5.1 How to create a Distribution Certificate?. Publish iPhone Apps

This tutorial is a step-by-step instruction on how to generate a Distribution Certificate (.CER) file on Apple provisioning portal in order to build and submit your application from your account.

You don't need a Mac to do this. A computer with any of our supported browsers will work.

NOTE: You must be enrolled into Apple iOS program at http://developer.apple.com/programs/ios.
Learn how to create production certificate for Apple Push Notification service here. 

1) Login using your dev account credentials on http://developer.apple.com/ios. Go to "iOS Dev Center

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2) On right side menu click on "Certificates,Identifiers & Profiles

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3) On left side menu click "Certificates" (or follow direct link http://developer.apple.com/ios/manage/certificates/team).

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4) On left side menu click on "All"

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5) Click on this button for add new.

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6) Choose "App Store and Ad Hoc" and click button "Continue".

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7) Next step click button "Continue".

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8) <<< CLICK HERE >>> to download "request.csr" certificate request file and save it on your computer 


NOTE: If you have a Mac, DO NOT generate a new .csr file. Use downloaded request.csr 

 

9) On Provisioning Portal click "Upload File" and upload "request.csr" you downloaded in previous step 

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NOTE: depending on your browser, this button may be "Choose File" or something else.

 

10) Select request.csr file you saved in previous step and click "Generate

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11) Click on Download button 

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