With iTunes 12.7 update, Apple has a daring change, which lies in the removal of the App Store section. This could be a huge problem if you are among those users who heavily reply on Apple’s media player and management app to install or manage apps. However, there is always something you can do.
There is a third-party software called iMazing, which allows users to back up and install apps on your iPhone or iPad from computer without the need for iTunes. For those who may not know, iMazing is one of the best iOS device managers for Mac and Windows PC. You can download the software for free trial or choose an upgrade plan which starts at $39, 99.
In this guide, we will go through the steps to back up and install apps on your iPhone or iPad using iMazing. Before we begin, make sure you now have a modern version of iOS and macOS (Windows 10 or newer).
How to back up apps on iPhone or iPad to your computer using iMazing
Step one: First off, open your web browser and download iMazing on your computer. Once you are done, connect your iPhone or iPad to a Mac or Windows PC and open iMazing on your computer
Step two: Next up, locate Apps from the left sidebar and click on it. Once you do that, you will see a list of all the apps you have installed on your iPhone or iPad
Step three: Select all the app you wish to back up to your computer, then click on Manage Apps at the bottom and click Extract App from the menu of options
Step four: Once you are done, select where you want to extract your apps and hit the Choose button. After that, just simply hit OK to confirm your action
Step five: Click Back Up Now from the Extract App Data popup and iMazing will then start backing up your selected apps to your computer (this process may take a while to complete).
How to install apps on your iPhone or iPad using iMazing
Step one: Connect your iPhone or iPad to a Mac or a Windows PC and then open iMazing on your computer
Step two: Choose Apps from the left sidebar and then click on Manage Apps at the bottom
Step three: Once you are done, select Restore Apps and select all the .imazingapp or .ipa files you wish to install on your iPhone or iPad
Step four: Click Continue and iMazing will start installing the selected apps to your device.
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