App Store Version Update

Last Updated on2020-03-27 02:56:24

Prepare

1. Create new version, update version info

1.1 Log in the Apple store with developer accountApp Store Connect, Select the App that needs to be updated, click to the next step.

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1.2.Click Version and Platform and select iOS to create a new version. Please keep the version number consistent with the Yuya IoT platform version number.

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1.3.After creating the new version, you need to fill the New Functions in the Updated Version section of the version information.  If the App is released with more than one language, you need to fill in the information in the different languages. After finishing, click Save in the upper right corner.

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1.4.Because of the new rules released by Apple Store, you need to select one of your products to pair the network (Pls do not choose the Bulbs, lights, plug, because their UI is too simple, which will cause the high rejection probability) and take screenshots of different function pages; Upload iPhone 6.5-inch Display and iPhone 5.5-inch Display other sizes not needed for now. The screenshot must be taken with **Apple mobile phone ** and other application icons should not Appear above the mobile phone, it is also recommended that the mobile phone open the flight mode when take screenshots;

Preview image effect reference (background size is 1242 * 2688px, phone model iPhone XR)

Preview image effect reference, background image size is 1242 * 2208px, phone model iPhone 6 plus

1.5 Please check if there is device in the test account (the device needs to be consistent with the device in the preview of step 4), and the device needs to remain online during the submission review.

1.6 Please check if the demo video in the note can be viewed normally (the device in this video needs to be consistent with the device in step 4, step 5). If the device in the video is found to be inconsistent, please re-shoot and upload it to YouTube and also attach the video get link here in the note. Demo video reference. Demo video reference

If your App does not have the Siri feature, please fill in the following information in the remarks column:

Note: This version does not support the Siri feature.

If your App have the Siri feature, please fill in the following information in the remarks column:

Note: The Siri shortcuts in the App are used to conveniently control the scene. To use Siri shortcuts, you will need an existing scene. Firstly you need to add one or more devices to the App, create a scene to operate the devices, and then add Siri shortcuts in the scene settings to quickly perform scene operations.

2. Upload App Package

Attention: Please stop using Application Loader to upload the App, it has many unknown issue cause the upload failed. Use Transporter instead.

2.1 Open the Transporter App and login.

2.2 Click Add APP, and select the prepared official App installation package. The file suffix is .ipa

2.3 Click Deliver. If not succeed in long time, please retry.

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2.4 After the App installation package is successfully uploaded, please wait for 15 minutes - 1 hours, and go back to App Store Connect, add the package at the Building version position, and click Complete .

3. Submit for Approval

After filling in all information, click the Submit for Approval on the upper right corner of the page.

Select No for all questions, and then click Submit.

The App approval usually takes 1 to 3 working days. The App will be released automatically to the App store once it is approved, and a notification email to inform the contact person of the successful approval will be sent.