Add Push Notifications Report Junk

Number:rdar://50479242 Date Originated:
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:iOS + SDK Notifications Product Version:
Classification: Reproducible:
Apple guideline 4.5.3 states “Do not use Apple Services to spam, phish, or send unsolicited messages to customers, including Game Center, Push Notifications, etc.”

Plenty of apps disregard this guideline and misuse push notifications to present advertisements to their customers, some apps even force their users to enable notifications in order to use their app at all.

While it’s impossible for Apple to enforce this rule in every single app out in the store,
It would be great if there was a way for users to report junk like when receiving an iMessage from a unknown contact.

Once Apple receives multiple reports of the same app, then, and only then, an internal investigation can be opened and it is decided whether to take further action for that or not.


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