How to Install an iPhone Application Using Mobile AppStore

Posted July 12, 2008 at 9:03pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 105639 views

These are instructions on how to install an iPhone application using Mobile AppStore. This example will show you how to install the Facebook directly from your iPhone without using iTunes.

You must be on the iPhone 2.0 firmware to continue.

Step One
Press to launch App Store from your Springboard.


Step Two
You will be presented with featured iPhone applications you can download and install.


Step Three
Notice the tabs along the bottom of the window. You can use these tabs to locate applications of your choice.

Press the Categories tab to browse applications by their respective category.


Press the Top 25 tab to view the top 25 applications either Paid or Free.


Press the Search tab to search for the application of your choice.


Press the Update button search for updates to your currently installed applications.


Step Four
Lets use the Search tab to locate the Facebook application. Enter Facebook into the search field.


Then press to select the application name from the list of results.


Step Five
You will be presented with a description of the application and a screenshot.


Scroll down to view more information and click the Reviews button to see what others think of this application.


Press the Info button at the top left to return to the description.


Step Six
Press the FREE button to obtain this application.


Notice the button now changes to a green INSTALL button. Press this button to install the application.


Step Seven
A popup will appear asking you to enter in your iTunes account password. Do this then press the large OK button.


Step Eight
You will be returned to your Springboard where you will see a dimmed icon with an install status bar overlaid.


Once installation has finished successfully the icon will become active.


Press the Facebook icon to launch the application.


Step Nine
The next time you connect your iPhone to iTunes it will detect that you have installed a new application. It will ask you if you want to transfer this application to iTunes. Click the Transfer button.


Step Ten
Apple will now ask if you want to transfer them diagnostic information. Click the Don't Send or Send to Apple button.


Step Eleven
Your iPhone will then sync to iTunes. If you select Applications from the menu list on the left you can now see that your application (Facebook) is synced.

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iqra - October 30, 2014 at 3:47am
dear alll .......i have made my an apple a/c bt cant b download any appp frm appp store...it says ur id has nt b used in itunes yet............plz tell me wt to do...........
arshad naeem - February 28, 2013 at 1:32pm
this process is not working on my iphone 3 gs... msg is given that iOS 5 is required for its installation.. wat to do, plz gide
Farzad Mohareri - August 11, 2010 at 3:07pm
Thanks,........
ME - August 30, 2009 at 1:45pm
Ali: It means that you\'re in a country where iPhone apps can\'t be installed. The only way to fix this problem is to move to a different country where they can be installed. :)
Moji - February 28, 2010 at 2:11am
Hi I have some problem for buying free aplication from apple store but I have account for that and it show me error 1009 when it want to download to my aplication menu so please help me. Thanks dear friend
ali - June 6, 2009 at 6:48am
Hi. I have an iphone+a Windows Vista computer. I have never had any problems buying anything from iTunes, but since I updated my iPod to the 2.0 software, it is not letting me download any apps and keeps saying cannot process the request, error code 1009. What does this mean? What am I doing wrong? I want to buy some apps and it is not letting me. It gives me the same problem on the app store application on the iphone also. Help please!
R - December 5, 2009 at 10:17am
To fix iTunes error (-1009) on your iPod Touch: 1. Go to settings 2. Click on Clear Cache 3. Click on Clear Cookies 4. (optional) Clear History 5. Try the iTunes Store or Application Store again
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