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How to Manage iOS & iPadOS App on Mac

iOS App Store has been removed completely in iTunes version 12.7 for Mac. It's not available to download apps with iTunes. How to manage your iOS apps data now on macOS now?

With DearMob iPhone Manager, you can easily install, uninstall or delete iOS or iPadOS apps on Mac. Meanwhile, it provides advanced functions to let you share app files between iPhone, iPad and computer seamlessly.

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To add documents to iPhone iPad app on Mac

In DearMob,
Just drag and drop different types of files or folder into apps directly.

1. Launch DearMob, connect your iOS device into Mac and click into App.
2. Select an app from File Sharing apps, tap Documents or click file icon next to the app.
3. Click Add to import files or folder to your iOS app from Mac.

manage app file on Mac add file to ios app


  • Tap New Folder to create new folders to organize your files.
  • Select a file and tap Modify to change the file or folder name.
  • Tap Refresh to get updated app data on your iPhone, iPad or iPod.

To extract app files from iPhone, iPad to Mac

1. Plug your iOS device to Mac. Click APP in DearMob iPhone Manager.
2. Select an app from File Sharing apps, click Documents to check its files.
3. Choose documents in the app, click Export to transfer app files to local computer.

export ios app file

To delete iOS/iPadOS app files on Mac

1. Connect your iDevice to Mac. Tap APP in DearMob iPhone Manager.
2. Select an app from File Sharing apps, tap Documents.
3. Select files you don't need. Press Delete, then tap OK to confirm delete.

delete ios app file on Mac

To uninstall/delete app on Mac

In DearMob,
It's easy to use Search to locate an app.
You can check available storage and how much storage apps are taking up in the left corner.

1. Open the program, connect your iDevice to Mac via USB.
2. Go to App, Select an app and click Uninstall.
3. Hit Sync to uninstall the app you choose and sync it to your iDevice.

delete ios app on Mac


  • Click red curved icon or click Cancel to undo.
  • When you switch preview mode from thumbnail to detail, you can check the version and size of apps.

To install app on Mac

1. Open software, connect your iDevice to Mac.
2. Go to App and click Install. Select the IPA file, i.e. iOS App file.
3. Hit Sync to synchronize the installation to your iPhone iPad.

install iphone app on Mac


  • Tweaked/cracked App won't need an Apple ID verification when you use it on your iDevice, while non-cracked App would require the verification.

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