How to generate ipa file without developer account based on certificate and provisioning profile shared by client

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2024-03-13T14:31:38.74+00:00

I want to generate an ipa file using distribution certificate and provisioning profiles provided by client.

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  1. Wenyan Zhang (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 25,446 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-03-14T03:57:20.66+00:00

    Hello,

    You could try using VS for Mac, and refer to the following steps:

    1. Downloading the distribution certificate and provisioning profile in your Mac
    2. Double-clicking the certificate (.p12 file) and entering the password. Opening Keychain and making sure this certificate is in Login->My Certificates list.
    3. Double- clicking the provisioning profile, it will be imported to your Mac
    4. Opening your Xamarin.iOS project, going to Properties-> iOS->Bundle Signing window, selecting the Signing Identity(certificate) and the provisioning profile.

    Then, you can archive and publish the app. For more details, refer to IPA Support in Xamarin.iOS - Xamarin | Microsoft Learn

    Best Regards,

    Wenyan Zhang


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