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    Default Gifting apps

    I want to gift a couple apps to my mom, but am not familiar with the process. I remember seeing the gifting option before the new App Store on my iPhone, but now it's not there or I am missing something. So I see its still possible in iTunes on my PC, but I only see people only able to redeem through the iTunes software when I search the web. Her phone is her PC, so is it still this way? Thanks.
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    Default Re: Gifting apps

    you can also buy her an iTunes gift card and then she decides what to buy :O
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    Ooo thanks guys
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    Minimum purchase of iTunes Gift Card on the Apple Store app is $25. I live in AZ and she is in Michigan. Although the gift card is a novel idea, at this point it overkill for the type of user she is.
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    Default Gifting apps

    Yeah I wish there was a option to just purchase the app for somebody and be able to send it to them like you can do on blackberry's app world. Hopefully we can get a feature like that soon.


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    I have gifted an app and even songs in iTunes. I paid for it and entered their email address. It sends them a link to download.
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    Quote Originally Posted by piranhadonna View Post
    I have gifted an app and even songs in iTunes. I paid for it and entered their email address. It sends them a link to download.

    Oh from the computer? Is there a way to do that from the App Store on your phone?


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    I have never tried it from my phone, so I am not sure. I just did some searching and this feature is no longer available in iOS 6. If you are running iOS 5 you can gift from your iPhone.
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    I just did some research and this feature is not available in iOS 6 but is available in iOS 5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by piranhadonna View Post
    I just did some research and this feature is not available in iOS 6 but is available in iOS 5.
    I see. Thanks for the info.


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    Default Gifting apps

    That is my main concern at this point. They don't use a PC as they live in a very rural area. So if they need to use iTunes to download the app I gift then it won't work. I was hoping someone has already tried this before. Thanks guys. I am sure someone will pop in with an experience.
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    As long as they have email set up on there phone they can click the link and it will open the App Store on the iPhone.
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    Default Gifting apps

    I think it was a step backwards to remove the gifting part from the App Store. Now I have to go to the clunky iTunes software to do a rather quick task.
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