Launching the App Store from iPhone app

Posted by Daniel Vela on February 15, 2011

itunes app icon

  1. Launch iTunes on your computer.
  2. Search for the item you want to link to.
  3. Right-click or control-click on the item’s name in iTunes, then choose “Copy iTunes Store URL” from the pop-up menu.
  4. Open the modified URL using an NSURL object and the -[UIApplication openURL] method.
// Watch Technical Q&A QA1629  
// Launching the App Store from an iPhone application  
[[UIApplication sharedApplication] openURL:[NSURL URLWithString:@"http://itunes.apple.com/es/app/lishop/id415119777?mt=8"]];  

For url format see App Store Marketing