenshot of the dimensions 1280x800, 1440x900, 2880x1800 or 2560x1600. My samsung display does not support this ...
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Mac App Store: Downloads just don't start (Mojave)

I want to download apps in the Mac App Store and the apps won't start to download. As you can see in the pictures below, the spinner starts spinning but nothing gets downloaded, the download simply ...
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View login history in Macbook app store app

When I opened the app store app on Macbook Pro, it asked me to login in a pop-up box. The strange thing here was: The user ID field was disabled to edit and it had a pre-filled email address which is ...
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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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Appstore error 500 (com.apple.commerce.client)

I've just formatted my SSD and reinstalled MacOS Mojave 10.14.3 (18D109). So this is a clean install. The first thing I did was try to install Keynote, Pages and Numbers. The problem is: I cannot ...
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iTunes podcast connect

Has anyone successfully created a podcast on iTunes? I'm in Apple Hell : if I go to Podcast Connect, it lets me log in, then I choose "Podcast" as the type of content I want to create, and that takes ...
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Get Numbers & Pages et al. on macOS 10.11 El Capitan

I have some old macs which cannot update to OSX 10.12, however this is the minimum requirement for installing those applications from the app store. Please could someone advise how to get an older, ...
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Why don't I receive Logic Pro X update notifications in App Store?

I'm signed into App Store and have an installed version of Logic Pro X that I bought with the same Apple ID that I'm signed in with. I no longer receive update notifications via the App Store about ...