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

Step 1 : Go to Apple Developer
Step 2. Click on Account


Step 3. If you have an Apple Developer account, enter your credentials and login, or create an account by clicking on
Create yours now.


Step 4. On the dashboard, click on Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles


Step 5. Click on ‘+’ icon in front of Certificates


Step 6. Select iOS Distribution (App Store and Ad Hoc) option under Software


Step 7. Once selected, click on Continue


Step 8. Upload .CSR certificate

 

Step 9. Click on Continue to finish creating Distribution Certificate

 

Step 10. Click on Download

Part 1-B: Create Bundle ID

Step 1. Go to Identifiers


Step 2. Click on ‘+’ icon in front of Identifiers


Step 3. Select App IDs option under Register a New Identifier and click on Continue


Step 4. Enter app name in Description field. Under Bundle ID, enter Bundle Identifier (For example - com.YourAppName.YourAppName)


Step 5. Click on Continue


Step 6. Click on Register

Part 1-C: To insert APNs Certificate

Step 1. In Identifiers section, select the App ID that you want to submit


Step 2. Click on Configure option in front of Push Notifications


Step 3. Now you need to create Development and Production SSL Certificates. Click on Create Certificate


Step 4. Click on Choose File to upload .CSR file


Step 5. Once uploaded, click on Continue


Step 6. Click on Download

Part 1-D: Create a distribution provisioning profile

Step 1. Go to Profiles
Step 2. Open All Types dropdown menu


Step 3. Select Distribution


Step 4. Click on ‘+’ icon in front of Profiles


Step 5. Select App Store option under Distribution


Step 6. Once selected, click on Continue


Step 7. Open App ID dropdown menu


Step 8. Select the App ID that you want to publish


Step 9. Once selected, click on Continue


Step 10. Select the Certificate


Step 11. Once selected, click on Continue


Step 12. Enter Provisioning Profile Name


Step 13. Click on Generate


Step 14. Click on Download for downloading to Generate the Provisioning Profile

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 Transporter App

  1.  On your Mac computer, open the Transporter App, if you don’t have Transporter App ,  You can download it from Build, under Prepare for Submission section and click on See supported versions
  2. Click on Upload tools
  3. Click on Upload your app binary files with the Transporter app
  4.  Click on download the Tranporter app
  5. Click on View in Mac App Store
  6. Click on download icon to Get Transporter app
  7. Click on Open
  8. Click on '+' icon
  9. Select the app you would like to Submit and click Open
  10. Click on Next
  11. 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
  12. You have successfully added your application to the App Store, click on 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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