Besides this, most of you know that moment, when a Device crashes and nothing can help but a new device or in fortunate cases a rollback from iCloud Backup.
You might ask yourself, what do these two facts have in common, but you will know, if you ever faced both at the same time, as our CEO Daniel did.
After being happy to successfully finish a restore, he wanted to go back working with Testflight, when the error above popped up.
Searching in the support forum lead to the obvious cause: ‘The device was restored from a backup and is causing a conflict for over-the-air distribution’ and instructions how to create error logs to send to the support, with no guarantee of fast remedy.
We have a much simpler way for you:
We hope, with this piece of advice we can save many people the long time needed to find this trick and can make the life of an app developer a little bit easier.
Note: When you are restoring a backup to a brand new device, you must add your phone to testflight.
This is because of the way apple’s provisioning-profiles work (i.e. they are bound to specific device UUIDs).