iOS Custom Apps Application Release with incapptic Connect

People are buzzing about the Apple ‘Custom Apps’ feature mentioned at 2019’s WWDC conference earlier this year. Although Custom Apps (formerly Custom B2B Apps) have been a feature of App Store Connect (formerly iTunes Connect), for eight years - Apple changed the rules a couple of months ago, allowing you to issue an app to yourself. WWDC2019 showed that Apple is pushing for Custom Apps as Apple’s answer to EMM stores and Android Enterprise.


Here’s a quick refresher on how Custom Apps work. If you want to go more in depth, we recommend watching the WWDC app publishing presentation here.


Custom Apps allow you to control who sees and can download your iOS app from the Apple App Store. App deployment and device permissions are managed through Apple Business Manager and your EMM system. You designate your app as ‘Custom’ during the initial app setup process, and this choice is irreversible, so make sure you tick the box for the right apps!

incapptic Connect allows Enterprise companies to fully manage their app release process through a centralised solution: no more insecure credential handouts to third-party developers, and no more pipeline bottlenecks when your developers hand-off to the publishing team. Just simple, quick, self-service app release.

How to use incapptic Connect:

Step 1: let developers or app owners upload the .ipa file and related metadata to incapptic Connect

Step 2: hit “Upload to App Store Connect“

There is no step 3 :)

App Release to the Google Play Store

The Google Play Store is the most widely used App Store on the planet, with 2 billion active users as of 2019. Here’s a quick video demo of how easily you can manage updating your Android Apps and releasing them to the Google Play Console with incapptic Connect.

HOW TO USE INCAPPTIC CONNECT:

Step 1: let developers or app owners upload the .apk file and related metadata to incapptic Connect

Step 2: hit “Upload to Google Play“

There is no step 3 :)

App Release to the MobileIron Enterprise App Store

We’re proud to partner with MobileIron to facilitate quicker, safer, and more reliable enterprise app deployment. Here’s a video to show you how simple your app release process can be with incapptic Connect.

HOW TO USE INCAPPTIC CONNECT:

Step 1: let developers or app owners upload the .ipa file and related metadata to incapptic Connect

Step 2: hit “Upload to MobileIron”

There is no step 3 :)


Rafael Kobylinski at MobileIronLive!2019 Brooklyn

Our CEO Rafael met with Doug Atkinson a few weeks ago in Brooklyn to discuss the incapptic Connect solution development and how it facilitates internal application management.

They discuss how enterprise can respond to the massive uptake of mobile devices by developing in-house, business-to-employeee applications, and the benefits to the company therein, as well as the problems with distributing apps at scale and the need for an automated solution.

We’re passionate about making the development, release, and management of Enterprise Apps as simple as possible for our Enterprise customers. Mobile Application Management is the future of industry, and we’re excited to be on the bleeding edge of innovation in this field. Want to know more about how we achieve this? Click the button below.


App release to the Apple App Store

We’re huge Apple fans here at incapptic Connect (our Founder is an OG Apple Fan, and worked with them for 7 years!). iOS is the second most widely used operating system globally after Android. Because of Apple’s heightened approach to security, publishing enterprise apps to the Apple App Store can present some unique challenges that we circumvent with the incapptic Connect solution. Here’s a quick video demo.

HOW TO USE INCAPPTIC CONNECT:

Step 1: let developers or app owners upload the .ipa file and related metadata to incapptic Connect

Step 2: hit “Upload to App Store Connect“

There is no step 3 :)


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