Preinstalled iOS Apps like ‘Shares’ Now Available as App Store Downloads

During today’s keynote, Apple released several new apps into the App Store under their developer account. Curiously, the apps are all stock iOS apps that presently come pre-installed under iOS 9.


The list includes:

– Weather

– Stocks

– Mail

– Maps

– Notes

– Voice Memos

– Watch

– Music

– FaceTime

– Weather

– iTunes Store

– Calendar

– Contacts

– Videos

If you try to download an existing iOS app, the “Get” button is greyed out, indicating you already have the app. Our best guess is that in iOS 10, you will be allowed to delete stock apps and re-download them from the App Store later. iOS 10 is available under developer beta today.

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