Apple’s iPhone and iPad are widely using devices running iOS system which very smooth to operate. But, sometimes it still shows certain bugs and errors. And “Cannot Connect to App Store” is one most annoying error that several iOS 11 users have recently reported.

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This error typically appears when users are trying to set up their iPhone or iPad for the first time. It shows up on the screen without any reason, and it stays there until you fix it through the following solutions. So, let me show you these couple of viable methods to fix can’t connect to App Store error on iPhone or iPad running iOS 11, 10, or 9.

How to fix the Can’t connect to App Store error on your iPhone or iPad

Fix ‘Can’t Connect to the App Store’ Error on iPhone or iPad running iOS 11, 10 or 9

Method #1: Check your internet connection

If you are constantly seeing this error while setting up your device, then the first thing you should do is to check the mobile data or Wi-Fi connection. Make sure that your device is connected to the internet connection. You can also try other networks to get good internet speed. If you are using cellular data, then make sure that it turned on. Go to Settings → Cellular/Mobile Data → Turn on Mobile data.

Tap on Mobile Data and Turn ON the Switch Next to Mobile Data in iOS 11Method #2: Enable Cellular or Mobile data for App Store

Make sure that you have turned on your cellular or mobile data for the App Store. Here’s how to check it:

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2. Tap on Cellular or Mobile Data.

Step #2. Turn ON Mobile/Cellular Data.

Turn ON the Switch Next to Mobile Data in iOS 11Step #3. Next, scroll down to turn on the switch next to App Store.

Turn ON the Switch Next to App Store in iOS 11If you found that App Store switch is already ON, then try to reboot your device and open it again. You won’t see the error anymore.

Method #3: By Logging Out and Re-login

Step #1. Go to Settings → Tap on iTunes & App Store.

Go to Setting, Tap on iTunes & App Store in your iPhone

Step #2. Now, tap on Apple ID and then again tap on ‘Sign Out’ when you get a popup window.

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Tap on Apple ID and then again tap on Sign Out

Step #3. Next, Re-Sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Tap on Sign in and Login your Apple ID

The method should clear the problem for most of the iPhone and iPad users if it doesn’t then try the second method.

Method #4: By Setting the Date & Time Automatically

Step #1. Go to Settings → Tap on General.

Go to Setting, Tap on General in your iPhone

Step #2. Next, Tap on Date & Time option and toggle ON for ‘Set Automatically’, if the toggle is OFF.

Tap on Date & Time option and toggle ON

Method #5: By Resetting the Network Settings

Step #1. Go to Settings → Tap on General.

Go to Setting, Tap on General in your iPhone

Step #2. Now, tap on ‘Reset.’

Tap on Reset

Step #3. Find the ‘Reset Network Settings’ option and tap on it.

Tap on Reset Network Settings

The step given above will reset your network settings entirely, and you will be back to the factory default settings. So once this process is over, you will need to re-enter your network passwords and other settings.

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Conclusion

Hope, you found this tutorial helpful and got a perfect fix of ‘Can’t connect to App Store’ error. We are waiting for your feedback on this same. Tell us, out of five, which method worked for you. You can give your shout here in the comments section or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.