How to Fix iOS 13.5 App Store Bug Preventing Users From Opening Certain Apps

Ali Salman
Fix iOS 13.5 App Store Bug

We previously covered how some users were experiencing issues after updating to iOS 13.5 on iPhone and iPad. The iOS 13.5 App Store bug was preventing users from opening certain apps like YouTube and WhatsApp. If you have been experiencing the same issue, you can try out the fix for iOS 13.5 App Store issue as mentioned below.

Fix iOS 13.5 App Store Issue Not Letting You Open Apps Like WhatsApp and YouTube

Users have been getting a prompt that reads "This app is no longer shared with you". Some users are being affected whether they are using iCloud Family Sharing or not. If you have tried deleting the app and then reinstalling it, you should know that there's a pretty high chance that some data will be deleted which was not backed up. While the reason why this is happening is still unclear, only a select number of apps have been affected. Apple will release a fix soon, but before that, check out this fix for the iOS 13.5 App Store issue. Also, let us know in the comments if it works for you.

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If you're unfamiliar, we have devised a step by step instructions on how you can fix the iOS 13.5 App Store issue. Here's what you have to do.

1. The first thing that you have to do is head over to Settings on your iPhone.

2. Navigate to General and then tap on iPhone Storage.

Fix iOS 13.5 App Store Issue

3. You will be presented with a list of apps. Look for the one that is showing the error and 'Offload' it. This will not delete app data.

4. Now, go back to the Home screen and tap on the icon of the app you offloaded. This will download and reinstall the app again.

That's all that you have to fix the iOS 13.5 App Store issue. You will be able to open the app again without losing your data. The process is fairly simple and does not require a major effort. If you have been experiencing the same issue, you can follow the instructions listed above.

Take note that this is not a proper fix for the issue and a simple workaround. If you're still experiencing the issue, wait for Apple to release a fix. That's all for now, folks. What are your thoughts on iOS 13.5 App Store bug? Did the workaround work for you? Let us know down below.

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