Auto-renewable subscriptions are a good way to let individuals entry content material, providers, or premium options in your app. And Apple continues to set the bar in making it straightforward and clear for subscribers to view, cancel, or handle their subscriptions. Our complete method contains offering electronic mail, push notifications, and in-app messaging to let subscribers find out about upcoming modifications and the right way to handle their subscriptions, or cancel if they like.
At present, when an auto-renewable subscription worth is elevated, subscribers should decide in earlier than the worth enhance is utilized. The subscription doesn’t renew on the subsequent billing interval for subscribers who did not decide in to the brand new worth. This has led to some providers being unintentionally interrupted for customers and so they should take steps to resubscribe inside the app, from Settings on iPhone and iPad, or within the App Retailer on Mac.
With this replace, underneath sure particular situations and with advance consumer discover, builders can also supply an auto-renewable subscription worth enhance, with out the consumer needing to take motion and with out interrupting the service. The particular situations for this characteristic are that the worth enhance doesn’t happen greater than as soon as per 12 months, doesn’t exceed US$5 and 50% of the subscription worth, or US$50 and 50% for an annual subscription worth, and is permissible by native legislation. In these conditions, Apple at all times notifies customers of a rise upfront, together with through electronic mail, push notification, and a message inside the app. Apple may also notify customers of the right way to view, handle, and cancel subscriptions if most popular.
For all subscription worth will increase which might be above the thresholds, exceed the annual restrict, or happen inside territories the place the legislation requires it, subscribers should decide in earlier than the worth enhance is utilized. The subscription gained’t renew on the subsequent billing interval for subscribers who didn’t decide in to the brand new worth. They will at all times resubscribe inside the app, from Settings on iPhone and iPad, or within the App Retailer on Mac.
For particulars, view App Retailer Join Assist.