Bug 45726 - Splash screen does not display on ios 10 (logo displays instead)
Summary: Splash screen does not display on ios 10 (logo displays instead)
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 4.4.0 (C10)
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-10-20 10:09 UTC by FieldstrikeMobile
Modified: 2017-05-08 13:51 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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

Test Case (795.08 KB, application/zip)
2016-10-23 20:02 UTC, Alex Soto [MSFT]

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Description FieldstrikeMobile 2016-10-20 10:09:23 UTC
make a project with splash screen images as part of the project

run on ipad 2 ios 10 simulator

splash screen is not displayed 

the icon is just enlarged
Comment 1 Alex Soto [MSFT] 2016-10-23 20:02:44 UTC
Created attachment 18185 [details]
Test Case

Test Case
Comment 2 Alex Soto [MSFT] 2016-10-23 20:08:11 UTC

I have tried to reproduce this issue in the following simulators:

iPad 2 Sim using iOS 9.3 (there is no iOS 10 support for this device)

iPad Air 2 Sim using iOS 10

And I could not reproduce the reported issue, the splash screen shows up just fine. The attached test case contains every splash image supported in the xcasset editor.

Please include your full build logs, crash reports (if any), test case (to reproduce) and all version informations.

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Also please try the attached test case and let us know if you are able to reproduce on your end.

Comment 3 FieldstrikeMobile 2016-10-26 16:02:17 UTC
This is caused by the splash screen size in Visual Studio [ios properties -> ios application - Ipad Launch Images] (not the asset catalog) being incorrect.

If you add a splash image through visual studio the sizes do not tally up with the ones outlined int the apple guidelines shown here


Bug in Xamarin for Visual Studio.

To work around this bug I add the images with the size they require in visual studio then go and increase the size of the images after they have been added.
Comment 4 Jose Gallardo 2016-11-30 17:57:05 UTC
Updating target milestone to C10.
We're going to revisit iOS property pages, and we're already including a Generic PList Editor in XVS 4.3, which should help addressing this issue.