.cer is Apple’s default certificate. It can be used in xcode development and packaging. If you use the cross-platform development tools such as lbuilder, phonegap, HBuilder, AppCan and APICloud, you need to use p12 file.


The .cer certificate contains only the public key. The .p12 certificate may contain both the public key and the private key. This is their difference. Except for the xcode development tool, everything else needs p12 to be packaged.


Here’s how to apply for ios p12 certificate file


The general method is to apply for a .cer certificate and then use the keychain helper to convert p12. It needs to use an Apple Mac computer and the process is complicated.

Here is a very simple way to use Appuploader Apple APP on-line aids to apply, Appuploade can be used across platforms, Windows, Linux or Mac systems can be used, no Apple computer on the Windows computer can quickly and easily apply ios certificate, a few seconds You can apply for a p12 certificate.


To apply for ios release certificate as an example


, create a release test certificate p12
1, open the software, select Certification.



2, click on the +ADD option to issue the certificate options, click +ADD to select the developer certificate options, enter the certificate name, mailbox, certificate password, click OK to create.



3, download and save the certificate file (.P12)



Three, create a release test description file
1, select Profiles, click +ADD to select the developer description file options



2, click on the +ADD to select the test description file (AD HOC), select the appid, check the association before the creation of the issue of the certificate, check to be used to test the device, enter the name, click OK to create.



3, Download save (.Mobileprovision) file