Anyway to automatically input password for purchases or updates?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Imola Ghost, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. Imola Ghost
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    I believe I used to have it set that way but not sure what happened. But what I want to do is to not have to input my password every time I want to download a application.
     
  2. sagar4995
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    i dont think there's a way to do this. maybe there's a jailbreak cydia app that does this, not sure about that.
     
  3. iMacDragon
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    Updates should not be requiring a password in iOS 6, purchases will probably never have that restriction taken away.
     
  4. hovscorpion12
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    With the release of IOS 6, all apps that you have purchased can be re-downloaded without imputing your password. The same can be said for app updates. Apps that you newly purchase still require a password.
     
  5. alphaod
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    I'm pretty sure for legal reasons Apple will never allow that.

    Otherwise they would have thousands of calls a day for people who made "accidental" purchases.
     
  6. BlaqkAudio
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    If you're jailbroken, you can download PasswordPilot from Cydia. Automatically fills in your password for you in the App Store, all you have to do is confirm the download/purchase.
     
  7. C DM
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    Not the safest way to go about it, but perhaps setting up a keyboard shortcut for it can help at least little bit with that (given that other alternatives might possibly be lacking).
     
  8. saberahul
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    You could also use a password app like 1password and just copy and paste the password… I use onesafe to do it but any app would work.
     
  9. throAU
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    the whole point is to protect you from others buying stuff on your phone.
     
  10. Philscbx
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    Probably Simpler to just change Password to something Simpler.
     

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