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iOS Deployment Troubleshooting: Can’t start debugserver on device – device support image was not mounted

While trying to deploy your FireMonkey application on iOS you might see the error message

Unable to launch process on ‘’ using the parameters from the ‘MacBookPro’ profile.

The following error was returned: ‘Can’t start debugserver on device – device support image was not mounted.’


On your macOS computer you need to open Xcode and it will update debug support for the device. There was probably an update somewhere since you last had Xcode open.

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