Apple: Starting from April 26, all new apps must use Xcode 12 and iOS 14 SDK
Apple held a spring new product launch early this morning and released the iOS 14.5/iPadOS 14.5 RC candidate preview. At the same time, Apple put forward new submission requirements to developers.
Starting from April 26, all newly submitted iOS/iPadOS apps must be built using Xcode 12 and iOS 14 SDK . The iOS 14 SDK has new features such as App Clips (small programs), home screen widgets, ARKit, and RealityKit.
At the same time, all newly submitted Apple Watch App must be built with Xcode 12 and watchOS 7 SDK. WatchOS 7 SDK has new designs such as ClockKit API, SwiftUI, Xcode preview and so on.
Naijatechnews understands that Apple also requires developers to provide a statement for any other form of tracking (for example, by name or email address) in the “App Store Privacy Information” section of the product page from April 26; At the same time, these tracking will only be carried out with permission through AppTrackingTransparency.
According to the guidelines of the App Store Audit Guidelines, developers also need to include a purpose string in the system prompt to explain why the App needs to track users.