AppStore Connect is a suite of web-based tools for managing apps sold on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and iMessage.
With App Store Connect, you can manage your apps, view sales reports, access app analytics, invite users to test your apps with TestFlight, and much more.
To get started with App Store Connect, you will need to sign up for an Apple Developer Account. Here are the steps to do that:
- Go to developer.apple.com and click on the Account tab.
- Click on the “Join the Apple Developer Program” button.
- Sign in with your Apple ID. If you don’t have an Apple ID, you can create one by clicking on the “Create Apple ID” button.
- Follow the prompts to complete the enrollment process.
- Once you have an Apple Developer Account, you can access App Store Connect by going to appstoreconnect.apple.com and signing in with your developer account credentials. From there, you can start managing your apps and view app analytics, sales reports, and more.
Features of App Store Connect
Manage your apps: With App Store Connect, you can upload new apps to the App Store, update existing apps, and view the status of your app submissions.
View sales reports: App Store Connect provides detailed sales reports for your apps, including information on downloads, revenue, and more.
Access app analytics: App Store Connect includes a suite of tools for analyzing the performance of your apps, including data on app usage, crashes, and customer ratings and reviews.
Manage your in-app purchases: App Store Connect allows you to create and manage in-app purchases for your apps, including non-consumable, consumable, and subscription-based products.
Respond to customer reviews: App Store Connect includes tools for responding to customer reviews of your apps, which can be helpful for building a positive reputation and improving customer satisfaction.
With App Store Connect, you can upload new apps to the App Store, update existing apps, view sales reports, access app analytics, invite users to test your apps with TestFlight, and manage in-app purchases.
What other functions included in AppStore Connect
App Store Connect includes a variety of resources and guides to help you get started with the platform, including tutorials and sample code.
You can use App Store Connect to manage multiple apps, but you will need to create a separate listing for each app on the App Store.
App Store Connect allows you to invite up to 10,000 users to test your apps with TestFlight. TestFlight is a platform for distributing beta versions of your apps to testers.
App Store Connect includes tools for managing in-app purchases, but you will need to handle the actual payment processing for those purchases using a third-party payment service.
App Store Connect provides detailed sales reports and app analytics, but it does not include tools for tracking external marketing campaigns or advertising.
If you want to track the effectiveness of your marketing efforts, you may need to use additional tools or services.