Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Where can I find the apps installed on the iOS Simulator?

I am running Xcode 4.3.1. I have found the location of the simulator at

/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneSimulator.platform/Developer/Applications/iPhone Simulator.app

but for the life of me I can't find the installed apps.

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 7 down vote accepted

On my computer, it's ~/Library/Application Support/iPhone Simulator/5.1/Applications

Simple NSLog(@"%@", [[NSBundle mainBundle] bundlePath]); did the trick.

share|improve this answer

I had the same issue and then realized that my whole iPhone Simulator directory was now under my User folder:

/Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/iPhone Simulator/5.1/Applications/[app guid]

The one trick with that was that the Library folder was a hidden folder, which I was able to see after turning hidden folders on in system prefs.

share|improve this answer
1  
To make the user Library folder visible again: chflags nohidden ~/Library –  Mathias Bynens Mar 29 '12 at 19:23
    
Yes, thanks for that. –  TahoeWolverine Apr 2 '12 at 17:01

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.