Swift version: 5.2
Many apps ask users to review their apps, but it’s increasingly common to see dark patterns such as apps pre-screening users so they get sent to the App Store only if they said they like the app.
To avoid this problem in the future, and also to provide a standardized interface that users can trust, iOS 10.3 brought a built-in way to ask users to review the app, and it couldn’t be much easier to use.
But first, some important information:
Once you understand those rules, the process really couldn’t be easier. First, add this
import to your code:
Then at some point in your app call this method:
Again, you should not call that in response to user input, although if you have any sense you won’t just put it inside
viewDidAppear() in your app.
Instead, consider storing a simple run count for your app using
UserDefaults, then calling the method after your app has been run 10 times. By that point it’s pretty clear the user keeps coming back to your app, so hopefully you have more chance of getting a positive review!
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Available from iOS 10.3
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