How to create a Diawi link ?

Overview

Diawi is tool for iOS and Android developers to upload and install applications to their devices. Developer can upload an .ipa file for iOS or the .apk file for Android on the website and then provide the link to the testers or users. The testers/users can open the link in their browser and install the app.

Why should i use Diawi?

  • Easy to use.
  • Faster uploading the app and providing links to the testers.

Prerequisite

Registering an App ID :-

  • Sign in to developer.apple.com/account, and click Certificates, IDs & Profiles.
  • Under Identifiers, select App IDs.
  • Click the Add button (+) in the upper-right corner.
  • Enter a name or description for the App ID in the Description field.
  • Create an explicit App ID and enter the app’s bundle ID in the Bundle ID field.
  • Select the corresponding checkboxes to enable the app services you want to use.
  • Click Continue, Review the registering information and click Done.

Registering a Device:-

To register a device using your developer account, you need to have the device name and device ID.
  • In to developer.apple.com/account, and click Certificates, IDs & Profiles.
  • Under Devices, select All.
  • Click the Add button (+) in the upper-right corner.
  • Select Register Device.
  • Enter a device name and the device ID (UDID).
  • Click Register.

Create a Provisioning Profile :-

  • In to developer.apple.com/account, and click Certificates, IDs & Profiles.
  • Under Provisioning Profiles, select All.
  • Click the Add button (+) in the upper-right corner.
  • Choose the Development method, and click Continue.
  • Choose the App ID you used for development (the App ID that matches your bundle ID) from the App ID pop-up menu, and click Continue.
  • Select the certificates, and click Continue.
  • Select the devices you wish to include in this provisioning profile
  • Enter a profile name, and click Continue.
  • Click Done.

Create .ipa file.

  • Open the Xcode, choose a Generic iOS Device.
  • Under the Project section click Archive.
  • Select the Archive, click Export and then choose Save for AdHoc Deployment.
  • Select the development team, and save .ipa file.

Upload to Diawi

  • Go to https://www.diawi.com.
  • Drag and drop the .ipa file of your app.
  • Click Send after the file is uploaded.
  • Copy the Diawi link and send it to testers/users for installation.

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