The iPhone App Store from Apple is essentially the heart and soul of your phone. Here you will be able to download the world’s bestselling music and movies, as well as an abundance of both free and paid apps.
One of the best things about the iPhone in comparison to other phones is the vast selection of compatible apps, games, and music. With over 700,000 apps currently available, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer scope of Apple’s software selection. I always recommend talking to friends and family to find out just what apps they themselves use and love. I also suggest that new users check out Apple’s charts within the iPhone app store; this should point you to the most popular free and paid apps that are currently available through Apple. Within these lists, you should find everything you will ever need for your phone.
If you have a credit card at hand and intend to make purchases from the iPhone App Store, you can create an Apple ID right from your iPhone by navigating to Settings > Store. Then follow these simple steps:
To complete the account registration, select Done, then check your previously registered email account for your activation email. Through that email account, select the Verify Now link. Enter your Apple ID and password, and then tap Verify Address.
If you would prefer to register without keeping a credit card on file, the process is slightly different: