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    Installing an iOS/tvOS Test Build

    In this topic, you will learn how to install test builds of the Brightcove Beacon app for iOS and tvOS.

    Required information

    To be able to install the Brightcove Beacon app in your Apple device, you will need:

    • A public link or invitation email provided by Brightcove.
    • TestFlight app installed in your Apple device.

    Apple Supported platforms:

    • iOS apps: iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 8 or later.
    • tvOS apps: Apple TV running tvOS 9 or later.

    A high-level view of the process is:

    • Install the TestFlight app on your device.
    • Open the public link or invitation email sent to you by Brightcove.
    • Redeem the installation code for the Brightcove Beacon app in the TestFlight application.
    • Run the app.

    Installing the Brightcove Beacon iOS App

    In this section, you will learn how to download the Brightcove Beacon iOS app to test on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

    1. Install TestFlight on the iOS device that you’ll use for testing.
    2. Open your invitation email or tap on the public link on your iOS device.
    3. You will receive a redeem code in the invitation email. Copy the code.
    4. Open the TestFlight app on your Apple device.
    5. Click the Redeem button in the upper right corner.
    6. Paste the Brightcove redeem code.
    7. Click the Redeem button.

    Installing the Brightcove Beacon tvOS App

    In this section, you will learn how to download the Brightcove Beacon tvOS app to test on your Apple TV.

    1. Install TestFlight on your Apple TV.
    2. Open your invitation email on a mobile device or computer.
    3. You will receive a redeem code in the invitation email. Be sure to have the code visible so you can enter it later.
    4. Open the TestFlight app on your Apple TV.
    5. Click in the Redeem tab and enter the Brightcove redemption code.
    6. The Brightcove Beacon app will be installed on your device to test.

    Page last updated on 12 Jun 2020