Schedule an App to Gift in App Store on iPhone, iPad [Buy App For Someone]

You all must have observed that when the new version of iOS was launched, then ‘gifting applications’ feature was revoked. But now it has returned back, now you can gift the applications to your dear ones. This does not mean that you will have to upgrade the iOS6.0 to iOS6.0.1, it was a feature of App Store and it came back. In this post we will tell you about the whole process of gifting an application.

Go to App Store and then click an application which is to be gifted. Now click on the highlighted area to get the various options out of which one will be having a gift symbol which actually allows you to buy an app for some one and send it via email with a link with which they can install the app on their apple device for free.

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Click on the Gift icon. Now enter the details. You will not be able to change the e-mail address of yours, but you can alter the name and provide the email address for the receiver. Below that you can enter the message for the gifting occasion.

Scroll download to select the time of gifting this application. Either you can choose ‘Today’ or you can go for scheduling any other date but it should within 90 days from now.

You can select the date as mentioned below.

Now you will select the theme in which this gift will go to the receiver, select the design and then tap Next.

Now on this screen, your gift will be confirmed and now you will have to buy it. Once you click on Buy, It will ask you for the Apple ID password and the other details required to making the payment.


That’s it, your gift will reach to the receiver at the scheduled date with the theme and the message.


This feature has been renewed with the features of adding a theme and deciding the date for the gift to be sent, as it will help you in not missing to give the birthday presents on the birthday events.

By Abhinav Singh

I am an MBA student and a founder member of NXTInsight. I love to keep the track of smartphones, tablets, wearables and other similar gadgets, so that I could help my readers to make the right decision before buying a gagdet.

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