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iOS Push notification certificates generates XCarchive file



While creating an iOS mobile application with Push notifications, the process creates a XCarchive file instead of an IPA file instead. As a result, unable to configure Push notifications.

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Upload Push notification certificates for iOS platform
  2. Choose Push notification certificates for generating an iOS application
  3. Run the flow. A file is generated instead of a QR/IPA file

Root Cause

A software use or operation error.


Perform the following local-change:

When adding the certificate set on the 'Mobile: Certificates' landing page, check the 'Enable a simplified certificate set (unsigned application)' option.



Published August 19, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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