6 EASY STEPS TO FIND UNIQUE DEVICE IDENTIFIER (UDID) ON THE IPHONE
Posted by Sphinx Solution on October 6th, 2022
If you are a developer, entrepreneur, or even a user, chances are you may need a string of a long alphanumerical Unique Device Identifier or UDID for iOS app development. This number is exclusive to your physical device, your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Developers, especially, need the UDID to register devices in the process of development.
What is a Unique Device Identifier?
A Unique Device Identifier (UDID) is a unique sequence of alphanumerical (a combination of letters and numbers), particular to your device alone. All iPhones, iPad, or iPod Touch have this UDID. It is a string of a 40 alphanumerical identity (for iPhone X models and ones before that). It may resemble serial numbers you find on the packaging. For iPhone XS and the later models, it comes as a 24 alphanumeric string with a dash after the 8th digit.
What is the significance of UDID?
Apple must affirm and sanction all programs installed on your Apple device. All apps you come across on your App Store are there post Apple’s approval. However, during the beta testing stage, the app can be tried before it is officially launched for general consumption. For this very reason, UDID is registered with Apple- to approve the application for your device.
6 Steps to Find UDID on iPhone
In order to register a device for testing, you need to first find its UDID.
Step One: Initiate iTunes and connect your device
Step Two: Go to Devices and select your device by clicking on it.
Step Three: Click on ‘serial number
Step Four: Your ‘serial number’ will automatically change to your UDID
Step Five: Click on the ‘Edit’ icon, then ‘Copy’
Step Six: ‘Paste’ the same (taken from iTunes menu) into your email. The email message will display your UDID.
Alternative Way to find UDID
Finding your UDID with Xcode
Connect your iOS device to Xcode
Open the Window > Devices and Simulators menu
Find your device displayed on this list and view it on the “identifier”
Finding your UDID with Finder (macOS Catalina)
Locate your UDID in the Finder on macOS Catalina for a connected device.
How to add UDID to your Apple Developer Account?
Having completed the UDID finding process, your next step is to add it in the ‘Devices’ tab in the Certificates, IDs & Profiles segment which is on the Apple development portal
Put in your test devices to your Apple developer account using the following track:
The next process involves adding your device to the application’s provisioning profile that will be circulated to your testers:
Using these simple steps, you have found and registered your UDID and can now successfully beta test your app with Apple’s approval. Onward to develop cutting-edge iOS applications.
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