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How to install apps in iPhone

What is an iPhone without all the attractive applications available for you to explore? Here is a step-by-step guide on How to install apps in iPhone. The most feasible way to do so would be through the App Store.

Step 1: To get to the desktop, swipe the screen to the right. If you have a Passcode, enter it now to unlock. You will be redirected to the home screen

Step 2: Tap the App Store icon on the screen ( make sure you have an active internet connection )

Step 3: A number of featured apps will be displayed on the screen. You can either browse through the different categories by tapping on the Categories option on the top left corner. Or you can search for the desired app using the Search option on the bottom of the screen


Step 4: Once you find the app you are looking for, you can tap on its icon to view its details

Step 5: To download the app, tap the GET ( or FREE, depending on the iOS version you are using ) option on the right. ( you will need an Apple ID to log-in ) Tap again to INSTALL

Step 6: Once the download is complete, tap the OPEN option to access the app.



Thats it 🙂 So now you know how to install apps in iPhone. Keep doing it frequently & you will soon start doing it keeping your eyes closed 🙂


Which is the App Store icon?

The App Store icon is blue in colour with a white ‘A’ in the middle. Under the icon, you will find App Store written.

I don’t have an Apple ID. How do I download apps?

It is necessary to have an Apple ID in iTunes to use the App Store. Following are the steps to create an Apple ID.

Step 1: In the App Store menu at the bottom, tap on Create Apple ID and then Continue.

Step 2: After you read and agree to the Terms and Conditions, you will be redirected to a form, wherein you need to fill in your details ( the credit card and billing information needs to be filled in, in case you make a purchase from the Store )

Step 3: You will be asked to verify your e-mail address. Open your mail and follow the steps specified for verification.

Step 4: Once done, you are ready to sign-in using your new Apple ID.

I don’t know which category is the app I am looking for, belongs to. How do I find it?

You may use the Search option to find an app. Enter the name of the app or its developer or any other keyword related to the app you are looking for. Go through the apps suggested by the Store. See if you find your desired app.

How do I know which apps are free and which are paid?

You can find out in two ways:

  • Open the desired app. If its a paid app, you will see a PURCHASE option. If not, it will be displayed as GET or FREE.
  • You can go to the Top Charts option at the bottom of the screen. There you will find the apps classified into Paid, Free and Top Grossing. You may browse through the apps as per your necessity.

How many apps can I download?

There is no such restriction on the amount of apps downloaded. You might want to keep a check on your iPhone’s storage space to see if the app can be downloaded. (You may check the size of the app in the app details provided in App Store)

How to install apps without iTunes?

You can do that by downloading CopyTrans Apps-Free Beta on your PC. All you have to do is drag and drop the apps and they will be installed. You could also manage or delete single or multiple apps with ease.

What is an iOS app installer? 

An iOS app installer is basically a third party that helps you install apps directly from your PC instead of having to download them from the App Store or using iTunes.

There are many app installers available online, which you can download on your PC. For example, CopyTrans App or Appandora.

How do I use an app installer?

The following are the guided steps for using Appandora:

Step 1: Download the app from the mentioned site: http://www.appandora.com/free-app-installer.html

Step 2: As you open the app, you will see an Application tab on the left panel. When you click it, your main window will display all the apps that you have downloaded so far on your iPhone/iPod/iPad.

Step 3: Click the Install tab on the top panel. A window will pop-up where you need to select a *.ipa file from the ones listed. Click on Open.

You can now start installing the downloaded apps on your iPhone.

How do I install app without jailbreak?

“Jailbreak” is a self-explanatory word. It is the process of getting rid of the software restrictions imposed by iOS. It permits root access to the iOS file system. Its like breaking out of a “jail” and be able to use apps sans restrictions.

You can install apps using the App Store or by using an iOS app installer. Find guided steps for both in the article.

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