How To Create .ipa files for TestFlight


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How To Create .ipa files for TestFlight

  1. 1. How To Create .ipa files for TestFlight
  2. 2. Step 1Click Xcode on the toolbar
  3. 3. Step 2• Click Create a new Xcode project
  4. 4. Step 3• Select PhoneGap-based Application and click Next
  5. 5. Step 4• Enter the product name in the Product Name field.
  6. 6. Step 5• Select the location where you want to save your project
  7. 7. Step 6• Click Run on toolbar to compile your project
  8. 8. Step 7• Click Run to start the simulator
  9. 9. Step 8• Left-click the mouse on the project icon, and select Show in Finder
  10. 10. Step 9• Drag and drop WWW folder to your project
  11. 11. Step 10• This opens the Add File dialog box• Select Create folder references for any added folders, and click Finish. The selected folder will be added to the directory
  12. 12. Step 11• The added folder can be seen in the sidebar on the left• Click the project icon (highlighted in orange), then click Info to change Configuration settings
  13. 13. Step 12• Click the + button in Configurations, and select Duplicate “Release” Configurations to create a new configuration
  14. 14. Step 13• Rename the new configuration to Ad hoc
  15. 15. Step 14• Click File > New• Select New File from the sub-menu to view the newly created template
  16. 16. Step 15• Click Code Signing in the new template, and select Entitlements• Click Next
  17. 17. Step 16• Click Save to save your file in your directory
  18. 18. Step 17• Enter YES in the Value field of your Entitlements.Plist
  19. 19. Step 18• Click the project icon and select Build Settings to change project configuration
  20. 20. Step 19• Click Code Signing on the Build Settings page• This opens the Build Settings properties
  21. 21. Step 20• Go to Ad hoc > Any SDK. Click the (+) plus sign• The sign changes to (-) minus, and the field becomes editable
  22. 22. Step 21• Enter Entitlements.Plist in the editable text field
  23. 23. Step 22• Click Code Signing Identity and edit configuration settings for Ad hoc• Choose the current developer certificate
  24. 24. Step 23• Click Code Signing Identity and edit configuration settings for Ad hoc. Choose the current developer certificate• Choose the current developer certificate for Debug and Release as well
  25. 25. Step 24• Click toolbar and select iOS Device• Click Edit Scheme to open the change build settings pop-up window
  26. 26. Step 25• In the pop-up window, select Archive to change the configuration
  27. 27. Step 26• Select Release in Build Configuration, and change to Ad hoc
  28. 28. Step 27• Click Product on the toolbar• Select Archive to make a build
  29. 29. Step 28• Following all the steps in the correct order results in a successful build• You will get a Build Failed message if you miss a step or choose the wrong developer certificate
  30. 30. Step 29• Once your build is successful, the Organizer window will open automatically• Click Share to open a window to make an .ipa file
  31. 31. Step 30• In the .ipa file window, select iOS App Store Package (.ipa)
  32. 32. Step 31• Select your developer certificate in the Identity field• Click Next to save your .ipa file
  33. 33. Step 32• Select the location where you want to save the .ipa file