Do we need an Apple or Google Developer Account?
Yes. Every App on the Apple App Store and Google Play does require a developer account for the publisher, which in this case would be your sponsoring Trail or Tour organization.
How do we get a Google Play Developer account?
To publish Android apps on Google Play, you’ll need to create a Google Play Developer account.
- Step 1: Sign up for a Google Play Developer account.
- Step 2: Accept the Developer Distribution Agreement.
- Step 3: Pay registration fee.
- Step 4: Complete your account details.
How do we get an Apple Developer Account for Non-Profit organizations?
Apple Developer Program Membership Fee Waivers
Apple Developer Program membership is available at no cost for eligible organizations. Find out if your organization qualifies and how to request a waiver.
You can request to have the annual Apple Developer Program membership fee waived if you’re a nonprofit organization, accredited educational institution, or government entity that will distribute only free apps on the App Store and is based in an eligible region. Apple will review your request and contact you to let you know if your request is approved.
Eligible regions: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China mainland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States.
To join the Apple Developer Program at no cost as an eligible organization, select the option to request a fee waiver when completing enrollment. If the fee waiver is approved, your organization will not need to pay for membership when completing your enrollment.
I have promotional or discount code?
Select the membership plan your Tour or Trail offers, then enter the code at checkout.