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Distribute New Unity3D Game on iOS without App Store

ios,unity3d,app-store
I want to know, is it possible to distribute new Unity3D Game without using AppStore for iOS? I will have one host application with native on iOS Appstore, which can load different unity based games. Now Can I push new game to devices from my server directly without updating the...

Xcode App Submission Error: Client unable to connect to server

ios,xcode,app-store,application-loader
I'm trying to submit an app to the app store and I am constantly running in this error: "The sessions status is FAILED and the error description is : Client unable to connect to server. Check UDD and Firewall(15)" I tried everything I found here on stack exchange from restarting...

Will images be removed from within the local filesystem on update in iOS?

ios,iphone,app-store,apple,appstore-approval
I am saving images captured from the camera within the local sandbox (filesystem) and store the filepath within my app to show the images (using Swift). I see that if I hit play in XCode, the images will be removed (which is ok) Now I wonder what would happen if...

Can I release an update for iOS versions not supported before?

ios,ios7,ios8,app-store
I have an app which was initially made for iOS 7 and 8 support. After a while the difference between the way iOS 8 and iOS 7 was supporting layouts especially in working with container views, made me continue the support only for iOS 8. Now I have some time...

About App Submission?

app-store
I have submitted app on app store before 1 week. but after 5 days of submission my developer account expired. but immediately I have renewed that. so my question is after renew account my app take another 9 days for review or it doesn't matter of renewal of developer account.

Apple TestFlight: “this version is no longer available for testing”

ios,app-store,apple,testflight,beta-testing
I've been using TestFlight for my internal beta testings, everything was set and it was working for a while. after one of the submitted binaries got rejected from AppStore review, there seems to be a problem. On any new uploaded binaries and turning on the Beta testing switch in iTunes...

How do I upscale an iOS App Preview video to 1080 x 1920?

ios,iphone,ffmpeg,app-store,itunesconnect
I just captured a video of my new app running on an iPhone 6 using QuickTime Player and a Lightning cable. Afterwards I created an App Preview project in iMovie, exported it and could successfully upload it to iTunes Connect. Apple requires developers to upload App Previews in different resolutions...

Can't create App Store Provisioning Profile for AppStore-Distribution

xcode,app-store,provisioning-profile,ios-provisioning
As a company we enrolled successfully the Apple Enterprise Developer Program. As shown in the screenshot below, Apple wrotes "Get everything you need to develop and distribute your apps on the App Store." Enterprise Account: But when we want to create a provisioning profile for distributing to the App Store,...

Can app store video previews be seen across multiple device sizes?

ios,app-store,itunesconnect,itunes
I'm wondering if an app store video preview could be seen across multiple device sizes, or whether a different video is really required for each device size?

In iOS, is it bad to ship to the app store with uncommented NSLogs?

ios,xcode,app-store,nslog
I like to use these to debug (can you tell I'm a noob?) and have left them in my code as is when deploying to the app store. Are there any negative implications for this you can personally think of? I have looked at these resources and I am getting...

Android “mask” unknown sources

android,app-store,apk
I'm creating my own app store for Android, and would like to install some apps by this store, but after apk is downloaded and I try to install it, the unknown sources popup is showed. I really do not want to show it to my user, or just show by...

iOS Trial App Without In-App Purchase Mechanism

ios,app-store,appstore-approval
I am developing an app for a client, where he wishes the app to be able to have users to sign up and try out the app for 14 days, after which they have to make a purchase to continue using the app. My client does not want to absorb...

Disabling Passbook, AppGroups in AppID will affects released version App?

ios,app-store
I already have released App in AppStore that is using Passbook and AppGroup feature. And, My client want to remove Passbook and AppGroup feature in new version of App. So I need to change AppID configuration to disable it. Will disabling services in AppID configuration affets released current version App?...

How to use Xcode 6 to install two different iOS apps in a row

ios,app-store
I have developed two simple iOS projects. Now I want to make a relation between two projects. Like when I will install first project then automatically second project will be installed on iOS device. How can I do so?...

Missing 64-bit support when uploading to appStore

xcode,app-store
When I am trying to upload my code to appStore I met this issue. and I have tried to set Active Architecture to NO according to some search. but the issue is still there. I noticed that in my project, by default I can not see "arm64" in "Valid Architectures"...

Is it possible to update only part of an app in the App Store?

ios,app-store
My app relies on an external service that might change its output any time without warning, so I would need a completly new function to parse it. Is there anyway to update my service parser without having to re-submit the whole app for review? Otherwise part of my app would...

IOS rejected from AppStore

ios,app-store
I have submited my application to the AppStore, but my application had rejected. This is a reason: I already work follow this link, but my application was rejected too. 2.23: Apps must follow the iOS Data Storage Guidelines or they will be rejected...

Change App name on App Store (iTunes Connect) [duplicate]

ios,app-store,itunesconnect
This question already has an answer here: change app name in App Store 3 answers How do I change a app name on App Store? This app is already for sale. I saw in anothers posts that there is a edit button in version details screen, but I can't...

iOS App Rejection due to 2.23 - iOS Data Storage Guidelines

ios,objective-c,app-store,appstore-approval
Here's message from Apple about rejection : 2.23 - Apps must follow the iOS Data Storage Guidelines or they will be rejected 2.23 Details On launch and content download, your app stores 6.5 MB, which does not comply with the iOS Data Storage Guidelines. Next Steps Please verify that only...

TestFlight unavailable

ios,app-store,testflight
I have uploaded a couple of apps, a couple of times to TestFlight and it has always worked. With this new app I did the same and it appears on tester's device as expected: The problem is when the they try to download it this message appear: And when they...

XCode Error itms-90035 - Invalid signature for GCManager.o

ios,xcode,app-store
When I try to send my app to the App Store, I have this error: When I try to validate my code I have a success message. I didn't find the file GCManager.o in my project. I checked twice all App Store provisioning profiles....

How to install app from TestFlight via itunesconnect as an internal tester in ios?

ios,iphone,app-store,itunesconnect
I want to test application in my device as an internal tester in iTunes Connect. As per new rule to install application through itunes testflight services, I installed new TestFlight native app in my device. And i got one invite as an internal tester. Now i got one invite to...

Does the App Store remove architectures from an IPA?

ios,app-store,filesize,ipa
Since the announcement by Apple that all apps distributed by the App Store require 64-bit support, I've had to build multiple-architecture fat binaries that increase the size of the resulting IPA. Does this size increase directly affect my users, or does the App Store strip out irrelevant architectures from an...

Do I need to take build from Xcode 6 for an old app update (already in App Store)?

ios,app-store
Is it possible to submit an update with Xcode 5.* ? Sorry for being very specific, I have no idea how to present this question. I can't check this right away because that particular account is managed by my client. I have seen this from apple documentation, Starting February 1,...

Is Apple app reject my app if my app redirected to settings page?

ios,iphone,app-store,apple
If my app have a button and it will redirected to the iPhone settings page then is apple reject my app from review ? if any one have answer or any apple support link which have written this rejection reason then please provide me. ...

“Redundant binary upload” version 1.0.1 for initial release?

objective-c,app-store,apple,version
I've uploaded a Version 1.0.0 to itunesconnect a while ago for Testflight. Now I am ready to upload my final app version, but it says "redundant binary upload". 'Seems like I have to increase the build number to 1.0.1. Isn't it possible to remove the Binary used for Testing? I...

3.2 Apps with placeholder text will be rejected

ios,xcode,app-store,appstore-approval
I I understand this question was asked already and its not specifically related to coding but I'm still confused. I am getting my app ready for the apple app store. Now does this Guideline mean that all placeholder text in the storyboard should be blank. And all UILabels and UIButtons...

Is there a service that can sign my application for Apple enterprise distribution

app-store,enterprise,in-house-distribution
My app has been permanently rejected by Apple because of rules that conflict with my app's functionality. I need distribute my app outside of the AppStore. Is there a service that provides distribution in this fashion?

iOS 8 Framework Distribution issue while uploading on app store

ios,frameworks,app-store,distribution
I have made on Framework for my own code so that no one can edit that code. I have signed the framework properly and i have one app with that framework. But when my client trying to upload their app with my framework and its code signing certificate and provisioning...

App Submission on iTunes error

ios,xcode6,app-store,itunesconnect
When i am trying to upload app to the app store using Xcode 6, I am getting the error You are not authorised to use this service. please help me ...

App Store Expedited Review has been accepted and i rejected/resubmitted binary

ios,iphone,app-store,appstore-approval
I applied for expedited review and it has been approved. My app status was "Waiting for review". While editing my meta data i accidentally removed the binary but immediately resubmitted it again. Now, do i have to apply for expedited review again or the previous one is still available? edit:...

Restrict app for iPhone devices lower than iPhone 5 with iOS 8 or 7 in AppStore

iphone,ios8,app-store
I planned to develop application with targeted devices iPhone 5/5S, iPhone 6/6+ . I don't want my application to be runnable on iPhone 4S. Can i able to achieve that? I googled some sites , they were mentioned that we can restrict older version mobiles like iPhone 3GS using front...

iOS App Review: Additional files?

ios,ssl,app-store,appstore-approval
Is it possible to provide additional files for an AppStore app review? We are developing an app that communicates with an SAP server. In order to review the app we set up a test server that will be accessible for Apple. But the certificate on that server is self-signed. We...

In-App-Purchase behaviour using a real Apple ID

ios,ios8,in-app-purchase,app-store,itunesconnect
Clarification I know, there are tons of questions about In-App-Purchases, some of them also about dealing with real Apple IDs, but I found none with a really precise answer about the exact behaviour / errors you get, doing so. The actual question I have an app with IAPs, whenever I...

GPL library in iOS app without open-sourcing? [closed]

ios,app-store,licensing,gpl
I'm going to use GPL v2 library (executable to be more detailed but i'm going to convert it to shared library) without modifications. Do i have to choose GPL license for the whole app? Do i have to publish the sources of the app? Can i use it somehow without...

Submitting iOS app using beta version of xcode?

ios,xcode,swift,app-store
My iOS app is nearly complete, but I read about swift's performance improvements in xcode 6.3 and wanted to take advantage. If I use the latest xcode but compile my app for iOS 8.1 (publicly available) will I have any problems submitting my app?

Xcode error when uploading to App Store: “No suitable application records were found”

xcode,app-store,ionic-framework
I'm using Ionic to build an html app for iOS. I've registered an app on iTunes Connect. All goes well in Xcode until I upload to the App Store. I get the following error: iTunes Store operation failed. No suitable application records were found. Verify your bundle identifier 'com.iconicframework.app315125' is...

Collecting All The User Reviews From The AppAtore

ios,windows-store-apps,app-store
I'm doing a research on the app store reviews. My experiment needs a huge number of user reviews from the app store, and I need to collect it for 6 months. I have found a scraper that collects the user reviews from specific apps by entering their ids. I wonder...

Submit app with a Apple Development Certificate for Push notifications or Production Certificate?

ios,parse.com,push-notification,app-store
I am about to submit my app and not sure what I should do about the certificates used for the push notifications. I am using Parse.com for my backend. Do I need to update the certificate for the database to production for when Apple review the app or do I...

Upgrading a paid app to free app

ios,objective-c,iphone,app-store,upgrade
I have a paid app(version 1.3) on app store. I want to release update(version 1.4) which has in app purchases. I am planning to release the update(version 1.4) which will be free . I have covered all the possible scenarios for the upgrade of user from paid to free version...

iOS: Access the number of App Store reviews current version

ios,objective-c,app-store
My question: What API is used to access the number of reviews for the current app version from the App Store? I've seen this in a few apps, including Overcast (screenshot below) I haven't made the jump to Swift yet, so objective C please! I haven't been able to find...

iOS App Distribution as a private app

ios,app-store,apple-vpp
I'm developing an iOS Mobile Learning App for a US based Client ( lets call it ABC) which is meant to be distributed to its employees and its Channel partners. ABC prefers that the app be distributed as a private app rather than hosting it in the app store. In...

submitting app to itunes connect no build shows

xcode,build,app-store,itunesconnect
I finally finished my app . I did validation to my archive and clicked submit to appStore using xCode , after some minutes xCode showed me a success message , I went to my itunes connect and the plus button (above the build) is enabled , but when I click...

Can I use iOS App version as x.x.x.x while uploading to apple store?

ios,app-store,itunesconnect,itunes,itunes-store
Currently, my app with x.x.x format, but now by the next release we want to make it version format to x.x.x.x. Now created a version in itunesconnect with x.x.x.x, but the problem is while uploading build to apple its giving an error that "The value for key CFBundleShortVersionString 'x.x.x.x' in...

Organizer in Xcode 6.3.2 - No estimate binary size

ios,xcode,app-store,apple
In the previous versions of Xcode there was a place to estimate your archive/binary file size of your app. From organizer after you archive you can simply click estimate file size. In 6.3, there is no such button or function! Oddly enough in Xcode 6.2 betas this feature is still...

Invalid Bundle Structure for WatchKit

xcode6,app-store,watchkit
I'm trying to submit a WatchKit app to the App Store but get this error. ...

Re-submitting app after it's been accepted

xcode,app-store,submission
I've submitted an app that got accepted in it's 1.0 state, but I haven't published it because we had to wait for the next version. Now I have the 1.01 version that I would like to submit, with a build number of 5 (the previous one on the store was...

Reserve app name ios

ios,app-store
I'm trying to reserve a name for an app on iOS store. Does anybody know if it's necessary to upload an binary of the app before the name is reserved? I've uploaded all the basic info and screenshots of the design, but I'm not in the progress of creating the...

Sending reviewers a free version of paid iOS apps

ios,app-store,itunesconnect
I would like to be able to send a few blogs and review websites a free version of my iOS app. The app costs 1$. Is there a way I can send them a free invite to the app?

Confused about certs in provisioning profiles - developer or distribution?

ios,app-store,code-signing,testflight
I inherited an old project from long before the days of automatic certs and signing, and I've never figured all of it out. My confusion for today is this: I have two iOS certificates at Apple, iOS Distribution and iOS Development. I have one AppID, which has the complete ID...

App Store error ITMS-90035 - .js file is not signed

javascript,ios,xcode,cordova,app-store
This error is similar to many that others have been citing, with a different spin. I get the error, "Invalid signature. Code object is not signed at all. The binary at path [.../iscroll.js] contains an invalid signature. Make sure you have signed your application with a distribution certificate..." and so...

How can I save a variable which has the same value after an update as before?

swift,save,app-store,updates
I created an iPhone game in Swift and I want to submit it to the app store. My question: when I create an update for the app how can I make that after the update the "highscore" integer has the same value as before? Do I need to save the...

Getting Data from Apple iOS App Store?

ios,web-scraping,app-store
I want to know the trending Apps every month in App Store. How can I do that? I know a bit about using nokogiri, I'm asking the data source. I find there is source for Google Play, Getting Data from Android Play Store, but didn't find data source for App...

TestFlightapp.com going to shutdown on 2/26/2015 and there will not be any way to share apps without app store?

ios,app-store,testflight
As many of you noticed that TestFlight going to be shutdown. So anymore it will be avaible only on iTunesConnect and as i watched the video testers can use this apps only for 30 days which sent by testFlight on iTunesConnect. It means there wont be any way to share...

Can restrict in-app purchases for certain countries?

ios,iphone,app-store
Can you restrict in-app purchases for certain countries? I need to enable in-app purchases only for nations Italy end england. Thank you so much.

Add tester in iTunes Connection

ios,app-store,itunesconnect
We have a game in AppStore and send mail to publisher for review my game. I receive this message from them: We need to see the iOS version, could you send us two codes from iTunes connect so we can play it on our iOS devices. How I can get...

How to add IAP after releasing free game

android,in-app-purchase,app-store,google-play,in-app-billing
I've published a free game with ads on google play store. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.oxene.games.xelevation some players suggesting to have IAP to remove ads. I would like to know whether it is possible to add IAP to a already released free game?...

update an app which is pending developer release

ios,app-store,itunesconnect
I have an app which is in pending developer release (approved by Apple). The app was never released at all. Now I wanted to submit an update. Therefore I increased the CFBundleVersion, but he complained. So I increased the CFBundleShortVersionString too. In iTunes Connect I can see under pre-releases my...

What should be the rating for this app?

ios,app-store,rating
I'm showing a business website in simple UIWebView. When I'm trying to upload it to AppStore, they asked me to select rating for this app. I've selected NO for all other points except this, Unrestricted Web Access. If I choose YES then, my app will be rated for age 17+...

How to submit an iOS Watch app / iOS app without going through TestFlight?

ios,app-store,itunesconnect,ios-app-extension,apple-watch
How can I submit an iOS app without going through TestFlight? The iOS app has a Watch Extension + Watch App going with it. TestFlight just gave me an error twice in iTunes Connect that "TestFlight doesn't support apps with WatchKit extension." So, I have to submit it without going...

Xcode unsupported architecture armv7k

ios,xcode,app-store,itunesconnect
When trying to validate my new app using watchkit with xcode 6.2 I get a strange error: iTunes Store operation failed. Unsupported architectures. Your executable contains unsupported architectures '[armv7k]'. What does armv7k even mean? All my build settings (for the app and all extensions) look like the ones in the...

Client wants me to upload to apple store without admin and without key

ios,app-store
I made an application for a client. He added me as a team member, but without admin/agent rights. In order to upload the application to apple store, I need a distribution provisioning profile, the distribution certificate associated with it, and the key that was used to create the certificate, exported...

Apple App Store Submission Wait Time

app-store,appstore-approval,submission
I am about to submit my app to the Apple App Store, and I've read that it takes two weeks for Apple to review it before it goes live. However, in the pricing section of iTunes Connect, it is asking me when I would like to release my app, and...

How to enable iOS Adobe AIR app for TestFlight testing under iTunes Connect?

ios,air,app-store,adobe
Recently I tried to publish my Adobe Air based app for iOS. I created the neccessary stuff like distribution certificate + provisining profile. Then I packed the app using adt -target ipa-app-store... I uploaded the ipa by using the Application Loader from within OSX virtual machine. I see my app...

Upload Previously Uploaded App To New App Store Account

app-store,itunesconnect
I have an application for a client uploaded to my own apple store account. After several years, he want it to be uploaded to his own store account. Since the app has push notification feature in it, I can't just transfer the ownership to him. Can I upload the same...

Getting App Store URL before Apple Review

ios,app-store
Is it possible to generate an App Store URL, in the beta testing phase of the app, before Apple Reviews the app? I would like to have a link in my app, to my app in the App Store, which users can share with their friends. I would like to...

Crypography - submitting app

ios,app-store
First of all, I know this isn't the right forum for this kind of question and I will happily delete the question later but this is the only forum that I know I can find experienced and talented persons. I'm in the process of submitting an app to the App...

Xcode 6.3.2 fails communicating with the Member Center

ios,xcode,app-store
I submitted a while ago a build of an app to the App Store for beta testing with TestFlight. The build was correctly loaded in iTunes Connect and I could sent it to review for TestFlight, but I decided to make a couple of changes in code so I removed...

Is it possible to submit an app only for >5 iPhones?

ios,iphone,xcode,app-store,itunesconnect
Itunes Connect says that I need to attach some screenshots for 3.5 screens. But due to the screen size, we do not support iPhones less than 5. Is it possible to get through this? Also, does this exclamation mark near localization settings appear there because of screenshots? Or is it...

Auxiliary executable possible on iOS?

ios,xcode,app-store
On OS X, it's trivial to add an additional executable inside your application bundle. Is this possible on iOS, and if so, is it permitted by Apple (private framework calls via objc_msgSend are possible, but not permitted)? The iOS version of the NSBundle class includes the relevant APIs, but there...

Uploading app to client account in app store

ios,iphone,xcode,app-store
This is my first time trying to upload app to app store, so I am completely lost. I have searched all over the web about the issue I am having, but could not find how to fix the issue. Here is the problem: I have developed an updated version for...

Unity Neatplug does not support iOS 64bit

ios,unity3d,app-store,ads
I want to upgrade my app which was already published on App Store. But I got warning message from App Store when I uploaded it. So I converted my app to 64Bit one. I developed it with unity, so I set Scripting Backend to IL2CPP and converted project to XCode...

How do I update my app on app store?Keep getting Payload error

ios,app-store,ios-app-group
I have gone through the entire application process and it is definitely very tiring and hectic. I keep getting "Invalid .ipa , the app must be in payload" error. I exhausted all the possible solutions for the fix to no avail, tried changing CFBundleversion/set the lsiphoneenvironment to yes.I just don't...

My app only crashes on App Store! Seems related to IAP receipt validation

ios,swift,in-app-purchase,app-store
I released an update to my game which I thought would fix receipt validation for IAP. This all works great on my dev environment, but if you download the app from the app store, it crashes on launch. I looked at the crash report on the device but I can't...

Submit 64 bit only app

ios,app-store,appstore-approval
With Apple's new requirement to have a 64 bit build support, apps executable are getting bigger. After several attempt to reduce the final build size to something < 100mb I was wondering if it was possible to drop 32 bit support and only support 64bit. Building an app for 64bit...

How to redirect user to the developer iTunes account to see his other apps

ios,iphone,app-store,itunes
I am trying to implement a "More apps" button that redirects to the other apps that the same developer have posted on iTunes app store, for example to achieve what I am trying to do with the Temple Run developer the next code is just fine: NSString* launchUrl = @"https://itunes.apple.com/ro/artist/imangi-studios-llc/id284899742";...

Linking to app store with a “space” in app name

ios,swift,sprite-kit,app-store
I want to link from my app directly to the app store. I am using this code: var url = NSURL(string: "itms-apps://itunes.com/apps/companyname/appname") if UIApplication.sharedApplication().canOpenURL(url!) == true { UIApplication.sharedApplication().openURL(url!) } When the name of the app has no space in it, it works fine. But is there is a space in...

iOS App Store user review notification

ios,iphone,app-store
Is there anyway to get notified when a user posts a review of your app in the app store? E.g. it would be nice to get an email every time a new review of my app is posted.

Should client buy apple developer account to submi app to store?

ios,xcode,app-store,apple
If I need to submit app on app store for client should I ask client to buy developer account so I can upload it for him through xcode?

Appstore submission and giving permission for reviwers

ios,iphone,app-store,appstore-approval
I am planning to release my app for appstore submission . The app is dependent on a webportal to create user accounts and reset the user credentials. However the webportal is not finalized yet , therefore we can't expose it to the public. Is there anyway, we can find out...

How to customize Apple App Store Appearance?

ios,objective-c,iphone,ipad,app-store
I have seen lately that there are some apps in the apple app store which have a customized design like the one in the photo below. How can I customize the appearance of my app in the Apple App Store?...

App Store allow, if we provide the application for limited records for free version [closed]

ios,app-store,appstore-approval
In an iPhone application, can we offer a free version that only allows a limited number of records allowed per year rather than a limited time? ( so only 60 transactions per year for the free version? ). Is any one faced any problem. If we implement like this i.e,...

SKReceiptRefreshRequest not working the second time it is called after a cancel

ios,iphone,app-store,skreceiptrefreshrequest
My app starts and checks for the receipt. Because it is sandbox, the first time the app runs from xcode, it needs to ask the app store for the receipt. So I use SKReceiptRefreshRequest to request it. A window pops up, asking for the app store credentials. If I type...

I only encrypt saved game data in plist using AES256. Do I have to check US Export?

ios,xcode,app-store
I use RNEncryptor to encrypt the saved data of the game in .plist using AES256 Do I have to check yes to Export Compliance?? because I am having difficulties in obtaining the CIN...

Convert iOS developer account from individual to company [closed]

ios,app-store,iphone-developer-program
I have enrolled my apple account as Individual for iOS development program. Now I wish to convert it into Company/Organisation account. I have searched online but couldn't find any way to do this. Is it possible to convert it or should I create new apple account for enrolling as Company/Organisation?...

Accidentally revoked an iOS certificate?

ios,certificate,app-store
I just got an email from Apple that states that I revoked an certificate yesterday: Certificate: XYZ Development Any provisioning profiles that include this certificate are no longer valid and must be regenerated for future use. I didn't revoked it or at least I didn't do it on purpose. However...

Unrestricted web access option in iTunes Connect app submission process query

ios,iphone,app-store,itunesconnect
I am looking to submit an app for review by the Apple team - the app is geared towards schoolchildren upto the ages of 17 - when I attempt to submit I see an option called Unrestricted Web Access Yes or No. If I select Yes it states my app...

Updating App Store app from a web server

ios,app-store,code-signing,code-signing-certificate,code-signing-entitlements
I'm wondering if it's possible allow users to replace Apps installed from the App Store with an updated version via a browser download. My use case is, I'd like users to be able to download and play a game via the App Store, but then allow them to update the...