Build & Publish
Build & Publish
Here you can build a new version of your app.
- For an Android release: You can build either a test format (APK) or a production version to release it on the Google Play Store (Bundle).
- For an iOS release: You can upload an iOS release to TestFlight. First, you have to fill in some important information about your app to be able to publish it on Apple's App Store.
Upload an iOS release to TestFlight
1.) Click on iOS Setup.
2.) Make sure that you set up an Apple Developer Account, if you didn't check out this article to know how to.
3.) Next check if you enrolled with an Individual or an Organization account, if you are not sure, check out this article to know.
4.) Then click on the arrow to continue.
1.) If you choose an organization account, you be prompted with this screen.
2.) You can change the app name from the app settings, click on app settings from the top menu.
3.) Click on company details.
4.) Enter the company name and the brand name, note that the company name is the official name of your company, for example Samsung Group. It will appear in the about section of your app.
The brand name is the name of a group of products or services, for example, Samsung, it can also be your application name. This will appear on your splash screen when a user first downloads your app.
5.) Next, go back to the organization iOS setup and enter the team name.
6.) Make sure to invite [email protected] as an app manager in your apple developer account, the reason for that is that nandbox will finish all the technical aspects of publishing leaving you to configure the app logo and the description so that your app will be ready to go live, check out this article to know how to do that.
8.) nandbox will accept the invitation within 48-72 hours, in the mean time, this screen will be displayed.
9.) Once nandbox accepts your invitation, the app store setup will be completed, next, complete the app info setup.
10.) Click on it to set it up.
11.) Enter the Bundle ID which is a unique identifier for your app on Apple App Store for example "com. nandbox.yourCompanyName"
12.) Finally, add your App Store name, this is the name that will appear on the App Store.
13.) Click on setup.
14.) Now your setup is complete and you can start building an iOS version of your app.
15.) Click on new release.
16.) Select upload iOS release to TestFlight.
17.) Enter the version name and description. (Optional)
18.) Click start.
19.) After the build is done, you will find your app status as published.
20.) You can restore or delete this version by clicking here.
1.) If you choose an individual account, this screen will appear.
2.) Enter the Apple Developer Username and password.
6.) Enter the team name and the app specific password.
7.) Finally, enter the Key ID and upload the Key file.
8.) Click Setup.
9.) You will be asked to enter a two-factor authentication key, which will be sent to the mobile number that you first signed up with.
10.) Enter the key and click submit.
11.) Now your setup is successful.
12.) Next, click on the app store info to set it up.
13.) Enter the Bundle ID which is a unique identifier for your app on Apple App Store for example "com. nandbox.yourCompanyName"
14.) Finally, add your App Store name, this is the name that will appear on the App Store.
15.) You can enable push notifications by clicking toggling the button on.
16.) Click on setup.
17.) Now your setup is complete and you can start building an iOS version of your app.
18.) Click on new release.
19.) Select upload iOS release to TestFlight.
20.) Enter the version name and description. (Optional)
21.) Click start.
22.) After the build is done, you will find your app status as published.
23.) You can restore or delete this version by clicking here.
Build an Android Release
1.) To build an Android release, click on Android setup.
2.) Upload your app icon and your notification icon, make sure your app icon is (1024 x 1024) with PNG Format, and your notifications icon is (1024 x 1024) in white color with PNG Format, choose the app icon background and click Save when you finish uploading.
4.) Next, enter the package ID is a unique identifier for your app URL link on Google Play Store. Note that this ID cannot be changed once you released a new version on the app builder.
5.) Check out the help section if you require any assistance.
6.) Click save when you finish.
7.) You will notice that the Android system is setup successfully.
7.) Click on new release.
7.) You will have the option to release an APK format - which is better if you want to test your app before you publish it on the Google Play Store - or as a bundle format, it is recommended to release it in a bundle format if you are going to publish it on the Google Play Store.
8.) Enter the version name and description. (Optional)
9.) Click start.
10.) After the build is done, you will find your app status as published.
You can download the APK version on your Android phone and start testing your app.
You can also restore your app configuration, copy the link to the file, download it, or delete the app release from the buttons displayed respectively.
You can also scan the QR code by clicking on the QR code icon.
Updated about 2 months ago