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Apple Redesigning TestFlight App in iOS 18

Friday June 14, 2024 1:31 pm PDT by
Apple plans to overhaul the design of its TestFlight app that is available to developers for beta testing their apps, and the updated design was highlighted in a WWDC session on App Store Connect. TestFlight in iOS 18 features a new invitation experience that will better showcase the app by highlighting key information including app name and icon, screenshots, developer name, build...
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Apple Starts Letting Developers Add Alternative App Marketplaces to App Store Connect

Thursday February 8, 2024 1:17 pm PST by
EU developers can now add alternative app marketplaces to App Store Connect, Apple said today. Apple is also accepting submissions for the Notarization process, which is required for all apps that will be distributed through alternative marketplaces. Apple is making these changes to ‌App Store‌ Connect ahead of the launch of iOS 17.4, an update that overhauls the app ecosystem in the...
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Apple Will Continue to Accept App Store Submissions Throughout Holiday Season

Monday November 8, 2021 7:19 am PST by
Apple today announced that developers will be able to submit new and updated app submissions via App Store Connect throughout the upcoming holiday season. Apple notes that the app review process may take longer from November 24 to November 28 and from December 23 to December 27:This year, we're pleased to continue accepting submissions in App Store Connect throughout the upcoming holidays....

Apple Reminds Developers to Submit Privacy Info for 'Nutritional Label for Apps' Feature

Tuesday November 24, 2020 9:30 am PST by
Apple today reminded developers to submit privacy information for their apps using App Store Connect, with that info set to be used for a new privacy label feature that will be added to each ‌App Store‌ app. Apple announced the new privacy feature during WWDC, and it will see apps providing specific details on the information that is collected from users when an app is downloaded. Apple has...
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Apple Shutting Down App Store Connect From December 23 to December 27

Monday November 23, 2020 9:14 am PST by
Apple shuts down App Store Connect for a week around the holidays each year in an effort to give ‌App Store‌ staff time off from work. This year, ‌App Store‌ Connect will be unavailable from December 23 to December 27. With ‌App Store‌ Connect unavailable, Apple will not accept new apps or app updates, so all pricing changes and new app submissions need to be locked in before those dates for...

App Store Connect App for Developers Gets Fresh Icon, New Features

Wednesday October 7, 2020 12:53 pm PDT by
Apple today updated its App Store Connect app designed for developers, introducing a new icon that is a more complex version of the original simple blue and white "A" design. New icon on the right ‌App Store‌ Connect is used by developers for iOS app management. It provides info on app statuses, offers data on app performance and sales, and lets developers access and respond to reviews....

Apple Revamps App Store Connect With Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Interface

Tuesday June 16, 2020 12:34 pm PDT by
Apple today updated App Store Connect on the web, based on tweets from developers who are pleased with the newly introduced interface changes. ‌App Store‌ Connect is designed to let app developers manage the apps that they have available for download in the ‌App Store‌. New UI on the App Store Connect dashboard! #iOS— illustratorSal (@thatsalih) June 16, 2020 ...
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Apple Reminds Developers That New or Updated Apps Won't Be Accepted Between December 23-27

Friday November 29, 2019 8:21 am PST by
Apple today reminded developers that new apps and app updates will not be accepted through App Store Connect from Monday, December 23 through Friday, December 27. Any app releases should be scheduled, submitted, and approved in advance. This brief closure of App Store Connect occurs every holiday season. Other features of App Store Connect will remain...
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App Store Connect and Apple's Mac App Notarization Service Will Be Temporarily Unavailable on October 20

Wednesday October 16, 2019 9:19 am PDT by
Apple today informed developers that it will be conducting scheduled maintenance on Sunday, October 20 starting at 6 a.m. Pacific Time for up to eight hours, which will result in App Store Connect and the Developer ID notary service for notarizing Mac apps being unavailable during that time. Apple says it apologizes for any inconvenience and recommends that developers make critical...
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Apple Will Soon Let Developers Entice Past Subscribers With Discounted iOS, macOS, and tvOS Subscriptions

Monday February 25, 2019 8:51 am PST by
In an article posted to App Store Connect, Apple has detailed how iOS, macOS, and tvOS app developers will soon be able to offer discounted subscriptions to past subscribers in an attempt to win those customers back. As with introductory offers for new subscribers, there will be three categories of promotional offers for previous subscribers:Free Customers access your subscription for free...
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macOS App Analytics Now Available in App Store Connect

Thursday December 13, 2018 12:14 pm PST by
Apple today announced that developers can now view analytics for their macOS apps in App Store Connect:Your app data from the new Mac App Store on macOS Mojave is now available in App Store Connect. Now you can find out how many times your app was seen on the Mac App Store, how many times your product page was viewed, and how many new customers downloaded your app. You can also see sales...