Apple adding more built-in iOS apps to App Store, allowing users to rate and review them

about 1 month ago by IanDorfman

Apple today made it so several of iOS's default apps are now visible on the App Store. This also means that the apps can be rated and reviewed.

As noticed by App Store critic Kosta Eleftheriou, the following apps are now listed on the Small Apple App Store iconApple App Store:

Apple Health
Small iMessage iconiMessage
Small Apple Photos iconApple Photos
Small Safari iconSafari

In addition to users being able to rate and review these built-in iOS apps, this also allows Apple to update these apps independently of iOS version updates.

Further coverage:


  • FreeProprietary
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Apple Watch

iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc. and distributed exclusively for Apple hardware. It is the operating system that powers iPhone, iPod Touch, and formerly iPad.

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