The iOS simulator is packaged with XCode and allows developers to test and debug in an iOS environment.

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iOS Simulator installations fail on Xcode 6.4 on El Capitan v10.11

Could not download and install iOS 7.1 Simulator. Authorization is required to install the packages. Facing this issue on Xcode 7 Beta 6 version too. Can't seem to understand why?
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Is there any way to get OS X to keep the iOS Simulator icon in the dock across Xcode upgrades?

I use the iOS Simulator often to check webpages so I run it and pick "Keep in Dock". That's works except every time Xcode upgrades it's no longer in the dock and I have to go digging for it again. Is ...
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cannot install iOS 7.1 simulator for Xcode 6 (weird file mounting error)

I have XCode 5.1 working without problems with iOS 7.1 simulators until yesterday when I upgraded to Xcode 6, the installation was completed successfully, but whenever I try to download and install ...
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Install Apple's Podcast app on iOs Simulator

I want to debug my podcast feed but don't have an iPhone. I run iOS simulator on my Mac but the iPhone 6s that it runs does not have Apple's standard Podcast app installed. The iOs version is 9.1. How ...
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How to launch an iOS Simulator with Safari open using a single command?

I am looking for a solution to launch the iOS Simulator from command line with Safari launched by default. Launching the simulator from command line is easy. So is the launching of Safari. But I want ...
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xcode iOS simulator launcher

I am trying to understand the ios-sim launcher for cordova projects https://github.com/phonegap/ios-sim/ The two points I am trying to understand are ... What is launching the simulator? Is it ...
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9:41 am on iOS Simulator screenshots?

I know that it's possible to record the screen on Yosemite and take screenshots that have 9:41 am. Is this same functionality possible with the Simulator?
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How does App.io work?

I was recently asked whether it was possible to run an iPad app on a Windows PC. After searching online with Google for a long period of time, I came to hear about App.io which is apparently something ...
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Is there keyboard shortcut to attach console to Simulator?

I want to debug TVOS application with Safari. I can attach console to simulator via developer menu: How can I access this menu via keyboard shortcut?
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Connection Interrupted error in iOS simulators after updating to xcode 7

I have updated to Xcode 7 from App Store. And now when ever I run an application or directly start the simulator from Xcode, i got an error Error Returned in reply: Connection Interrupted. I ...
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iOS simulator crashing on opening

I just started developing for iOS devices on 10.9 Mavericks with xCode 5.1. When I try to build and deploy my application I get build successful but when the iOS simulator runs it immediately ...
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After Xcode update, simulator has wrong sizes

I just updated Xcode. When the simulator opens, the actual screen is bigger than the overall screen. Here is an image: I am not sure what's wrong. How can I fix this? I already tried changing the ...
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Wi-Fi not working on Xcode iPhone simulator while working on Mac

This is really funny behaviour. The Wi-Fi is working perfectly on by MacBook Pro 2014, hence me writing this question, but it's not working on the iPhone simulator, which I'm using on the same device. ...