Application Icons and Launch Images for iOS

Last Revision:
Version 1.2, 2014-03-05
Upgraded for iOS 7.0 SDK; Renamed to Application Icons and Launch Images for iOS
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Build Requirements:
iOS SDK 7.0 or later
Runtime Requirements:
iOS 6.0 or later

This sample demonstrates the proper use of application icons on iOS.

Every app is required to have an app icon. In addition, it is recommended that apps also provide icons for additional areas outside of the app including: Homescreen, Spotlight, the Settings app, and when creating an Ad Hoc build and adding it to iTunes. Every app must also included at least one launch image. If your app is an iPhone or Universal app, it must included a launch image specifically for devices with 4" screens (iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPod Touch 5). In addition, it is recommended that apps also provide launch images for all applicable launch conditions.

This sample is a universal binary that supports iPhone/iPod touch/iPad and includes support for high resolution displays.