Consultation Labs

Make appointments with Apple experts for personal one-on-one help on user interface design, accessibility design, app review, marketing, analytics, app distribution, and more.

Design

User Interface Design. Get advice on making your apps visually compelling and simple to use. Come prepared with a working prototype, development build, or your released app.

  • Appointments available:
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
  • Wednesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Accessibility Design. Find out how to make your apps accessible and easy to use for everyone. Learn the basics of VoiceOver and other accessibility features to better understand how customers with varying needs use your products. Come prepared with a working prototype, development build, or your released app.

  • Appointments available:
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
  • Wednesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Appointments for user interface design and accessibility design are 30 minutes long and are assigned by random selection. You can submit a request from 7:00-7:30 a.m. each morning, and you’ll get an email letting you know whether you received an appointment for that day shortly after 7:30 a.m. If you do not receive an appointment, you can submit a request again on another day. Appointments are limited to one per person per lab for the duration of the conference.

App Distribution

App Review. Gain a better understanding of the App Store Review Guidelines so you can plan and build your apps with these important guidelines in mind.

  • Appointments and drop-ins available:
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

App Store Connect. Ask questions about App Store Connect and features like TestFlight, Sales and Trends, and App Analytics. Learn about responding to customer reviews, offering subscriptions, setting up apps and in-app purchases, uploading builds, altool, Transporter, and more.

  • Appointments and drop-ins available:
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Apple Developer Program Support. Get help with updating your developer account information, managing your development devices and certificates, renewing your membership, and more.

  • Appointments and drop-ins available:
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Export Compliance. Find out what is required for your apps to comply with the U.S. Export Regulations for encryption and get details on how Apple reviews apps that use encryption technologies.

  • Appointments and drop-ins available:
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Appointments are recommended, but not required — you may drop in anytime during these hours. Appointment requests are accepted starting at 7:00 a.m. for that day only.

Marketing and More

Business and Marketing. Receive guidance on choosing the right business model for your app, pricing strategies, discoverability, launch planning, marketing, engaging your users, making the most of your product page, and localizing your app to reach users around the world. Bring any information that will help us assist you, such as a demo of your app or business and marketing plans.

  • Appointments and drop-ins available:
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Apple Marketing Communications. Learn how you can be considered for potential promotional opportunities outside of the App Store. These opportunities include Apple.com, Apple Retail Stores, Channel, and Broadcast.

  • Appointments and drop-ins available:
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Search Ads. Learn how to put your app at the top of relevant App Store search results to efficiently drive app downloads.

  • Appointments and drop-ins available:
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Appointments are recommended, but not required — you may drop in anytime during these hours. Appointment requests are accepted starting at 7:00 a.m. for that day only. Business and Marketing and Apple Marketing Communications appointments are limited to one per person per lab for the duration of the conference.

Apple Podcasts Studio

Reserve time in our fully outfitted studio to record the latest episode of your audio podcast, right here at WWDC. Each 60 minute session can accommodate up to four contributors, with Apple experts on hand to help get your session up and running. You will receive a copy of your session for post-production and distribution.

  • Appointments available:
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reserving time in the Apple Podcasts studio is by appointment only and is limited to one per person for the duration of the conference.