Do ad hoc APNS deployments require a production certificate? Craig Conover November 19, 2020 14:17 Updated Do I need to use a production certificate for adhoc deployments? Yes, see these APNS Deployment Tips. Related articles How can I troubleshoot my push notification issues? What is a valid APNS message payload? How will APNS deprecation affect my push notifications Where is mobile push notification documented? Can I push to sandbox and production with the same key?