How to Turn off Install Apps on iPhone XR, iPhone XS/XS Max

With this iPhone’s best feature you can lock down the App Installation on iPhone XR. That means without entering Passcode or verifying security no one can download or purchase any app.

Do you know where Apple’s iPhone lacks the most? I’ll tell you, an iPhone doesn’t allow to lock particular apps, you have to lock the whole iPhone. So, it is difficult to maintain privacy if you have an iPhone. Alongside, if your kid has taken your phone and mistakenly downloaded the app or subscription, what you can do? The answer is nothing, once the purchase is made from your iTunes account, there is no coming back.

What if no one can download or but subscription without your permission, sounds great? Yes, we have a way out of this, in this post, you will learn how to turn off install apps on iPhone XR/XS/XS Max. Apple gives you the privilege to lock down the install apps on iPhone XR to prevent the install apps on iPhone. All you need to do is enable the Restrictions for the App Install on iPhone XR/XS/XS Max.


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Turn off install app on iPhone
Turn off install app on iPhone

Here’s How to Turn Off Install Apps on iPhone XR/ iPhone XS max/ iPhone XS

Step #1: Go to the “Settings” app.

Step #2: Scroll down and tap “Screen Time”.

Step #3: Enter Passcode, if asked.

iTunes and App Store Restrictions on iPhone XR iPhone XS iPhone XS max
iTunes and App Store Restrictions on iPhone XR iPhone XS iPhone XS max

Step #4: Tap “Content & Privacy Restrictions”.

Step #5: Turn on Content & Privacy Restrictions.

Step #6: Select “iTunes & App Store Purchases”.

Step #7: Tap “Installing Apps”.

Step #8: Set to “Don’t Allow”.

Don't allow to install new app on iphone
Don’t allow to install a new app on iPhone

Your App Store app will be hidden and no one show on Home screen and You as well.

Re-Enabled App Store for iPhone, Allow installing a new app on iPhone

From now on, without acknowledging you no one can download and install the application from App Store on your iPhone. This is how Restrictions on iPhone XR works. Besides, if you think that now my iPhone is safe no one is going to touch then follow the steps below,

Step #1: Open the “Settings” app on your iPhone XR.

Step #2: Select “Screen Time”.

Step #3: Open “Content & Privacy Restrictions”.

Step #4: Go for “iTunes & App Store Purchases”.

Step #5: Tap “Installing Apps” and select “Allow”.

Likewise, There is also one more interesting feature waiting for you, that is how to turn off Delete Apps on iPhone XR. Head over to read that too.

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