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IAP @ iPlayground 2020

November 09, 2020

IAP @ iPlayground 2020

"Unpredictable Sandbox Environment for IAP Auto-renewable Subscriptions" slides here: https://speakerdeck.com/denkeni/unpredictable-sandbox-environment-for-iap-auto-renewable-subscriptions


November 09, 2020

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  1. © 2020 Denken All rights reserved. Redistribution or public display

    not permitted without written permission from Denken. https://denkeni.medium.com/unpredictable-sandbox-environment-for-iap-auto-renewable-subscriptions-44461d7b1378 Unpredictable Sandbox Environment for IAP Auto-renewable Subscriptions Denken Chen, Confused iOS App Developer #WWDC20 #WorldWideDevelopersConfused20
  2. App Store Review Guidelines 3.1.1 In-App Purchase If you want

    to unlock features or functionality within your app, (by way of example: subscriptions, in-game currencies, game levels, access to premium content, or unlocking a full version), you must use in-app purchase.
  3. App Store Review Guidelines 3.1.1 In-App Purchase Apps may not

    use their own mechanisms to unlock content or functionality, such as license keys, augmented reality markers, QR code’s, etc. Apps and their metadata may not include buttons, external links, or other calls to action that direct customers to purchasing mechanisms other than in-app purchase. Epic Games: Fortnite(2020/08)
  4. App Store Review Guidelines 3.1.3 Other Purchase Methods (since 2020)

    The following apps may use purchase methods other than in-app purchase. Apps in this section cannot, either within the app or through communications sent to points of contact obtained from account registration within the app (like email or text), encourage users to use a purchasing method other than in-app purchase.
  5. App Store Review Guidelines 3.1.3(a) “Reader” Apps Apps may allow

    a user to access previously purchased content or content subscriptions (specifically: magazines, newspapers, books, audio, music, and video). Reader apps may offer account creation for free tiers, and account management functionality for existing customers. Kindle 條款(2011)、Spotify(2018)、Netflix(2018)、 Amazon Prime Video: only 15% tax(2020/07)
  6. App Store Review Guidelines 3.1.3(b) Multiplatform Services (since 2018) Apps

    that operate across multiple platforms may allow users to access content, subscriptions, or features they have acquired in your app on other platforms or your web site, including consumable items in multi- platform games, provided those items are also available as in-app purchases within the app. Setapp for iOS (2020/08)
  7. App Store Review Guidelines 3.1.3(f) Free Stand-alone Apps (since 2020)

    Free apps acting as a stand-alone companion to a paid web based tool (eg. VOIP, Cloud Storage, Email Services, Web Hosting) do not need to use in-app purchase, provided there is no purchasing inside the app, or calls to action for purchase outside of the app. HEY Email 條款(2020/06)、Fastmail(2020/06)、 WordPress(2020/08)