How can I enable automation for UITest on an iOS device?


Error Message

You may see the following error message when executing Xamarin.UITest based tests on your local iOS device:

Getting System.Exception : Instruments failed to start the app while running UI Test on iOS device.

Explanation

This exception is thrown when the iOS device being tested on is not enabled for UI Automation; which is required for Unit-Testing on a device. You can set this on the device in “Settings -> Developer -> UI Automation”

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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2016 08:17PM EST