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iOS App keeps crashing for reviewer, but works fine in field tests

ios,swift,appstore-approval
my iOS app keeps crashing for the iOS reviewer team, but works fine on all kind of test flight devices (~10). I am unable to reproduce the problem. The crash log the reviewer team sent me states Incident Identifier: 6686BE5C-DCC1-48C1-9AC2-FCFF85F3EBC2 ... Version: 4 (2.1) Code Type: ARM-64 (Native) ... Exception...

Would my application get rejected if i need to call web service in background to update the location?

ios,appstore-approval,background-service
I tried reading about this in several places but i did not find anything that helped me. For my app to work i will need to update the users location in the background AND call a web service to store some relevant information about the location. Now from what i...

Why does one .o file in my project has no Provisioning Profile?

ios,xcode,appstore-approval,provisioning-profile,ios-provisioning
Im trying to submit a version of my app and after building im seeing the following screen My app has a valid provisioning profile except one .o file that is for some reason not included in it.. That has been the case for a while now, and i have managed...

Encryption and export license for an App Store or Google Play app

android,ios,appstore-approval,crypto++
My iOS app uses crypto++ as a static library for confidentiality. Since this library is open-sourced, and thus visible to any would-be wrong-doers as it is, common sense implies that there should be no hassle. However, based on Category 5, Part 2 of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, my app...

iOS submit app to App Store

ios,appstore-approval
I have a question. I've written a application for iOS, but I have a problem when I try to submit my application to the App Store. From Apple: "On launch and content download, your app stores 252.95MB, which does not comply with the iOS Data Storage Guidelines." How can I...

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...

Should I resubmit the binary after replying to a metadata rejection?

ios,metadata,itunesconnect,appstore-approval
I have received a metadata rejection for my application requesting some clarification about my application Information Needed Your iTunes Connect settings indicate that your app serves third-party advertisements. However, we were unable to locate ads in your app. Please reply to this message to provide the steps for locating third-party...

Is it possible to use a virtual TPV in android and iOS apps?

android,ios,google-play,payment-gateway,appstore-approval
I'm developing a mobile app that makes use of a virtual TPV to charge money that will be converted to a virtual concurrency. I see that Google Play and the AppStore have their own way of in-app payments so I'm asking myself if they will allow me to upload my...

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:...

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,...

How can I simulate an iPhone app running on an iPad?

ios,iphone,xcode,ipad,appstore-approval
My app keeps getting rejected from the app store based on this rule: 2.10 iPhone Apps must also run on iPad without modification, at iPhone resolution, and at 2X iPhone 3GS resolution I'm trying to figure out how I can test whether my fix is working. How can I simulate...

Is it a MUST for viewWillAppear to have [super viewWillAppear] method as well

ios,xcode,appstore-approval,analyzer,viewwillappear
I placed my code for iAd/AdMob ads in... -(void)viewWillAppear:(BOOL)animated{} Ads work perfectly fine the way I have them now on all iOS devices. When I connected my iPhone to Xcode and clicked on Product -->Analyze a message states... " "The viewWillAppear:" instance method in UIViewController subclass 'iPhoneSIX' is missing a...

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...

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...

Build full-featured iOS application with just PhoneGap Build and no Mac-like hardware [duplicate]

ios,cordova,phonegap-build,appstore-approval
This question already has an answer here: PhoneGap, PhoneGap Build and iOS - Mac needed? 1 answer Since paying $99 for Apple Developer Program is a bit tough decision for me (especially, if it would be a wasted money), then the question is quite simple: Can I build full-featured...

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...

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...

Incrementing iTunes Connect version number from a version that never shipped

itunesconnect,appstore-approval
I have an app in iTunes Connect, that I have been TestFlight beta testing. It's labelled as version 0.1. I'm now ready to submit to the App Store, but I'd like it to ship as version 1.0. However I can't see anywhere to create a new version. Am I missing...

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...

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...

App rejected for not performing as advertised (background locations)

ios,itunesconnect,appstore-approval
I got rejected by the apple review team. The reason was: 2.3 - Apps that do not perform as advertised by the developer will be rejected We were unable to locate some of the features described in your marketing >materials or release notes. Specifically, your app informs the user to...

Is UIPageControl customization legal?

ios,objective-c,appstore-approval
I've found out that it's very easy to customize UIPageControl page images (I've checked it for iOS7/8): [self setValue:[UIImage imageNamed:@"my_icon_for_off_state"] forKey:@"_pageImage"]; [self setValue:[UIImage imageNamed:@"my_icon_for_on_state"] forKey:@"_currentPageImage"]; But I wonder can I publish my app with this code, because these variables are declared as private in UIPageControl?...

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...