Azure Mobile Apps iOS SDK

iOS Client SDK for Azure Mobile Apps

View the Project on GitHub Azure/azure-mobile-apps-ios-client

Microsoft Azure Mobile Apps

With Microsoft Azure Mobile Apps you can add a scalable backend to your connected client applications in minutes. To learn more, visit our Developer Center.

Getting Started

If you are new to Mobile Apps, you can get started by following our tutorials for connecting your Mobile Apps cloud backend to iOS apps.

Download Source Code

To get the source code of our SDKs and samples via git just type:

git clone
cd ./azure-mobile-apps-iOS-client/

Reference Documentation

Change log

iOS Client SDK

Add a cloud backend to your iOS application in minutes with our iOS client SDK. You can download the iOS SDK directly or you can download the source code using the instructions above.


The SDK requires XCode 7.0 or greater.

Building and Referencing the SDK

  1. Open the sdk\WindowsAzureMobileServices.xcodeproj file in XCode.
  2. Set the active scheme option to Framework\iOS Device.
  3. Build the project using Command-B. The WindowsAzureMobileServices.framework folder should be found in the build output folder under Products\<build configuration>-iphoneos.
  4. Drag and drop the WindowsAzureMobileServices.framework from a Finder window into the Frameworks folder of the Project Navigator panel of your iOS application XCode project.

Running the Unit Tests

  1. Open the sdk\WindowsAzureMobileServices.xcodeproj file in XCode.
  2. Set the active scheme option to WindowsAzureMobileServices\* Simulator.
  3. Open the Test\WindowsAzureMobileServicesFunctionalTests.m file in the Project Navigator panel of XCode.
  4. In the settings.plist file, set TestAppUrl and TestAppApplicationKey to a valid URL and Application Key for a working Mobile Service.
  5. Run the tests using Command-U.

Running the E2E Tests

  1. Create a test server to test against, see: E2E Test Suite
  2. Open the ZumoE2ETestApp\ZumoE2ETestApp.xcodeproj file in XCode.
  3. Drag a copy of the WindowsAzureMobileServices.framework into the project
  4. Pick the device to test and run the project

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Contribute Code or Provide Feedback

If you would like to become an active contributor to this project please follow the instructions provided in Microsoft Azure Projects Contribution Guidelines.

If you encounter any bugs with the library please file an issue in the Issues section of the project.