Bug 61033 - Simulator disconnects when tapped Visual Studio 15.5 Preview 5 and XCode 9.2
Summary: Simulator disconnects when tapped Visual Studio 15.5 Preview 5 and XCode 9.2
Alias: None
Product: Windows iOS Simulator
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Simulator ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-12-07 22:33 UTC by Lawrence
Modified: 2017-12-08 14:30 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Lawrence 2017-12-07 22:33:42 UTC
The iOS simulator for Windows appears to disconnect when tapping inside the simulator to interact with the app.  I was getting this on the latest version of Visual Studio 15.5 Preview 5 and the Mac is running XCode 9.2.  The simulator that I am running is iPhone 8 running iOS 11.2.

Steps to Reproduce: Load any iOS app on a Windows machine running Visual Studio 15.5 Preview 5 and connected to a Mac Agent running XCode 9.2 in the simulator and attempt to tap on the app when loaded.

Actual Results: The simulator will go black and show a spinning loading indicator.

Expected Results: The app should still be visible and the tap action should trigger any action in the app code.
Comment 1 Alan McGovern 2017-12-08 10:30:39 UTC
My apologies, the release with Xcode 9.2 support took longer to ship than anticipated. If you update to the latest stable release ( i believe), things should work as expected with Xcode 9.2.
Comment 2 Lawrence 2017-12-08 14:30:07 UTC
Thanks Alan, switching to the latest stable release has resolved the problem!