New App Store rule streamlines app account deletion

Apple on Wednesday informed developers that it will soon begin to enforce a new App Store rule that requires titles with account creation tools to also offer in-app deletion options.

App StoreDetailed in an update to Apple’s developer website, App Store Guideline 5.1.1 mandates that apps with account creation capabilities must also provide users an option to delete said account within the app.”If your app doesn’t include significant account-based features, let people use it without a login. If your app supports account creation, you must also offer account deletion within the app,” the guideline reads.

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