App Store Reviewing

Discussion in 'iTunes App Store Games & Apps' started by jbarnes, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. jbarnes

    jbarnes New Member

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    Ok, I want to review an app inside the app store. (Not on this site, on the actual app store). But before I do, I want to ask some quesions. Do you have to pay, because to review it asks you your iTunes password? Can you change your username that shows up? (my username is my email address, and I want to know if I can choose a different name to show up).
    Thanks, chimp
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    Axis Super Moderator Staff Member

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    You have to purchase the app to be able to write reviews, logically.

    There should be a setting somewhere to change your screen name / handle. I'll try to find it for you.
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    I dont want to change my account name, i just dont want people to see it.
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    wearmaize Active Member

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    On iTunes, under your account settings, you can change your nickname.
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    jbarnes New Member

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    What is a nickname? Is it your account name, or the name that people see at reviews???
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    probably the name people see at reviews... or else there would be no point to the nickname... no?
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    The nickname is the name people see when they see your review. Your account name is different from your nickname, and your nickname can be changed as many times as you want (as long as the nickname you want is available).

    Also, you DO have to buy an app to be able to write a review.
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    Ummm... One more question. Is the nickname of your ipod the one that shows up when you sync your ipod to itunes?
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    Yes. Whatever you name your iPod shows up under Settings > General or on the computer when you sync. It is UNrelated and completely independent from the iTunes nickname, though.

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