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I have a habit of exploring one useful app everyday before going to sleep and giving it a try next morning. One lazy morning when I was about to install the app, to my dismay I found out my iPhone is not in the same room where I was working on my Mac. As I said it was a lazy morning for me and switching over the room didn’t seem the right option. This instance struck my mind forcing me to think if I am allowed to Remotely Install Apps On iPhone From Mac and try it later.

It turned out that every modern iPhone running on iOs 7+ have access to feature called Automatic download which let users to sync apps across their iOs devices. It doesn’t matter if you are on a Mac or Windows PC, you just need iTunes installed and logged in with same Apple ID as your iOs device. Same feature can be used to install apps on iPhone from your PC or Mac, let’s see how this works :

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Pre-requisite Before You Remotely Install Apps On iPhone :

  • iTunes installed on your Mac or Windows PC and logged in with same Apple ID as used on your iPhone.
  • Your iPhone/iPad or iPod should be running on iOs 7+

How To Remotely Install Apps On iPhone From Mac or Windows PC :

Step 1 : Pick up your iPhone and turn on Automatic App Downloads (Luckily I already had it turned on, don’t know who did it on my phone). To turn on Automatic download :

  • Head over to Settings and select iTunes & App Store.
  • Under Automatic Downloads, toggle on Apps.

Your iPhone is set up for remote installation of apps, now let’s work with your Mac or PC.

Step 2 : On your Mac or PC, launch iTunes and make sure it is running on same Apple ID as your iPhone. In iTunes, tap on iTunes tab.

How To Remotely Install Apps On iPhone From Mac or Windows PC

Step 3 : Under iTunes tab, scroll down until you see App Store.

How To Remotely Install Apps On iPhone From Mac or Windows PC

Step 4 : Now search for the app you want to remotely install on iPhone and tap on Get. You’ll be asked to confirm the download via login and as soon as you authenticate your account, download will start on your iPhone with in couple of seconds.

How To Remotely Install Apps On iPhone From Mac or Windows PC

Bingo! You have successfully installed app on iPhone remotely via Mac or PC. In case of any queries or issues, follow our comment section provided below. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible. 

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