Passbook Enabled-Apps Start Arriving on App Store

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Passbook enabled apps have begun making their way to the App Store, with major corporations like Major League Baseball, Ticketmaster, Fandango and Lufthansa offering event and flight tickets via Passbook, and Walgreens offering access to its rewards program via the service.

The Next Web has details on how Passbook works:

The passes are issued by companies directly to customers via email or apps or any other avenue that they choose and are added to a user’s Passbook automatically. There is no app required for use besides Passbook itself, though companies can choose to include ‘pass update’ functionality in their apps for those that want to make changes after the fact.

The search engine on our sister-site AppShopper is keeping track of Passbook-enabled apps as they get released.

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106 months ago
Not a great start for the uk. :(
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106 months ago

Okay, you created Passbook.. surrrreeee.


He clearly meant passdock.com.
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106 months ago
Passbook isn't working for me...I have MLB and Fandango (updated) and everytime I go to Passbook it says "Cannot Access App Store."
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106 months ago
How can you not have Apple vouchers/coupons right off the bat.

Seems a big miss?
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105 months ago
Another way to get passes without an app

You can create passes for your credit / debit cards by using BillGuard for Passbook http://passbook.billguard.com.
It'll show you your balance and you'll get alerts for suspicious charges on your card. You don't need to install another iPhone app for this.
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106 months ago

Same here. I would have thought that it was a issue with the app or a hard coded link somewhere, but if some people have it working while others do not, it must be a server issue.

I found a fix, and it connects and updates.

https://discussions.apple.com/message/19617541?tstart=0#19617541?tstart=0

Try this.

Go to Settings>General>Date and Time>Set Automatically>Off. Set the date one year ahead. Try to update the apps again. If you get an error message, go back to the settings. Correct the date and time (set automatically) then go back and try to update the apps again.

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