Can you make add-ons to existing apps?

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by GhostDZ9, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. GhostDZ9 macrumors regular

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    Hey Guys,



    I have an idea for app for the app store but I was wondering cause you make a sort of add-on to a core existing app? (ie mail, etc)
     
  2. (marc) macrumors 6502a

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    Probably not. There are ways to communicate with other apps (like accessing Address Book data or browsing the photo gallery), but you might have special needs that aren't fulfilled by the SDK.

    You have to post more details if you want a better answer.
     
  3. GhostDZ9 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Well i want to make an app that communicates with the messages app on the iphone is there capailitiies to be able to read messages and update messages?
     
  4. dejo Moderator

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    No, there isn't.
     
  5. GhostDZ9 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Well that just sucks, there goes that idea lol
     

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