Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am developing an ipad app and wish to publish it to the appstore. The problem is that the application currently is not very impressive as it's still in ongoing development.

I wish to show my users a welcome screen and allow only those users who have been invited to continue and see the entire application. Users who weren't invited will see a teaser and an option to signup for their own invitation.

My question is: Based on your experience will such an application be approved on the appstore?

share|improve this question
4  
No. If you're in this stage you need to use Ad-Hoc (or TestFlight) to test with, not App Store deployment. –  Jason May 8 '12 at 22:05
    
You should expand on that a bit and add it as an answer. –  Jason Salaz May 8 '12 at 23:30
add comment

closed as off topic by daviesgeek, CajunLuke, patrix, jmlumpkin, Mark Aug 26 '12 at 8:42

Questions on Ask Different are expected to relate to Apple hardware or software within the scope defined by the community. Consider editing the question or leaving comments for improvement if you believe the question can be reworded to fit within the scope. Read more about reopening questions here.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

1 Answer

up vote 2 down vote accepted

I expect that they won't be accepted. You'd need to invite the approver(s) at Apple so they can use and check your app, for starters, and, in any case, this is what Ad-Hoc distribution and beta testers are for, as @Jason mentioned.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.