Xcode issue : Could not locate device support files.

Updated for 12.0 (16A5288q)

 

Xcode issue : Could not locate device support files.  This error happens every time when you update your device OS to a latest version and try to run your Xcode project via device.

 

 

 

 

Why you should get this error

This is because of incompatibality issue.  You are trying to run your App on top of incompatible iOS Version.

Could not locate device support files.

 

This iPhone X (Model A1865, A1901, A1902, A1903) is running iOS 11.1 (15B93), which may not be supported by this version of Xcode.

 

This iPhone 6s is running iOS 10.3.1 (14E304), which may not be supported by this version of Xcode.

 

To Fix iOS 12.0 (16A5288q)  issue Without updating/downloading Xcode

Follow these step by step methods to Run your device,

  1. Download the DiskImageFile 12.0
  2. Move the downloaded folder (12.0 (16A5288q)) into /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/DeviceSupport
  3. Quiet the Xcode.- this is important
  4. Disconnect the Device.
  5. Start the Xcode and Run App in your device.

 

To Fix iPhoneX issue 11.4 (15F5037c)

Follow these step by step methods to Run your device,

  1. Download the DiskImageFile for 11.4
  2. Move the downloaded folder (11.4 (15F5037c)) into /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/DeviceSupport
  3. Quiet the Xcode.- this is important
  4. Disconnect the Device.
  5. Start the Xcode and Run App in your device.

 

 

To Fix iPhoneX issue 11.3 (15E217)

Follow these step by step methods to Run your device,

  1. Download the DiskImageFile for 11.3
  2. Move the downloaded folder (11.3 (15E217)) into /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/DeviceSupport
  3. Quiet the Xcode.- this is important
  4. Disconnect the Device.
  5. Start the Xcode and Run App in your device.

 

To Fix iPhoneX issue 11.2 (15C5092b)

Follow these step by step methods to Run your device,

  1. Download the DiskImageFile for 11.2
  2. Move the downloaded folder (11.2 (15C5092b)) into /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/DeviceSupport
  3. Quiet the Xcode.- this is important
  4. Disconnect the Device.
  5. Start the Xcode and Run App in your device.

 

To Fix iPhoneX issue (11.1)

Follow these step by step methods to Run your device,

  1. Download the DiskImageFile for 11.1
  2. Move the downloaded folder (11.1 (15B87)) into /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/DeviceSupport
  3. Quiet the Xcode.- this is important
  4. Disconnect the Device.
  5. Start the Xcode and Run App in your device.

 

 

 

 

 

To Fix iOS 10.3.1  issue Without updating/downloading Xcode

Follow these step by step methods to Run your device,

  1. Download the DiskImageFile
  2. Move the downloaded folder (10.3 (14E269)) into /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/DeviceSupport
  3. Quiet the Xcode.
  4. Disconnect the Device.
  5. Start the Xcode and Run App in your device.

 

 

Fix iOS 10.2.1  issue Without updating/downloading Xcode

Follow these step by step methods to Run your device,

  1. Download the DiskImageFile
  2. Move the downloaded folder (10.2 (14C89)) into /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/DeviceSupport
  3. Quiet the Xcode.
  4. Disconnect the Device.
  5. Start the Xcode and Run App in your device.

The above workaround should work for 8.2 versions and the above. If the above solution didn’t work in your pc, put your issue in comment section, we will discuss.

 

Download DMG file

Try not to update the Xcode from Mac App store. It is damn slow. To download Dmg files and other Xcode related files visit developer.apple.com/downloads

Up to date with

To Download Xcode 9.2-beta-2

To Download Xcode 9.1

To Download Xcode 9.0.1

To Download Xcode 8.3 beta 3

To Download Xcode 8.2.1

To Download Xcode 8.1

 

 

Appstore Update is Slow

Never update Xcode via Appstore. It’s damn slow, If you try to update your Xcode using Appstore, It might take hours and hours but if it get stuck, you have to Clean Appstore cache and restart it again.

 

Why you should download DMG ?

if you can download the latest version of Xcode and update your testing device with latest version available, you will not get any issues like above. Its reliable and you can imagine the how long it will take to download.

 

 

 

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