Bug 54457 - Simulator hangs frequently
Summary: Simulator hangs frequently
Alias: None
Product: Windows iOS Simulator
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Simulator ()
Version: 1.0
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-04-04 16:05 UTC by louis
Modified: 2017-06-26 12:56 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description louis 2017-04-04 16:05:33 UTC
Remoted iOS windows simulator hangs almost half the time I try running an app (even a basic hello world app) on it. I do not experience such problems if Iā€™m using the mac simulator. Is this normal? I have 2 machines, one Surface, and another mac (with Windows parallels), I face this problem on both machines. 

The simulator will not accept any inputs, clicking on the "home" button does nothing too. I have to stop the debugging session, close the simulator, and start again.
Comment 1 John Miller [MSFT] 2017-06-26 12:56:43 UTC
Hi Louis,

Thanks for reporting this issue. Would you make sure you have the latest version by downloading the latest here: 


Let us know if you still have the same issue. If yes, please include details on your environment versions of Visual Studio and Xcode. 

Then, collect the logs from Visual Studio -> Help -> Xamarin -> Zip Xamarin Logs. Please attach that .zip to this bug report. Thanks!