Bug 16859 - iPhone 4inch simulators missing from VS
Summary: iPhone 4inch simulators missing from VS
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 1.8.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: High normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: vsx
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-12-17 16:40 UTC by Allie Miller
Modified: 2014-07-18 07:23 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Allie Miller 2013-12-17 16:40:46 UTC
This bug has been filed on behalf of a user who is running into a similar issue as described on this Forum post: http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/10421/how-to-select-the-right-iphonesimulator-device-from-visual-studio-always-starts-3-5-inch-device

Users are unable to select the 4-inch devices in Visual Studio. Prior to updating to the current version of the software (specified below), the simulator selection would be left to what the user had previously been using. 

The logs are attached to this report.

Full Versioning Information
=== Xamarin Studio ===

Version 4.2.2 (build 2)

Installation UUID: 52e75091-aa53-457b-bc23-15a3224c0875


         Mono 3.2.5 ((no/964e8f0)

         GTK+ 2.24.20 theme: Raleigh

         GTK# (

         Package version: 302050000

=== Apple Developer Tools ===

Xcode 5.0.2 (3335.32)

Build 5A3005

=== Xamarin.iOS ===

Version: (Business Edition)

Hash: 23a0827


Build date: 2013-11-11 16:04:00-0500

=== Xamarin.Android ===

Not Installed

=== Xamarin.Mac ===

Xamarin.Mac: Not Installed

=== Build Information ===

Release ID: 402020002

Git revision: c5f82958ae7d9af652b44b87ceff777b3ad19b91

Build date: 2013-11-19 15:35:40+0000

Xamarin addins: a4044fee09138f6fd031a9944b7caaeb51e57e80

=== Operating System ===

Mac OS X 10.9.0

Mac-mini.local 13.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 13.0.0

    Thu Sep 19 22:22:27 PDT 2013

    root:xnu-2422.1.72~6/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64


Visual Studio Versioning Information:

Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

Version 11.0.61030.00 Update 4

Microsoft .NET Framework

Version 4.5.51641

Installed Version: Ultimate

Architecture and Modeling Tools   04940-004-0038003-02381

Microsoft Architecture and Modeling Tools

UML® and Unified Modeling Language™ are trademarks or registered trademarks
of the Object Management Group, Inc. in the United States and other

Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012   04940-004-0038003-02381

Microsoft Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012

Visual Basic 2012   04940-004-0038003-02381

Microsoft Visual Basic 2012

Visual C# 2012   04940-004-0038003-02381

Microsoft Visual C# 2012

Visual C++ 2012   04940-004-0038003-02381

Microsoft Visual C++ 2012

Visual F# 2012   04940-004-0038003-02381

Microsoft Visual F# 2012

Visual Studio 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker   04940-004-0038003-02381

Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker

Portions of International CorrectSpell™ spelling correction system © 1993
by Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.

Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU   04940-004-0038003-02381

Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU

AnkhSVN - Subversion Support for Visual Studio   2.4.12012.1

AnkhSVN - Subversion Support for Visual Studio 2.4.12012.1 

 * Ankh.Package 2.4.12012.1

* Subversion 1.7.9 via SharpSvn 1.7009.2261.14649

SharpSvn is linked to: Apr 1.4.6, Apr-util 1.5.1, Cyrus Sasl 2.1.23, Neon
0.29.6, OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 Feb 2013, serf 1.2.0, SQLite 3.7.16, Subversion
1.7.9-SharpSvn-1.7.9, ZLib 1.2.7

SharpSvn is optionally linked to: Berkeley DB 4.4.20, SharpPlink

ASP.NET and Web Tools   2012.3.41009

Microsoft Web Developer Tools contains the following components:

Support for creating and opening ASP.NET web projects

Browser Link: A communication channel between Visual Studio and browsers

Editor extensions for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Page Inspector: Inspection tool for ASP.NET web projects

Scaffolding: A framework for building and running code generators

Server Explorer extensions for Windows Azure Web Sites

Web publishing: Extensions for publishing ASP.NET web projects to hosting
providers, on-premises servers, or Windows Azure

Common Azure Tools   1.0

Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure

Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone   6.2.923.0

Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone

Build 6.2.923.0

Microsoft XNA Game Studio   4.0

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0

Build 4.0.40906.0

NuGet Package Manager   2.7.41101.299

NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet,
visit http://docs.nuget.org/.

PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio   1.0

Information about my package

PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer   1.0

Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from
the PreEmptive Analytics product.

Snippet Designer   1.3.1

Snippet Designer is a Visual Studio plug in which allows you to create and
search for snippets inside the IDE

SQL Server Data Tools   11.1.20905.0

Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools

Visual Studio 11 Editor Extension   1.0

Information about my package

Windows Azure Tools   2.0

Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 - v2.0.60409.1601

Windows Azure Tools   2.1

Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 - v2.1.10716.1601

Windows Azure Tools   October 2012

Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 - October 2012

Xamarin.Android   4.10.01073 (d23a19bf)

Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.iOS   1.8.365 (8cb9dbd0)

Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS
Comment 4 René Ruppert 2014-02-10 11:13:47 UTC
Same problem here with VS2013 and plugin 1.10 on latest iOS version and SDKs
Comment 5 Abski 2014-03-16 19:23:31 UTC
Any update on this bug?
Comment 6 Jose Miguel Torres 2014-07-18 07:23:14 UTC
Checked on XVS 3.1.224 and now VS is providing all 4inch-based simulators as requested.