Apple quietly released an update that changes iTunes once for all

Apple Removes App Store From iTunes

Version 12.7 of iTunes for MacOS Sierra now focuses more on being a media hub, which is why it will no longer have the App Store.

Once you have made sure that everything is up and running, make sure your device's UDID is registered with Apple otherwise you won't be able to restore the iOS 11 GM firmware.

If nothing will change in the manner of installing the new mobile OS, iPhone and iPad users can check their Settings app, proceed to the General menu, and then look for a notification on the Software Update tab. If you have an iOS app, ringtone, or book that's no longer available, you can move that to your iOS device while plugged in to a computer with a USB cable, as long as it's still on your computer.

With the new iTunes, Apple has re-emphasized its primary use as a music app rather than a not-so-comprehensive counterpart to Google Play Store. Internet Radio has become part of Music, the ringtones section has vanished entirely, and iTunes U can now be found in Podcasts.




The new iTunes is available for download on the Mac App Store through the Software Update mechanism.

On your Mac, launch the App Store app in your Applications folder. It means the App Store (pictured below) and app library sections are completely gone.

Click on the Download button at the top. Once done, you will boot straight into the iOS 11 welcome screen, all ready to set up your device from scratch or restore from a backup, if you so wish. It's a simple process and will barely take a few minutes. Learn how to redownload books on an iOS device.

Although the beta is not the complete version of the upgrade and new features could be added before now and general release, it does give a good idea of what it's like to live with iOS 11 on a daily basis. People will also be more likely to use the redesigned App Store coming in iOS 11.

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