How to Download and Install an iOS Simulator in Xcode

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Each simulator comes with a particular OS version such as iOS 14.1, iOS 13.0, tvOS 14.0, watchOS 7.0, etc. You can easily install the one you need via Xcode. This article shows you how to do so by using Xcode 12.

1. Open up your Xcode and go to Xcode > Preferences… through the top menu bar.

2. Select Components.

3. Click on the download icon stands on the left side of the simulator you want to download and install.

Once the installation finishes, you’ll see a blue checkmark before the installed simulator, like this:

That’s it!

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