Apple's iTunes removes iOS App Store from desktop version

Posted September 14, 2017

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The new iTunes update also comes with new features like adding support for syncing iOS 11 devices along with focusing on music, movies, audio books and podcasts. Ditching the App Store means that apps can only be downloaded using an iOS device, but as significant as this is, it is not the only notable change in the software. If you don't see the iTunes 12.7 update, try reloading the page by pressing Command-R. If you want to buy an app for your iPhone or iPad, you'll have to do it via the App Store on the device itself.

Apple Pay has been upgraded to support peer-to-peer (P2P) payments through a new iMessage app, with transactions authenticated using Touch ID, or presumably Face ID on the iPhone X.

Changes to the app include the moving of iTunes U content to the Podcasts section, and Internet Radio to your music library sidebar. And the new App Store makes it easy to get, update, and redownload apps - all without a Mac or PC.

On the Mac, users will have to open the App Store from the Applications folder or from the App Dock. In the new version of iOS, only 64-bit apps will work. But all of that goes partially to waste if you don't take a proper route of installation of the available update. It no longer has an App Store for your iPhone or iPad. Following this, head to the update menu and you can see every detail there, as Apple has described how to install the iOS 11 beta here.

Books on Windows: Books on iTunes for Windows are managed in iBooks for iOS. The US-based tech giant has removed the iOS App Store from the iTunes.