Apple will offer developers of applications the ability to communicate with users in the App Store and Mac App Store. In addition, the owners of iPhone, iPad and Mac will be able to mark apps without leaving them.
On Tuesday, Apple released the first beta of iOS 10.3. When will release the final version of the update, developers will be able to reply to comments and reviews of the apps. The creators ON the long-requested kupertinovtsy to work more closely with the audience and this will now become possible.
Developers will not only be able to respond quickly to the problems of their software, but also against unscrupulous users or competitors through publication of official answers. Users will be able to report those who abuse the relative openness of the App Store.
In addition, iOS 10.3, Apple introduced a new standard notification with a request to rate the app. Now users will be able to put the stars without leaving the game or program.
This innovation has a downside: in the iOS settings 10.3 has a switch that allows you to prevent all apps to prompt users to supply a rating. Thus, Apple went to meet people annoying pop-up messages with obsessive requests to rate the app in the App Store.
“iOS 10.3 offers a new way to ask users about the ranking and reviews in the App Store. Using SKStoreReviewController API you can refer such requests to the user while he uses the application he does not have to the App Store for iOS… When will 10.3 be available for download for all users, you will be able to respond to their reviews on the App Store publicly (this option will be available in the Mac App Store”, — stated in the message Apple.
According to the developers, the functions of responses to reviews in the App Store had been waiting since the first day of work because in many cases, users write reviews to tell that they have something not work and complain.