Xcode: How to Delete an iOS Simulator

May 14, 2022 A Goodman

This concise article shows you how to delete an iOS simulator from Xcode (this action will also clear everything including installed apps and your custom settings on this simulator). Without any further ado, let’s explore the…

Xcode: Change Derived Data and Archives directories

April 25, 2022 A Goodman

After running and building many projects with Xcode, you will notice that the free storage of your Mac has reduced drastically. If you’re using a Macbook with only 256GB of SSD, it’s very likely that your…

2 Ways to Delete Derived Data in Xcode (2022)

January 18, 2022 A Goodman

As you work with Xcode for a long time, your hard drive space becomes less and less free. The main reason is that a lot of things are created automatically when you build projects. The place…

How to Toggle Dark Mode on iOS Simulator

May 11, 2021 A Goodman

This article shows you a few ways to turn on or off the dark mode on an iOS simulator. Change Developer Settings This approach is simple and doesn’t require you to remember any command. Everything you…

How to Change the Default Text Encoding in Xcode

January 18, 2022 A Goodman

This is a short guide on how to change the default text encoding in Xcode 12.x, Xcode 13.x, and later. Just follow the steps below. 1. Start your Xcode and go to Xcode > Preferences from…

How to Adjust Indents and Spacing in Xcode

January 18, 2022 A Goodman

Xcode is a great IDE (integrated development environment) for developing applications for iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPadOS. This article shows you how to adjust indents and spacing in Xcode 13.2 and later, step by step….

How to Download and Install an iOS Simulator in Xcode

April 25, 2022 A Goodman

Each simulator comes with a particular OS version such as iOS 14.1, iOS 15.0, iOS 15.2, tvOS 14.0, watchOS 7.0, etc. You can easily install the one you need via Xcode. This article shows you how…

How to Change Theme in Xcode (2022)

January 18, 2022 A Goodman

A theme in Xcode is a combination of background color, text color, font family, font style, cursor style, etc. Many people like dark themes but other ones prefer light themes or a pale yellow theme. This…

Check if Xcode is installed on Mac via Command Line

February 23, 2022 A Goodman

Xcode is an integrated development environment (IDE) that is comprised of software development tools and libraries from Apple. In order to check whether Xcode is already installed on your Mac, in the Terminal window, run: If…

2 ways to check your Xcode version

January 3, 2022 A Goodman

This article shows you 2 ways to check your Xcode version. Using Your Mouse Open your Xcode up, head to the menu bar and select Xcode > About Xcode. Then you’ll see the Xcode version: Using…

Flutter: Correctly adding GoogleServices-Info.plist to iOS

March 9, 2022 A Goodman

If you’re building an iOS app with Flutter and Firebase then you’ll have to add a GoogleServices-Info.plist file to your project. If you just copy and paste this file into the Runner folder then there will…

How to use Legacy Build System in Xcode (2022)

January 2, 2022 A Goodman

This article shows you how to use the Legacy Build System in Xcode. Note that Legacy Build System is now deprecated and will be removed in a future release. Please make sure you have a proper…