Steps to check if iOS and Mac apps support Family Sharing

63Family Sharing is a great feature for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Mac. As the name suggests, Family Sharing lets you and the other members in your family share iTunes, App Stores and iBooks purchases across multiple devices, eliminating the need to purchase an item multiple times.

Basically, most apps from the App Store support Family Sharing, but some of them may not. With so many available apps on the App Store, it’s difficult to tell exactly which app supports Family Sharing and which doesn’t. Don’t worry because we are here to help.

In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to check if iOS and Mac apps support Family Sharing. Before we begin, make sure that you are now running the latest versions of iOS and macOS Sierra

Steps to check if iOS and Mac apps support Family Sharing

  1. Steps to check if iOS apps support Family Sharing

Step one: First off, you need to launch the App Store from your home screen. After that, you simply need to head to the app you want to check Family Sharing support for

Step two: Next up, all you need to do now is to tap on that app to view information about it. From here, make sure that the Details tab is selected and you will see all the information about that app

Step three: All you need to do now is to navigate to the Family Sharing section. If it says Yes, this means that the app supports Family Sharing.

  1. Steps to check if Mac apps support Family Sharing

Step one: First and foremost, you need to launch the Mac App Store on your Mac. After that, locate the app you want to view the Sharing information

Step two: You now simply need to click on that app to view its information. Head to the Family Sharing section and you will find out if the app is eligible for Family Sharing or not.

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