Xcode 6 iPhone Simulator Application and Documents folders


In the Xcode 6 I can’t find the “Application Support” folder of the iOS 7 and 8 iPhone Simulator. Where is the “Documents” folder and how to see what my application is doing with downloaded files?


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1. From the Xcode 6 the simulator directory has been moved to ~/Library/Developer/CoreSimulator/Devices. First you must find it. Use Finder:


2. Find your device folder. You may face such a challange:


3. Browse to your /data/Containers/Bundle/Application/ folder. If you have a different folder structure, do not panic. Find your app like this:


4. Browse to its Documents folder to see your files: /data/Containers/Data/Application/xxxxxxxx/Documents


5. Good news. You can print out the actual Documents path from your source code:

- (BOOL)application:(UIApplication *)application didFinishLaunchingWithOptions:(NSDictionary *)launchOptions
NSLog(@"Documents folder: %@",[[[NSFileManager defaultManager] URLsForDirectory:NSDocumentDirectory inDomains:NSUserDomainMask] lastObject]);
// .... rest of your code;