Can't run a MAUI application on macOS because the provisioning profile

Enrico Rossini 186 Reputation points
2024-06-14T16:14:45.6533333+00:00

I have my .NET8 MAUI that has already a version for iOS. I wanted to run the same project in macOS. I followed the process for the creation of the certificates from the Microsoft documentation.

At the end of the process, I downloaded the provisioning profile for the MacCatalyst. When I try to install the certificate

I get this error

Only Development Provisioning Profiles can be installed in System Settings. Production Provisioning Profiles are imported within Xcode.

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So, I opened Xcode and downloaded it from my account all the certificates. When I run the application in Visual Studio for Mac, I get this error.

Error: Could not find any available provisioning profiles for LanguageInUse on MacCatalyst.

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What did I miss?

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  1. Wenyan Zhang (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 29,041 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-06-17T02:34:31.37+00:00

    Hello,

    The doc you mentioned is about publishing, and it only works on release/distribution mode when you archive the project and publish the app. However, you said you want to run the app on your mac, it means your project is under debug/development mode, and it needs a development provisioning profile.

    On the step 3 of creating a provisioning profile, please choose Developpement-> macOS App Development instead of Distribution->App ID. Then you can download the/provisioning profile again and try to check if the issue still exists.

    Best Regards,

    Wenyan Zhang


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