Use your developer account and Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles to manage your membership and development settings.
Creating your free developer account
If you’re new to development on Apple platforms, you can get started for free. Simply accept the Apple Developer Agreement and an account will be created for you. Use this account to download beta versions of Xcode, visit forums, report bugs, or accept an invitation to join your organization’s account in the Apple Developer Program.
Managing your developer program account
Resetting your device list annually
If you are the Account Holder, you can reset your list of development devices each year using Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles. You can register up to 100 of each device type for testing and Ad Hoc distribution per membership year. At the start of your new membership year, Account Holders, Admins, and App Managers will be presented with the option to remove listed devices and restore the available device count to 100 when first signing in to Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.
You may disable a device on your list during the year, but doing so will not increase your number of available devices. When resetting your list, make sure to remove all devices you no longer use for development before adding any new devices.
Managing your App Store Connect account
Once you’ve completed your enrollment in the Apple Developer Program, you can sign in to App Store Connect with the Apple ID you used to enroll. App Store Connect is a suite of tools that allow you to submit and manage your apps for sale on the App Store, distribute beta versions of your app using TestFlight, accept legal agreements, enter your tax and banking information, view analytics, and more.
Updating your information
To update the Apple ID and/or email address associated with your developer account, sign in to the Apple ID website and modify your information.
To update your address, contact information, or organization name, please contact us. Note that certain updates, such as changes to your name or address, must be verified and approved, as this information is associated with contracts between you and Apple. You will be asked to provide documentation that reflects the changes you request.
Transferring the Account Holder role
The Account Holder of an organization’s membership can transfer the Account Holder role to another employee on the team who has the legal authority to bind your organization to legal agreements. Account Holder transfers for individual members are granted on a limited basis and require assistance from Apple Developer Program Support.
Can I switch my membership from an individual to an organization?
Yes, if you are the founder/co-founder of the organization. To start the conversion process, please contact us. You may be asked to submit business documents to verify your organization’s identity.
Can I transfer my app to another account?
Yes. Use App Store Connect to transfer qualifying apps to another account in case of an acquisition, asset purchase, or other similar situation. When you transfer an app, it will remain available on the App Store, all ratings and reviews will carry over, and users will continue to have access to future updates. Learn more in App Store Connect Help.