Creating the Developer Accounts needed to Publish Your App

Posted on 2. November 2020 by Jan Bunk


Image with text: Creating Apple & Google Developer Accounts

Turn your website into an app now!

Please enter your Website's URL.

This guide looks very long at first glance, but that's just because every step is explained in detail with an image. It shouldn't take too long to complete!

Now that you've created your app with webtoapp.design you need a developer account for the Google PlayStore and/or Apple App Store to publish it. In this guide, I'll show you how to easily get these and grant our team access to your account, so we can upload your app.

Google Developer Account - For Publishing Android Apps in the PlayStore

Creating the Account

To get started, simply visit the signup page here: https://play.google.com/apps/publish/signup/

You might first need to sign into your Google account, or create one if you don't have one yet.

Afterwards, you need to fill in some information about you and your company. Please note that the 'Public Developer Name' will be shown in the PlayStore below your App's name. Typically, you use your company name here.

Once you've filled in the necessary information, you need to pay the $25 one-time registration fee. At the time of writing, this fee can only be paid using a credit or debit card, so make sure you have your card nearby.

After your payment has been processed, you're basically done with creating your account. Rarely you might need to verify your identity if Google mistakenly thinks your registration is suspicious. This is no reason to worry though, just follow through with the steps to verify your identity and then your account will be created.

Granting the webtoapp.design Team Access

1. Open the 'Users and permissions' tab.

1. Open the 'Users and permissions' tab.

2. Click 'Invite new users'

2. Click 'Invite new users'

3. Enter our Google account email in the 'Email address' field: auligprYou sh@uld.not see this: dontmessagethisemail@webtoapp.designomotions@gmail.com

3. Enter our email in the 'Email address' field.

4. Switch from 'App permissions' to 'Account permissions'

4. Switch from 'App permissions' to 'Account permissions'

5. Grant the 'Administrator' permission by ticking the checkbox.

5. Grant the 'Administrator' permission by ticking the checkbox.

6. Click 'Invite user'.

6. Click 'Invite user'.

7. Confirm the invitation.

7. Confirm the invitation.

Once your app is published, you can revoke our access to your account of course.

Apple Developer Program - For Publishing iOS Apps in the App Store

Creating the Account

To get started, simply visit the signup page here:

https://developer.apple.com/programs/enroll/

Start the process by clicking 'Start Your Enrollment' at the bottom of the page. After that you'll be asked to log into your Apple ID unless you've already done so. If you don't have one yet, create one now.

It's important that you enable 2 factor authentication for your Apple ID, otherwise you won't be able to enroll in the developer program. Usually you can enable it right away when creating your Apple ID. For further information on 2 factor authentication for your Apple ID, check out Apple's guide on it here. If you're having trouble setting up 2 factor authentication, the Apple support team can also help you with it.

Once you're done with that, make sure you enroll into the developer program as an organization, because later on you will have to add our team as developers, which can only be done in organization accounts!

After that, the process to creating your account should be pretty straight forward. If you need help, just reach out to us or the Apple support team and we will be glad to help.

Granting the webtoapp.design Team Access

Now that you have your Apple developer account, you just need to grant us access to it so we can upload your app. This is how to do it:

1. Navigate to https://appstoreconnect.apple.com/access/users

2. Click the add button.

2. Click the add button.

3. Click the 'First Name' field.

3. Click the 'First Name' field.

4. Enter my first name: 'Jan'

5. Click the 'Last Name' field.

5. Click the 'Last Name' field.

6. Enter my last name: 'Bunk'

7. Click the 'Email' field.

7. Click the 'Email' field.

8. Enter our Apple account email in the 'Email address' field: auligprYou sh@uld.not see this: dontmessagethisemail@webtoapp.designomotions@gmail.com

9. Under 'Roles', click the 'Admin' checkbox.

9. Under 'Roles', click the 'Admin' checkbox.

10. Tick the checkbox 'Access to Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles'. If this checkbox is greyed out, you probably enrolled into the developer program as an individual. Please contact Apple support for help with upgrading it to an organization account.

10. Tick the checkbox 'Access to Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles'. If this checkbox is greyed out, you probably enrolled into the developer program as an individual. Please contact Apple support for help with upgrading it to an organization account.

11. Click 'Invite'

11. Click 'Invite'

Once your app is published, you can revoke our access to your account of course.

Turn your website into an app now!

Please enter your Website's URL.

Related Articles


Using Review Reminders to grow your Website and its App

The Benefits of Rating Popups in Apps

Adding reminders to leave feedback for your app improves your ranking in app stores and your app's reputation.

Image with text: Publishing Your App in the Play Store

Filling in the Information for your App's Play Store Listing

Completing your Play Store entry might seem like a daunting task at first. In this guide we go over each step in detail so it'll be easy for you!

What is the best website to app converter out there?

What are the best Website to App Conversion Services?

A comparison of the best website to app conversion services.


Author Jan Bunk

Written by
Jan Bunk

Hi, I'm Jan. I have previously developed multiple apps for clients and my own projects, which have been downloaded thousands of times in the app stores. However, I decided I'd rather help out people with smaller budgets. That's why I created webtoapp.design, an affordable way to get an app if you already have a website.