In-app purchase offers additional revenue streams for developers other than the initial purchase from the App Store. This can be great for unlocking functionality, providing additional content or for in-game currency. Since app store pricing has been driven through the floor, IAP is often thought of as the best way to monetize apps, so it’s definitely worth discovering how to implement it. In this video tutorial series you’ll learn how to integrate in-app purchase in your apps. Covering the dance with iTunes connect, integration with StoreKit, restoration of previous purchases and receipt validation, by the end of the series you’ll have a great understanding of the concepts behind IAP. By Sam Davies.
Find out what's covered in our In-App Purchase video tutorial series!
In this video you'll discover how to add IAP products to iTunes Connect, an then retrieve them inside your app.
Making a Purchase
This video will teach you how to integrate IAP into your app and accept purchases. You'll use your sandbox account to "make" a purchase to remove the ads in the GreenGrocer app.
When a user buys an IAP, they are issued with a receipt, which is stored locally on the device. In this video you'll learn how to use validation of these receipts to keep track of which IAPs the user has purchased
Review what you've learned in our In-App Purchase video tutorial series and get an overview of some other features available for in-app purchase.