How to turn on family sharing in In-App Purchases or Subscriptions

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A flower that represents StoreKit next to one that represents Xcode. Beneath it sits the text "Local Family Plan."

A step by step guide on enabling family plans for local In-App Purchases and Subscriptions using XCode.

If you are looking for tutorials on turning on family sharing for In-App Purchases or Subscriptions on App Store Connect please consult the links below.

Step One: Select the StoreKit Configuration File

A screenshot of Xcode showing a newly created local Storekit file.

Select the local StoreKit configuration file.

If you have yet to create one, follow the tutorial below.

Step Two: Select the product

A screenshot of Xcode of an Auto Renewable Subscription in a Store Kit Configuration File with the details discussed in this tutorial filled in.

Select a Non-Consumable In-App Purchase or an Auto-Renewing Subscription.

Consumables In-App Purchases and Non-Renewing Subscriptions do not allow for Family Sharing.

If you have yet to create one follow the tutorials below.

Step Three: Turn On Family Sharing

A screenshot of Xcode showing an Auto-Renewable Subscription within a local StoreKit Configuration File. Highlighted is the dropdown next to Family Sharing. Click this dropdown and select ON to turn on Family Sharing for this subscription.

Using the dropdown next to Family Sharing, select On.

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