How to sideload apps on your iPhone using Xcode 7
Apple just released the Xcode 7 Beta, and one of the new features is that anyone can now load apps onto their device without having to be a member of the developer program. I’m going to demonstrate how to do this using GBA4iOS.
- Download and install the Xcode 7 beta
- Open Xcode 7, open preferences and login to your Apple Account.
- Download the source code of the app you want to install and follow any setup instructions. (
sudo gem install cocoapods; git clone https://bitbucket.org/rileytestut/gba4ios.git; cd gba4ios; pod installfor GBA4iOS). Open the workspace or project in Xcode.
- Plug in your iPhone and select it as the build destination.
- We now need to generate a code signing signature for the app. Click on the project on the left, fill in a unique “Bundle Identifier” and click on “Fix Issue” (make sure your name is selected as “team”)
- Click the play button in the top left. If there’s no build errors the app should now launch on your phone!
Q: Will I need to install the iOS 9 beta/OSX El Capitan?
A: Nope, this will work on any iOS/OSX version.
Q: I’m getting this error message:
A: You will need to try a different Apple ID because of a bug.
Q: I’m getting and error containing
'GCControllerPlayerIndex' with an rvalue of type 'int' while trying to compile GBA4iOS
A: Change line 546 in
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