For the longest time, I've been afraid to speak up about my story with App Review, fearing I'd put my popular app at risk. I've now decided that being transparent and sharing my experience to help others is worth it, so here it goes:👇
App update rejections can be annoying and frustrating at times, but I appreciate and respect the review process - I believe that it mostly benefits end users. Even getting rejected for things that had previously been ok is something that I've grown to expect.
But this was different. In January 2019, I had not submitted an update for "FlickType" in over two months. Blind and visually impaired users were happily using my iOS and watch keyboard every day. Then, out of the blue, I got the message that made my heart drop: