Category Archives: marketplace
what are the status my app goes through during certification? Oren Nachman has documented these, check out this great post!
I want my trial application to be full featured but expire after <x>days. Is this doable with trial API? Not by default. A user can install and uninstall an application many times, and each time the local data gets cleared … Continue reading
While on trial, I want to link to my app details. I notice MarketplaceDetailTask requires a ContentId for my app. How can I get the Id before I submit my app? If you want to link to your app, you … Continue reading
How do application reviews work (on a per user basis)? You can submit one review per app version. You can however edit that review. So if you decide to change the review it would replace your old one. If there … Continue reading
Is it possible to edit the application description and category information without submitting an application update? Not looking at this time. Considering it as a future feature (but not committed yet).
My marketplace report shows 20 trial downloads and 10 paid apps. How should I interpret these? Trial and paid downloads are reported separately. If someone converted from trial to paid, that would count as both a trial and a paid.
I can’t find a way in marketplace to change my app from paid to free. Can it be done? Today, you can not change an application from paid to free. You will have to resubmit as a new application. Can … Continue reading
Is there a way to programmatically check if an update is available (to encourage the user to get it)? No. You can implement it in your application using custom logic (e.g. a web service call).
What is required to meet the “technical support information requirement” in the certification process? An application must include the application name, version information, and technical support contact information that are easily discoverable. What does the contact information need to include? … Continue reading