First, make you you’ve set up contact, tax, and banking information in Agreements, Tax, and Banking.
Second, download the latest version of iTunes Producer. After you sign in to iTunes Producer, you will see the Template Chooser window. On this window, click the Choose button to create a new book package. Add the metadata and pricing for the book, the book file and then click Submit to submit your book for review.
After you create an iTunes Connect account and your contract is in effect, use iTunes Producer to submit new and updated books as well as set up pre-order books on Apple Books. You should sign in to iTunes Producer with the same Apple ID and password used to sign in to your iTunes Connect account. iTunes Producer will check to see if your book file meets delivery requirements that are not covered by EpubCheck. You can also use iTunes Producer to update the book’s metadata, pricing, or add updated assets (such as the cover art and book file) after a book has been submitted. Note iTunes Producer is currently only available to Mac computers.
After you submit a book using iTunes Producer, the details of the book (such as the metadata and pricing) will be available to you in My Books on iTunes Connect.
iTunes Producer requires:
If you need to use an earlier version of iTunes Producer, you can download iTunes Producer 3.1.
To sign in to iTunes Producer, use the same Apple ID and password you use to sign in to iTunes Connect.
However, if your Apple ID is protected with two-step verification or two-factor authentication, you will need to generate an app-specific password to sign in to iTunes Producer. Be sure to record this app-specific password so you know which password to use to sign in to iTunes Producer.
After you generated an app-specific password, sign in to iTunes Producer with the same Apple ID as iTunes Connect and enter this app-specific password into the password field.
App-specific passwords are required if your Apple ID is protected with two-step verification or two-factor authentication. If you have two-step verification enabled, you may see these two notifications:
Please sign in with an app-specific password. You can create one at appleid.apple.com.
Sign in with the app-specific password you generated. If you forgot the app-specific password or need to create a new one, go to appleid.apple.com.
Yes, you can use the same iTunes Producer app to submit books. Note if you have a different Apple ID for your iTunes Connect for books, you’ll need to sign in with that Apple ID to submit books using iTunes Producer. If you do not yet have an iTunes Connect account for books, sign up here.