Sunday, 7 September 2014

Xcode project not showing IOS simulators




Are you an IOS developer, and a newbie developer who is not much experienced in IOS development. You downloaded a code from internet for your reference. When you opened it you found that there are no simulators list to run your code against but showing My Mac 64-bit, as shown in picture below

No Simulators
No Simulators
This article or post will help you in resolving the above listed thing and bring back simulators list. Follow some steps and it will get solved

Step 1: Select your project and in its target general settings check for deployment target, if its not there then set it.

Xcode Project Target Setting
Xcode Project Target Setting
Step 2: If you still did not found simulators list, then select app target next to stop button and select edit scheme. Shown in picture below

Select edit scheme
Select edit scheme
Step 3: When you press edit scheme a window will pop up, select Run  as shown in picture

Select Run
Select Run
In above picture you can clearly see that there is no executable selected for the project, its NONE in front of  RUN.

Step 4: Select Executable drop-down and select your app target there. Shown in picture

Select target from Executable Drop Down
Select target from Executable Drop Down

Now you have list of simulators to run the app.

Slideshow
Complete demo as slideshow

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