Certificate Management

Certificate management.

Certificate management can be accessed under the Resources > Certificates tab: this is where all of your certificates are stored.

  1. Certificates can be imported or automatically generated (in the case of Android). Click Import Certificate to upload the certificate from your desktop.
  2. Once the file and platform are chosen, type the certificate name and its password. Click Import certificate to upload the file:


Video Tutorial: How to Create Android and iOS Certificates

Please check this Appery.io Community video that shows how to create Android and iOS certificates:


You should upload your .p12 file otherwise you will get an error notification.

  1. Make sure, you enter the correct password, otherwise you will get the Password verification failed message.


Keeping Track of your Certificates

We strongly recommend that you store all of your certificates locally and don’t remove them for any reason.

For Android

Android certificates can be automatically generated. To do so, click Generate certificate. Type the certificate name and password, and then click Generate. The generated certificate will be listed with all of the others:

The certificate can be set to use by default. That means that all applications will use this certificate if another isn’t specified in App settings. Check Default to make the certificate used by default.



If you are a team member, the Team Admin or Team Lead should give you permission for this action.

You will get the Certificate Become Default message.

Changing the Name of Your Certificate

  1. Type a new name for the certificate, and click Apply to change the certificate name. By clicking Export, the certificate will be downloaded to your desktop.
  2. By clicking Export to zip the certificate will be downloaded as a ZIP archive. The archive will also contain additional text files with certificate passwords. Click Delete to remove the certificate.

Once the certificates are uploaded, they can be chosen from the application settings. To choose a certificate for Android binary, go to App settings > Android binary, scroll down and choose a certificate: AndroidBinaryDefault.

When [use default] is selected, the certificate marked as the default in the Certificates tab will be used:


Android Certificate File

More information about Android certificate files can be found here.

In the same way, certificates can be set for all binaries.


Error Message

If you delete a certificate that’s used in any application, you’ll get an error.

For iOS

Follow the steps above, but switch to the iOS Binary tab in the App Settings and scroll down to select the desired certificate:

  1. After registering with Apple as a developer you can get provisioning profile files or generate them. In the App Builder, click Change to open the Files Manager (Step 1).
  2. Upload your file(s) (Step 2).
    At least one certificate must be provided to build a certain binary. Otherwise, when exporting this binary in the builder you will get an error.
  3. Select it (Step 3).
  4. Click Apply (Step 4):


Generating iOS Certificates

More information on generating iOS certificates can be found here.

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