When developing iOS applications, it's essential to configure your signing identities and provisioning profiles correctly. The 'No Installed Provisioning Profiles Match' issue occurs when there is a mismatch between your signing certificate and the provisioning profile. This guide will walk you through the process of resolving this issue step-by-step.
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Understanding Signing Identities and Provisioning Profiles
Before diving into the solution, it's essential to understand the roles of signing identities and provisioning profiles in iOS app development.
- Signing Identity: A signing identity is a combination of a certificate and a private key, used to digitally sign your app. It ensures that your app is from a trusted source and has not been tampered with since being signed.
- Provisioning Profile: A provisioning profile is a collection of digital entities that uniquely ties developers and devices to an authorized iOS Development Team. It allows you to run and test your app on physical devices and submit your app to the App Store.
To fix the 'No Installed Provisioning Profiles Match' issue, you need to:
- Have an active Apple Developer Program membership
- Install Xcode on your Mac
Follow these steps to resolve the 'No Installed Provisioning Profiles Match' issue:
Step 1: Verify your Apple Developer account
- Log in to your Apple Developer account
- Go to "Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles."
- Under "Provisioning Profiles," check if there's a valid provisioning profile for your app. If not, create a new one.
Step 2: Check your signing certificate
- Open the "Keychain Access" app on your Mac.
- In the "Category" section, select "My Certificates."
- Make sure you have a valid iOS Development or iOS Distribution certificate.
Step 3: Configure Xcode
- Open your project in Xcode.
- Go to the project settings by clicking on the project name in the Navigator.
- Select your app target and click on the "Signing & Capabilities" tab.
- Make sure the "Automatically manage signing" checkbox is selected.
- Choose your Apple Developer account from the "Team" dropdown menu.
Xcode should automatically create and download the required provisioning profile.
Step 4: Clean and build your project
- In Xcode, go to "Product" and click "Clean Build Folder."
- Build your project again by going to "Product" and clicking "Build."
Your project should now build without the 'No Installed Provisioning Profiles Match' issue.