Apple’s App Store guideline regarding account deletion requirements will come into effect starting June 30, 2022, the tech major reminded developers.
The App Store Review Guideline 5.1.1 requires apps that allow for account creation to enable users to delete their account from within the app itself, thus providing users with greater control over their data.
The requirement was previously set to come into effect by January 31, 2022.
“Due to the complexity of implementing this requirement, we’ve extended the deadline to June 30, 2022, to give you more time,” Apple said in a post for developers.
Certain requirements will have to be fulfilled by developers when updating the app. The account deletion option should be easy to find, The Hindu reported.