You can easily create a signed IPA for your Xamarin project with Bitrise. All you need to do is set the relevant inputs of our
Xamarin Archive step!
Before setting up IPA export, make sure that:
- your code signing files have been collected.
- you have the
Certificate and profile installerstep in your workflow.
If you’re all set, proceed to setting up IPA export in your workflow:
- Make sure that you have the
Xamarin Archivestep in the app’s Workflow Editor and select it.
- Set the
Xamarin solution configurationinput of the step to the Xamarin project Configuration you want to use (for example,
Xamarin solution platforminput to
You can control the code signing type in your Xamarin project by setting the code signing configurations in Xamarin Studio.
If you wish to use more than one code signing type (for example, to create both Ad-hoc and App Store signed apps), create more than one
Release configuration in Xamarin Studio. Set the separate configurations to the types you want to use.
Copy the existing
Release configuration in Xamarin Studio, to have an identical base configuration, where you only change the code signing settings. For example,
Release|iPhone configuration with the name
ReleaseAppStore, set the code signing to App Store for this
ReleaseAppStore configuration, and specify this configuration as the
Xamarin solution configuration input of the
Xamarin Archive step.
Don’t forget to collect and upload the signing files again if you change code signing configurations in your Xamarin project!