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Other can I share the purchased apps on my iPhone with my grandparents who live in Germany?

BlueMoose

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can I share the purchased apps on my iPhone with my grandparents who live in Germany?

they have recently covert from Android to iPhone users.

I know Apple's App Store allow family sharing of purchased apps.. but can I add them if they are in Germany?

Thanks!
 

MacCheetah3

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Unfortunately, Family Sharing requires family members to be logged into the App Store of the same country.
Apple said:
To share purchased content, you need to turn on Share My Purchases and use the iTunes Store in the same country or region as your family members.
via Apple Support Community discussion post.

If they’re willing to and can, you could have them log into the App Store of your country. I have no experience with family sharing so I can’t test or otherwise guarantee that workaround. Perhaps someone wjo does will respond.
 
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BlueMoose

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Sep 23, 2019
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Unfortunately, Family Sharing requires family members to be logged into the App Store of the same country.

via Apple Support Community discussion post.

If they’re willing to and can, you could have them log into the App Store of your country. I have no experience with family sharing so I can’t test or otherwise guarantee that workaround. Perhaps someone wjo does will respond.

Thanks! That's exactly what I was looking for... so I guess it's not gonna work. Making them change their app store country is going to cause more problem the few bucks that we save by sharing apps. :)
 
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