Issue

When you try to run, debug, or deploy an application on an Apple iOS device, you get an error message. The message states that the AIR components required for the iOS platform are not installed.

Solution

Install AIR for Apple iOS Support by rerunning the Flash Builder installer or by installing the AIR SDK components manually.

Note: For Flash Builder PHP version, you cannot install AIR for Apple iOS Support by rerunning the Flash Builder installer. It's necessary to install the components manually.   

Install AIR for Apple iOS Support by rerunning the Flash Builder installer

  1. Rerun the Flash Builder installer.
  2. Ensure that you select AIR for Apple iOS Support in the Flash Builder Installation wizard.

Install the components required to enable AIR for Apple iOS Support manually

  1. Download the Adobe AIR SDK from www.adobe.com/products/air/sdk/.
  2. From the downloaded AIR SDK, copy the folders \lib\aot\lib\gcc, \lib\aot\bin\as, and \lib\aot\bin\strip to the equivalent folders within the Flex SDK directory as follows:

     
    Copy from AIR SDK directory  To Flex SDK directory*
    \lib\aot\lib\gcc Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Installation\sdks\4.5.0\lib\aot\lib 
    \lib\aot\bin\as Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Installation\sdks\4.5.0\lib\aot\bin
    \lib\aot\bin\strip Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Installation\sdks\4.5.0\lib\aot\bin
  3. From the downloaded AIR SDK, copy the folders \lib\aot\lib\gcc, \lib\aot\bin\as, and \lib\aot\bin\strip to the equivalent folders within the Utilities directory as follows:



    Copy from AIR SDK directory  To Utilities directory*
    \lib\aot\lib\gcc Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Installation\utilities\ipa_packager\lib\aot\lib
    \lib\aot\bin\as Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Installation\utilities\ipa_packager\lib\aot\bin
    \lib\aot\bin\strip Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Installation\utilities\ipa_packager\lib\aot\bin

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