If you’ve ever tried to develop for watchOS, you’ll be very aware that it does not get along very well with Xcode.

Average day in the life of a watchOS developer

The most common issue is that it gets stuck on either “Preparing to install” or “Running YourAppName on device” and doesn’t actually do anything.

Debugging works fine in the simulator but that’s not particularly helpful when you’re trying to use CloudKit or Background App Refresh, both of which are unavailable in the Apple Watch simulator. …

Karandeep Singh

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