How do you get passbook to work?

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  1. APPLEFAN8 macrumors 65816

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    I downloaded the apps and all but how come it's not in that format we saw at the announcement like stacked on top of each other in the passbook app. Thanks
     
  2. vabunuc macrumors member

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    I believe the apps generate those "cards" that stack in the passbook app. when you buy a movie ticket with fandango, the ticket will appear in the passbook.
     
  3. jlake02 macrumors 68020

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    There is a website where you can make cards via the Safari on your phone but be careful what information you give them as I'm uncertain how safe it is.

    http://www.passsource.com/

    Also, grab the Target app. It gives you a free coupon code.

    There are others as well.

    Once you get more than 1 they start 'stacking'

    GL! :)
     
  4. Joewat64 macrumors regular

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    You don't. It's very buggy and lots of apps not supported. The biggest one being Starbucks.
     
  5. APPLEFAN8 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    thanks everyone for the information! greatly appreciated!
     
  6. vastoholic macrumors 68000

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    Does anyone get the "Can't connect to iTunes store" when clicking the link in Passbook?
     
  7. Frasern1 macrumors 6502a

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    Me and the date time trick didn't fix it for me.
     
  8. msaghirmd macrumors newbie

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    My wife and I get the "cannot connect to itunes store" I have an iphone 5 and she has a 4s. Apple is the new microsoft it seems.
     
  9. Arnezie macrumors 65816

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    Settings , time date , auto set off, set date 1 year in advance, open passbook , settings , auto date back on,

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    See above post
     
  10. jbenkelman macrumors 6502

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    I think we just need to wait a little longer to pass official judgment on Passbook. Its just a "hub" and the apps that are to be used in it have to sort things out.

    Lots of changes to come im sure!
     
  11. Joewat64 macrumors regular

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    Funny how they didn't give that impression during the keynote ;)
     
  12. ViperDesign macrumors 6502a

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    Unfortunetly that didn't work for me :(
     
  13. Frasern1 macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah that doesn't work for everyone. I tried like 10 times.
     
  14. vastoholic macrumors 68000

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    Yeah me either. I'm not too worried. I don't really plan on using it that much, but a friend asked me if it worked on my iP5 since he hasn't gotten his yet and is still using his 4. He has the same error.
     
  15. jbenkelman macrumors 6502

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    Very true. A little deceiving. Should have mentioned it might not work right away, then maybe this thread wouldn't even exist.
     
  16. vastoholic macrumors 68000

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    So my passbook just decided to start working today. No longer get the "can't connect to iTunes" error. It appears to be working but I haven't put any cards in there.
     
  17. SAMtheGAM macrumors regular

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    Set the year to 2036 that seemed to fix my cannot connect to iTunes store errors with PassBook. Just remember if you set your date forward you will need to turn on iMessage in Messages and FaceTime cause they both get turned off when you change the date far in advance. I guess it is a bug in iOS 6
     
  18. vastoholic macrumors 68000

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    That never worked for me or a lot of other people on here. It seems to have fixed itself anyway.
     
  19. SpyderBite macrumors 65816

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    The Target coupons are the only pass in my passbook. Still waiting Dunkin Donuts to update their app as well as CVS.
     
  20. gmanist1000 macrumors 68030

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    Doesn't work for me either. Very disappointed.
     
  21. theanimala macrumors 6502

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    Ok, I can now get into the App Store thru passbook and download apps, but they don't go into passbook. What gives?
     
  22. CyBeRino macrumors 6502a

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    Apps don't go into passbook. Passes go into passbook.
     
  23. HXGuy macrumors 68000

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    You have to download an app, like Target or Walgreens, and then within the app you have to tap on "Add to Passbook". You do have to sign up though...like the Target app shows you coupons within the Target app, you have to click that you want to sign up for mobile coupons and after you are signed up, you can tap on the coupon in the Target app and tap on the Add to Passbook and it will add that coupon to Passbook.
     
  24. aquadisiac macrumors 6502

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    im waiting on CVS
     
  25. sulpfiction macrumors 68030

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    I did at first. Then I retried and it worked. Passbook has a long way to go. Not even bothering with it. I'll wait until wawa has a card a then ill give it a try.
     

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