Submitting and app to iTunes Connect without errors is not as simple as it should be, although the review process is now so much faster than it used to be. Back in 2015 app reviews would take almost a week before you knew if the app had been rejected or not. These days (and I am talking November 2016) app reviews take only one day before they are live on the App Store.
Today I tried uploading a new version of Tessitura Pro 1.9.4 to iTunes Connect from within XCode 8.1 and I got an error with code -22421
Searching on the internet I couldn’t find any case that applied to mine. Apparently -22421 is returned as an error code for several different reasons.
Here’s the problem I had: On my previous (most recent) version of Tessitura, I selected 9.3 as the iOS version in Deployment Target. But for some reason after opening the project in XCode 8.1 my deployment target had changed to 8.4
I am guessing you can’t downgrade the deployment target on an app (although I don’t this for a fact). I changed it back to 9.3 and the new Tessitura built uploaded without any problems
In this new version I am adding a google adwords conversion tracking snippet to track installs on the app and I thought that was the problem. I still don’t know whether the tracking code will be accepted in the review process, but I will write a new post with my findings once it’s worked.
Changing the price of an app on the App Store is pretty straight forward. You go to the Pricing tab of your app in iTunes Connect and then edit it with the Tier you want. You must remember to set a starting date and an ending date. (Use Now to set the price change right away, and use None on the ending date if you want to keep that price indefinitely.)
If you have in-app purchases for a particular app, and you want to change the pricing for them, you must then go to the In-app purchase tab in iTunes Connect then click on the in-app purchase you want to edit. On the popup screen you will see the current setting for that in-app purchase but you have to click on the edit button to change any data including the price. Then you can choose the new pricing exactly as you do with the app pricing, setting a new tier, starting date and ending date.
Pretty easy, eh? It took me five minutes to change all the in-app purchase prices on my 60 Top Hat Piano Grooves Vol. 1 app which is now ON SALE for $3.99 (was $4.99) and every single module is now $0.99 (were $1.99) except for the rock & pop grooves since there’s quite a few more of those.
Now you can buy 60 lessons with video tutorial & demo, compete piano score, metronome included in the score to practice all for only $3.99,
less than 7 cents $0.07 a lesson, how ridiculous (“amazing”.- I meant) is that!