Access the App Store on iPhone 5

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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 Howikis on how to use the iPhone 5. The link to the mother Howiki is here - Use iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 is pre-loaded with the basic applications you will need in order to use the basic functions and features of the phone. If you want to customize, add and install applications, you can use the App Store application. The App Store application allows you to search, download, install, and buy applications from the Apple Store through your iPhone 5. This Howiki will discuss on the steps on how to access and use the App Store.

Accessing the App Store

To access the App Store, you need to follow these simple steps:

  1. 1
    Go to your iPhone 5 Home Screen.
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  2. 2
    From the Home Screen, tap on the icon for App Store (icon with letter A on it)
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  3. 3
    If it is the first time that you will using the App Store, you will be prompted with a message recommending for a free download for some application
    You can tap on "Download Free" button to download and install those applications. Alternatively, you can tap on Close button to proceed to the user interface of the App Store.
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  4. 4
    You will be taken to the Featured page of the App Store.
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  5. 5
    You can tap on the the Featured button to see the featured applications, Top Charts button to see the applications on the top lists, tap on Genius button, tap on Search button to search for applications, and tap on Updates to search for application updates that are already installed on your phone
    You can also tap on the Categories button to view the application list by categories.
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Take Note

  • App store requires a working internet connection. Though the application may open without internet, you may not be able to do much with it unless you have an internet connection.
  • Data charges may be incurred if you are using your network's data connection.
  • If Wi-fi connection is available, it will always be wise to utilize it.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.


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