How to Make a p12 File for iOS? Tutorial with Pictures | Appy Pie Help

How to Make a p12 File for iOS? Tutorial with Pictures

By Abhinav Girdhar | Updated on May 13, 2022, 5:09 am

Follow steps below how to make a p12 file for iOS :

Step 1 : Go to Apple Developer portal and click on Account

Step 2 : If you have an Apple Developer account, login, else create one by clicking on Create yours now

Step 3 : Click on Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles

Step 4 : Click the Add (+) button

Step 5 : Choose iOS Distribution (App Store and Ad Hoc)

Step 6 : Click on Continue


Step 7 : Click on Choose File to upload CSR file



Note : You can follow our tutorial "How to get CSR File?" to easily obtain the CSR file

Step 9 : Once done, click on Continue

Step 10 : Click on Download to download the certificate



  • Once you have generated and downloaded your APN Certificate, double click on the .cer file and it will be saved to the keychain
  • Select the appropriate file from the keychain 
  • Right click on it and select Export Files
  • Save the files wherever you want
  • A popup will appear asking the password to protect the files, leave it blank and click on OK



  • Go to the location where you have saved the APN certificates and upload it on Sinch


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