Open app for specific release channel

Hello quick question about setting up environments for expo.

Is there a way to have each release channel be accessed separately?

For example if i do a build with a release channel of staging and a build with a release channel of prod,
How would I test both of these versions separately?
When i go to my published project link in the expo app, there doesn’t seem to be way to launch the app from a specific release channel.

Am I missing something?

Hi @brianits! This is a great question, and something we definitely want to add in the Expo Client app. For now, you can open up specific release channels via a project url, which takes the format:

exp://expo.io/@yourUsername/yourProjectSlug?release-channel=yourReleaseChannelName

You can also launch this (and share it with others) super easily by putting that URL into a QR code generator and then scanning that QR code with your camera app

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