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Configure Mobile Services in the iOS Assistant

10/08/2019

Enable SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services and create a connection in the SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS Assistant.

You will learn

  • How to create a connection in the SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS Assistant

Before you start, make sure you:


Step 1: Enable SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services

The SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS is designed to work seamlessly with a set of services provided by the SAP Cloud Platform that are optimized for communication with mobile devices, known collectively as Mobile Services. These include not only data services, but also features like analytics, push notifications, and app configuration. Before creating your first app, you’ll need to ensure that Mobile Services are enabled for your trial account.

If you have already configured the SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS Assistant, you can skip this step and proceed with the “Create Your First Fiori for iOS App” tutorial.

To enable the service, do the tutorial Enable SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services.

Alternatively, you can go directly to https://hcpmsadmin-<your_user_id>trial.dispatcher.hanatrial.ondemand.com/

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Step 2: Set up your Mobile Services account in the iOS Assistant

The SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS includes an Assistant app for generating and managing iOS apps that use the Mobile Services. To get started with the Assistant, you’ll need to configure it for your account. Part of this configuration can be imported automatically.

Once you’re logged in to SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services, click the Important Links tab in the lower left bottom. The Important Links section opens.

Locate the tile SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS Assistant and click the Importing URLs directly into Assistant link:

Important Links

You should now see the following pop-up:

Import URLs

Click Allow. The SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS Assistant application will start. The Add Mobile Services Account settings dialog will open, and both API URL and UI URL parameters are pre-populated automatically:

Import URLs

Provide the following additional details:

Field Value
Name A descriptive name for the configuration, for instance SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services
Authentication Type Basic Authentication
User Your trial account user
Password Password for your trial account user
Import URLs

Click Save when finished. The account is now added to the SDK Assistant:

Import URLs

Click Back to return to the main screen for the SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS Assistant.

What do you need before you can enable SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services? Check the correct answer.
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