Diawi is a tool used by the developers for sending their app directly to the handheld devices. This is basically used for in-house applications. Apart from just app deployment, Diawi even provides different features and services. Let me sum them up in the following list for you:
- Works for both Android and iOS.
- Smooth drag and drop option to send your zipped APK or IPA file.
- The responsive link works flawlessly on the devices.
- Installation links are secured.
- Lets you analyze your device compatibility.
First, you are required to upload the .ipa or .zip file containing the source code of your application into Diawi tool. Once you have uploaded the file, it will take some time to process depending on the size of your application. Once the processing is complete, you can send the link to the device.
Well, the workflow of Diawi is of few simple steps. If followed correctly, the app deployment is just a matter of few screen taps. Find the steps below:
Step 1: Go to default internet browser on your device (Chrome for Android and Safari for iPhones).
Step 2: Enter the shared Diawi link in the browser.
Step 3: Once the right link is entered in the browser search, you will get an option to install the app.
Step 4: Click on the install option and you will be redirected to the next page. Confirm the installation and the application will be installed in the device.
Note: You can check the installation progress on the drawer.
Step 5: Open the app and run it.
2. Install On Air
3. App Host
5. Test Flight
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Diawi links get expired after a few time. The link availability depends on the following factors:
Active link duration also depends on the date of the last installation. If no installation is done with the link, then, the file upload date will be considered.
It also depends on the number of installations left from the shared link.
You can manually disable the diawi link if it has been created using an account.
- Free: 1 day
- Starter: 1 day
- Premium: 3 days
- Enterprise: 5 days
So, these were a few simple steps to deploy your app to any device with diawi. I hope this information will benefit you.