How To Gift An App from App Store in iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad


The long-awaited festive season has arrived. This is precisely the time when you wish to make your friends and close ones feel very special about you. Though there are so many amazing things in the world which you can present to your friend, gifting a unique app has its own significance.

How To Gift App From iOS 8 App Store On iPhone and iPad

How about presenting a great app of your choice to your friend on this auspicious occasion? If you have gifted an app from iOS 7, then you would know how to do the same. But, if you are new to the iOS ecosystem and wondering how to gift an app from iOS 8 App Store on iPhone/iPad, you have arrived at the right place.

How To Gift An App From App Store On iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch App Store.

Tap on App Store Icon in iOS 8

Step #2. Now; find out the app which you want to gift. Having found it, tap on it to bring app description page.

Locate the App in App Store in iOS 8

Step #3. Once you have decided to purchase it, tap on the Share icon (an arrow sign at the right corner.)

Step #4. Tap on the Gift icon on the share sheet.

Gift Icon in iOS 8 App Store

Step #5. A page will open wherein you will have to fill in some details. Such as email of the recipient, your name, and a message if you wish.

Enter e-mail of Recipient in App Store

Step #6. You can change the date of the delivery of your gift depending on the need. Tap on Today which is under Send Gift to set the date as you wish. In case you want your gift to be delivered today only, then leave it as it is. Today is set as the default option.

Gift An App From iOS 8 App Store On iPhone and iPad

Step #7. Now, select your favorite card design and then tap on Next.

Select Theme for Gift App from App Store in iOS 8

Step #8. Now, you would require to check out all the necessary details just to make sure all the filled information is right. Having done that, tap on Buy which is on the top right corner.

Gift An App From iOS 8 App Store On iDevice

That’s all! Your gift will be delivered to your friend.

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