SKProductStorePromotionController visibility updating doesn't work
Number:rdar://36275212 Date Originated:03-Jan-2018 04:49 PM
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:iOS + SDK Product Version:iOS 11.2.1
Classification:Serious Bug Reproducible:Always
The method update(storePromotionVisibility promotionVisibility:, for product:, completionHandler:) does not seem to have any effect.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. call SKProductStorePromotionController.default().update(storePromotionVisibility: .hide, for: validProductIdentifier, completionHandler: someCompletionHandler)
2. completionHandler is called without an error

Expected Results:
The IAP should now be hidden in the App Store.

Actual Results:
It remains visible in the App Store.
Also restarting App Store App doesn’t change this.

iOS 11.2.1

We call the method with different parameters (.hide, .show, .default) for all 4 existing promoted IAP in our app, in any case all IAPs stay visible.

There is not effect when trying with a debug build, using sandbox user, or production using real users.

It is also not clear if DEBUG vs RELEASE / app store sandbox has any effect on the behaviour, please clarify this in the documentation.


Hannes Oud

Thanks, it is working now, good job! Please also have a look at rdar://36275010 again, it is a small request for improving the documentation.

By at Feb. 15, 2018, 11:58 a.m. (reply...)

Apple Developer Relations

Engineering has provided the following information regarding this issue:

A fix was recently deployed. Can you please give this another try?

By at Feb. 15, 2018, 11:57 a.m. (reply...)

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