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WARNING: Almost all code level questions about development are off topic here. See the FAQs for details. The developer program is a service offered by Apple to people that wish to make software or apps to run on Apple OS and hardware.

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.NET MAUI: Publishing iOS for ad-hoc distribution

When publishing for android, I can generate an ad-hoc distribution, so that I can create an APK installer file to install in any Android device. I need to do the same, but for iOS. My research shows: ...
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Is it possible to create Apple Developer Account from India with US billing address and US card?

I would like to know whether I will be able to create a developer account from India with my iPhone bought from US with US billing address and US Debit card and US ID card? I was getting network error....
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Books for iOS internals? [closed]

This topic is to ask for some book recommendations on Apple internals. I am looking to create a Full Disk Encryption (FDE) or File Based Encryption (FBE) software product, just for the Apple eco-...
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Adding bank account to Apple Store Connect Not working [duplicate]

I spent hours trying to add a bank account to app store connect account. I tried with a local bank and international bank, nothing works. Same error message: I checked the logs, here is the error ...
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How can I extend the Certificate Expiration length for Personal Apps?

I'm a small, independent developer, and like many of you, I sometimes build apps primarily for my own use. One major pain point I've run into repeatedly is the expiration of Apple's development ...
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How to run an XCode iOS app on device via Automatic Signing?

I'm trying to test a Swift example project on an iOS (17.2.1) de device via XCode (15.2). I haven't used XCode in about a decade. I remember there was a way to generate a self-signed certificate to ...
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Will the EU / DMA changes spare iPad and macOS devices?

Apple has issued a statement "Update on apps distributed in the European Union" regarding the support of "Home Screen web apps", which is their term for PWA's. It's essentially ...
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Is it possible to enroll in the Developer Program for multiple organisations with a single Apple ID?

I do some simple app management for a couple of not-for-profits and charities. They don't have much of an IT setup with business emails so I use my personal email and Apple ID. My Apple ID is the ...
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Developing a new app: Is there a way to share the app with my remote Client so he can beta test the app on his iphone?

I'm developing a simple iPhone app (using Xcode & SwiftUI) for a Client who is in another state (here in the US). I have a valid up-to-date developer account. I'd like to release the app to his ...
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Creating and managing Apple Developer Account for a company

As a freelancer, I now have to create an Apple-Developer-Account for the client's company. Because the Dev-Account is always connected to an Apple-ID, I need to create an Apple-ID with personal ...
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Can I generate Apple Wallet passes for other businesses?

My idea is to help small businesses without an IT infrastructure to generate Apple Wallet passes for their customers to identify them later. All the data would be stored in my database and will be ...
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Does my app’s iOS App Store phased rollout get halted when I submit a new build for review?

We have a build in phased rollout, currently at 5%. We're looking to submit a new build for review that we plan to release when the current build hits 100%. If we submit the new build for review, does ...
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Can I distribute an app for only arm64 (M1, M2) in the app store?

I moved from Intel to M1 some time ago and I am about to drop the Intel package of my program but I get this error when I try to upload to app store: “… bundle supports arm64 but but not Intel-based ...
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Pending Paid Apps Agreement

TLDR Did you ever experienced long verification time when submitting paid apps agreement? I'm waiting one month for comparing my ID card agains name on submitted contract. Long story I've submitted ...
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Sudden termination of Apple Developer account, seeking community advice

I'm facing an unfortunate issue with my Apple Developer Program membership which was suddenly terminated. I received a generic email from Apple, stating that my membership was revoked, but no specific ...
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How to share a provisioning profile between 2 developers and use it to distribute an app?

As a developer I want to know can I use a provisioning profile generated by another developer who has a paid apple developer account to distribute an ios react native app build with expo?
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Register multiple iOS apps with differently punctuated names?

I plan to secure an iOS app name with a hyphen in it (My-App). However should my application take off, I can foresee competitors coming in and muddying the App Store with lookalikes (My App, MyApp, My—...
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Is there a difference enrolling the developer program via macOS or iOS?

I guess the title says it all :). I want to enrol into the Apple Developer Program. Now I am wondering, if it would make a difference between enrolling via macOS (or better the website) or via the iOS ...
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Xcode upload to notary service fails

I get this error when I try to upload my app to the notary service. Signing seems to work but not the upload phase. I have tried to close the app and also reboot the computer. The problem persists. ...
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Issue with an installed public Github package: how and where can I raise my point? [closed]

Recently, I habe some issues with a (public) software package available on Github which I would like to communicate to the developer such that others can follow the discussion. How and where is the ...
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Apple developer program on older MacOS version

I am hoping to code sign and notarize some software I made, so that people can install it on Mac without hassle. To do this, it appears I need to enroll with the "Apple Developer Program" (...
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Developer Mode and reduced security prompt iOS 16

Being an (indie) app developer and building to device on iOS 16 for the first time, I've noticed a new prompt that requires Developer Mode to be turned on with a full restart of device and the notice ...
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Why does setting up a Apple Developer account require a phone call?

Why in this instance does setting up an Apple Developer account require a phone interview?
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Apple Developer Program for personal app

I'm working on a probably-not-to-be-published app that requires a single plist synced between devices. Do I understand it correctly that this requires you to join the Apple Developer Program? (...
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What to do in xcode 13 after company invites me as developer?

Getting started on a new MacBook with Xcode 13: I've just accepted the invitaion from my company as a developer with my Apple-ID. I logged in to my Apple-ID at XCode 13 -> Preferences -> Tab: ...
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Is Apple known to blacklist developers for conduct that takes place outside of official distribution channels?

Let's say I develop an app and sell it in the App Store. I make sure the app complies with all of Apple's policies. But outside the App Store, it's clear from social media that I'm in favor of ...
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App Store review and validating social access tokens on server side

According to App Store Review Guideline 5.1.1(v): An app may not store credentials or tokens to social networks off of the device and may only use such credentials or tokens to directly connect to ...
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How are iOS apps geo-restricted on the Apple App Store? Is this something decided by the developer, or is it decided by Apple?

How are apps geo-restricted on the Apple App Store? Can the developer choose which countries his/her app will be available in when he submits this to the Apple App Store? Or is this something decided ...
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Using authenticator app with Apple Developer Console

Our company has phone numbers associated with our Apple Developer account but we need to switch that to using an authenticator app as it is difficult to rely on team member phones to be available at ...
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Is it possible to distribute a custom app from the Apple Business Manager via a direct link to users who do not have their own Apple Business Manager?

We had an app previously distributed as an private app via the Apple Enterprise Developer Program. This allowed us to put a direct link on an internal page allowing users to directly download the app ...
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Provisioning profile is not an "iOS In House" profile

I am building .ipa my application for distribution. And here is he error I have got: Encountered error while creating the IPA: error: exportArchive: Provisioning profile "xxx.xxx.xxx" is not ...
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Use Apple APIs and Kits on a remote server

I'm trying to make a cross-platform desktop app for MacOS and Windows that needs to do music recognition, so I'd like to use ShazamKit by Apple. By the way, ShazamKit is only available on Apple ...
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Why is Software Update offering RC version of Command Line Tools for Xcode and how do I prevent this in the future?

As of yesterday, I'm seeing a software update notification for Command Line Tools for Xcode version 13.4. I have Xcode and the Command Line Tools for Xcode installed on my machine, but am using Xcode ...
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is iPhone/iPad required for Apple Developer Program?

do I need an iPhone/iPad to make a developer account ? as I getting this message
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SF Symbols 3.0: Use Restrictions

There is an icon I'd like to use, that has Use Restrictions. The warning says: This symbol may not be modified and may only be used to refer to Apple’s Messages app. This is fine, as my app will ...
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Do we need to continue having paid Apple's developer account for keeping the app on App store?

I got an iOS app made for my experiments from a free lancer. He asked me to subscribe to Apple Developer Program and then using the account he uploaded the app on the app store. I paid $98.99 for the ...
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How does one build macOS software without Apple hardware?

Do you have to buy Apple hardware to develop macOS software? I tried to find a way to run a macOS VM or cross-compile to macOS, but hit dead ends. They all seem to involve development environments ...
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How to download Xcode 13 if the App Store is not accessible?

My organisation is blocking access to the App Store for security reasons, so I can't download Xcode 13 from there. I looked at https://developer.apple.com/download/all/ but there I only see a bunch of ...
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How to change first name that shows at appstoreconnect.apple.com

When I log into https://appstoreconnect.apple.com, the name that shows up in the top right corner, Mary Doe, is wrong. However, when I click a link to go to a different page within that subdomain like ...
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How do I allocate a keyboard to a specific app

I'm searching for an app or script that would allow me to have two keyboards connected to my Mac. One would be for normal usage and the other one should be allocated to a specific app. I think it ...
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Donations and a webstore in an app. Does it attract a 30% cut still? 2021

We've had an app for many years, and when we developed it, we made all links to donations and our online webstore to be an external link, so that there was no money being transacted in the app. This ...
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Renew apple developer membership after it expires

I had an app on the appstore and a few days ago my membership expired. I want to renew it now, but when I click on the renew membership button, it takes me to the apple website with some sort of ...
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What is the difference between Apple's "Safari Technology Preview" for the public and the Safari beta download for developers?

It is my guess that the Safari Technology Preview (STP) is updated less frequently than the Beta for Developers (BD). I wonder if Apple publishes an explainer on the differences between the two, apart ...
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Having different account on same MacBook for development and personal use?

I have two MacBook's which i are for personal use. I have a personal Apple ID which i use on all my Devices. Now i want to start developing on these MacBook also and i read on the net, that it is ...
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Do I need the Developer Program to sign an app for my own use?

I installed iTerm2 from MacPorts; since it was built from source, it wasn’t notarized. If I want to sign it for my own usage (not distributing any app), do I need to (pay $99 and) join the Developer ...
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AppstoreConnect reports total estimate proceeds in euro

We changed to a new developer account for one of our projects and somehow the payment & finance reports are in USD instead of euro (what was on our old account). How can I see the proceeds in euro ...
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Minimum device requirements to enroll in the Apple Developer Program as an Organisation

What are the minimum device requirements to enroll in the Apple Developer Program as organization? We have an iPhone 6 and a MacBook Pro (mid 2012). The iPhone 6 runs iOS 12.4.9 and the MacBook Pro ...
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Xcode 9 beta 403 forbidden

For an old C++ project compilation test I would need to try the first XCode 9 beta specifically: http://adcdownload.apple.com/WWDC_2017/Xcode_9_beta/Xcode_9_beta.xip However the page returns error &...
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Apple Developer Pay Out Currency

When selling an app or in app purchases in the Apple App Store and having customers paying in USD, EUR, GBP etc, does Apple do the conversion and then pay you in your native currency i.e. for me £GBP ...
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What's the minimum SDK version for new iOS apps?

Is there a page on the Apple website listing the minimum iOS SDK required for new app submissions?
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