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I am trying to test a new app I created on a different shopify store and i keep getting the error "This app needs to be reviewed by Shopify before it can be installed. Contact the app developer for more information about this app."

How do I do get around this because I was sure that there was a way to install apps without them being on the app store.

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You probably shouldn't. Don't trust apps out of the blue, the number #1 rule of internet safety is to by default, not trust anything.

If they aren't approved and they can edit your Shopify store, that's a big issue.

Once It get's approved you can wait a few days and then install it.

Check the date the app was made and last updated if theres info like that.

Check if theres a better and approved app on the app store. I always select trusted, popular, and well-known apps since I don't want any security trouble.

I would like some feedback on my store if you don't mind, its a recent post I made. You don't have to check if you don't want to


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Hi @benjk 


Is this on a development store? I'd suggesting following this to test your new app:

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