Search, Download and Install Applications from the App Store on iPhone 5

Edited by Leomar Umpad, Charmed, Eng, Anonymous

iPhone 5 is the fifth generation of Apple's very famous phone, the iPhone. The phone comes with a four-inch retina display and runs on an A6 processor chip. This is part of the VisiHow series on how to use the iPhone 5. The link to the mother VisiHow is here - Use iPhone 5

You can use the App Store application in order to download, install and open applications for your iPhone 5. This VisiHow will discuss how to search, download, install and open applications on your iPhone 5 using the App Store.

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Searching for applications from the App-Store

Follow the steps below to search for applications from the App Store:

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    Upon opening the App Store, you will be taken to the Featured tab.
    This is where new and noteworthy applications are displayed. You can search for a desired application from the Featured tab.
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    You can also use the Tap Chart tab to search for applications that are on the top lists.
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    The Categories tab is a list of applications on the App Store based on their categories.
    You can tap on the Categories button (upper right) in order to search for applications based on categories.
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    You can search for application names by using the Search button.
    The Search button allows you to search for applications by their name or any desired term. Tap on the Search button to start search by term.
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    You will be taken to the search page.
    Tap on the search field provided .
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    Enter your desired search term (application name, application type, etc) and tap on Search
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    You will be shown with the list of possible matches, skim through the results by scrolling (swiping) left or right.
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Downloading, installing and opening applications from the App-Store

Once you have searched for your desired application, you can now start downloading it by following the steps below:

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    Search for your desired Application on the App Store.
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    Once you have chosen the desired application, tap on FREE button or the Purchase Price button (whichever applies) to start downloading the application.
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    Tap on the Install App button
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    You will be prompted for an Apple password, enter it.
    If you have not Setup an Apple Account on iPhone 5 yet, you will be asked to enter your Apple ID and password. You need to Make an Apple ID in order continue.
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    Wait for the application to finish installation.
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    After installation is complete, tap on the Open button.
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    Wait for the application to open.
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    Some applications may ask some permission for you, read the required permission and tap on Don't Allow button or OK button depending on your judgement.
    Take note that for some applications, tapping on the Don't Allow button will prevent the applications from functioning desirably.
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    The application will open.
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    You can also access the application from the Home Screen.
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Please Note

  • Internet connection is required to Search and Download applications.
  • Some applications may also require internet connection while others do not require one.
  • Data charges may be incurred if you are using your network's data connection.
  • If WiFi connection is available, it is wise to utilize it.
  • If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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