•   over 3 years ago

iOS submission

Hello! I just wanted to clarify, according to Apple there are 2 ways to test an iOS app with beta testers (internal testing, which wouldn't require a Beta App Review from the App Store, or external testing, which would).

Are we able to include the Uber team as an internal tester (assign them a role on our 'team' so they can download the build)? Or do we have to go through the entire Beta App Review process to add the Uber team?

Details are below:
https://developer.apple.com/testflight/

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  • Moderator   •   over 3 years ago

    Hey check out our official rules for submissions. Everything is listed, but here is the recap:

    b. iOS Applications:

    If your Application is available on the iTunes App Store provide a link in the “Website URL” field on “Enter a Submission” form. If you charge a fee for downloading your Application, you must provide a promo code.
    If your Application is not yet publicly available on the iTunes App Store, you must send a test build to the Administrator before the end of the Challenge Submission Period using one of the following methods:
    1. Beta by Crashalytics

    You may send the Sponsor a beta test via Crashalytics. Use the Sponsor’s testing email (hackathon@uber.com) and UDID’s to provision a build and send the Sponsor a link via the “Share Links” button. Add the testing link to the Enter a Submission form under “iOS Build Link”. Beta by Crashalytics is a free service. Please review the how-to for their Beta Distribution tool.

    Sponsor UDIDs:

    iPhone UDIDs:

    8e0a333c82252e4a0083ccf483bc2f1ccad40506
    c4164afb1848f8c37be020ab3fa7535ab00c3d9f
    08529d6b855427f874bcfbff5dbacff5e7b10370
    0ac6c4dfe771a4f04a6e4e1dec4612ec86019cca
    63129f072a01c4668dd587406702f106ff22014c
    iPad UDIDs:
    883fb4fc141258a34a43f7d146ad1344a700e3e7
    400bf3b79ee700665887e3ec0e8cd95287a9313e
    2. TestFlight / iTunes Connect

    Enter the Sponsor’s email address to share a build for testing. The Sponsor’s TestFlight account email is:hackathon@uber.com Please note that if you add the Sponsor as an “External Tester” your Application will need to go through Beta App Review before you can send your build. This could lead to delay and in order for your Submission to be eligible, you must send your test build before the end of the Challenge Submission Period. To learn more about TestFlight via iTunes Connect, please review the iTunes Connect Developer Guide and the TestFlight Video Tutorial.

    3. HockeyApp

    Send a testing link to the Sponsor at:hackathon@uber.com and add the testing link on the Enter a Submission form under “iOS Build Link”. Please note that there is a fee to use HockeyApp.

  •   •   over 3 years ago

    Is option 2 Testflight working for anyone attempting most recently? I get the error: "The email address you entered already belongs to an iTunes Connect account. To continue, enter a different email address." Are there other email addresses we can use instead? Maybe there is an app sign-up limit per email address.

  •   •   over 3 years ago

    Same issue @Pamela. I'm trying Crashalytics.

  •   •   over 3 years ago

    I couldn't send it either due to the same error "the email address you entered already belongs to an iTunes Connect account". How can we get the build to Uber?

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