The -installApp command installs an app on a device or
You must uninstall an existing app before reinstalling with this
The command uses the following syntax:
adt -installApp -platform platformName -platformsdk path-to-sdk -device deviceID ‑package fileName
-platform The name of the platform of the device. Specify ios or android.
The path to the platform SDK for the target
Android - The AIR 2.6+ SDK includes
the tools from the Android SDK needed to implement the relevant
ADT commands. Only set this value to use a different version of
the Android SDK. Also, the platform SDK path does not need to be
supplied on the command line if the AIR_ANDROID_SDK_HOME environment
variable is already set. (If both are set, then the path provided
on the command line is used.)
iOS - The AIR SDK ships with a captive iOS SDK. The -platformsdk
option lets you package applications with an external SDK so that
you are not restricted to using the captive iOS SDK. For example,
if you have built an extension with the latest iOS SDK, you can
specify that SDK when packaging your application. Additionally,
when using ADT with the iOS Simulator, you must always include the
-platformsdk option, specifying the path to the iOS Simulator SDK.
-device Specify ios_simulator, the serial number
(Android), or handle (iOS) of the connected device. On iOS, this
parameter is required; on Android, this paramater only needs to
be specified when more than one Android device or emulator is attached
to your computer and running. If the specified device is not connected, ADT
returns exit code 14: Device error (Android) or Invalid device specified
(iOS). If more than one device or emulator is connected and a device
is not specified, ADT returns exit code 2: Usage error.
Note: Installing an IPA file directly to an iOS device is available
in AIR 3.4 and higher and requires iTunes 10.5.0 or higher.
Use the adt ‑devices command (available in AIR
3.4 and higher) to determine the handle or serial number of connected
devices. Note that on iOS, you use the handle, not the Device UUID.
For more information, see ADT devices command.
Additionally, on Android, use the Android ADB tool to list the
serial numbers of attached devices and running emulators:
-package The file name of the package to install. On iOS,
this must be an IPA file. On Android, this must be an APK package.
If the specified package is already installed, ADT returns error
code 14:Device error.