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Don't be conned by expensive App Store subscription traps


Reading the small print: App Store users can easily be led into paying for expensive subscriptions that they don't know they've signed up for. — dpa

Reading the small print: App Store users can easily be led into paying for expensive subscriptions that they don't know they've signed up for. — dpa

Subscription traps lurk hidden in some apps downloaded from Apple's official App Store. Users can be lured by a free trial, for example, which then automatically upgrades into an expensive subscription after the trial expires.

Although Apple is taking action to stop developers from tricking customers in this way, such applications can still be found in the App Store.

   

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