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Updating App Store screenshots just became that little bit trickier
Updating App Store screenshots just became that little bit trickier
January 10, 2013 | By Mike Rose

January 10, 2013 | By Mike Rose
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Apple has changed the way in which App Store developers update their app screenshots, potentially causing some mild grief for legitimate studios.

Screenshots are now locked once your app is approved by Apple, and the only way to upload new screenshots or replace the originals is to submit a binary for an update to the existing app.

This replaces the original system, by which developers were able to swap out screenshots without getting approval from Apple beforehand.

TouchArcade suggests that this move has been put in place to stop scammers, who would wait until an app or game was approved, and then immediately replace the screenshots with a completely different game.

However, the news will come as a worry for those studios who simply want to alter their screenshots to perhaps display a scheduled cut-price sale. These studios will now need to submit an entirely new update just to alter screenshots on the store.


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