July 19, 2016
How to get UDID from iOS Device?
How to get UDID of iPhone or iPad?
You might have come across this a lot of times when your developer or tech team might me asking you for your iOS device UDID. To give them UDID is safe and is not going to cause any harm because they will require to send you the app that can be installed in your phone. We will start with knowing what is a UDID and then move towards fetching your UDID from iTunes.
If you do not have iTunes installed on your computer you can start downloading iTunes while you read this article.
What is a UDID of iphone or iPad?
Unique Device Identifier. A sequence of 40 hexadecimal characters that uniquely identify an ios device.
Why do you need UDID?
For device testing and adhoc distribution in mobile app development process you might need to provide the UDID of the iOS device to the developer. So that the app can be distributed and you are able to test. For this you may also require to signup to the Developer Account with a membership fee of $99 annually.
How to finally get UDID of your iOS device?
1) [Download & Install iTunes](http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/)
2) Open iTunes
Open the installed iTunes.
3) Connect Device
Connect your iOS device to the computer.
4) Final Steps
I hope you have a good understanding on why and how to fetch UDID from your iOS device. If you have any further queries you can always contact us.