How can I publish My iPhone App by myself?

Follow below mentioned steps to publish your app on Apple App Store/iTunes Connect:

Step 1. Download your .ipa file

  • Download .CSR file from My Apps >> Go Live >> iPhone >> I would like to publish my app myself >> Publish my app to iTunes using a Mac system >> Download Certificate Signing Request (.CSR)

Please follow below mentioned steps to download your .ipa file

Part 1-A: Create your Distribution Certificate

  1. Goto https://developer.apple.com and click on Account
  2. Enter Apple ID and Password to Sign In
  3. Click on Certificates, identifiers & Profiles
  4. Click on Certificates IDs & Profiles
  5. Click on All, then ’+’
  6. Select App store & Ad Hoc from Production, then Continue button
  7. Again click on Continue
  8. Uploads .CSR certificates and click on Continue
  9. Click on Download and download iOS distribution certificate





Part 1-B: Create Bundle ID

  1. Click on App IDs, then click on ’+’
  2. Enter the details
    1. In the App ID Description field, enter app name (No special characters allowed)
    2. In the Bundle ID field, Enter Bundle Identifier (App ID Suffix)
      For example: com.YourAppName.YourAppName





Part 1-C: To insert APNs Certificate

  1. Under App Ids, select the App ID, which you want to submit
  2. Click on Edit
  3. Attach .CSR file in Development SSL Certificate and Production SSL Certificate and click on Done





Part 1-D: Create a distribution provisioning profile

  1. Click on Distribution Tab ant then click on ’+’
  2. Select App Store/tvOS App Store option Under Distribution and click Continue
  3. Select App Id that you created in Part 1-B and click Continue
  4. Select the latest certificate and click Continue
  5. Enter your App Name in Profile Name
  6. Download the Certificate and click on Done





Step 2. Create app into iTunes Connect

  1. Go to iTunes Connect
  2. Click on My Apps
  3. Click on ’+’ sign
  4. Choose New App
  5. Choose iOS platform, Enter App Name, Select Language and Bundle ID (as on certificates), Enter SKU (e.g., SKU1324APPNAME), and click on Create to continue
    Note: Select tvOS if you wish to submit your app for Apple TV
  6. Choose Category under App information
  7. Go to Pricing >> Choose suitable pricing Tier (As per iTunes guidelines)
  8. Upload Screenshots
  9. Type App Description and Keywords
  10. Upload App Icon, Enter Rating and all details like Name, Email address, Contact number, e.t.c
  11. Provide Contact Information and choose to Automatically Release App





Step 3. Upload your app from Application Loader

  1. On your Mac computer, open the Application Loader, if you don’t have Application Loader,, you can download it from Build, under Prepare for Submission section
  2. Enter your Apple ID and Password
  3. Click Next
  4. Click Deliver Your App
  5. Select the app you would like to Submit and click Open
  6. Click Next
  7. Wait for the application loader to upload your file. Once your file is uploaded, you will see a green check (this implies that your app has been submitted to Apple).
    Note: You only need to click Send if you receive an error message and want to re-add your application
  8. You have successfully added your application to the App Store, click Done





Step 4. Send your app for review

  1. Login into youriTunes Connect account
  2. Click on My app and click on your app 
  3. Select prepare for submission now, and click on '+' in Build section
    Note: It will take 30 minutes to 1 Hour, to reflect into the Build section
  4. Select latest uploaded build, then click on Done
  5. Click on Save
  6. Click on Submit for Review
  7. If your app contains Ads, then select Yes, for rest select No

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