Mobile Development

Build and Submit


At this point, we have successfully created the necessary provisioning profiles and certificates. We've also configured our build in iTunes Connect and have added the necessary metadata.

[Video] How To Submit An App To Apple's App Store

via Paul Flahan on YouTube

Submission to Apple viat Xcode

Step by Step

We've listed 9 steps, below, that go through the submission process. Each one references images. Each step is also covered in the above video.

Step 1

Ensure the Bundle Identifier in your project settings matches the ID we setup in Provisioning and iTunes Connect.

Step 2

Select the appropriate Code Signing Identity and the appropriate Provisioning Profile:

Step 3

Ensure scheme is set to Archive.

Step 4

Step Select Product -> Archive

Step 5

Validate build with Organizer by selecting the Validate button.

Step 6

Submit build to iTunes App Store with Organizer

Step 7

Return to iTunes Connect (

Step 8

Attach your build to your app by selecting the "+" sign. There may be a delay of up to 10 minutes before your uploaded build will be available.

Step 9

Hit Save and Submit. Apple requires you to answer three questions regarding export compliance, content rights and advertising identification. Each provides a description and should correspond to your particular app. In this example, we answered "No" to each.


Submitting Your App to the Store