Auto-renewable subscriptions are an effective way to let folks entry content material, companies, 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 strategy consists of offering e-mail, push notifications, and in-app messaging to let subscribers learn about upcoming modifications and the best way to handle their subscriptions, or cancel if they like.
Presently, when an auto-renewable subscription value 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 value. This has led to some companies 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 person discover, builders can also supply an auto-renewable subscription value enhance, with out the person needing to take motion and with out interrupting the service. The particular situations for this function 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 value, or US$50 and 50% for an annual subscription value, and is permissible by native regulation. In these conditions, Apple all the time notifies customers of a rise upfront, together with by way of e-mail, push notification, and a message inside the app. Apple may also notify customers of the best way to view, handle, and cancel subscriptions if most well-liked.
For all subscription value will increase which are 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 enhance is utilized. The subscription received’t renew on the subsequent billing interval for subscribers who didn’t decide in to the brand new value. They’ll 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.