We already saw how to download Xcode by creating free apple developer account. Here we are going to explain the step by step procedure to set up the Xcode.
Create a apple developer account ( Free ) from Here. Then click on “membership centre” and create new apple Id. Fill all the details and click “ create apple account”.
Here we login with our apple account id:
Now enter all details and click create apple account at last. Now after login, you re-directed to apple portal to download the Xcode. Under that portal select xcode option as shown in below image.
click on download link that we can see at upper right corner as shown below.
Once you click on download option you see the latest xcode version . Don’t try to download Xcode beta version as it is a testing version and some times it give run time error in real iphone devices. So try to download Xcode . Under that you will see a option “view in mac app store”.
Once you click on “view in mac app store” option, you redirected to app store in mac and by using your apple developer id you can download Xcode.
Now press install under Xcode icon. It start downloading the xcode.dmg file. Its size is around 4.5 gb in zip format so it take some time to get download based on your net connection. Once it get download, go to the folder it get download and double click that. It say opening xcode.dmg and do not skip that and after that it verify the Xcode like below image:
After that it ask you to drag and drop the Xcode in to mac application as shown below.
Simply drag and drop that Xcode to mac application. You have noticed that we have used Beta version in above diagram, we used that for example only but never use xcode beta for creating apps and also if you need to ship your app in app store. Now the component get installed.
Then it ask you to open once it’s downloaded from internet. Click on open to open it.
Then accept the terms and condition to install Xcode.
After that xcode components will get install.
Now go to your application from finder and try to open Xcode. You see something like shown in below image:
So this is the step by step process to initialize the xcode and to get started with iOS application project.