Email received from Apple - NSPrivacyAccessedAPITypes array missed

Today I received an email from Apple after updated one of my games. According to Apple there is a missing array in my app’s privacy manifest to provide approved reasons for some APIs used by my app’s code. I’ve attached the letter below:

Hello,

We noticed one or more issues with a recent submission for App Store review for the following app:

  • Woodpuzzle - Number Match Game
  • Version 1.4
  • Build 2024.3.270503

Although submission for App Store review was successful, you may want to correct the following issues in your next submission for App Store review. Once you’ve corrected the issues, upload a new binary to App Store Connect.

ITMS-91053: Missing API declaration - Your app’s code in the “Woodpuzzle” file references one or more APIs that require reasons, including the following API categories: NSPrivacyAccessedAPICategoryFileTimestamp. While no action is required at this time, starting May 1, 2024, when you upload a new app or app update, you must include a NSPrivacyAccessedAPITypes array in your app’s privacy manifest to provide approved reasons for these APIs used by your app’s code. For more details about this policy, including a list of required reason APIs and approved reasons for usage, visit: Describing use of required reason API | Apple Developer Documentation.

ITMS-91053: Missing API declaration - Your app’s code in the “Woodpuzzle” file references one or more APIs that require reasons, including the following API categories: NSPrivacyAccessedAPICategoryDiskSpace. While no action is required at this time, starting May 1, 2024, when you upload a new app or app update, you must include a NSPrivacyAccessedAPITypes array in your app’s privacy manifest to provide approved reasons for these APIs used by your app’s code. For more details about this policy, including a list of required reason APIs and approved reasons for usage, visit: Describing use of required reason API | Apple Developer Documentation.

ITMS-91053: Missing API declaration - Your app’s code in the “Woodpuzzle” file references one or more APIs that require reasons, including the following API categories: NSPrivacyAccessedAPICategorySystemBootTime. While no action is required at this time, starting May 1, 2024, when you upload a new app or app update, you must include a NSPrivacyAccessedAPITypes array in your app’s privacy manifest to provide approved reasons for these APIs used by your app’s code. For more details about this policy, including a list of required reason APIs and approved reasons for usage, visit: Describing use of required reason API | Apple Developer Documentation.

ITMS-91053: Missing API declaration - Your app’s code in the “Woodpuzzle” file references one or more APIs that require reasons, including the following API categories: NSPrivacyAccessedAPICategoryUserDefaults. While no action is required at this time, starting May 1, 2024, when you upload a new app or app update, you must include a NSPrivacyAccessedAPITypes array in your app’s privacy manifest to provide approved reasons for these APIs used by your app’s code. For more details about this policy, including a list of required reason APIs and approved reasons for usage, visit: Describing use of required reason API | Apple Developer Documentation.

Apple Developer Relations

This is a known issue and Vlad is working on it.

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