Bug 61279 - Can't Find Any iPhone Simulator After Last XCode Update
Summary: Can't Find Any iPhone Simulator After Last XCode Update
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2018-04-02 07:52 UTC by Scarnet
Modified: 2018-04-02 19:14 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Description Scarnet 2018-04-02 07:52:29 UTC
Hello, 
After XCode forcing me to do an update yesterday, Visual Studio for Windows stopped showing any of the iPhone simulators, -Visual Studio for Mac works fine- 
XCode version 9E145
VS 2017 4.7.02556
Comment 1 David Messina 2018-04-02 16:28:29 UTC
Same problem here as well as with several others on forums:

https://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/124764/please-select-a-valid-device-before-running-the-application
Comment 2 Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2018-04-02 19:14:06 UTC
Thanks for the report.  This is an incompatibility of the current Xamarin.iOS and Visual Studio versions with Xcode 9.3.  Work is underway to publish an Xamarin.iOS and Visual Studio versions with Xcode 9.3 compatibility as soon as possible.  In the mean time it is recommended to reinstall Xcode 9.2.

See also:
https://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/124725/cannot-run-app-on-device-or-simulator-in-visual-studio-2017-after-installing-xcode-9-3/p1
https://releases.xamarin.com/technical-bulletin-xcode-9-3/

(As a side note, I have started a discussion with the Xamarin.iOS team to recommend that Xamarin.iOS and Visual Studio provide a warning to users when a new incompatible version of Xcode is released on the App Store before the current version of Xamarin.iOS and Visual Studio is compatible with that version.)