Apple explains why apps get rejected from the App Store

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  • Apple? What bull crap, all you have to do is read the negative comments on apps, or download one yourself to find out that there is NO Vetting process or 95% of the apps in the App store would not be crappy rip off shit.

    • Bomyne

      There is a review process. Many apps get rejected on a daily basis… Do a Google search.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOS_app_approvals#Notable_rejected_apps may help too.

    • Tallest Skil

      Yeah, so, no, you’re wrong. If you feel like presenting evidence to support your theory or something that would disprove what Apple just proved, go ahead. We’ll wait.

  • numb_sense

    and that’s why there are no bloated crapware apps in the App Store. DL it yourself and review it, “reviews are very reliable”. <– duh!

  • Ryan

    I have been an iOS app developer for about 4 years. I currenty have two apps on the App Store and honesty the review process isn’t really something I worry about all too much. As log as your app isn’t 1. A copy 2. Containing malicious code 3. Badly designed it will probably be released. I don’t think “iron gates” is a great way to describe the process; there are a lot of bad apps on the store. Personally I think it should be more rigorous.

    • shayneo

      The process certainly does feel a lot more transparent than it did when I started app dev around the same time you did. Back then it was pretty damn mysterious , it would just be rejected, often weeks after submission, and you’d be on the phone for hours trying to find out why. Now its a relatively quick process and they lay it out for you what needs to be fixed.