Finding and downloading apps
Browse the featured selections to see new, notable, or recommended apps, or browse Top 25 to
see the most popular apps. If you’re looking for a specific app, use Search.
Browse the App Store: Tap Featured, Categories, or Top 25.
Browse using Genius
Tap Genius to see a list of recommended apps based on what’s already in
your app collection. To turn Genius on, follow the onscreen instructions.
Genius is a free service, but it requires an Apple ID.
Search for apps
Tap Search, tap the search field and enter one or more words, then
Get ratings and read reviews
Tap Ratings near the bottom of the app’s Info screen. You can rate and
review apps you’ve downloaded.
Email a link to an app’s Info page
Tap “Tell a Friend” near the bottom of the app’s Info screen.
Send the app to someone as a gift
Tap “Gift This App” near the bottom of the app’s Info screen, then follow the
Report a problem
Tap “Report a Problem” near the bottom of the app’s Info screen. Select a
problem from the list or type optional comments, then tap Report.
Purchase and download an app
Tap the price (or tap Free), then tap Buy Now.
If you already purchased the app, “Install” appears instead of the price on
the Info screen. You won’t be charged if you download it again.
Redeem a gift card or code
Tap Redeem near the bottom of the Featured screen, then follow the
See the status of downloads
After you begin downloading an app, its icon appears on the Home screen
with a progress indicator.
Download a previous purchase
You can also download an item while browsing; just tap Download where
you usually see the price.
purchases made on other
iOS devices and computers
Go to Settings > Store, then turn on the kinds of purchases you want to
Update an app
At the bottom of the app’s Info screen, tap Updates and follow the