A director of Apple’s App Evaluation course of says that almost all of app rejections aren’t appealed, and when they’re, most of them are upheld.
Throughout his time on the witness stand, Apple Director Trystan Kosmynka provided some particulars about App Retailer rejections — and particularly in regards to the enchantment course of if an app is rejected.
Extra particularly, Kosmynka was speaking about errors within the app assessment course of. He says a technique to have a look at errors is the truth that lower than 1% of rejections are literally appealed. Most rejections are additionally upheld, he added.
“I feel the variety of errors are a small fraction of the general effectiveness of the method,” Kosmynka stated, including that Apple acknowledges a mistake has been made based mostly on the variety of appeals it receives.
Apple in June 2020 made it simpler for builders to problem particular pointers in appeals. That got here after an argument surrounding Basecamp-produced e mail app Hey.
On the time, Apple blocked updates to Hey after initially approving it as a result of the e-mail service did not supply an in-app subscription choice. Hey was ultimately allowed to submit updates after it added a free tier, bringing it into compliance with Apple pointers.