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How can I, using Finder, enter an "app". Not open, enter

Right click [or Ctrl/click] > Show Package Contents
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Old Versions in app store

Purchasing old versions is nearly impossible, but some have managed it before in the past using computers and other devices if your device won’t let a purchase happen. If the developer leaves the app ...
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Unknown App listed under general settings, but not visible in the App Library

Web clips and apps that are side loaded can get in this state. You will need to exclude them from backup (in case you want to restore from backup after the next step) and then erase all content and ...
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App remembers my phone number

The information is stored in your Keychain. This information persists even when you delete the app and its data files. You cannot see these entries when you look at Settings > Passwords. There's no ...
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How to download an App file from the App Store

You can use ipatool to download ipa files from appstore. Requirements macOS 10.11 or later. Apple ID set up to use the App Store. github: https://github.com/majd/ipatool install ipatool on mac: brew ...
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What programs exist to find and delete "orphan files" left after deleting an Application?

We can see the apps previously installed in our macOS with a terminal command: ls -la /private/var/db/receipts/ Then we can use their codename to locate related files: locate [app_name]

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