Connect iOS Devices

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Select the Progress AppBuilder client you are currently using for development.

IDE

To connect your iOS device in AppBuilder, you need to configure your system and device first. You need to install the latest version of iTunes on your system.

You can connect devices running iOS 5.0 and later. You cannot publish application packages created with the Build, Build and deploy, Build <app_name> in Cloud and Build <app_name> and Deploy operations to App Store.

In this version of AppBuilder, you can connect iOS physical devices only. You cannot launch the iOS Simulator and connect virtual iOS devices.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that your preferred AppBuilder client is running and you are logged in.
  • Verify that you have opened the code for your app in AppBuilder.

Procedure

In-Browser

This operation is not available in the in-browser client. You cannot connect devices in the in-browser client.

Windows

  1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes, if not already installed.
    To download iTunes, go to the iTunes section on the Apple website and click Download iTunes.
  2. Run the classic Windows desktop client and open the code for your app.
  3. Connect your device to your system via USB cable.
  4. If prompted, enter your password on the device to unlock it. Click OK to continue.
  5. In the status bar, click Show Mobile Devices and verify that AppBuilder lists your connected device.

Visual Studio

  1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes, if not already installed.
    To download iTunes, go to the iTunes section on the Apple website and click Download iTunes.
  2. Run Microsoft Visual Studio and open the code for your app.
  3. Connect your device to your system via USB cable.
  4. If prompted, enter your password on the device to unlock it. Click OK to continue.
  5. In the top menu bar, click AppBuilderDevices List and verify that AppBuilder lists your connected device.

CLI

  1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes, if not already installed.
    To download iTunes, go to the iTunes section on the Apple website and click Download iTunes.
  2. Run the command prompt.
  3. Connect your device to your system via USB cable.
  4. Run the following command to list connected iOS devices.

    appbuilder device ios
    

Next Steps

Add a provisioning profile that includes your iOS device and run your app.

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