What is Method?
Method is used to define the nature of the package.
How is Method used?
There are three ways to package iOS App.
2. App Store
Inhouse package is creating standalone application, which can be installed locally on device, such as iPhone/iPad.
In this way, App will not be shared in public.
App Store :
Creating package using App Store will allow generated app to upload App Store.
In this way App can be used by users worldwide.
Distribution Certificate is needed to upload App to App Store.
What is Distribution Certificate?
Distribution Certificate is the certification issued by Apple.
To create store ready App, Apple Developer Program membership is required to request, download, and use signing certificates issued by Apple.
You must also be the Team Agent or an admin of your development team to request distribution certificates used for submitting apps to the App Store or Mac App Store.
How to created App Store ready App?
1. Download CSR file
2. Upload the same to App Store to generate Certificate and Provisioning files
To know more follow the link:
iOS App Store Certification Process & Publish Package for iOS Using InstaVR
This option is used by advanced iOS developer and can make signed package by using X-Archive file.