iOS 11’s revamped App Store is one of its major highlight. And why not! Apple has actually made some noteworthy changes in redesigning the interface. It has stayed quite same since past 9 years, this is the first time when App Store has gone through so many remarkable changes.
There’s so much more in the new App Store that we could go on for hours. Sadly, the Wishlist feature has been removed but a whole new experience awaits for you. So, we’re just going to focus on the bright side and explore some of its unique features in detail.
The all new “Today” Section
This is something that’ll catch your attention at the first place. The “Today” section helps you in showcasing all new apps and games blended with editors pick to give you a whole new welcome experience. Once you tap on any of these entries you’ll be redirected to a separate page that lists down entire detail about that particular app.
Tips and Guides
This section is basically an extended version of the Today tab. Here you’ll see all useful information including tips and how-to’s related to your favorite applications and games. It really helps you to get an insight about what an app can really do.
In App Store Purchases
With iOS 11 Apple is offering us an all new different way to make in app purchases from App store. Whenever you’re viewing a particular app, then expanding the In-App purchase option will show you a list of all paid upgrades of the app. However, this feature isn’t completely live yet, but as soon as it’ll be you’ll be able to tap any of these things to start the in-application purchase straightforwardly from the App Store.
The Enhanced Review and Ratings Tab
Now as soon as you’ll select a particular app then you’ll see a few significant changes in the ratings and “What’s new” section. You’ll now be able to view an actual star rating and overall popularity. Earlier the reviews and rating were not displayed in such prominent manner and were actually hidden in the details tab. But now with iOS 11 you’ll see it highlighted in a much more enhanced way without having to scroll much.
Separate Spotlight for Apps and Games
In the earlier versions of iOS, the apps and games were clubbed into a common section. But now with the revamped App Store design of iOS 11, the apps and games will get a spotlight of their own. As you can see in the above snapshot, the bottom menu bar has get a whole new design with apps and games listed as separate entities which makes stuff easier to find.
Here were the 5 most prominent changes of the revamped App Store in iOS 11. Well, there’s a lot more than this! We just covered the ones that were worth of getting your attention at the first place.
Do share your feedback about the all new design of App Store and let us know which feature you liked the most!