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Do I need my own developer accounts?
Do I need my own developer accounts?

Enrol as iOS and Android developers so apps are under your name.

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Written by Amber Macdonald
Updated over a week ago

In order for us to build and distribute your apps, you'll need to enroll on the Apple Developer Program ($99/y) and Google Play Developer account ($25 one-time fee).

Apple Developer Program Enrollment

If you're interested in hosting your app on the iOS App Store, you will require an active Apple Developer account enrolled on the developer program.

We recommend using an Apple ID that is not linked to your personal iCloud account.

If you have an Apple ID then enter your email and password to continue. If you have forgotten your details then find your Apple ID. Alternatively, select Create Apple ID and fill out your details.

Apple developer log in screen.

You may need to verify your account when signing in from a new device using a 6 digit two-factor authentication code.
Agree to the terms and conditions, then submit.

Apple developer agreement.

Apple Developer Program

Once logged into your developer account, you need to click Join the Apple Developer Program.

Apple developer getting started page.

Choose Enroll, then Start Your Enrollment to get to the Apple Developer Program Enrollment.

If you are registering on behalf of an established company choose Organization. If you are a not publishing this on behalf of a registered company choose Individual for Entity Type and continue.

Note: If registering as an individual you will be asked to provide your full name. Please be aware this will be displayed on the App Store listing. Unfortunately, there is no way around this as it is a requirement by Apple.

Organisation accounts will display the name of the registered company.

Entity type.

Enter your Contact Information and agree to the Terms and Conditions to continue.
Double-check your information is correct and continue.

Complete Your Purchase by confirming membership to the Apple Developer Program. If you wish to automatically renew your membership, then tick the checkbox.

Apple developer enrollment purchase.

Membership can take up to 48 hours to activate. But you should receive a confirmation email that enrollment is being processed.

Google Developer Program Enrollment

Register for a Publisher Account

Visit the Google Play Developer Console - You need to have a Google Account to continue, which you can create here.

Google play developer console

Enter your payment details for the one-time registration fee.

Google play developer console payment screen

Complete your account setup by filling in your details and confirming registration.

Google play developer console

Membership can take up to 24 hours to activate. But you should receive a confirmation email verifying enrollment is being processed.

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