Why My App Store Not Working in iOS 14? How to Fix It?
SCENARIO: App Store not working is a long-term issue and someone have had good fixes already. While with these early releases of iOS 14, this problem get even severer according to DownDetector.com reports.
iOS 14 App Store Not Working Problem
Here is a real case: I've upgraded an iPhone 7 and iPad Pro to iOS 14 and I can't connect to the App Store on either one. I just get an error message saying "Cannot Connect to App Store" with a Retry button below it. All my non-upgraded devices can connect to the App Store fine (How To Fix iTunes Error 50). Anyone else having the same problem?
DIAGNOSIS: So far there is no official explaination on this App Store not working problem, but as iOS 14 is downloadable this week, in this period, the workaround is to use iTunes on your computer to download and install apps to your iPhone (How To Fix iTunes Error 54).
Pro Tips: Keep it in mind that during large scale iOS software launches or occasionally when there is an iCloud outage occurring, App Store may stop working for a short period of time. Check App Store connection status here: Apple System Status . You can use this page to examine your App Store not working issue before taking further steps.
Check Apple System Status
Tips to Fix iOS 14 App Store
Not Working Problems
Here are a bunch of tips on how to fix iOS 14 App Store not working problems (Some are general iOS 14 troubleshooting tips). Have a try to see if they'll be working for you.
Tip 1. Close/Reopen App Store (Lucky Try)
In rare cases, small glitches with the App Store will put it on wrong track and could no longer connect to Internet (How To Fix iPhone X Error 4013). So before moving forward, take few seconds to close App Store, reopen it to see if it could solve iOS 14 App Store not working problem.
Fix iOS 14 App Store Not Working Problem Tip 1
Tip 2. Reboot iPhone
By restarting your iPhone, the system will automatically renew your Internet connections, clear App Store caches and reset your network settings (Top 10 Common iPhone 8/8 Plus Problems and How To Fix). Have a try to reboot your iPhone to see if it will work.
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Tip 3. Update to Latest Version of iOS 14
As App Store NOT working is an issue that occurs mainly in iOS 14 version, probably Apple will bring a fix in the final release of iOS 14, which will be coming in about one week. So the best option is to keep your iOS 14 up to date.
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Tip 4. Reset iPhone
One user from Apple community suggested that resetting an iPhone will fix this iOS 14 App Store not working problem. If you have decent iCloud or iTunes backup for your device, then it worth trying to reset your iPhone to fix this problem.
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