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iPhone 5 Optimization Must

We just got an email from Apple that they won’t accept apps which don’t have 4″ screen support from May 1st.

Here is the email we got from Apple today –

Dear developer,

We have discovered one or more issues with your recent delivery for “Dream Countdown”. Your delivery was successful, but you may wish to correct the following issues in your next delivery:

iPhone 5 Optimization Requirement – Your binary is not optimized for iPhone 5. As of May 1, all new iPhone apps and app updates submitted must support the 4-inch display on iPhone 5. All apps must include a launch image of the appropriate size. Learn more about iPhone 5 support by reviewing the iOS Human Interface Guidelines.

If you would like to update your binary for this app, you can reject this binary from the Binary Details page in iTunes Connect. Note that rejecting your binary will remove your app from the review queue and the review process will start over from the beginning when you resubmit your binary.


The App Store team

Here is what we should do to optimize app for iPhone 5 4″ screen.

  1. Upgrade to Xcode 4.5 or later .
  2. Add splash screen of size 640×1136 with name – “[email protected]
  3.  Design your app layout with auto layouts see this article –


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