What you need to know
- Developers can now offer subscription codes to customers.
- Users can redeem the codes to receive free or discounted service for a period of time.
In a news release on Apple's Developer website, the company has informed developers that they can now create subscription offer codes for their apps that can be used to gain, retain, or get lost subscribers back to their service.
Customers can redeem the codes to receive either discounted or free service for a time specified by the developer. The codes can be offered in both a digital and physical format.
Customers will be able to redeem the code either through the App Store or through the developer's app itself. If the developer wants to support the latter, they will need to implement an API.
Developers can learn more about subscription offer codes on Apple's Developer website.
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