How to Download Apps on iPhone 13, Mini, Pro, and Pro Max

By Novak Bozovic / September 25, 2021

As per the latest data, your iPhone gives you access to 3.7 million apps and 1 million games. Needless to say, that’s a lot of content and countless hours of entertainment. Still, you might wonder how to get started with iOS apps. Well, here’s all you need to know on how to download apps on your iPhone 13. 


The following content applies to all iPhone 13 models. In addition, since we’ll base our instructions on iOS 15, the same applies to any iPhone that can run iOS 15.0 or newer. 

How to Download Free & Paid Apps on the iPhone 13

Your gateway to both free and paid apps on your iPhone is the iOS App Store. So, here’s how to use it to download apps on your iPhone 13.

1. Find the iOS App Store icon on your iPhone’s home screen. Tap on it. 

2. At this moment, you should see the App Store’s home page, with five tabs at the bottom. 

3. Pick any of the tabs you see on your screen. Or, you can go ahead and pick 'Search.' 

4. Type in the name of the app you’re looking for, and you should see it on the screen. 

Steps to Download App on iPhone from iOS App Store

5. To get to the app’s overview, select its name or icon.

6. If the app is free, tap on 'Get' and authenticate your download (if needed). 

7. If the app is paid, tap on its price and authenticate your purchase. 

8. Lastly, return to your iPhone’s screen. Find the app’s icon and launch it. That’s it!

How to Find Your Old Purchased Apps on the iPhone 13

If you've used an iPhone before, you can re-download your previously purchased apps without having to pay again. Here's how that is done.

1. Launch the App Store by tapping on its icon (via your phone’s home screen). 

2. Select your profile icon, visible in the top-right corner of the App Store’s interface. 

3. Then, tap 'Purchased.'

4. Next, make sure to select the 'Not on this iPhone' tab. 

5. Find the app that you want to download. You can use the search field for that. 

6. Lastly, tap on the download button on the right side. 

What If You Can’t Find the App Store? 

By default, the App Store icon should be visible on your iPhone’s home screen. However, in some cases, that might not be the case. So, here’s what to do if you can’t find the App Store. 


There’s plenty more to learn about your new phone. With that said, our recommendation is to check our freshly published iPhone 13-related articles. That’s where you’ll find the latest news, guides, and tutorials. 

That would be all on how to download apps on your iPhone 13. Make sure to use the comments section below if you have any questions. And lastly, thanks for reading!

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