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Fixed in 2020.1

Fixed in 2017.4, 2018.4, 2019.2, 2019.3



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[iOS] Apple throws Deprecated API Usage warning for using UIWebView when submitting Builds to the App Store Connect



After submitting Unity-iOS builds to the App Store Connect Apple is showing Warning for using UIWebView:

Dear Developer,
We identified one or more issues with a recent delivery for your app, "XXXXX". Your delivery was successful, but you may wish to correct the following issues in your next delivery:
ITMS-90809: Deprecated API Usage - Apple will stop accepting submissions of apps that use UIWebView APIs . See for more information.
After you’ve corrected the issues, you can use Xcode or Application Loader to upload a new binary to App Store Connect.

This case doesn't need a reproduction project, the problem is that we're creating an instance of UIWebView at PlatformDependent/iPhonePlayer/ to handle in-game links, but the UIWebView will be no longer supported by Apple and will be a cause for apps rejection in the App Store Connect

Reproduced on Unity 2017.4.32f1, 2018.4.8f1, 2019.2.4f1, 2019.3.0b2 and 2020.1.0a2

  1. Response avatar

    Resolution Note (fix version 2020.1):

    Please note that you will get the error if you are using a Unity Ads package older or equal to 3.2. This was fixed with Ads 3.3.0.

Comments (85)

  1. 3d72ee5801e58528813eaeb1d6054d94?d=mm


    Jan 10, 2020 18:02

    Still present in 2018.4.14 without Ads used in the project.

  2. 51cc923c591ac31b808874d83007076e?d=mm


    Jan 07, 2020 17:39

    Still present in 2018.4.14 without Ads used in the project.

  3. 47592ea1d4ee98dcec7b4169573158a6?d=mm


    Jan 07, 2020 12:43

    Please mind the resolution note:
    "you will get the error if you are using a Unity Ads package older or equal to 3.2. This was fixed with Ads 3.3.0."

    If you are still experiencing this issue with the latest version of the Ads package, please submit a new bug report for it.

  4. 5b6d2e702b555b49688ada43070ea7e0?d=mm


    Jan 02, 2020 21:45

    2019.2.17f1 still exists.

  5. B84b4e31abdaa8e2462f2a2770aeacf8?d=mm


    Dec 17, 2019 16:02

    This issue exist on Unity 5.6.7. Is the fix going to be imported to that version of Unity?

  6. 46104c4dea825c2612f1db39ee45ed80?d=mm


    Dec 04, 2019 20:07

    2018.4.13f1 LTS - Issue still exists - I you can't get a fix can someone please respond with a work around? our product along with many other product launches are being delayed on iOS.

  7. 514dd181773fbf1e69cec5d49b2fa891?d=mm


    Dec 04, 2019 19:30

    Still present on Unity 2019.2.14f1

  8. 758d43f45c352b11c6f75bede098447e?d=mm


    Dec 03, 2019 12:25

    The issue is still not fixed yet in 2019.2.10 and the later version doesn't mention this fix at all so we haven't tried yet

  9. 3cf3196c0869d8940087e0f5cb544bad?d=mm


    Dec 03, 2019 06:00

    Unity 2019.2 also have this issue.

  10. E5dc51125e2a40aad7003d9b1de8508f?d=mm


    Nov 27, 2019 15:17

    Same in Unity 2018.3.13f1

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