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Add your own (self-developed) iOS apps

Here you can store apps which you have developed yourselves, or that have been developed for your company. Import apps here that are not in the iTunes App Store.

Note! You can create an additional administrator account for your app manager.

Install the app initially

Update of a self-hosted app

Install the app initially

  • Select in the Administration Portal Administration→ Apps.

select apps

  • There click on the plus button (left arrow in illus.) and then on iOS (right arrow in illus.). 

add iOS app

  • Now select IPA File (arrow in illus.). 

import IPA file

Now make the following settings: 

a screenshot of a web page with the application settings.

  • Select File: Upload an .ipa file (arrow in illus.).
  • Make the other settings as described here.
  • Then click on OK.

You can see successfully imported apps in the Administration Portal. To learn how to assign these apps to users, you can read in this article.

Update of a self-hosted app

If you have already assigned a self-developed app to your users, you can easily update the app here.

  • To do this, select your app in the administration portal under Administration→ Apps (left arrow in illus.).
  • Then click on Edit (middle arrow in illus.).
  • Now upload the new version of your app (right arrow in illus.).
Note! If you want to downgrade a self-hosted app, you must first remove the new version and then reinstall and distribute the older version of the app. A downgrade via the edit button is not possible.

upload the new version of the file

The new version of the app will be pushed to users' devices during the next synchronization. Further information on business apps can be found in the iOS/iPadOS app user guide.

Under Administration→ Devices, you can see in the Apps tab whether an app update was successful. A separate status is displayed here for each version of the app (with the same package ID).

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