It’s High Time For Developers To Renew Apps to Save Users From Chaos

October 04, 2021 | 2 minutes read

It is a moment for developers to renew apps as non-updated apps can cause chaos for users.

Apple has reminded the developers to get their apps ready for the new iPad mini’s 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display. Because non-updated applications might not be able to function properly thus causing irritability for users too.

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Apple gave this reminder last week to the developers. Because the apps that are not updated by the developers may not be able to function in full screen until they are updated. As per the post, most apps with enabled Auto Layout will work fine with the new iPad mini 6 display. Although, the other apps require the developers to recompile them with the Xcode 13 to make them fully compatible and well suited with the iPad mini 6.

It is no doubt that the development of an app is a crucial step. But keeping up with the updates is also important too. So keeping this in view, Apple has reminded the developers to update the apps for users. Because according to reports the non-updated applications are displaying black bars at the top and the bottom on the screen of the new iPad mini because the new iPad mini screen is wider and bigger in comparison to the previous model.

The company said on its website

The new iPad mini introduces a new screen resolution and aspect ratio with an edge-to-edge 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display, enabling even more immersive app and game experiences. If you’re following best practices with Auto Layout and size classes, your app’s interface will dynamically adapt to the new dimensions. However, if you’ve added UIRequiresFullScreen=YES to your app’s Info.plist in order to keep your app full screen during multitasking, you’ll need to recompile with Xcode 13 and the SDK for iPadOS 15 to take advantage of the full-screen size. Test and submit your updated app in App Store Connect today.”

Developers can know more about how to update the apps to support new devices on the Apple developer website.