How To Lift The”In-app purchases are not allowed” iOS Restriction

"In-app purchases are not allowed" error message on iPhone

“In-app purchases are not allowed” error message on iPhone.

Are you planning to upgrade one of your third-party apps and the App Store isn’t allowing you to? No matter if you want buy extra game credits to boost your progress, or you simply aim to unlock the pro version of an useful app, you’re restricted from purchasing. In case you’re prompted with the following message: “In-app purchases are not allowed”, don’t panic! There’s a quick fix.

The issue is usually caused by an internal iOS setting that you’ve probably enabled a while ago in order to prevent your kids from depleting your credit card. All that you have to do is open the Settings app and follow the steps described below to lift this limitation.

How To Enable In-App Purchases On iPhone and iPad
how to enable in-app purchases on iphone and ipad 1. From the Home Screen open the Settings app.
2. Scroll for the new iOS 12 Screen Time section and tap it.
3. Select Content & Privacy Restrictions. If you use a Password for Screen Time you will be prompted to insert it.
Tip: You don’t remember your Screen Time passcode? Tap here to learn how to reset it!
4. Next, tap on iTunes & App Store Purchases.
5. Check the In-app Purchases section. The option is most likely set as “Don’t Allow”. Tap to open the setting.
6. Select, Allow to enable the in-app purchases for your iPhone or iPad.

Tip: If you allow your kids to play with your device, don’t forget to re-activate the restrictions once you finished from purchasing your desired updates! Follow the same steps described above to disable in-app purchases!