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What am I missing here? Why can Spotify not redirect users to subscribe on their own website?

I'm pretty sure I signed up on Spotifys website, then logged into my iPhone. Apple definitely don't get 30% of that subscription fee.






>Why can Spotify not redirect users to subscribe on their own website?

Because it's forbidden by apple to inform your user that it's cheaper on the website.


Is this in their ToS or is this just hearsay?

Because Apple rejects their app whenever they try something like that, or even have phrasing suggesting that users do so without actually redirecting themselves.

According to the website, the debate is that Apple does not currently allow apps to do what you are describing.

A few quotes from the timeline:

> Apple now prohibits buttons or links to any other external ways to pay.

> While we haven’t been able to include any buttons or external links to pages containing product info, discounts, promotions, etc. (even if they don’t link directly to a payment system!) since Feb. 2011


Thanks! URLs blocked on my network for now.



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