Sideloading Apps

New EU Legislation Forces Apple to Allows Sideloading, Third-Party App Stores

According to the European Union's recently introduced Digital Markets Act (DMA), Apple must allow users to install apps from outside the App Store, as confirmed by spokesperson Johannes Bahrke in a statement to The Verge.  In addition to allowing third-party stores on its platform, Apple would also be forced to allow users to install apps from third-party...

Apple Publishes Paper on App Sideloading Amid Ongoing EU Discussions

Earlier today, it was reported how Apple has criticized EU draft rules, which would force the company to allow users to install apps from outside its App Store. To further defend its position, Apple has published a new paper (.PDF) on sideloading apps (via ZDNet). For those who aren’t familiar, sideloading is a process allowed by other...