How to install the HockeyApp web clip on iOS

HockeyApp provides a configuration profile which adds a new icon on the Home screen to provide easy access to all installable beta apps. It also allows developers to collect the UDID of your device.

You can also see the article on How to accept the invitation to test an app for general instructions for installing HockeyApp from: on Mac OS X, PC, iOS, and Android.

How to Register Your Device

  1. Open in the Safari browser on your iOS device.

  2. Tap the Install button


  3. Tap on Install in the top-right corner


  4. If you are asked to enter a passcode, please enter the same passcode that you use to unlock your device. The passcode is requested by and never sent to HockeyApp.


  5. Confirm the installation by tapping Install in the action sheet


  6. Tap on Done in the top-right corner


  7. If you are not signed in to HockeyApp, you will see the Sign In link at the top of the page. Tap it to sign in with your credentials, Facebook, or Google+. This will automatically assign the device to your account.


    If you were already signed in, you can skip this step.

To check and manage your registered devices, tap the menu button in the top-right corner (☰), then tap Devices.

How to Delete the HockeyApp Icon

To delete the web clip, open, select General > Profiles > HockeyApp Config, then tap on the red Remove Profile link and confirm with Delete. You can delete and reinstall the web clip at any time.

Configuration Profile

For reference, here is a direct link to the configuration profile which will be installed, so you can check the settings and data it contains: