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Make sure your apps take advantage of the latest capabilities in iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS so you can deliver your most innovative apps yet to users worldwide. Download Xcode 13 and the latest OS releases, build and test your apps, update your product pages, and submit for review in App Store Connect.

App Store submission requirements

Minimum SDK

iOS and iPadOS apps submitted to the App Store must be built with Xcode 12 and the iOS 14 SDK or later. watchOS apps submitted to the App Store must be built with Xcode 12 and the watchOS 8 SDK or later.

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Upcoming submission requirements

Xcode 13

Starting April 2022, iOS and iPadOS apps submitted to the App Store must be built with Xcode 13 and the iOS 15 SDK. And watchOS apps submitted to the App Store must be built with Xcode 13 and the watchOS 8 SDK.

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Online group event in-app purchases New

App Store Review Guideline 3.11 requires apps offering paid online group services to do so via in-app purchase. Given the recent resurgence of COVID and its continued impact on in-person services, we’ve extended the most recent deadline to June 30, 2022.

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Account deletion within apps New

App Store Review Guideline 5.1.1 provides people with greater control over their personal data by stating that all apps that allow for account creation must also allow users to initiate deletion of their account from within the app. Due to the complexity of implementing this requirement we’ve extended the deadline to June 30, 2022.

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