Updating React Native App in the App Store
Step 1: Transporter
Sign in to Transporter to look at the previous releases.
Step 2: App Store Connect
Sign in to App Store Connect to make sure any Terms of Agreement are acknowledged. Apple sometimes updates their Terms and if they are not agreed upon it cause issues with the deployment of updates to the app.
Step 3: Version
Update the version in the package.json file.
Step 4: Expo Build
Run the following command in your react native project
eas build -p ios
Wait for the Expo build to finish. Monitor the build on their dashboard.
Step 5: Create New Version
Head over to the App Store Connect and click on the + button at the top left hand.
Download the ipa file from the Expo Dashboard from Step 4 and upload the file to the transporter app from Step 1 by dragging the .ipa file into the Transporter app window.
Once the app is uploaded to transporter it can be linked to the App Store Connect. Remember to update the release notes.
There you have it, an update for you iOS app!