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Register Devices for Development and Distribution

To run your app on device during the development process, you need to build and code sign the app with a development provisioning profile or with an Ad Hoc distribution provisioning profile that includes the device. The provisioning profile must include the device that you wish to test on. To include a device in a provisioning profile, you first need to register it in the iOS Dev Center.


  • Verify that you have obtained the UDID of your iOS device.
    • 1. Connect the iOS device to your Windows or system.
    • 2. In iTunes, open the device information.
    • 3. Click Serial Number to switch to UDID.
    • 4. Copy the UDID.


  1. Open iOS Dev Center in your favorite browser and log in.
  2. Click Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.
  3. In the drop-down menu in the top left corner, verify that iOS, tvOS, watchOS is selected.
  4. In the left-hand sidebar, select DevicesAll.
  5. Click +.
  6. Provide a name for the device.
  7. Provide the UDID of the device.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Review the details for your device and click Register to confirm the registration.

Next Steps

Create a development provisioning profile or a distribution provisioning profile in the iOS Dev Center.