How to renew distribution certificate for iOS?

To renew a distribution certificate on mac we’ll have to go through a series of steps mentioned below.

  • Use spotlight to open keychain access on your mac

  • From keychain access menu select Certificate Assistant -> Request certificate from certificate Authority.

  • Fill the information there like Name, email and choose “save to disk”.

  • Click continue and save to your desired location. This will generate a .CSR file which we’ll need to upload to the developer portal while generating our certificate.

  • Go to “”, login to your account, select “Certificates, IDs & Profiles”.

  • Go to certificates, select production and click on the “+” on the top

  • Select "App Store and Ad Hoc" from the Production options and click Continue.

  • Now you’ll get the option to upload the CSR file you generated. Select that file and click on generate.

  • Your certificate will be generated now, download that and double click to install.