1. rvzz's Avatar
    Did any one got the iWork apps for free after upgrading to iOS 7?

    I have an iPhone 5 and upgraded to iOS 7 today and they still show up as paid apps.
    09-18-2013 07:35 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    Did any one got the iWork apps for free after upgrading to iOS 7?

    I have an iPhone 5 and upgraded to iOS 7 today and they still show up as paid apps.
    At lest for now - the free iWork is for those purchasing new devices.
    09-18-2013 07:37 PM
  3. rvzz's Avatar
    At lest for now - the free iWork is for those purchasing new devices.
    If I setup my iphone as new phone rather than restoring, will it work?
    09-18-2013 08:08 PM
  4. kch50428's Avatar
    If I setup my iphone as new phone rather than restoring, will it work?
    No.
    09-18-2013 08:13 PM
  5. rvzz's Avatar
    No.
    Will they come as pre-installed apps on new devices just like stocks, weather, clock?
    09-18-2013 08:15 PM
  6. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Will they come as pre-installed apps on new devices just like stocks, weather, clock?
    I doubt that. But that's a legitimate question.
    09-18-2013 08:20 PM
  7. kch50428's Avatar
    Will they come as pre-installed apps on new devices just like stocks, weather, clock?
    They'll just be there in the AppStore and downloadable for free for those who have new devices - like the other free Apple apps.
    09-18-2013 08:21 PM
  8. Fausty82's Avatar
    They'll just be there in the AppStore and downloadable for free for those who have new devices - like the other free Apple apps.
    After reactivating a device, you should be prompted to load some of the "almost stock" apps like iBooks... that screen will also include the iWorks stuff, as I understand it.
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    09-18-2013 08:31 PM
  9. kch50428's Avatar
    After reactivating a device, you should be prompted to load some of the "almost stock" apps like iBooks... that screen will also include the iWorks stuff, as I understand it.
    If one has a new device, yes... as I understand it - free iWork is for 5C & 5S and other newly purchased devices... and I will be utterly delighted to be proven wrong and existing users also see iWork free on existing devices.
    09-18-2013 08:41 PM
  10. Fausty82's Avatar
    If one has a new device, yes... as I understand it - free iWork is for 5C & 5S and other newly purchased devices... and I will be utterly delighted to be proven wrong and existing users also see iWork free on existing devices.
    Yes, you are absolutely correct... as far as I can tell, it’s for new devices only... I was only trying to explain WHERE one would see the prompt to download the apps...
    09-18-2013 08:55 PM
  11. andrewsmith's Avatar
    I sold my iPad 2 and got a brand new iPad Mini today came out of the box with 6.1.3. As soon as I got home I updated to iOS 7...I was not prompted to download the iWork apps for free. I had bought iPhoto a while back and I went through the payment process and it finally told me that I had already purchased this app and that it would be free. So...I wonder if the apps are only free to "new iOS 7 devices".
    09-19-2013 12:28 AM
  12. Reven7's Avatar
    I sold my iPad 2 and got a brand new iPad Mini today came out of the box with 6.1.3. As soon as I got home I updated to iOS 7...I was not prompted to download the iWork apps for free. I had bought iPhoto a while back and I went through the payment process and it finally told me that I had already purchased this app and that it would be free. So...I wonder if the apps are only free to "new iOS 7 devices".
    No, you definitely should have the free apps as well. How you would go about that (other then what was detailed earlier), I'm not sure.

    From Apple:
    "iPhoto, iMovie, Keynote, Pages, and Numbers are free on the App Store for qualifying iOS 7 compatible devices activated as of September 1, 2013. See Apple - iOS 7 - What for iOS 7 compatible devices. Downloading apps requires an Apple ID."
    09-19-2013 01:11 AM
  13. shanghaichica's Avatar
    I just bought a new iPod touch on Monday. I'm upgrading to ios7 now and wonder if I'll also get the free iWork's apps as promised and if I can use them on my iPad if I do get them. I wonder if the fact that I'm using my iPod touch with my existing Apple ID means I won't get them for free.
    09-19-2013 04:57 AM
  14. Fausty82's Avatar
    I just bought a new iPod touch on Monday. I'm upgrading to ios7 now and wonder if I'll also get the free iWork's apps as promised and if I can use them on my iPad if I do get them. I wonder if the fact that I'm using my iPod touch with my existing Apple ID means I won't get them for free.
    We can’t answer those questions. But please share your results after iOS 7 finishes the install/upgrade.
    09-19-2013 09:00 AM
  15. gorgalis's Avatar
    So what is considered a new device? An iPad 4 that I buy today, or an iPad 5 once it comes out? Did they mean newly purchased devices or new models... big difference.
    09-19-2013 10:00 AM
  16. kch50428's Avatar
    So what is considered a new device? An iPad 4 that I buy today, or an iPad 5 once it comes out? Did they mean newly purchased devices or new models... big difference.
    Anything purchased/activated after September 1st...
    09-19-2013 10:03 AM
  17. gorgalis's Avatar
    Thought so. Activated my iPad on the 9/10 but none of the apps are free. Hopefully they are available soon.

    Thanks.
    09-19-2013 10:11 AM
  18. gorgalis's Avatar
    They are now showing up as free. I am not sure if it is because I finally synced it with itunes or if it is just a coincidence.
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    09-19-2013 11:32 AM
  19. andrewsmith's Avatar
    I chatted with Apple support last night online and after explaining the situation the chat disconnected. I woke up with an email from customer support giving me a free download code for each app.
    09-19-2013 10:08 PM
  20. shanghaichica's Avatar
    All the iWork's apps showed up as free on my new iPod touch after updating to ios7 and I can also download them to my iPad which was bought in January of this year.
    09-20-2013 12:36 AM
  21. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    All the iWork's apps showed up as free on my new iPod touch after updating to ios7 and I can also download them to my iPad which was bought in January of this year.
    Weird. I updated and even restored each my iPhone 5 and iPad 4 as new and still would be charged.
    09-20-2013 12:53 AM
  22. Peligro911's Avatar
    Weird. I updated and even restored each my iPhone 5 and iPad 4 as new and still would be charged.
    One of the devices has to be registered after sept 1 it's for new devices only a restore don't count as it has been registered before


    Sent from my iPhone 5 from a galaxy far far away (in the USA ) using Tapatalk !
    09-20-2013 01:17 AM
  23. BrandonSkaar's Avatar
    I purchased my iPhone 5S today. In the App Store Pages, Keynote, and Numbers are still 9.99. Note: the applications were not pre-installed as suggested during the Keynote on Sept. 10. Any thoughts?
    09-21-2013 03:09 AM
  24. Fausty82's Avatar
    I purchased my iPhone 5S today. In the App Store Pages, Keynote, and Numbers are still 9.99. Note: the applications were not pre-installed as suggested during the Keynote on Sept. 10. Any thoughts?
    No clue. I see/saw the same thing with my new 5S. Over the years I have purchased everything that would be included in this deal except Keynote and Numbers... so I’m not overly concerned, but Schiller did say at the product announcement that we’d get them... so we should be able to...
    09-21-2013 09:43 AM
  25. kch50428's Avatar
    If you go to the App Store on a qualifying device, in theory, it should recognize it as such, and if you go to download iWork apps, you don't get charged... probably too simple to really work that way....
    Fausty82 and The_colombian like this.
    09-21-2013 09:56 AM
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