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App Store - Set Up Developer Account

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As part of the Wayfinding mobile set up, Purple create a dedicated Wayfinding mobile app for you that your visitors can use this to navigate your campus. To publish the app on the required app stores you must create a developer account on both the Apple store and Google Play store. Clients are responsible for the set up of the developer account and Purple manage the app submission and update process on your behalf, once you grant access to Purple via an invitation.

Apple developer account

  1. You must enroll in the Apple Developer program as an Organization (not an Individual).

  2. To enroll as an organization, you’ll need to set up an Apple ID and pay a $99/year fee, refer to Apple enrollment.

    Note:  If you’re a nonprofit or government agency, Apple waive the annual fee, find out more.

  3. When you complete the enrollment process, Apple sends two emails. Firstly, to let you know that you are approved and accepted into the Apple Developer Program and secondly to invite you to App Store Connect.

  4. You must now invite Purple to your Apple Developer Account, log in to your Apple Developer Account with your Apple ID.

  5. Click PeopleInvite People > add appstore@purplewifi.com as an Admin and click Invite.

  6. You must also add Purple to App Store Connect, log in to App Store Connect with your Apple ID.

  7. Click Users and Access and add a new App Store Connect user with the following details:

    Apple ID

    appstore@purplewifi.com

    First Name

    Purple

    Last Name

    Purple

    Role

    App Manager

  8. Click Next.

Google developer account

  1. To enroll in the Google Play Developer program, you need a Google account and pay a one-time $25 fee, refer to Google enrollment.

  2. When you complete the enrollment process, you’ll immediately have access to the Google Play Console.

  3. Log in to the Google Play Console with your Google account.

  4. Click Developer AccountUsers & permissionsInvite New User and invite appstore@purplewifi.com with the Role of Release Manager.

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