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I cat't change from US APP store to UK APP store

by kprj / February 22, 2013 10:35 PM PST

THis problem has been aired before but regrettably the solutions proposed don't work for me. I am UK based where my iPad-2 IOS 6.1.2 was purchased and filled with APPS. I recently spent 2 weeks in the US where I downloaded one free APP. Now every time I try to update my APPS (there are 13 waiting) I am told "Account not in this store. Your account is not valid for use in the US store. You must switch to the UK store before purchasing". I check my country - it is the UK. I have signed out and in again, reselected the UK and gone through everything, this time I get an error "your session has timed out". I have tried signing out and in again on my PC in iTunes and ensured that the UK is selected. I have rebooted the iPad several times but exactly the same problem remains. Apple bugs always seem to be real stoppers don't they? Anyone got any ideas? Thanks

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(NT) Contact Apple
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 22, 2013 11:19 PM PST
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Switching App Store
by DGI11 / March 5, 2013 6:48 PM PST
In reply to: Contact Apple
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UK Apple.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2013 8:33 AM PST
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Hope This Help
by JonathanTheGreat / March 21, 2013 11:59 AM PDT

Go to settings>Privacy > Location Services, turn on Location Services .
Next Go to the button System Services and turn on Genius for Apps
Restart App Store and tap on genius tab turn on genius .

I this way your account will be reconfigured to your GPS Data.

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Easy I think?
by Dily11188 / July 11, 2013 8:20 AM PDT

Go to settings>go to to iTunes and apple store>touch ur apple id and sign out and the sign in again

Hope this helps

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