iTunes App Store Wish List

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All of a sudden, the iTunes App Store has a “wish list” feature. Didn’t used to, and it made shopping for apps a little harder than it had to be because you had to write down the names of apps that you thought you might want to go back to. Now (as of a week or so ago) it’s all built in. Here’s how it works:

  1. Start iTunes and go to the “iTunes Store” section
  2. Find an app that you want to add to your Wish List”
  3. Click the little triangle to the right of “Buy this App” (or on free apps, to the right of “Free App”), revealing a menu
  4. Choose “Add to Wish List” as shown in the picture below.

Note: if you add a free app to your Wish List you’ll get this message:

They’re probably right– it’s free now, but might not be when you decide to buy it. Just download the thing now and decide later whether you want it.

To see the items in your Wish List you go to the far RIGHT side of the iTunes window, click the tiny arrow to the right of your AppleID, and then choose “Wish List.” Easy. Here’s what it looks like, with the Magic Finger showing you where to click.

When the Wish List comes up it will look something like the picture below. And no, these aren’t really things I want. They are just here to help you get the idea. If you really want to buy me something make it something involving coffee, chocolate, and whipped cream.

Neat stuff, and I think I will be using this quite a bit to help me remember various apps that I want to compare. Thanks, Apple. Very nice of you.

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