Nowadays many customers are enjoying new features of I PHONE XS, I PHONE XS MAX, IOS 12 AND I- PAD PRO. When it is published you need to submit an APP to the app store.
The submission of an application to the app store creates stress for many users. Therefore it is considered an important part while submitting an application. According to apple 62% of the users are suffering from app rejection problem which occurs due to not following guidelines.
Therefore some guidelines are taken into consideration before publishing an IOS app. There are 8 main steps that are involved which will guide you to publish your application:-
Passing the app through apple guidelines
In this modern world, IOS APP is becoming popular in the mobile world. It is an excellent way to reach thousands and millions of users around the world. Before publishing your app you must have a proper understanding of all apple guidelines. When people install an ios app apple wants them to be very confident to do so. Your app will be rejected if it contains offensive and improper content.
Some examples of offensive and improper content are
- any kind of sexist or racist references
- False information comments related to religious intolerance
- Pornographic material
Testing your app to ensure that there are no bugs
If any bug is found in your app then it could be one of the reasons for rejection of your app. Testing helps you to determine that the functionality is stable. There is a number of devices that come in different sizes like I-PODS, I-PADS and I- PHONES. The more you test your IOS APP the better will be chances of app approval.
Register for your app developer program account
before submitting your app to apple store you should register for an app developer program. The program enables the users to use Apple tools, perform beta testing and many more. Registration in the apple program is not free and it is based on a yearly subscription. Private individuals can enroll for the membership with $99 per year whereas the development team members will cost $299 per year.
Creates an I tune record account
I -Tune connect helps you to manage your content on the app store. AS a member of the apple develops a program you must use I tune connect to submit your content. For this, you have to create a record for distribution. This app contains all the information that is needed to manage the app through the app store.
Configuration of the app for distribution with appropriate information
Before publishing it, you need to collect information to complete the process. the information includes:
- An icon
You must provide an app store icon to represent your information in different sections. Apple provides a set of guidelines that will help to size your app accordingly.
- A screenshot
You should use screenshots to communicate the user experience. The screenshots can either be images or a short video captured from your app that is displayed on your page. If you created an app for multiple devices, then you should provide users with a screenshot.
Your app should contain a detailed description of your metadata. the metadata must include the following content: The name of your appThe version numberThe app category detailed description additional keywords
Upload your appliance
All the details have been entered in i -tune connect you can easily upload your app using X CODE OR APPLICATION READER. To upload your app to iTunes Connect in the Archives organizer select the archive you want to upload, and then click “Upload. If everything is done according to guidelines and specifications the app code will be sent to app servers. After that, your app will be verified for your validation.
Submitting your app for review
The app that is submitted to the store is reviewed by the Apple team. Your app review can take from 1 to 3 days. The app needs to be specified as per the guidelines prescribed. If your app has been rejected because of a metadata issue, you can resolve the issue using guidelines.
Release your app
when your app has been reviewed you can go for the manual or authentic release of the approved app. it includes the following steps:
- Prepare for Submission
- Waiting for Review
- In Review
- Waiting for Export Compliance
- Pending Developer
- Rejected metabase