Manage your App Store purchases and settings on iPhone
In the App Store app , you can review and download purchases made by you or other family members. You can also customize your preferences for the App Store in Settings.
Approve purchases with Family Sharing
With Family Sharing set up, the family organizer can review and approve purchases made by other family members under a certain age. See Share purchases with family members on iPhone.
View and redownload apps purchased by you or family members
Tap Today, tap your profile picture in the upper right, then tap Purchased.
If you set up Family Sharing, tap My Purchases or choose a family member to view their purchases.
Note: You can see purchases made by family members only if they choose to share their purchases. Purchases made with Family Sharing may not be accessible after the family member leaves the family group.
Find the app you want to download, then tap .
To see all the items you’ve bought with your Apple ID, including music and books, view your purchase history in iTunes.
Set restrictions for app purchases
Go to Settings > Screen Time, then tap Content & Privacy Restrictions.
Turn on Content & Privacy Restrictions, then do any of the following:
Turn off In-App Purchases: Tap iTunes & App Store Purchases, then tap In-app Purchases.
Limit app downloads by age ratings: Tap Content Restrictions, then tap Apps.
Change your App Store settings
Go to Settings > [your name] > iTunes & App Store, then do any of the following:
Automatically download purchased apps on your other Apple devices: Below Automatic Downloads, turn on Apps.
Automatic updates: Your apps update automatically over Wi-Fi, so you can keep up with the latest improvements and features. To turn off automatic updates, turn off Updates.
Limit downloads to Wi-Fi connections: To prevent App Store downloads from using cellular data, turn off Use Cellular Data.
Prevent preview videos from playing automatically: Turn off Video Autoplay.