Create certificates

Create WatchKit services certificates

WatchKit services certificates allow you to push updates to complications on Apple Watch using the Apple Push Notification service (APNs).

Required role: Account Holder or Admin.

  1. In Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles, click Certificates in the sidebar.

  2. On the top left, click the add button (+).

  3. Under Services, select WatchKit Services Certificate, then click Continue.

  4. Choose an App ID from the pop-up menu, then click Continue.

  5. Follow the instructions to create a certificate signing request.

  6. Click Choose File.

  7. In the dialog that appears, select the certificate request file (a file with a .certSigningRequest file extension), then click Choose.

  8. Click Continue.

  9. Click Download.

    The certificate file (a file with a .cer file extension) appears in your Downloads folder.