Test devices

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by smitty8202, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. smitty8202 macrumors member


    Jan 18, 2011
    Okinawa, Japan
    So i am just starting to learn iOS development. downloaded the new version of Xcode(8.1). Noticed that the test devices are i pad pro 12" iPad Pro 9" iPhone 7/7 plus iPhone se and iPhone 42. why is this? if down the line i wanna put my app on my iPhone 6 can i do this or is it not compatible?
  2. LMN_O macrumors newbie

    Jul 17, 2016
    Yes, you can test on your iPhone 6 or another device. Apple has some documentation explaining it.

    You can also download more devices and OS versions for the simulator if you want. At the top of your Xcode window, where it displays the name of the current simulator device, click the device name and you'll get a pulldown menu with options to get more devices/OS versions.
  3. ardchoille50 macrumors 68020

    Feb 6, 2014
    It looks as if the listed test devices are there more for testing screen sizes than anything else.

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