iOS FAQ: Is UIWebView used in the iOS SDK? (iOS v3)

No. The UIWebView API has been deprecated by Apple.

Apple has stated that "[t]he App Store will no longer accept new apps using UIWebView as of April 2020 and app updates using UIWebView as of December 2020".

  • As of JW Player's iOS SDK 3.5, the deprecated UIWebView API has been replaced with the WKWebView.
  • In Google IMA iOS SDK 3.11.2, Google removed all remaining references to UIWebView. This SDK has been added to JWP's iOS SDK 3.12.0.