Whether you’re using Android or iOS, you’ve probably had an app that caused an annoying popup asking for a rating or review. Some offer an option Never which will suppress requests in the future, but not everyone does. In these cases, you are only offered » Yes» or » Remind me later» .

Choosing the latter will of course cause the app to bother you again in the future. If you want to close the app and never see this notification again, there is an easy solution.

Click Yes, how are you going to leave feedback. After opening the App Store/Google Play Store, just press «Back» or close the page . The store doesn’t tell the app if you really left a rating. Instead, the app remembers what you clicked. Yes, to open a shop, and asks you no more.

You may see the popup again after updating the app. Since app stores take into account reviews of the most recent version of an app, the developer may have configured their app to request reviews for each new version.

If you use the app regularly, it would be a good idea to take a minute to leave an honest review. so that others, looking at the application, know if it is worth it. Developers can take your feedback into account when improving their product. This technique is useful for annoying applications. that keeps asking for reviews though.

If you’re wondering how this behavior affects app ratings, find out why you shouldn’t trust Google Play ratings should trust ratings

Do you usually leave ratings in apps or do you hate it? Let us know if you appreciate this trick in the comments!

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