Step 4: iPhone Provisioning Profile

A Provisioning Profile is required to define the distribution of your mobile application. These profiles define the way your app will be distributed and to which mobile devices. Without a Provisioning Profile, you cannot distribute an app through the App Store, or via any internal distribution method.

Follow these steps to create your Provisioning Profile.

  • Log in to your Apple Developer account.
  • Click on Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.
  • Click on the Profiles section on the left menu.
  • Then click on the + button next to the Profiles title.
  • Now select the App Store option under Distribution.
  • Then click on the Continue button at the top right.
  • Select the App ID (App Identifier) that you created in the first step, for your app from the options available in the dropdown.
  • Click the Continue button to proceed to the next step.
  • Select the certificate that you generated in the previous step and click Continue.
  • Enter a name for your Provisioning Profile.
  • Click on Generate to create the Provisioning Profile.
  • Select Download to download and save your Provisioning Profile.
  • You can now upload both the Provisioning Profile in the iOS Build Configuration screen, under the Download module of yourAppMySite account.

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