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Thread: App store has stopped working
02-18-2009, 07:31 AM #1App store has stopped working
I have an iPhone 2g. Two days ago my app store started acting weird. The category pages and features pages would just spin on loading and never load. Then today I started getting failed to connect to app store please connec to itunes. I connected to itunes and it asked me to review new TOU and I did that. I also synched my iphone from itunes with a new app that I downloded throgh itunes.
Here are things I know for sure.
1)Password for itunes/appstore is ok cause I can login on my PC
2)Network connection is fine as I can get stocks wether and Safari among other network capable apps to load.
3) This is a wifi only device I do not use it for any other connection type.
Is the fact that I have not updated to 2.2.1 having any affect on my ability to use the app store through my iphone. I currently have 2.2 loaded and broke with quickpwn.
Any ideas on how to get the app store functioning again without losing my current settings?
The other thing I can say for sure is that I did use an active SIM in this device last Friday but I have used the appstroe since then witout issue. Now I put the SIM back in and the app store is working with the SIM but does not appear to be working on Wifi. I am going to try and take that SIM out now and startup without a SIM in at all and just try the Wifi again alone.
Last edited by deadringer; 02-18-2009 at 07:34 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
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02-18-2009, 07:37 AM #2
Nothing is wrong with the app store, used it this morning and I'm on 2.2
So, it has to be your phone / sim card / wifi issue.
02-18-2009, 08:04 AM #3
Ok so after I put the SIM back in and removed it I shutdown the iphone and brought it back up with no SIM. I then enabled WiFi again and the app store is indeed working again. Then I tried it again a few minutes later and it is stuck on loading again. Very frsutrating.
I hope someone has an idea
After a shutdown and startup with my original SIM with no service the appstore worked. I exit out of it and go back in and again it sits on loading. I switch to updates (says no updates) then back to top 25 and they load. Then exit try to load again and nothing. This si crazy.
Last edited by deadringer; 02-18-2009 at 08:04 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
02-18-2009, 11:21 AM #4
I actually started having the same exact problem today. I cannot load the app store at all. It says "loading" for about 2 minutes and then kicks back "cannot retrieve download information, please connect to itunes" dismiss, then: itunes app store could not be reached.
I've done a hard reset, etc.
Update: while typing this I turned off WiFi and it connected straight to the app store with 3G.
Weird..I think my WiFi was causing it, but I was loading safari, mail.app, etc fine under WiFi...
02-18-2009, 11:24 AM #5
Can't you just act like men and restore your phones?To live, you have to lie
02-18-2009, 11:40 AM #6
same problem here. for 3 days now i try to open the appstore, it just either keeps ok loading and never opens or tells me cannot connect to itunes.
02-18-2009, 11:58 AM #7
02-21-2009, 06:34 PM #8
Mine wouldnt let me on when I installed and activated the UserAgentFaker. Deactivated and it worked.
02-21-2009, 06:55 PM #9
Must be your phones.
I use the app sniper daily and sometimes three or four times to see new apps on itunes store and download frequently.My signiture? Whats that...............