Bug 21610 - App always deploys to 4 inch iPhone 5s as a 3.5 inch app
Summary: App always deploys to 4 inch iPhone 5s as a 3.5 inch app
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 3.3
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 4.0.1 (C6SR1)
Assignee: Pierce Boggan [MSFT]
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Reported: 2014-07-25 17:59 UTC by Pierce Boggan [MSFT]
Modified: 2015-10-01 14:32 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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RESOLVED FIXED

Description Pierce Boggan [MSFT] 2014-07-25 17:59:01 UTC
Description of Issue: When building an iOS project within Visual Studio, the app always deploys as a 3.5 inch app, instead of a 4 inch app. 

Photo:
http://screencast.com/t/4TYlNH8d

Version Information:
Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013
Version 12.0.30501.00 Update 2
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.51641

Installed Version: Ultimate

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Comment 1 Sunil Kumar 2014-07-28 09:08:55 UTC
We have tried to reproduce this issue and we are also getting the same behavior. When we deploy application on 4 inch simulator then application deploys as 3.5 inch app. This is working fine when we deploys application on device (iPhone 5/iPhone 5S).

Screencast: http://screencast.com/t/Z4ItWX4gMM

Environment info:
All VS
Xamarin   3.3.45.0 (357984cf7201524ca47fa6bc44c6661620b195be)

Build Host:
X.iOS 7.2.6.26
Xcode 5.1.1

Regression Status:
NOT A REGRESSION: We are getting same behavior with Stable Xamarin for VS 3.1.228.