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Open iOS Simulator from Command Line

iOS, Simulator2022-09-22 06:17:20

The Simulator.app from xcode can be opened from command line without opening the xcode itself.

Open Simulator

To do so is simple, just run the following command:

open -a Simulator

If your xcode is properly installed and you accepted all the license agreement, you should be able to see the simulator app opened now.

Change Device

You'd see a latest model of iPhone simulator opened by default. If you want to change the device, click File in the menu bar, then select Open Simulator > the open another simulator with the model you want.