How can I solve this error?

Does anyone know how to solve this error?
The error says: Failed to add account with apple id: “my apple id” and teamid: “apple developer program team id”
Could not create new iOS Development
Certificate, you already have Development certificates(too many certificates)

What I want to do is just connecting with my test iPhone and record some tests.
I’m not familiar with this thing so it would be very helpful if you tell me what I need to do next.


Hi @smarie,

Follow these steps:

  • Go to and login using your AppleDeveloper credentials.
  • On the left menu click over Certificates, IDs & Profiles.
  • A list with all your current iOS certificates appears (at least in my case, I don’t have macOS dev account). Click over the one you don’t need/use/expired and then click over Revoke button
  • Try again in your test computer and see if it accepts your credentials.

Explanation: For each different computer (reformatting/reinstalling…) you use this account, Apple creates a new dev certificate for these computer. If you reach the limit, this message appears to you. Not sure if you can override this limit, talk with Apple.

Hope it helps. :slightly_smiling_face:

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