Fix Missing App Store icon on iPhone 7/ 7 Plus/8/X: iOS Home Screen

Without logging in into the iPhone App Store, User cannot install any official Apps or non-Apple Apps on the iOS device(s). Therefore, to download and install applications user must have genuine Apple ID, passcode and App Sore App icon. if you don’t have even anyone out of described three item then you can’t download the app. So that Sometimes users addressed an issue and they wanted the help concerning App Store Missing on iPhone 7 Plus/7 Plus, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X. Yes, the issue could be possible due to the enabled restrictions for App store on your iPhone. Sometimes similar problem happens while the user accidentally turned to install Apps ON inside the Restriction mode. I will share with you how to get back disappeared/ Missing App Store icon on the iPhone with iOS.

Take a look: Hello guys, this tip you can apply for all latest iOS running iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. But for better understating, here we have taken iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 as an example. Hence, don’t hesitate, you could try this troubleshoot whenever you want. Thanks for reading.

Perfect Workaround to get back Missing App Store icon on iPhone

Missing App Store icon on iPhone 7

Step 1. Go to Settings App from the iPhone Home Screen.


for iOS 12 and later – Tap on Screen Time – Tap Content & Privacy Restrictions – Enable Content & Privacy Restrictions – Tap iTunes & App Store Purchase – Tap Installing Apps – Choose Allow. That’s it. now check the App store icon on the home screen, it will appear.


Step 2. Find General.

Step 3. Scroll down the screen and Tap on Restrictions and make sure it off. If Restrictions is ON then keep continue; otherwise go with next fix.

If you forgot Restriction passcode – follow reset restrictions passcode on iPhone

Step 4. Now enter restriction passcode to go into the restricted functions screen.

Step 5. Next, you will have to Turn Installing Apps slider ON/Green.

Turn Installing Apps slider ON iPhone 7 restrictions screen iOS 10

Now go on the iPhone home screen and check out for App Store icon.

Hope, you would be appearing App Store now. So get enjoy by download and installing new Applications, games or send redeemable Gift in Email.

Fix #2. Restart iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, 8/ 8 Plus, iPhone X

Even if you have persisted issue, then please restart your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus.

You will have to Press and Hold Sleep/wake button + Home button for 10 sec and then pull slider for a slide to power off.

You can also check out here full story on Restart iPhone 7 plus or iPhone 7, Reboot iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus.

After update iOS on your iPhone, and then if you feel like Apple official Apps (Safari, Camera, Siri & Dictation, FaceTime, AirDrop, Carplay, iBook, Podcasts, News, iTunes Store, etc.) icon missing on Home screen. Please apply above given the same solutions and get rid of it quickly.

Let know, did you get back missing App store icon on iPhone 7? Yes, then send your feedback and tell us which way it helped you.

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