this blog post is for developers who already enrolled Apple Developer Program. if you don’t enroll Apple Developer Program, see previous blog post enroll iOS developer and enroll Apple Developer Program.
this blog post is a series. it’s better to see below together.
- iOS device test
- iOS build and test
- enroll iOS developer
- iOS TestFlight
- register iOS App store
- Deploy automatically applications via Fastlane
let’s see how to create iOS developer certification and configure it.
if you get purchase approved email from Apple after buying Apple Developer Program, go to
Account page on Apple Developer site(https://developer.apple.com/)
you can see different screen before you enroll Apple Developer Program. click
Certificates, IDs & Profiles to go to the certification page.
you have already one certification. select the certification and click
Download button and save it on your PC. if you don’t have the certification, create it by following create certification section.
this certification is for development. if you already have this one, you need to create production certification. so create it by following create certification section.
Keychain Access program on your Mac.
after Keychain is executed, click
Keychain accesss >
Certification Assistant >
Request a Certificate From a Certificate Authority... on the left top of the PC screen.
if you click
Request a Certificate From a Certificate Authority... menu, you can see
Certificate Assistant like below screen.
User Email Address and
Common Name. select
Saved to disk and
Let me specify key pair information. click
Continue button and save the file to your PC.
Continue if you are same value in
Key Size and
completed to create KeyChain Certification file.
Account page in Apple Developer site(https://developer.apple.com/) and select
Certificates, IDs & Profiles menu. click
+ button on the right top of the screen.
iOS App Development. scroll down and click
Continue button in
Select Type page.
if you want to create a production certification, click
App Store and ad Hoc in
next screen is detail about how to create certification file(CSR file). we already created this file by
Keychain Access so just scroll down and click
Choose File to select certification file(CSR file) created by
Keychain Access and click ```Continue`` to go to the next page.
completed to create certification. click
Download to save certification to your PC.
we need to insert certification created above to
Keychain Access. execute
Keychain Access program.
Keychain Access is executed, click
My certificates on the left bottom of the screen and drag your certification which you made via Apple Developer site before to here for adding.
configure Apple Developer account
we need to connect Apple Developer Account to the iOS project. execute
iOS/projectname.xcodeproj in RN(react native) project folder.
after xcode is executed, click
projectname on the left top and select
Team dropdown menu in
Signing on above screen.
if you have already connected Apple Developer Account, just select that account. if you don’t have connected, select
Add an Account.
login Apple Developer account. if you don’t have Apple Developer account, see iOS device test blog post and create Apple Developer account.
click dropdown menu beside
Team and select Apple Developer account we created above.
connet also Apple Developer account to Test section.
completed to connect Apple Developer account. let’s see about how to make Provisioning Profiles for production build.
create Provisioning Profiles
Account page in Apple Developer site and click
Provisioning Profiles menu.
we need development Provisioing Profile and production Provisioning Profile. so do below procedure double times for development and production.
All menu in Provisioning Profiles section.
you can see above screen. click
+ button for adding new Provisioning Profile
iOS App Development and click
if you want to create Production Provisioning Profiles, select
App Store in
Bundle Identifier when we use in development. you can find
Bundle Identifier in
Identity section on xcode
Continue button and select Apple Develop account and test device.
insert Provisioning Profile name and click
completed to create Provisioning Profile. click
Download and save it on your PC.
connect Provisioning Profiles
xcode has default setting which manage automatically
Automatically manage signing in
if you don’t have any problem in this status, you develop and build in this status.(you don’t have any red error text in
Signing section) we have Provisioning Profile connection error so we unchecked this option and connect Provisioning Profile manually.
below is about how to connect Provisioning Profile manually.
Automatically manage signing in
you can see
Signing(Release) after unchecking. click
Provision Profile and select
Import Profile and choose Provisioning Profile created above in both. in Test, do same procedure.
completed all settings. we are ready to develop and release. next, we will introduce how to use
TestFlight and release.
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