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iOS Build a Photo Browser iPhone App Connecting to an API using OAuth Introducing API and OAuth 2.0

Akshat Ratanpal
Akshat Ratanpal
903 Points

Cannot see the pod installed

I created the Podfile and the code within the file was:

pod 'SimpleAuth/Instagram'

Then I go into my project directory and when I run the command 'pod', I don't see any dependencies being installed.

Also, when I run the command 'pod list', I see '0' pods having been installed.

Could anyone help me out on resolving this issue?

Akshats-MacBook-Pro:Photo Bombers akshatratanpal$ pod list

0 pods were found Akshats-MacBook-Pro:Photo Bombers akshatratanpal$ ls Photo Bombers Photo BombersTests Photo Bombers.xcodeproj Podfile Akshats-MacBook-Pro:Photo Bombers akshatratanpal$ pod Usage:


  CocoaPods, the Cocoa library package manager.


+ init       Generate a Podfile for the current directory.
+ install    Install project dependencies to Podfile.lock versions
+ ipc        Inter-process communication
+ lib        Develop pods
+ list       List pods
+ outdated   Show outdated project dependencies
+ plugins    Show available CocoaPods plugins
+ repo       Manage spec-repositories
+ search     Searches for pods
+ setup      Setup the CocoaPods environment
+ spec       Manage pod specs
+ trunk      Interact with the CocoaPods API (e.g. publishing new specs)
+ try        Try a Pod!
+ update     Update outdated project dependencies and create new Podfile.lock


--silent     Show nothing
--version    Show the version of the tool
--verbose    Show more debugging information
--no-ansi    Show output without ANSI codes
--help       Show help banner of specified command

1 Answer

Michael Hulet
Michael Hulet
47,911 Points

I think the command you're looking for is pod install