What You Need to Know about iPhone/iPad Apps' Compatibility

Summary

Are you still puzzled about whether some app is compatible with your iPhone or iPad when shopping at App Store? Read this post to know more about iPhone and iPad apps' compatibility.

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May 28, 2014

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It is no exaggeration to say that your iPhone/iPad just is an ordinary phone/tablet without installing apps, while your iPhone/iPad can become a game player, music or video player, even E-reader after installing apps. Its functions can be varied from the apps you install.

However, even if you get the right App, it may not run well on your iPhone or iPad, because you may ignore the compatibility of this app. Therefore, in this post we will talk about apps' compatibility in detail so that you can choose the right app which is compatible with your iPhone or iPad.

What You Need to Know about iPhone/iPad Apps' Compatibility

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Normally, all iOS apps fall into three categories, including iPhone – specific, iPad specific and hybrid.

iPhone – specific means this app is designed exclusively for iPhone modes, it might not run properly on iPad. Most of iPhone apps can run on iPad but can't take advantage of the tablet's large screen.

iPad – specific means this app is designed exclusively for iPad, and they can fully utilize the tablet's larger display. They may not work well on iPhone or other iOS devices, but they can function well on the iPad mini.

Hybrid apps mean that they can be run well on iPhone and iPad, even iPod touch.

Before downloading or purchasing some app from App Store, tap on Details tab and scroll down to the information heading to check if this app is compatible with your device.

If there are some corrupted or incompatible apps stored in your iPhone or iPad, you can use PhoneClean to remove them.

The Bottom Line

It is essential that you should choose the compatible apps for your iPhone or iPad, or these apps can't function well on your device. Don't forget to share this post with others so that they also can learn more about iPhone iPad apps' compatibility. Absolutley, any question or idea about this post is warmly welcomed. You can tell us by leaving a comment or sending us an Email.

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