How to Create an Account Distribution Certificate

Before attempting this step, ensure that the following accounts are setup and ready.

+ Apple Developer Program – view setup steps here

+ Apple Contracts, Tax and Banking (iTunes Connect) – view setup steps here

+ Amazon S3 account – view setup steps here

Account [Distribution] Certificate

Step 01open your App and click on the green Account Certificate button

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Step 02 – in the next screen, click Generate CSR button
Your user.csr file will begin to download to your computer

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Step 03 – Open Apple Developer Provisioning Portal in a new tab.

In the next screen, select Certificates, ID’s & Profiles in the left-sidebar menu.

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In the next screen, ensure that All is selected under the Certificates section

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Click on the “+” Plus Icon in the top-right corner.

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Step 04 – In the next screen, scroll down to Production section.

a.) click App Store and Ad Hoc
b.) scroll down, click Continue

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c.) In the next screen, click Continue in Certificate signing Request (CSR) section

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Step 05 – in the next screen, click on Choose file

a.) select user.csr file previously saved to your computer
b.) click Open
c.) click on Generate button to create your IOS_Distribution.cer file

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Step 06 – Once Certificate is ready, click the Download button and IOS_Distribution.cer file will download to your computer.

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Step 07 – Go back to the Account Certificate section of MagCast (App Center)

Scroll down to Step 4: Upload the Apple Distribution Certificate section

a.) click on Browse
b.) select ios_distribution.cer
c.) click on Open
d.) click Submit button

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Step 08 – once uploaded, check your Browser Address bar to confirm if upload worked.

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If it says (stat=ok), then your Account Certificate has successfully been created!

Click the button below to go to the next step in the app setup…

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