How to distribute iOS application via your own server?

2. Create the .ipa file from XCode and place it at server path like — https://dce16f5bd1fa.ngrok.io/Application.ipa

3. Create the manifest.plist file like —

Here -

A). url (https://dce16f5bd1fa.ngrok.io/Application.ipa) should be changed to your Application.ipa file location.

B). bundle-version should be changed to version of your app

C). bundle-identifier (com.ss.ss) should be changed to bundle-identifier of your app

D). title should be changed to name of your application

E). place it at server path like — https://dce16f5bd1fa.ngrok.io/manifest.plist

4. Create a sample download.html file like —

Here url (https://dce16f5bd1fa.ngrok.io/manifest.plist) should be changed to your manifest.plist file location.

I have placed all files (Application.ipa, manifest.plist, download.html) in same directory.

5. Now open the link of download.html file in your iPhone like —

https://dce16f5bd1fa.ngrok.io/download.html

and tap on download application and a popup will appear to install the application.

on tapping install — application will be installed to your iPhone.

Note — Server should be running on https:// protocol otherwise application will not be downloaded on your iPhone.

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A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
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