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Working with bitcode in iOS apps

Starting with Xcode 7, bitcode is supported and enabled by default for all new projects.


IBM MobileFirstâ„¢ Platform Foundation supports bitcode with some limitations (see below).


  1. Go to the Build Settings tab for your Xcode project.
  2. In the Build Options group, set Enable Bitcode to Yes or No.

    Note: IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation application-authenticity security check is not supported with bitcode. For more information see Enabling the application-authenticity security check.

    Note: Bitcode is required for all watchOS projects.

Parent topic: Developing native applications for iOS in Xcode