How to Get App Store Back on iPhone/iPad

The App Store on your iPhone is missing? Don’t know how to get it back? This post will offer you 3 easy and quick solutions on how to get App Store back.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Mar. 22, 2023

If you lost App Store on iPhone, you don’t have to be panic, cause before we start getting your lost App Store back, there are something you should know. Firstly, it’s impossible to delete App Store on your iPhone/iPad, because it can’t be deleted and Apple doesn’t allow you to do so. Secondly, although iOS 10 enables users to delete some built-in Apple apps, there are still some basic unities like App Store, Safari, iTunes, and Camera not included.

So if your App Store is missing, don’t worry. Because it’s not a big deal and now we are going to help you to get it back.

Method 1. Go Through Your iPhone/iPad

It is possible that your App Store is moved to another screen or into a folder. So it’s necessary for you to check every Home screen and every folder. In addition, you can also use search function to see if you can find it: From the Home screen > Swipe all the way to the left screen > Search for “App Store” to see if it appears.

How to Get App Store Back on iPhone/iPad

How to Get App Store Back on iPhone/iPad

Method 2. Check Restrictions on iPhone/iPad

There is also a chance that someone accidentally enables restrictions on your iPhone/iPad, but you don’t know that. So the following steps are to help you check and rule this reason out.

Go to your iPhone/iPad > Open Settings from the Home screen > Tap General > Select Restriction > Enter your Restrictions password > Make sure and Set Installing Apps to On.

How to Get App Store Back on iPhone/iPad

How to Get App Store Back on iPhone/iPad

Method 3. Reset Home Screen or Restore Device

If you don’t remember your Restrictions passcode, or still can’t find your App Store, try resetting the home screen:

Go to Settings on your device > Tap General > Reset > Choose Reset Home Screen Layout to return your icons to default settings and restore the App Store icon.

Moreover, you can also use iTunes to restore your iOS device to factory setting. But before doing that, remember to backup your device first.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to get App Store back, and after reading this hope you can successfully get it back on your iPhone/iPad. At last if you want to get back your lost App data or any other iOS file, then don’t hesitate to give PhoneRescue for iOS a try.

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Senior writer of the iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android-related issues.

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