Auto-renewable subscriptions are a good way to let folks entry content material, providers, or premium options in your app. And Apple continues to set the bar in making it simple and clear for subscribers to view, cancel, or handle their subscriptions. Our complete strategy contains offering e-mail, push notifications, and in-app messaging to let subscribers learn about upcoming adjustments and learn how to handle their subscriptions, or cancel if they like.
Presently, when an auto-renewable subscription worth is elevated, subscribers should decide in earlier than the worth improve 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 they usually should take steps to resubscribe inside the app, from Settings on iPhone and iPad, or within the App Retailer on Mac.
With this replace, beneath sure particular circumstances and with advance person discover, builders may additionally supply an auto-renewable subscription worth improve, with out the person needing to take motion and with out interrupting the service. The particular circumstances for this function are that the worth improve doesn’t happen greater than as soon as per yr, 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 regulation. In these conditions, Apple all the time notifies customers of a rise upfront, together with through e-mail, push notification, and a message inside the app. Apple will even notify customers of learn how to view, handle, and cancel subscriptions if most well-liked.
For all subscription worth will increase which can be above the thresholds, exceed the annual restrict, or happen inside territories the place the regulation requires it, subscribers should decide in earlier than the worth improve is utilized. The subscription received’t renew on the subsequent billing interval for subscribers who didn’t decide in to the brand new worth. They will all the time resubscribe inside the app, from Settings on iPhone and iPad, or within the App Retailer on Mac.
For particulars, view App Retailer Join Assist.