1. Register for an Apple Developer account
How To Register Your Apple Developer Account? With the release of the new iPhone 13, Apple has made a whirlwind of changes to their developer program. If you’re an app developer and have been thinking about registering for an Apple Developer account, now’s your chance! It’s free and easy, so check it out!
Did you know that there are over one billion people using iPhones? That means around 1/7th of the world owns an iPhone, making them prime customers for apps. With this many potential users available at our fingertips, chances are good that we can make some money off of developing apps. What do you say? Are you ready to take on a challenge?
2. Create a provisioning profile
Provisioning profiles are the key to unlocking your iOS app’s full potential. The provisioning profile is a file that ties together all of the certificates, devices, and apps that are allowed to interact with each other. This blog post will walk you through creating a provisioning profile so you can get back to coding! Apple Developer Account!
3. Add the provisioning profile to your device’s settings
Your app may have all the features, but without a provisioning profile, no one will ever see it. While you probably know what to do on your computer, adding a new profile on iOS devices is not as intuitive. Here are the steps for both phones and tablets.
Your app may have all the features, but without a provisioning profile, no one will ever see it! We’ve already covered how to add profiles through Xcode on your Mac or PC. But what about when you want to add them directly from your device? Read below for step-by-step instructions for apple iPhones and iPads alike!
4. Download Xcode from the App Store and install it on your computer
If you’re reading this, chances are that you’ve heard of Xcode. Chances are also high that you’re wondering whether or not it’s worth the $5 bucks to buy it from the App Store. So let me cut straight to the chase: yes. Yes it is worth buying and installing on your computer because as a apple mobile app developer, you should have access to all resources at hand. The sooner you download Xcode from the App Store and install it on your computer, the sooner those resources will be available for use!
5. Open Xcode, go to Preferences, then Accounts tab
Did you know that your Apple ID is the key to opening up all of the cool apps on your phone? And also by adding a new account, you can make it easier for people to purchase music and other media content from the App Store. It’s really easy! All you have to do is head into Xcode Preferences, then Accounts tab.
6. Click the + button in the bottom left corner of window and select ‘Add Apple ID’
Did you know that when you create an app in Xcode, if it is written in Swift 3 or higher, there is no need to manually add your Apple ID in the settings tab? It’s true! What does this mean for you? Well, less work. No more copying and pasting your credentials from one tab to another. Just make sure that the ‘Team’ field of your project settings says “none” then click on the + button at the bottom left corner of window and select ‘Add Apple ID’. Voila! Your team will be automatically set as “no team.”
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