Universal Links for Developers

Seamlessly link to content inside your app, or on your website in iOS 9 or later. With universal links, you can always give users the most integrated mobile experience, even when your app isn’t installed on their device.

Development Resources

Download Xcode, which includes the iOS SDK, and use the development resources below to build apps that support universal links.

Guides and Reference

Get details on how to build apps and websites that support universal links.

Xcode and iOS

Xcode and the iOS SDK include APIs for building apps that support universal links.

App Search API Validation Tool

Find out if your website is ready for universal links and get recommendations on website optimization.

Related Technologies

Learn how to build more continuity between your apps and websites with Handoff, Shared Web Credentials, and Search.


Provide continuity within your apps and websites across multiple devices. Apps that support universal links automatically work with Handoff.

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Shared Web Credentials

Make it easier for your users to sign in to your iOS app using usernames and passwords saved in Safari with iCloud Keychain.

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Help users easily discover information in your apps and websites by surfacing your content in Search on iOS 9 or later.

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