Auto-Syncing Provisioning Profiles

Now that you’re deploying builds, it is time to connect your Apple Developer Account.

Managing testing and development device UDIDs in your provisioning profiles can be a huge pain. Buddybuild can manage this entire process for you. All we need to manage your provisioning profiles on your behalf are your Apple Developer Credentials.

Important

After an app has been built, it is not possible to alter, remove, or replace the provisioning profile used during the build. Whenever provisioning profile changes are required, your app needs to be rebuilt.

If your app is built with a development provisioning profile, you cannot deploy your app to the App Store without rebuilding your app with a distribution provisioning profile.

Let’s get started!

Step 1: Configure Apple Developer Portal

Click on the App Settings button.

The Deployments screen

In the left navigation, select Integrations, then Apple Dev Connection.

The App settings screen, focused on the Integrations settings

Click on Connect New Apple Account.

The Connect your Apple Developer Account screen

Note

Apple Developer Team Roles

Please make sure that your Apple Developer account has the proper Team privileges to create provisioning profiles.

Step 2: Enter your credentials

Type in your Apple Developer Credentials. We’ll securely manage them for you.

The Connect your account screen

Buddybuild validates the credentials for you and may prompt you to select a Team if you’re part of multiple teams.

That’s it! You’re good to go. Now all of your testers are able to install builds of your App. Buddybuild transparently retrieves their device IDs and adds them to your provisioning profiles!

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