Signing mobile apps is complex and prone to error. Appdome provides tools to validate app signing when users sign mobile apps locally or privately on their own systems. This Knowledge Base article provides step-by-step instructions for using Appdome to troubleshoot app signing in secured Android and iOS mobile apps
We hope you find this knowledge base useful and enjoy using Appdome!
Appdome is a mobile security platform that allows users to add a wide variety of features, SDKs and APIs to Android and iOS apps. Using a simple ‘click to add’ user interface, Appdome allows anyone to easily add additional functionality to any mobile app – instantly, no code or coding required.
In order to deploy a secured app, it must be signed. Users have the flexibility of signing fused applications inside or outside of Appdome. We highly recommend you to use the built-in app signing functionality in Appdome. Appdome uses multiple input validation mechanisms to ensure proper signing of each mobile app. Deploying an Appdome-Fused app is only possible if it has been signed properly.
If you choose to sign and Appdome-Fused app outside of Appdome, Appdome offers an App Validation service troubleshoot app signing in secured android & iOS apps. The service also verifies that the app wasn’t tampered with in any way that may prevent it from running on any mobile device.
In order to use Appdome’s app validation you’ll need:
Follow these step-by-step instructions to troubleshoot app signing in secured Android & iOS apps:
When the app validation process is completed, Appdome will present the results of the validated app signing at the bottom of the screen.
Make sure you sign correctly as an incorrect signature can trigger Appdome’s Anti-Tampering protection.
In some cases, Google Play resigns the application. In these cases, the SHA1 or the SHA-256 can be extracted via the Google Play Console. Or Via extracting the downloaded apk from an Android phone, and uploading it to the verification tool as depicted above.
If you have any questions, please send them our way at email@example.com or via the chat window on the Appdome platform.