Apple’s Universal Purchase Concept Explained

, Apple’s Universal Purchase Concept ExplainedThe debut of new software updates for iPhone, Apple Watch, and Mac represented the perfect opportunity for Apple to also introduce the new universal purchase concept.

First discovered earlier this year, the universal purchase is, just like its name suggests, a purchase that you make in one store and which then is valid in the entire Apple ecosystem.

In other words, if you purchase an iPhone app that uses this new concept, then you technically own the app on all the other Apple platforms, including on Mac. So you buy the app once and use it on any Apple product.

At this point, the universal purchase system supports the following operating systems:

  • iOS
  • iPadOS
  • watchOS
  • macOS
  • tvOS

In other words, these are the platforms where you can buy an app and use it on your devices, as long as the developer adopts this new system.

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Juniya Sankara

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