What you need to know
- Apple is warning developers of upcoming regulatory changes in India.
- The changes could impact the processing of auto-renewable subscriptions.
- Specifically, there are new requirements for auto-renewable subscriptions with debit and credit cards.
There are some changes coming to the App Store in India.
In a news update (opens in new tab) on the Apple Developer website, Apple has announced that new regulatory requirements in the country could result in credit and debit cards being declined for auto-renewable subscriptions if they are not updated to meet the new requirements.
If you are a developer and offer auto-renewable subscriptions in your app, Apple has provided the following steps to try and prevent or fix any declined transactions:
Developers can learn more on the Apple Developer website (opens in new tab).
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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