TestFlight Release Notes

October 15, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10.1 beta 3 using the SDK for iOS 12.1 beta 4, tvOS 12.1 beta 4, and watchOS 5.1 beta 4 are not yet supported.

October 9, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10.1 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 12.1 beta 2, tvOS 12.1 beta 2, and watchOS 5.1 beta 2 are now supported.

October 2, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10.1 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 12.1 beta 2, tvOS 12.1 beta 2, and watchOS 5.1 beta 2 are not yet supported.

September 27, 2018

TestFlight for iOS

Version 2.1.3

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements were made.

TestFlight for tvOS

Version 2.0.4

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements were made.

September 26, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Now you can enable a public link for your app that leads to an invitation to test in TestFlight. Share the link to let anyone discover the beta version of your app. To enable your link, you'll need to be an Admin or App Manager. Go to your app’s TestFlight page, click any external tester group, and click Enable Public Link. You can set a limit for the number of testers that can join a group through your public link, and you can disable the link at any time.

September 20, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10.1 beta using the SDK for iOS 12.1 beta, tvOS 12.1 beta, and watchOS 5.1 beta are now supported.

September 18, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10.1 beta using the SDK for iOS 12.1 beta, tvOS 12.1 beta, and watchOS 5.1 beta are not yet supported.

September 17, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the GM of Xcode 10 and the SDK for iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 are now supported.

September 14, 2018

TestFlight for iOS

Version 2.1.2

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements were made.

TestFlight for tvOS

Version 2.0.3

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements were made.

September 12, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the GM seed of Xcode 10 and the GM seed SDK for iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 are now supported.

August 14, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 6 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 7, tvOS 12 beta 7, and watchOS 5 beta 7 are now supported.

August 13, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 6 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 7, tvOS 12 beta 7, and watchOS 5 beta 7 are not yet supported.

August 6, 2018

TestFlight for iOS

Version 2.1.1

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements were made.

August 2, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 5 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 5, tvOS 12 beta 5, and watchOS 5 beta 5 are now supported.

July 30, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 5 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 5, tvOS 12 beta 5, and watchOS 5 beta 5 are not yet supported.

July 18, 2018

TestFlight for tvOS

Version 2.0.2

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements were made.

July 17, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 4 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 4, tvOS 12 beta 4, and watchOS 5 beta 4 are now supported.

July 16, 2018

TestFlight for iOS

Version 2.1.0

  • Fixed an issue where entering a redemption code while running iOS 9.3.2 would sometimes cause TestFlight to crash.
  • Other bug fixes and stability improvements were made.

July 6, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 3 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 3, tvOS 12 beta 3, and watchOS 5 beta 3 are now supported.

July 3, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 3 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 3, tvOS 12 beta 3, and watchOS 5 beta 3 are not yet supported.

June 25, 2018

TestFlight for iOS

Version 2.0.2

  • Bug fixes and performance and stability improvements

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 2, tvOS 12 beta 2, and watchOS 5 beta 2 are now supported for external testing.

June 21, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 2, tvOS 12 beta 2, and watchOS 5 beta 2 are now supported for internal testing.

June 19, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 12 beta 2, tvOS 12 beta 2, and watchOS 5 beta 2 are not yet supported.

June 13, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.4.1 using the SDK for iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3 are supported.

June 6, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta using the SDK for iOS 12 beta, tvOS 12 beta, and watchOS 5 beta are now supported for internal testing. Includes support for the following:
    • Access WiFi Information entitlement for iOS and tvOS
    • AutoFill Credential Provider extension for iOS
    • com.apple.developer.carplay-maps entitlement for CarPlay for iOS
    • com.apple.developer.networking.route_nc_read entitlement for iOS
    • Critical Alerts entitlement for iOS, tvOS, and watchOS
    • HealthKit Access entitlement for iOS and watchOS
    • Unwanted Communication extension for iOS
  • The com.apple.developer.health-movement-disorder entitlement for iOS is not yet supported.

June 4, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 10 beta using the SDK for iOS 12 beta, tvOS 12 beta, and watchOS 5 beta are not yet supported.

May 29, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.4 GM using the SDK for iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3 are supported.

May 10, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3.1 using the SDK for iOS 11.3, watchOS 4.3, and tvOS 11.3 are now supported.

May 3, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.4 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 11.4 beta 3 and tvOS 11.4 beta 3 are now supported.

May 1, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.4 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 11.4 beta 3 and tvOS 11.4 beta 3 are not yet supported.

April 5, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.4 beta using the SDK for iOS 11.4 beta and tvOS 11.4 beta are now supported.

April 2, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.4 beta using the SDK for iOS 11.4 beta and tvOS 11.4 beta are not yet supported.

March 29, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 GM using the SDK for iOS 11.3, tvOS 11.3, and watchOS 4.3 are supported.

March 6, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 beta 4 using the SDK for iOS 11.3 beta 4, tvOS 11.3 beta 4, and watchOS 4.3 beta 4 are now supported.

March 5, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 beta 4 using the SDK for iOS 11.3 beta 4 and tvOS 11.3 beta 4 are not yet supported.

February 22, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 beta 3 using the SDK for iOS 11.3 beta 3, tvOS 11.3 beta 3, and watchOS 4.3 beta 3 are now supported.

February 20, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 beta 3 using the SDK for iOS 11.3 beta 3 and tvOS 11.3 beta 3 are not yet supported.

February 7, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 beta 2 using the SDK for watchOS 4.3 beta 2 are now supported.

February 6, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 11.3 beta 2 and tvOS 11.3 beta 2 are now supported.

January 25, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 beta using the SDK for iOS 11.3 beta, tvOS 11.3 beta, and watchOS 4.3 beta are now supported.
  • There is a known issue where apps that are being uploaded with Xcode 9.3 beta may trigger the following error message:

    No accounts with iTunes Connect access have been found for the team “[COMPANY_NAME]”. iTunes Connect access is required for App Store distribution.

  • To work around this issue, submit your app using Application Loader in Xcode. For more information, see Using Application Loader.

January 24, 2018

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.3 beta using the SDK for iOS 11.3 beta and tvOS 11.3 beta are not yet supported.

January 22, 2018

TestFlight for iOS

Version 2.0.1

  • This update includes support for Smart Invert Colors and a revised 3D Touch peek view that includes “What to Test”.
  • The cellular data limit is now 150MB, increased from 100MB.
  • Small bug fixes and other UI improvements were made.

December 5, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.2 GM and the iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, and watchOS 4.2 SDKs are now supported.

December 4, 2017

TestFlight for tvOS

Version 2.0.1

  • This release includes Dark Mode support, UI improvements, and small bug fixes.

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.2 GM and the iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, and watchOS 4.2 SDKs are not yet supported.

November 8, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.2 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 11.2 beta 2, tvOS 11.2 beta 2, and watchOS 4.2 beta 2 are now supported.

November 6, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.2 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 11.2 beta 2, tvOS 11.2 beta 2, and watchOS 4.2 beta 2 are not yet supported.

October 31, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.1 using the SDK for iOS 11.1, tvOS 11.1, and watchOS 4.1 are now supported.
  • Apps built with Xcode 9.2 beta using the SDK for iOS 11.2 beta, tvOS 11.2 beta, and watchOS 4.2 beta are now supported.

October 16, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.0.1 using the SDK for iOS 11, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4 are now supported.

October 11, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.1 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 11.1 beta 2, tvOS 11.1 beta 2, and watchOS 4.1 beta 2 are now supported.
    • There is a known issue with watchOS apps built with Xcode 9.1 beta 2 that use SiriKit intents. When a user interacts with Siri, the following error is returned: “Sorry, you’ll need to continue in the app.”

October 9, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.1 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 11.1 beta 2, tvOS 11.1 beta 2, and watchOS 4.1 beta 2 are not yet supported.

October 5, 2017

TestFlight for tvOS

Version 2.0

  • This update includes a redesigned user interface for tvOS 11 and Apple TV 4K support.
  • The app list displays apps currently being tested and previously tested apps (including expired and removed apps).
  • A new welcome screen appears when opening TestFlight for the first time after updating.
  • You can now install an app from the app list by pressing Play on the Apple TV remote.

September 29, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.1 beta using the SDK for iOS 11.1 beta, tvOS 11.1 beta, and watchOS 4.1 beta are now supported for internal and external testing.

September 28, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9.1 beta using the SDK for iOS 11.1 beta, tvOS 11.1 beta, and watchOS 4.1 beta are not yet supported.

September 19, 2017

TestFlight for iOS

Version 2.0

  • This update includes a redesigned user interface for iOS 11.
  • The app list displays apps currently being tested, previously tested apps (including expired and removed apps), and apps that are incompatible for the device being used.
  • A new welcome screen appears when opening the TestFlight for the first time after updating.
  • You can now use 3D Touch on the TestFlight app icon to redeem a code or update all apps.
  • Split view is supported.

September 12, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the GM seed of Xcode 9 and the GM seed SDK for iOS 11, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4 are now supported.

August 24, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta 6 using the SDK for iOS 11 beta 7, tvOS 11 beta 7, and watchOS 4 beta 7 are now supported.

August 21, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta 6 using the SDK for iOS 11 beta 7, tvOS 11 beta 7, and watchOS 4 beta 7are not yet supported.

August 8, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta 5 using the SDK for iOS 11 beta 5, tvOS 11 beta 5, and watchOS 4 beta 5 are now supported.
    • Fixed an issue with watchOS apps built with Xcode 9 beta that use SiriKit intents. When a user interacted with Siri, the following error was returned: “Sorry, you’ll need to continue in the app.”
    • watchOS and iOS apps built with Xcode 9 beta that use SiriKit intents are now supported.
    • Apps that use ARKit that were previously accessing ARPointCloud `count` or `points` in Swift will crash. See the Xcode 9 Beta 5 Release Notes for additional information.

August 7, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta 5 using the SDK for iOS 11 beta 5, tvOS 11 beta 5, and watchOS 4 beta 5 are not yet supported.

July 31, 2017

App Store Connect

  • The limit for external testers has been expanded, so you can now invite up to 10,000 users to test your app.

July 27, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta 4 using the SDK for iOS 11 beta 4, tvOS 11 beta 4, and watchOS 4 beta 4 are now supported for internal and external testing.
    • watchOS and iOS apps built with Xcode 9 beta 4 that use SiriKit intents are not currently supported.

July 24, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta 4 using the SDK for iOS 11 beta 4, tvOS 11 beta 4, and watchOS 4 beta 4 are not yet supported.

July 13, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Now when you click to remove a tester from a group in TestFlight, you have the choice to remove them from the group while keeping them as testers in TestFlight or delete them from TestFlight completely. When you click to remove a group, you have the choice to remove the group while keeping its testers in TestFlight, or delete the group and its testers completely. Testers who are deleted will be deleted from all groups and will no longer have access to TestFlight builds.

July 10, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta 3 using the SDK for iOS 11 beta 3 and tvOS 11 beta 3 are now supported for internal and external testing.
    • There is a known issue with watchOS apps built with Xcode 9 beta 3 that use SiriKit intents. When a user interacts with Siri, the following error is returned: “Sorry, you’ll need to continue in the app.”

June 22, 2017

TestFlight for tvOS

Version 1.2.1

  • Bug fixes and performance and stability improvements

June 21, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta 2 using the SDK for iOS 11 beta 2, tvOS 11 beta 2, and watchOS 4 beta 2 are now supported for internal and external testing.
  • SiriKit intents for watchOS are now supported.
  • Fixed an issue where tvOS apps that use JPEG images to create LSR images in Xcode 9 beta trigger the following error message when the app is uploading: Corrupt Image File - The image file '[IMAGE_FILE_NAME].lsr' appears to be corrupt.
  • Fixed an issue where if an app is built with Xcode 9 beta and contains JPEG images, the images will not be found on devices running iOS 10 or earlier. This may cause a crash in apps built with Swift.

June 6, 2017

TestFlight for iOS

Version 1.5.1

  • Added compatibility for iOS 11 beta.

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 8.3.3 using iOS 10.3.1, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 SDKs are now supported for internal and external testing.
  • Apps built with Xcode 9 beta using the SDK for iOS 11 beta, tvOS 11 beta, and watchOS 4 beta are now supported for internal testing. Includes support for the following:
    • ARKit for iOS
    • Core ML for iOS
    • Alternative app names for iOS apps that use SiriKit
    • SiriKit intents for iOS
    • HEIF image support for iOS
    • Core NFC for iOS
    • API for SMS spam detection extension point for iOS
    • QuickLook extensions for iOS
    • Multipath TCP entitlement for iOS
    • Entitlement for NEHotspotConfiguration API for iOS
    • API and entitlement for DNS Proxy usage for iOS
    • Fetch and Remote notifications background modes for tvOS
    • Audio Recording and Navigation background modes for watchOS
    • Core Bluetooth for watchOS
  • The following technologies are not yet supported.
    • SiriKit intents for watchOS
  • Safari Shared Links extension is no longer supported for iOS.
  • There is a known issue where tvOS apps that use JPEG images to create LSR images in Xcode 9 beta trigger the following error message when the app is uploading: Corrupt Image File - The image file '[IMAGE_FILE_NAME].lsr' appears to be corrupt.
    • To work around around this issue, use PNG images instead.
  • There is a known issue where if an app is built with Xcode 9 beta and contains JPEG images, the images will not be found on devices running iOS 10 or earlier. This may cause a crash in apps built with Swift.
    • To work around this issue, use PNG images or limit your Xcode 9 app testing to devices running the iOS 11 beta.

May 10, 2017

App Store Connect

  • App archives built with Xcode 8.3 are no longer accepted. Make sure to build and submit your apps using Xcode 8.3.1 or later.

May 1, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Starting May 10, 2017, app archives built with Xcode 8.3 will no longer be accepted. Make sure to build and submit your apps using Xcode 8.3.1 or later.

April 18, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 8.3.2 and the SDKs of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 are now supported.

April 11, 2017

App Store Connect

We’ve made some changes to help you do more with TestFlight in iTunes Connect. With multiple build support, enhanced groups, and improved tester management, we’re making it even easier to test your apps.

  • You can now distribute and test multiple builds at the same time.
  • TestFlight Groups has been enhanced and includes the ability to create custom tester groups with access to different builds.
    • Your existing external testers have been added to the group “External Testers,” which you can edit at any time.
    • Your existing groups can be downloaded from Users and Roles and imported into TestFlight by Admins. Learn more in Resources and Help.
    • The Groups column has been removed from the TestFlight section of Users and Roles. Groups can be created within your app’s page in App Store Connect.
  • The build expiration countdown begins from the time the build is uploaded, rather than the first time a build is sent to an external tester. The build expiration limit has been increased to 90 days.
  • Internal testers can access all active builds.
  • Testers can continue testing a build when it goes live on the App Store.
  • You can now resend invitation emails.
  • Your test information and list of testers have been moved from the Activity tab to the TestFlight tab.

TestFlight for iOS

Version 1.5

  • You can now give testers access to multiple builds of an app, rather than just the latest. Keep in mind that only one build can be installed on a device at a time.
  • Testers will see the latest build (by version) by default, but can install other builds by tapping on "Previous Builds" on the beta app details page.
  • Apps with no builds to test will no longer appear in the TestFlight app.
  • Minor performance and usability improvements were made.

TestFlight for tvOS

Version 1.2

  • You can now give testers access to multiple builds of an app, rather than just the latest. Keep in mind that only one build can be installed on a device at a time.
  • Testers will see the latest build by default, but can install other builds by tapping on “Previous Versions and Builds" on the beta app details page.
  • Apps with no builds to test will no longer appear in the TestFlight app.
  • Minor performance and usability improvements were made.
  • Testers can now use voice dictation for redemption codes.

April 6, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 8.3.1 and the SDKs of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 are now supported.
    • Xcode 8.3.1 fixed an issue that could produce app archives that were larger than necessary. Support for app archives built in Xcode 8.3 will be deprecated.

March 27, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with Xcode 8.3 and the SDKs of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 are now supported.

March 21, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the beta 5 of Xcode 8.3 and the SDK for beta 7 of iOS 10.3, beta 7 of watchOS 3.2, and beta 6 of tvOS 10.2 are not yet supported.

March 8, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the beta 4 of Xcode 8.3 and the SDK for beta 4 of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 (internal only) are now supported.

February 21, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the beta 3 of Xcode 8.3 and the SDK for beta 3 of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 (internal only) are now supported
  • Apps that use SiriKit Watch intents are supported for internal testing only.

February 20, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the beta 3 of Xcode 8.3 and the SDK for beta 3 of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 are not yet supported.

February 7, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the beta 2 of Xcode 8.3 and the SDK for beta 2 of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 (internal testing only) are now supported.
    • Fixed an issue where apps that contain a WatchKit extension and are built with Xcode 8.3 beta received the following upload error message: ERROR ITMS-90208: “Invalid Bundle. The bundle [APP_NAME.app] does not support the minimum OS Version specified in the Info.plist.”
    • Apps that use SiriKit Watch intents are not yet supported.

February 6, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the beta 2 of Xcode 8.3 and the SDK for beta 2 of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 (internal testing only) are not yet supported.

January 25, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the beta of Xcode 8.3 and the SDK for iOS 10.3 beta and tvOS 10.2 beta (internal testing only) are now supported.
    • There is a known issue where apps that contain a WatchKit extension and are built with Xcode 8.3 beta cannot be uploaded. You may see the following error message when trying to upload your app: ERROR ITMS-90208: “Invalid Bundle. The bundle [APP_NAME.app] does not support the minimum OS Version specified in the Info.plist”

January 24, 2017

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with beta of Xcode 8.3 and the SDK for iOS 10.3 beta, watchOS 3.2 beta, and tvOS 10.2 beta (internal testing only) are not yet supported.

December 12, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the GM seed of Xcode 8.2 and the GM seed SDK of iOS 10.2 and tvOS 10.1 (internal testing only) are now supported.

November 14, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with beta 2 of Xcode 8.2 and the SDK for beta 3 of iOS 10.2 and tvOS 10.1 (internal testing only) are now supported.

October 31, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for iOS 10.2 beta and tvOS 10.1 beta (internal testing only) are now supported.

October 24, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the GM seed for iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, and tvOS 10.0.1 (internal testing only) are now supported.

October 10, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 3 of iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, and tvOS 10.0.1 (internal testing only) are now supported.

October 5, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 2 of iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, and tvOS 10.0.1 (internal testing only) are now supported.

October 4, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 2 of iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, and tvOS 10.0.1 are not yet supported.

September 28, 2016

TestFlight for iOS

Version 1.4.3

  • Fixed an issue with push notifications on iOS 10. After updating to version 1.4.3, testers will need to restart their iOS devices for push notifications to start working again.

September 21, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for iOS 10.1 beta, watchOS 3.1 beta, and tvOS 10.0.1 beta (internal testing only) are now supported.

September 7, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the GM seed for iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are now supported.
  • You can now invite external testers to test tvOS apps.

September 1, 2016

TestFlight for iOS

Version 1.4.2

  • Fixed issues around installing iMessage apps and improved error messages for iMessage app updates.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented users from canceling an incomplete installation.

August 17, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 6 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are now supported.

August 15, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 6 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are not yet supported.
  • TestFlight does not currently support iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 beta apps using unified logging. If you are using unified logging and would like to submit your app for TestFlight, you will need to remove unified logging from your binary. Learn more

August 11, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 5 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are now supported.

August 9, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 5 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are not yet supported.

August 3, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 4 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are now supported.

August 1, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 4 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are not yet supported.
  • Fixed a bug that was preventing TestFlight invitation emails from being sent for iMessage apps.

July 25, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 3 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are now supported.
  • iMessage app submissions are now supported for apps built with iOS 10 beta 3.
  • If you submit a new build that has changed from a standard app to an iMessage app, or vice versa, testers will need to delete the initial build from their device before updating.
  • Data from apps installed via TestFlight running on iOS 10 beta 3 can now be backed up to and restored from iCloud.

July 18, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 3 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are not yet supported.

July 12, 2016

App Store Connect

  • External Beta Testing is now supported for apps built with the SDK for beta 2 of iOS 10 and watchOS 3.
  • Bug fixed on iOS 10 beta 2 so that beta apps installed by TestFlight are no longer replaced by the App Store version if Automatic App Updates is turned on.
  • If your app is enabled for SiriKit, you must enable the Siri Capability in Xcode. Without the Siri Capability enabled, your app may crash when invoking SiriKit.
  • iMessage app submissions are not yet supported.
  • Apps built with the SDK for the first beta of iOS 10 and tvOS 10 are no longer supported.

July 5, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Apps built with the SDK for beta 2 of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 are not yet supported.

June 22, 2016

App Store Connect

  • The feedback email you provided in TestFlight will now be used as the reply-to address for email invitations sent to your testers. You can edit this email address at any time in the TestFlight section of iTunes Connect.

June 13, 2016

TestFlight for iOS

Version 1.4.1

  • All beta apps on iOS 10 now include a 3D Touch Quick Action so your testers can provide feedback by pressing your Home screen icon.
  • Stability and performance improvements
  • There is a known issue on iOS 10 beta where beta apps installed by TestFlight are replaced by the App Store version if Automatic App Updates is turned on. If you experience this issue, disable Automatic App Updates. This issue will be addressed in an upcoming release.

App Store Connect

Added support for apps built with iOS 10 beta and tvOS 10 beta (internal testing only). Includes support for the following:

  • SiriKit
  • Gallery support for third party complications, except Watch extensions containing the gallery bundle complication Extra Large
  • Background running mode for third party workout apps
  • Game Center Support for Watch
  • Multipeer Connectivity framework for tvOS
  • Push Notifications for tvOS
  • PhotoKit for tvOS
  • ReplayKit for tvOS
  • ExternalAccessory.framework in tvOS
  • HomeKit APIs for tvOS
  • Developer APIs for authentication and authorization for tvOS and iOS
  • CallKit - Third-party call blocking extensions for iOS
  • New iOS 10 Extension APIs

iMessage App submissions are not yet supported.

May 17, 2016

TestFlight for iOS

Version 1.4

  • Installation improvements for watchOS beta apps
  • Improved messaging for testers when they no longer have access to a build
  • Fixed an issue that caused testers to see duplicate devices in Settings
  • Minor stability and performance improvements

TestFlight for tvOS

Version 1.1

  • Fixed an issue when switching between App Store Connect accounts
  • Fixed a crash when removing a device in Settings
  • Improved messaging for testers when they no longer have access to a build
  • Fixed an issue that caused testers to see duplicate devices in Settings
  • Minor stability and performance improvements

May 2, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Added support for apps built with Xcode 7.3.1

April 19, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Added support for apps built with Xcode 7.3.1 beta

April 13, 2016

TestFlight App

  • Certificates that are invalidated or expire after upload, no longer cause beta builds to fail to install. This only applies to apps built with the iOS 9 SDK or later.

March 21, 2016

tvOS App and App Store Connect

  • Added support for external testing tvOS apps (tvOS 9.2 or later)
  • Added support for apps built with Xcode 7.3

March 3, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Added the display of total number of installations, sessions, and crashes next to beta builds in the Internal Testing and External Testing sections

February 29, 2016

App Store Connect

  • Added export compliance requirement for internal testing
  • Removed the requirement to provide test information for all App Store localizations

February 11, 2016

TestFlight App and App Store Connect

TestFlight for iOS

Version 1.3.2

  • Added support for watchOS 2.2 and multiple Apple Watch devices
  • Added support for localized date display
App Store Connect and Beta OS
  • Added support for for apps built with Xcode 7.2
  • Added support for iOS 9.3
  • Added support for watchOS 2.2
  • Added support for tvOS 9.2 (internal testing only)