Apple would require builders that supply a technique to create accounts of their apps to additionally provide a technique to delete them, beginning with app submissions on January thirty first, 2022, the company shared Wednesday. The account deletion requirement was initially introduced alongside a number of different modifications to Apple’s developer tips at WWDC 2021.
Account deletion is a minor comfort, however contemplating how typically apps require accounts and the way simple it’s to delete an app with out ending your relationship with the corporate related to it, it’s welcome. Apple’s announcement suggests solely that builders “allow users to initiate deletion of their account from within the app,” so it’s attainable implementations of those account deletion options might bump you to a browser throughout some a part of the method.
Apple has additionally confirmed the introduction of its extra outstanding app reporting instrument that was noticed on iOS a couple of days in the past. The corporate says the “Report a Problem” button is accessible on iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and in addition macOS Monterey as soon as it’s launched. The button permits customers to report scams or offensive, abusive, and unlawful content material — even for apps they haven’t bought.
Apple’s made different current tweaks to the App Retailer — like permitting the corporate’s personal apps to be reviewed — however for a full have a look at all the modifications the corporate has made to its storefront over time, take a look at our article working them down.