How to make a mobileprovision file

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Kieron Gurner

Kieron Gurner

UX & Design Lead

Digital Insights

To publish your app on the Apple App Store, you’ll need to know how to make a mobileprovision file. After you’ve made a p12 file, follow this guide to create a mobileprovision file.

Requirements

The Process

How to make a mobileprovision: Apple developer menu

  • Click “Provisioning Profiles” from the left-hand column

How to make a mobileprovision: Certificates menu

  • In the “Provisioning Profiles” (bottom left-hand panel), click “Distribution”

How to make a mobileprovision: Distribution profiles

  • Click the “Add” (+) button at the top-right of the main panel
  • Select “App Store”

How to make a mobileprovision: Distribution type

  • Click Continue
  • Select the relevant app ID in the drop down

How to make a mobileprovision: Selecting an app ID

  • Click Continue
  • Select the certificate to sign with (you may only have one option)

How to make a mobileprovision: Selecting a certificate

  • Click Continue
  • Give your profile a relevant name (e.g. “App Name, Year”)

How to make a mobileprovision: Naming the profile

  • Click Download to save your provision file

How to make a mobileprovision: Downloading the profile

  • Click Done once the download is finished

You’ve now got a mobileprovision file, allowing you to submit your app to the iOS App Store.

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