With Mac App Store data in App Analytics, you can find out how many times your app was seen on the Mac App Store, how many times your product page was viewed, and how many new customers downloaded your app.
Make sure your apps are up to date and ready for the holidays. New apps and app updates will not be accepted December 23 to 27 (Pacific Time), so any releases should be submitted, approved, and scheduled in advance.
On April 1, 2018, value added tax (VAT) for apps and in-app purchases in South Africa changed from 14% to 15%. Within the next week, proceeds for the App Store in South Africa will change to account for this tax.
On July 1, 2017, a goods and service tax (GST) of 18% will go into effect for apps and in-app purchases in India. Within the next 10 days, proceeds for the App Store in India will change to account for this tax.
Support for managing auto-renewable subscriptions in the XML feed has been reinstated after expanding the metadata specification to include new subscriptions features, such as price preservation and territory-specific pricing.
Due to a change of tax laws in Russia, a value added tax (VAT) rate of 18% will be introduced on January 1, 2017 for apps and in-apps purchased by Russian consumers. Additionally, tax laws in India have changed. Effective December 1, 2016, a service tax rate of 14% along with additional levies of 0.5% for Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) and Swachh Bharat Cess (SBC) have been introduced for apps and in-apps purchased by Indian consumers.
Due to a change of tax laws in New Zealand, a goods and services tax (GST) rate of 15% will be introduced on October 1, 2016 for apps and in-apps purchased by New Zealand consumers. This will be remitted to the New Zealand tax authority by Apple Pty Limited.
Download your Sales and Trends reports and your Payments and Financial reports using Reporter, a command-line tool introduced last fall. We recommend switching to Reporter, as the Autoingestion tool will no longer be available at the end of November 2016.
Now it’s easier than ever to deliver your screenshots and app preview using iTunes Connect. Just submit one set of screenshots and one optional app preview for the largest device size within a device family, and they will be used across all localizations and display sizes.
The feedback email you provided in TestFlight will now be used as the reply-to address for email invitations sent to your testers. Your testers can now reply directly to your feedback email address outside of the TestFlight app.
Now, you can see your sales and proceeds in iTunes Connect for iOS, and see trends in UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), rather than local time. Switch between views for units and proceeds, both within the app.
You can now see App Store Impressions in App Analytics under metrics. Impressions are the number of times your app was shown on the App Store. This metric includes views in search results, Featured, Top Charts, and your app product page. App Store Views has been renamed to Product Page Views, and is now included within Impressions.
We’ve created new videos to help you take full advantage of App Analytics on iTunes Connect. Each video provides detailed guidance on using App Analytics to measure user engagement, website and campaign sources, and more.
Control Apple Music from within your own app. iOS 9.3 now has support that allows Members to play any song available on Apple Music. More information on features and guidelines can be found in iTunes Affiliate Resources.
Take advantage of additional resources designed to help you grow your business on the App Store and engage users worldwide. See how other developers approach finding success on Apple platforms at developer.apple.com.
We're changing the way we process sales data for Asia-Pacific countries to help you get your data sooner. Now, transactions made in the territories listed will be available the next day as opposed to two days.
You can now access Resolution Center from your iPhone or iPad to review and respond to your active threads, and easily forward threads to other members of your team. You can also opt in to receive a push notification whenever App Review sends you a new message.
Payments and Financial Reports on iTunes Connect has been redesigned to make it easier to view and download your monthly financial data. We've consolidated all the data to a single page, and you can now download several financial reports at once.
We've completely redesigned Resources and Help. Now, it’s even easier to find answers to your questions and stay up-to-date. Search for answers across all of our online guides, FAQ, news, and video tutorials.