Obtaining and working with iPhone developer files
You need to obtain an iPhone developer certificate and
provisioning profiles from Apple. You also need to convert the certificate
into a P12 certificate.
You need iTunes to install
your application on your iPhone. Also, you use iTunes to determine
the device ID of your iPhone. You will need to know the device ID when
applying for an iPhone developer certificate.
Apply for an iPhone developer certificate and create a provisioning profile
If you have not already done so,
sign up to be a registered iPhone developer at the Apple iPhone
Dev Center site
need the iPhone SDK or XCode to develop AIR applications
for the iPhone. You do need to be a registered iPhone developer.
And you need to obtain a developer certificate and a provisioning
Log in to the iPhone Dev Center using
your iPhone developer account ID.
At the iPhone Dev Center, apply for (and purchase) an iPhone
You will receive an e-mail message
from Apple containing your iPhone Developer Program activation code.
Return to the iPhone Dev Center. Follow the instructions
on activating your developer program (and enter your activation
code when prompted).
When your activation code is accepted, go to the iPhone developer
Program Portal section of the iPhone Dev Center.
Create a certificate signing request file. You will use this
file to obtain a iPhone Development Certificate. For instructions,
Generating a certificate signing request
In the next step, you will be asked to provide the Device
ID (or Unique Device ID) for your iPhone. You can obtain the UDID
Connect your iPhone with a USB cable.
Then, in iTunes, select the summary tab for the iPhone.
Once you have downloaded the provisioning profile from the
iPhone developer center site, add it to iTunes.
Then click the Serial Number displayed. The UDID is now displayed.
Click Command-C on Mac or Control-C on Windows to copy the UDID
to the clipboard.
Create and install a provisioning profile and an iPhone development
Follow the instructions at the iPhone Dev Center.
Look for instructions at the iPhone Developer Program Portal section.
You may want to use the Development Provisioning Assistant to obtain
your development certificate and create your provisioning profile.
steps involving XCode. You do not need to use XCode to develop iPhone
applications using Flash Professional CS5.
In iTunes, select File > Add To Library. Then select
the provisioning profile file (which has mobileprovision as the
filename extension). Then sync your iPhone with iTunes.
lets you test the application associated with this provisioning
profile on your iPhone.
To verify that a specific provisioning
profile is added to iTunes, you can try to add it to the library.
If iTunes asks for you to replace an existing provisioning profile,
you can press the Cancel button. (The profile is already installed.)
Also, you can check the provisioning profiles installed on your
Open the Settings application on your iPhone.
Open the General category.
Tap Profiles. The Profiles page lists your installed provisioning
If you have not done so, download the iPhone development
certificate file (a .cer file).
The Development Provisioning
Assistant may have provided you with a link to download this file.
You can also find the file at the Certificates section of the Provisioning
Portal at the Apple iPhone Dev Center site
Next, you will convert the iPhone developer certificate to
a P12 file. For instructions, see
Converting a developer certificate into a P12 file
can now create a simple Hello World application. See
Creating a Hello World iPhone application with Flash Professional CS5