1. yaynative's Avatar
    Where is the option to disable passwords for free downloads? I do not see it in restrictions or itunes & app store
    04-08-2015 02:47 PM
  2. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Where is the option to disable passwords for free downloads? I do not see it in restrictions or itunes & app store
    Downloads for what? Free apps? You still have to enter your password for free app downloads. However, if it's already in your purchased list, and you download it, you're not required to enter your password for that.


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    04-08-2015 02:51 PM
  3. yaynative's Avatar
    There is an all new option to not require passwords for new free downloads. Supposed to be in the iTunes and App Store section of settings.
    04-08-2015 02:55 PM
  4. popengchan's Avatar
    Sorry just new to iphone. Ive read that there will be an update wherein i no longer have to enter my password for free apps. Is the 8.3 not it?

    I see the require password option for free apps on the settings menu but it is grayed out though.
    Thanks!
    04-08-2015 03:38 PM
  5. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Just updated 8.3. Will look.


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    04-08-2015 03:43 PM
  6. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Go to settings >ITunes and App Store >Password settings >free downloads


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    04-08-2015 03:48 PM
  7. yaynative's Avatar
    I do not have the password settings option.
    04-08-2015 03:53 PM
  8. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    If you have TouchId enabled you don't seem to have that setting. However I purchased a free app and got a pop up asking me if I wanted it to save my password to use with future free apps. I think purchased another free app and didn't have to e get a password or use TouchId. The wording of that popup could be better, but it did work.
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    04-08-2015 03:58 PM
  9. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I do not have the password settings option.
    Sorry, this is new. Go to Settings >General>Restrictions >Password settings >then set like in pic.
    password not required for free downloads-imageuploadedbytapatalk1428523118.787038.jpg


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    04-08-2015 03:58 PM
  10. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    Sorry, this is new. Go to Settings >General>Restrictions >Password settings >then set like in pic.
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    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5. ☮
    There must be a way to set this without turning Restrictions on. But my post above with is the only way I can find (with TouchId on, at least).
    04-08-2015 04:10 PM
  11. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    There must be a way to set this without turning Restrictions on. But my post above with is the only way I can find (with TouchId on, at least).
    I don't have touch ID. So I don't know if there's another way.
    Update: You can turn restrictions off once you toggle the password thing off.


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    04-08-2015 04:58 PM
  12. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    If you have TouchId enabled you don't seem to have that setting. However I purchased a free app and got a pop up asking me if I wanted it to save my password to use with future free apps. I think purchased another free app and didn't have to e get a password or use TouchId. The wording of that popup could be better, but it did work.
    To be straight on this, if you have touch ID, you need not do anything except set your preference on the pop up. But like in my case with no touch ID, one must go to Settings >General >Restrictions and toggle it off, then turn restrictions back off. Am I right?


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    04-08-2015 05:07 PM
  13. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    To be straight on this, if you have touch ID, you need not do anything except set your preference on the pop up. But like in my case with no touch ID, one must go to Settings >General >Restrictions and toggle it off, then turn restrictions back off. Am I right?


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    Sounds right, I guess. I don't want to try turning TouchId off to see if I get the option in Restrictions though.
    04-08-2015 07:09 PM
  14. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Sounds right, I guess. I don't want to try turning TouchId off to see if I get the option in Restrictions though.
    It worked for me. I toggled the password off in restrictions. Then downloaded a free app with no password entry.


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    04-08-2015 10:23 PM
  15. razza1987's Avatar
    Can someone please help me. I tried doing as suggested to turn off the password but the option was greyed out. I don't have touch ID switched on. I even deleted my thumb print and the option is still greyed out and can't be turned off
    04-09-2015 02:51 PM
  16. melmurphy's Avatar
    Can someone please help me. I tried doing as suggested to turn off the password but the option was greyed out. I don't have touch ID switched on. I even deleted my thumb print and the option is still greyed out and can't be turned off
    When I went into General>Restrictions on my iPhone5 I had to Enable Restrictions "I then had to enter a 4 digit passcode" to get in.
    I then scrolled to bottom and turned off the password restriction for free app.
    I then went back and tapped isable Restrictions " had to enter same 4 digit passcode"
    This worked for me.
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    04-09-2015 05:03 PM
  17. melmurphy's Avatar
    Sorry, that smiley face is suppose to be the letter D for disable.
    04-09-2015 05:09 PM
  18. razza1987's Avatar
    When I went into General>Restrictions on my iPhone5 I had to Enable Restrictions "I then had to enter a 4 digit passcode" to get in.
    I then scrolled to bottom and turned off the password restriction for free app.
    I then went back and tapped isable Restrictions " had to enter same 4 digit passcode"
    This worked for me.
    Omg thank you so much! This worked
    04-09-2015 05:45 PM

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