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After upgrading from Xcode 6.2 to 6.3, LauchStoryboards no longer work. Instead, a black screen is displayed in it's place.
**Steps to Reproduce:**
1. Create a new Mobile Apps -> Forms Portable
2. Launch on an iOS 8.3 (Xcode 6.3 must be installed) simulator
The launch screen is not displayed (from the LaunchScreen.storyboard file). Instead a black screen is shown.
The LaunchScreen.Storyboard should be shown.
**Build Date & Platform:**
This works with Xcode 6.2. I also noticed that new iOS Unified projects use a LaunchScreen.xib instead which seems to work.
Can you get the complete version information from XS' about menu (since that's where the templates are)?
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 5.8.3 (build 1)
Installation UUID: e01c3049-a2d2-4e0a-aad8-afe6fb627c4d
Mono 3.12.1 ((detached/0849ec7)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 312010003
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 6.3 (7569)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 184.108.40.206 (Business Edition)
Build date: 2015-04-09 04:22:08-0400
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 220.127.116.11 (Business Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/johnmiller/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
Supported Android versions:
2.1 (API level 7)
2.2 (API level 8)
2.3 (API level 10)
3.1 (API level 12)
4.0 (API level 14)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.1 (API level 16)
4.2 (API level 17)
4.4 (API level 19)
5.0 (API level 21)
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.8.0_25"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_25-b17)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.25-b02, mixed mode)
=== Xamarin Android Player ===
Version: Unknown version
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Android Player.app
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
Version: 18.104.22.168 (Business Edition)
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 508030001
Git revision: 6e8e725e0d689351901c2c70453bfa4ea25e293b
Build date: 2015-04-06 20:31:47-04
Xamarin addins: 051cd5f8c1b5dbfc87eaef80a74aec03f34c60a8
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.10.2
Darwin Johns-Work-MBP.home 14.1.0 Darwin Kernel Version 14.1.0
Thu Feb 26 19:26:47 PST 2015
I can't reproduce any problems with those exact versions.
Can you try with an earlier simulator (8.1 / 8.2) and see if the behavior is the same?
Can you also zip up and attach your project to make sure we're testing the same thing?
Created attachment 10912 [details]
Attached a brand new project that reproduces this for me. Here is what I am seeing: http://screencast.com/t/zmlvDWkxlEhz
I also tried on an 8.1 simulator, same result.
OK, I can now reproduce with 8.9, but it seems to be fixed with XI 8.10. @John, can you try XI 8.10 and confirm if it works for you as well?8.10
8.10 is now Stable, so I'm closing this. Please reopen if you can still reproduce it.