How to Get Free Applications for an iPhone

By Ivy Liu

You can enjoy free applications on your iPhone within a few minutes. There are a wide variety of useful and fun applications that you don't have to pay for to use if you know how to find them and download them.

Things You'll Need

  • iPhone

Step 1

Press the "home" button on your iPhone, which is the only physical button on the face of your iPhone. If needed, slide the arrow on the screen to unlock the screen, and get to your applications screen.

Step 2

Select the applications store by pressing your fingertip on the "App Store" icon. If you are prompted to select a wi-fi network, just hit the "Cancel" button or wait a few seconds for the window to disappear.

Step 3

Along the bottom, there are button choices such as Featured, Categories, Top 25, Search and Updates. You can browse the Featured and Top 25 options, but most of the free applications will be under the Categories section.

Step 4

Find free applications by browsing the Categories section. Press your fingertip on the Categories button. Scroll up and down the page by swiping your fingertip up and down the screen. Select the category you wish to browse.

Step 5

Scroll down the page to see the application choices. On the right-hand side of each app listing will be the word "Free" or a listed price. Click on a free application for more product information. Then tap on the "Install" button to install the app to your iPhone. Click the new app icon that appears to start using it.

Tips & Warnings

  • You can click the "Search" button if you know the type of app you are searching for, or know it by name. If you do not like the application, you can remove it from the iPhone.

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