Fix For Grayed Out GET Download Links In App Store

App Store apps with grayed out GET download icons

App Store apps with grayed out GET download icons.

Are you trying to download an app from the App Store and the GET button is grayed out? Do you encounter the same problem when you attempt to download a paid app? Is the price grayed out and unresponsive to taps, preventing you from purchasing the software? This is most likely caused by a restriction that you have set up in the past and forgot about. iOS provides you the option to enable content and privacy limitations to avoid any unwanted extra charges or access to explicit content.

If you’re sharing your iPhone with your kids or other family members you might have either completely blocked App Store app purchases or you’ve partially limited access to certain apps based on age ratings, to prevent your kids from playing games that aren’t appropriate for their age. Read on and we’ll show you how to review and disable these restrictions!

How To Fix Grayed Out App Store GET Download Icon
how to disable App Store purchase restrictions 1. Open the Settings app.
2. Tap on Screen Time.
3. Tap Content & Privacy Restrictions
4. Select iTunes & App Store Purchases. Type your Restrictions Passcode.
Tip: If you can’t remember your Restrictions Passcode, learn here how to recover it!
5. Check if the Installing Apps, Deleting Apps and In-app Purchases options are allowed! Else, tap each feature and switch to the allowed status.
Fact: If the installing apps selection isn’t allowed the App Store will become unavailable on your iPhone. Its icon disappears from the Home screen.
how to disable age restrictions for App Store apps 6. Return to the previous screen and tap on Content Restrictions.
7. Select Apps and make sure that you “Allow All Apps”. Else you will filter out App Store software based on age ratings and the download buttons will become grayed out.

That’s it. Now, return to the App Store and attempt to download the app or game that was previously grayed out. Tap GET or the price tag and you’ll install it on your iOS device!

Are you using Restrictions on your iPhone? Let us know in the comments section available below.

Related: If you’re not sure if you should use the iOS restrictions feature you can check 5 reasons here!