Search

Apple introduces subscription offer codes for apps

Mashable 03 Sep 2020 06:26
Image: Apple
Uploads%252fcard%252fimage%252f786605%252fd59218b0 cf68 489d 87cc 54720a7fccfd.jpg%252foriginal.jpg?signature=1ebkzp1bkzmllm9j19br8zxjbv4=&source=https%3a%2f%2fblueprint api production.s3.amazonaws Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag
PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology.

Apple is set to encourage more developers to start using app subscriptions as well as tempting more consumers to subscribe by introducing subscription offer codes later this year.

As Engadget reports, subscription offer codes allow a developer to offer discounted or free subscriptions that auto-renew once the discount or free period runs out. The subscription codes are unique, alphanumeric one-time use codes which developers are free to generate and hand out either digitally (emails, newsletters, Twitter DMs, etc.) or physically (e.g. print out offer codes and hand them out at conferences).

In order for the codes to work, users will need to be running iOS 14 or iPadOS 14, both of which will be released later this year. Each code can be redeemed through the App Store either directly in the app the code is meant for, or by using a one-time code redemption URL.

Continue reading original article...

Tags

EngadgetAppleApp StoreTwitter
You may also like