Without apps, you can’t get the best out of your iPhone or iPad. Personally, I never want to miss out on any chance of downloading any exciting apps like Pokemon Go, Prisma and more. Fortunately, the latest iOS, iOS 10 allow you to manage your iTunes and App Store passwords with ease. If you don’t want to enter passwords for the apps which are free, you have the option to avoid it. Moreover, you can set it up to require entering passwords after 15 minutes of downloading any apps available at a certain price. Let’s discover!
How to Manage iTunes & App Store Passwords Preferences in iOS 10 on iPhone/ iPad
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device then click on iTunes & App Store.
Step #2. Now, you need to tap on Password Settings under your Apple ID.
(If you have enabled Touch ID for purchases or Restrictions, this menu won’t appear.)
Step #3. Under Purchases and In-App Purchases, you have two options.
- Always Require
- Require After 15 Minutes
You can select any of the two options.
Step #4. Under Free Downloads, tap Require Password to turn the setting on or off.
Step #5. You would be prompted to enter your password. Tap on OK in the popup once you have entered the passwords.
How to Manage iTunes & App Store Passwords Preferences from Restrictions Menu in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad
In Case you have Enabled iOS Restrictions on Your iPhone/iPad, follow these steps to manage your password preferences from the Restrictions menu:
Step #1. Open Settings App → General.
Step #2. Tap on Restrictions.
Step #3. Next, you need to tap on Password Settings under Allow Content.
Step #4. Under Purchases and In-App Purchases, you will have to select the setting as per your need.
Step #5. Under Free Downloads, tap on Require Password to turn the setting on or off.
Step #6. You need to enter your password. Then tap OK.
What do you reckon about iOS 10? Feel free to share your thoughts and feedback with us in the comment section.
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