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iOS Alternate Setup

This page explains how to install the Firebase iOS SDK by manually including Firebase.framework and its dependencies.

Manually including Firebase.framework and Dependencies

Download Firebase.framework

Download the iOS client library from the Firebase CDN, unzip the file, drag the .framework folder to your XCode project.

Frameworks & Dependencies

The Firebase iOS client library depends on these other frameworks. Add these dependencies by selecting them from the Build Phases section in your XCode project. If you're never done this before, instructions can be found in the Appledoc here.