16 December 2011
Before starting this tutorial:
When you've created and tested a release build of your PhoneGap iOS application, you are ready to publish it to the Apple App Store. This tutorial shows you the final few steps you'll need to prepare your app and get it into the Apple App Store.
First, you need to create a distribution certificate for signing your app before you submit it to be reviewed by Apple. Only the Team Agent (as defined by the iOS Developer Program) for your team will be able to create this certificate. As long as the account being used is the account that paid the iOS Developer Program fee, you should be set.
Creating your distribution provisioning profile is similar to creating a developer provisioning profile except that it is used to submit your application to the Apple App Store. Apple won't accept apps made with the developer provisioning profile that you made in Creating a release build for iOS.
The Distribution Certificate that you just created should be displayed.
You should now see your newly created Distribution Provisioning Profile.
Now you are ready to use Xcode to build your application for distribution. In these next steps, you will:
You have made it to the final stage of submitting your application to the Apple App Store. Follow the steps below using iTunes Connect to submit your application.
Now that you've submitted your first application to the Apple App Store, submitting additional applications will be straightforward.
For more information on setting up your Distribution Provisioning Profile, see the Apple App Store Resource Center.
Now that you have submitted your app to the App Store, you may want to step through the following articles: