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  • Search Ads is Expanding to Canada, Mexico, and Switzerland
    on October 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    You can now create campaigns to promote your apps on the App Store in Canada, Mexico, and Switzerland, in addition to the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. Ads for new storefronts go live October 17, 2017.Search Ads provides an efficient and easy way to promote your app at the top of relevant search results. Try Search Ads for free with a 100 USD credit when you set up your first campaign.Learn more about Search Ads. […]

  • Creating and Promoting Your AR Apps
    on October 6, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    ARKit lets you seamlessly blend realistic virtual objects with the real world, so you can take your apps beyond the screen. Use these resources to learn how to clearly indicate when the user enters AR, show users what to expect from your AR experiences with app previews, and build Face Tracking support for iPhone X.Interface DesignProvide an intuitive initialization process within your app to clearly indicate when the user enters AR.Read the Human Interface Guidelines.App PreviewsCreate short videos of your AR app experience for your App Store product page. Since app previews autoplay on the App Store on iOS 11, they're key in helping users discover and learn about your app.Read Creating App Previews for AR Apps.Face TrackingLearn how to detect the position, topology, and expression of a user's face, use facial expressions to drive a 3D character, and more with the TrueDepth camera on iPhone X.Watch Face Tracking with ARKit. […]

  • Update Your Apps for iPhone X
    on October 3, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    iPhone X features the stunning 5.8-inch Super Retina display, enabling even more immersive app experiences. Start testing your apps now to make sure they are ready to take advantage of the Super Retina display by respecting safe areas, supporting adaptive layouts, and more.Learn about updating apps for iPhone X. […]

  • Newly Streamlined App Ratings
    on September 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    Now it’s quicker and easier for users to see your app's rating, with just one summary rating that displays on your product page. This summary rating is based on ratings of your app's current version as of September 19 (Pacific Time), and is specific to each territory on the App Store. New ratings will continue to count towards this summary, and you can choose to reset your summary rating when you release a new version of your app. Customer reviews for all versions of your app will continue to display on your product page.Learn about Ratings, Reviews, and Responses. […]

  • The All-new App Store is Here
    on September 20, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The App Store has grown beyond anything we could have ever imagined. And now, with daily stories by our editors, a dedicated Games tab, lists for all kinds of apps, and much more, this beautiful new design provides an amazing place to highlight your incredible work — and help customers discover new apps and games.Share Your PresenceJoin us in celebrating your app on the new App Store by promoting your updated product page. Simply download the marketing toolkit and share your app or game with the world.Download the marketing toolkit. […]

  • Higher Limit for Over-the-Air Downloads
    on September 19, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    We’ve increased the cellular download limit from 100 MB to 150 MB, letting customers download more apps from the App Store over their cellular network. […]

  • Updated Guidelines Now Available
    on September 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    The App Store Review Guidelines have been updated. We review all apps submitted to the App Store in an effort to determine whether they are reliable, perform as expected, and are free of offensive material. As you plan and develop your app, make sure to use these updated guidelines.Read the App Store Review Guidelines. […]

  • Get Ready for Apple Watch Series 3
    on September 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    With cellular, your apps can connect everywhere and anytime, even when not connected to an iPhone or Wi-Fi. Health and fitness apps can also take advantage of the barometric altimeter to display altitude changes and get improved accuracy for workout metrics from HealthKit.Learn about developing for watchOS. […]

  • New Resources Now Available
    on September 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Design and Development VideosGet new insights on creating apps for the latest advancements in iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K with a new collection of videos.Watch videos.Design TemplatesDownload the latest Sketch and Photoshop templates and guides to quickly and accurately design iOS apps that integrate seamlessly into the overall user experience of iPhone X.Download resources. […]

  • Get Ready for iPhone X
    on September 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    iPhone X features an all-screen Super Retina display for more immersive app experiences and Face ID, a secure new way to unlock, authenticate, and pay. The TrueDepth camera works with ARKit, and the A11 Bionic chip is designed for Core ML and Metal 2.Learn about developing for iPhone X. […]

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