Steps to set-up Apple Developer Account:
Access to an Apple device (Mac, iPhone, iPad) is required to enable two-factor authentication. If you don't have a device, borrow one from a friend or buy a cheap, refurbished device.
Account Types: Individual & Organization
The type of company you own and how it's registered will determine how you enroll.
-Corporation, Limited Liability Corporation, Partnership: Must enroll as an Organization.
-Sole Proprietorship, Single-Person Company: Enroll as an Individual.
1: Organization: Team (recommended)
-Your company/brand name will appear below the app name in the App Store.
-You can share Developer Resources (allows us to create, upload, publish apps)
-You can easily add team members, like Uscreen, by inviting users to join your account.
-Users have their own login and limited access to your information.
2: Individual: One Person
-Your legal name will appear below the app name in the App Store- not your company.
-You cannot share Developer Resources with other users.
-You will share access to the Apple ID Account you used to enroll by:
Providing login credentials, then scheduling time to add Uscreen to your account.
Get Ready to Enroll:
If Individual, you'll need: Apple ID with Two-factor Authentication turned on
If Organization, you'll need:
-Apple ID: Apple ID with Two-factor Authentication turned on
-Website: must be publicly available; domain name must be associated with organization
-Legal Entity Status: Organization must be a legal entity to enter into contracts with Apple
-Legal Entity Name: Company name; must correspond with tax ID
-Legal Binding Authority: Person enrolling must have legal authority to sign agreements
-DUNS Number: Must have DUNS Number; used to check legal entity status. Apply/Check DUNS Tool
1: Enroll in Apple Developer Program:
1: Create Account (free): Apple Developer >click Account >Sign-In using Apple ID.
2: Enroll in Program ($99/yr): Click Join Apple Developer Program >Enroll >Start Your Enrollment.
-Select Entity Type: Individual or Organization
-If Individual: Accept Agreement, then Purchase Membership.
-If Organization: Enter Information (Legal Entity Name; DUNS; Website), then Submit.
(You may be asked to Accept Agreement/Purchase Membership now or after approval)
-Wait for Approval: Apple verifies, then sends email: Approved; Information Needed; Issues Identified.
-After Approved: Login to Apple Developer , then go to App Store Connect
2: Give Uscreen Access: (Individual & Organization)
- App Store Connect. >Users & Access icon >Under People, click Add (+)
-Enter: First: OTT - Last: Uscreen - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Roles: Admin - Apps: All Apps
-Developer Resources: YES
-Invite. Uscreen receives email with access.
3: Set-Up Payment: (Individual & Organization; required if offering In-App Subscription)
1: Sign Paid Apps Agreement:
Click View Terms, then Add. Accept, then Submit. Changes to Pending User Information.
2: Add Contacts, Banking, Tax Information: click Set up Tax, Banking, & Contacts
-Add Contacts: Under Contacts, click Role. Choose from list. Click Add.
-Add Banking: Under Bank Accounts, click Add Bank Account. Enter information. Click Add.
-Add Tax Information: Under Tax Forms, click Complete Tax Forms. Follow instructions.
When complete, Paid Apps status changes to Active.
Check Agreements: Offering an In-App Subscription?
NO: Free Apps must be Active; YES: Free & Paid Apps must be Active
-To update or submit apps for review, Free & Paid Apps must be Active.
-Once Paid Apps Agreement is requested, you must complete the process. You can’t undo it.
-Tax Forms must be completed for banking to be processed and Agreement to go in effect.
-For more information: App Store Connect Help