This article provides information on how an app is uploaded to iOS after getting published by the developer.
Our iOS Uploads Team takes the following steps to submit your apps to Apple:
- They create the Certificates, Identifiers, and Profiles in the developer portal using the session cookie that is generated when you submit an app to
- Our proprietary system builds the IPA file;
- The system submits the IPA file to App Store Connect.
This process can take up to 7 business days, depending on the length of the queue in the iOS Uploads Pipeline, as explained in Google's and Apple's App Publishing Approval Process and Timelines.