Access TestFlight on Your iOS Device while Your App Awaits Launch!
TestFlight makes it easy to invite users to test your apps and collect valuable feedback before releasing your app on the App Store. Allowing you to test the user experience, while empowering your invited team to keep track of new updates, Tapcart releases, and preview new icon/launch screens before going live. Please note, before you can add a user to TestFlight, they will need access to your Apple account via App Store Connect. In this article, we will review the whole process of utilizing TestFlight.
To download TestFlight, you can use this link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/testflight/id899247664
Alternatively, you can visit your iOS App Store and search for "TestFlight".
Adding a user to App Store Connect
- Go to App Store Connect
- Select ‘Users and Access’
- Find the ‘+’ symbol within ‘Users and Access’ to add a new user
- Input the new user’s information, permissions levels, then tap ‘Invite’
Inviting a user to TestFlight
- Navigate to App Store Connect
- Click ‘My Apps’
- Within ‘My Apps’ select the app you’re testing
- From the top menu bar, click on ‘TestFlight’
- Select the blue ‘+’ next to ‘Internal Testing’
- Here you can enter the group name, we typically create this for you but if it’s not listed you will name the group ‘App Store Connect Users’
- Once the name is entered, select ‘Create’ to save the group
- Now you can click on the blue ‘+’ button next to ‘Testers’, find and select the user(s) that you would like to invite to the TestFlight, and select ‘Add’
- Under your ‘Testers’ list you can see the invites have been sent
Accepting a TestFlight Invitation
- Navigate to your email and look for an email from TestFlight, prompting you to install the app
- In the email, click ‘View in TestFlight’
- Find the TestFlight redemption code
- Open the TestFlight app on your iPhone device, if you do not have TestFlight on your iPhone device, you can download it from the App Store here!
- Click on the ‘Redeem’ button in the top-right corner
- Enter the redemption code from your email
- Upon redeeming the app, tap on ‘Install’ and proceed with testing your app
If you have additional questions, we’re happy to help! Please reach out to us through LiveChat on your Tapcart dashboard or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!