Steps to Set-up Apple Developer Account:

Access to an Apple device (Mac, iPhone, iPad) is required to enable two-factor authentication. Don't have a device? Borrow one or buy a refurbished device.

Account Types: Individual & Organization

The type of company you own and how it's registered determines how you enroll.
-Sole Proprietorship, Single-Person Company: Individual.

-Corporation, Limited Liability Corporation, Partnership: Organization.

1: Individual: One Person/One User
-Your legal name will appear below the app name in the App Store.

-You cannot share Developer Resources with other users.

-You cannot add Members/Users. It's like sharing access to a personal account.

-To enroll, you'll need an Apple ID Account with Two-factor Authentication

-You'll share your Apple ID Account Login Credentials with Uscreen.

2: Organization: Multiple Users/Team Members (recommended)
-Your company/brand will appear below the app name in the App Store.
-You can share Developer Resources (allows us to create, upload, publish apps)
-You can add Team Members (ex. Uscreen) by inviting users to join the account.
-Each Member uses their own login and has limited access to your information.

Get Ready! Apple requires the following to enroll as an Organization:

-Apple ID: Apple ID Account with Two-factor Authentication
-Website: Publicly available; domain name must be related to your company
-Legal Entity Status: To enter into contracts, company must be a legal entity
-Legal Entity Name: Company name must correspond with the Tax ID
-Legal Binding Authority: Person enrolling must have authority to sign agreements
-DUNS Number: Used to check legal entity status; apply/check here: DUNS Tool


Section 1: Enroll in Apple Developer Program

1: Create Account (free): Apple Developer >click Account >Sign-In using Apple ID.
2: Enroll ($99/yr): Click Join Apple Developer Program >Enroll >Start Your Enrollment.

3: Select Entity Type: Individual or Organization
-If Individual: Accept Agreement, then Purchase Membership.
-If Organization: Enter Information (Legal Entity Name; DUNS; Website), Submit.
(may be asked to Accept Agreement/Purchase Membership now or after approval)

4: Wait for Approval: Apple verifies, then sends an email letting you know if:

Enrollment is Approved; Additional Information is Needed; Issues Identified.

5: After Approved: Login to Apple Developer, then go to App Store Connect.



Section 2: Give Uscreen Access

- App Store Connect. >Users & Access icon >Under People, click Add (+)
-Enter: First: OTT - Last: Uscreen - Email: - Roles: Admin - Apps: All
-Developer Resources: YES
-Invite. Uscreen receives email with access.



Section 3: Set-Up Payment

Required if offering an In-App Subscription.
1: Sign Paid Apps Agreement:

-Below Action, click View Terms, then Add.

-Check to accept, then Submit. Status changes to Pending User Information.

-Complete the Action indicated:


2: Add Information: Click Set up Tax, Banking, & Contacts
Add Banking:

-Under Accounts, click Add Bank Account.

-Enter bank and account information, then click Add.

Add Tax:

-Under Tax Forms, click Complete US Tax Forms. (Everyone must complete this!)

-Check if you or your company are a U.S. Resident or U.S. Corporation or not.

-Additional questions and information needed are based on your response.

Add Contacts:

You'll add a user for each Role (Management, Financial, Legal, Technical, Marketing). You can add one contact (and use for each role) or multiple contacts.

-Add New Contact: Click Role, enter name, title, email, phone, then Add.

-Choose Existing Contact: Click Role, select user, then Add.


3: When complete, Paid Apps changes to Active. Free & Paid Apps must be green.


Additional Notes:
-Once Paid Apps Agreement is requested, you must complete the process.
-Tax Forms must be complete for Baking Information to be processed.
-For more information: App Store Connect Help

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