How to Fix Item Not Available in Particular App Store for iOS

Although, iOS is probably the most stable mobile platform, but still you can find some problem while using iOS for a daily basis. Different problems may occur while using iOS. If you have switch from Android to iOS, you have a good news. You can find Google Play Store like app store for iOS as well, which can be used to download hundreds of free apps and games.

But, you can get a problem like “Item Not Available”. The whole problem looks like this,

Item Not Available.

The item you’ve requested is not currently available in the [X] Store, but it is available in the [X] Store. Tao Change Store to view this item.

Root of this problem:

Although, most of the iOS apps developers launch their apps for all the people, who use iOS across the globe, but there are some developers, who do not do so. Sometime, you can find that one iOS app has launched but it is not available in your App Store. That means, the developers have launched the in a particular country’s App Store like US App Store, Indian App Store etc. If you land on an app page in App Store from browser, you will get the aforementioned problem, which looks like this,

item not available in particular app store for iOS

Now, you can certainly download that app if it is very much essential for you. Sometime, we want to check some apps without thinking twice and at any cost. If you want to do so, here is a trick that will let you change the app store and let your download the app by bypassing Item Not Available in particular App Store issue.

How to Fix Item Not Available in Particular App Store for iOS

This is very easy and the most important thing is you do not have to download any third party app as well in order to solve this problem. You just need to change the app store region to fix the problem. That’s it. But, you have to go through few couple of options to get things done. The following steps will show you the exact method to change App Store region so that you can download even unavailable apps from iOS App Store.

If you have got the above screen, which has Change Store option, just tap on that. However, if you have dismissed that screen, just go to Settings >> iTunes & App Stores. Here, you can find your Apple ID that is being used in your iOS device. Tap on that. You will get an option called View Apple ID.

View Apple ID settings in iPhone

Select it. Again you can find your Apple ID along with couple of options. Here, you can find Country/Region. Tap on it and select Change Country or Region.

Change Country or region in iphone

Now choose the particular App Store, where your app is available. Following that, you may have to enter a postal address. Do enter it and save your settings. After that, you can install your app that was previous unavailable in your App Store.

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  1. Josh Kay says:

    Hi, am having trouble. It wants me to not only put in my postal (zip) code but also a card linked to an address in that country. What can I do to by pass this?


  2. Richard says:

    Trying to download ‘EDF & moi’ app , which is French.
    I’m getting exactly the same thing, ie needs a card with an address in France, and I’, in the UK and do not have one.

  3. SanctuarylLs says:

    It says that I have to spend all my credits first..
    But I can’t by anything since I have $0.62..

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