What is a White Label Native App?

What is a "white label" native app?

A white label native version of an AppSheet app is a native mobile application with your own branding, that you can publish directly in an app store or distribute on your own. The installation and use of a white label native app is similar to the millions of other apps in the app store. It is sometimes referred to as "whitelabel" or "white-label".

What platforms are Supported?

Both iOS and Andriod are supported for white label native applications.

How does a white label native app differ from my regular AppSheet app?

By default, your AppSheet app is hosted on a mobile device within an existing mobile "host" app. Because this mobile host app is already available in the app stores, you can create apps and use apps almost instantly.

When you create a white label version of your app, it is effectively a copy of the AppSheet host app, but it has your branding and only runs your app. You will take on the extra time and effort needed to publish the app in the relevant app store. However, you will gain the discoverability of apps in the appstore, and your users will benefit from the familiarity of the app installation process.

The app will continue to function in exactly the same way as before. Updates to the app definition will be picked up automatically as usual. Once in a while, if AppSheet releases any significant new functionality that requires a new version of the white label native app (for example, integration with push notifications), you would need to regenerate and republish your white label native app.

White Label app restrictions

Barcode scanning is not currently supported in white labeled applications.  Also, any apps submitted to the Apple App Store will be reviewed by Apple.  We do not, and could not guarantee that an app will pass review or ever be available in the App Store.

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