Xcode 12.3 iOS 14.3 simulators Yellow Dock / Yellow translucent issues

Hello Guys, Today When I installed Xcode 12.3, and I went running the iOS 14.3 simulators and it seems like there is a graphic glitch that all translucent views are yellow, dock included.

So Guys I am Sure if you are using 12.3 iOS and 14.3 Simulators then you must have faced this issues in your simulator too.

Here I am coming with all possible solution to solve this issue. So lets start this article without wasting your time.

What Is Issue in Xcode 12.3 iOS 14.3 simulators Yellow Dock / yellow translucent?

Here is my Simulator you might face same error. as shown in below screenshots.

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2. Screenshot two

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Solutions

How to solve Xcode 12.3 iOS 14.3 simulators Yellow Dock/Yellow translucent issues.

Here is we are facing this error because of a bug related to the discrete GPU. We can solve this error by Using integrated GPU and by Reducing Transparency. Follow Below solutions.

Solution 1 : Using integrated GPU

  1. In the simulator, set menu File → GPU Selection → Prefer Integrated GPU to work around this bug.
  2. Restart the simulator.

Solution 2 : Reduce transparency

  1. In the simulated device (e.g. iPhone), Settings → Accessibility → Display & Text Size → turn on Reduce Transparency.
  2. Notice that it can only reduce the previous ‘solid’ yellow to ‘fairly light’.
  3. I find this workaround, as the discrete GPU can be used, is more suitable for testing the UI logic than the previous solution.
  4. This was tested on a MacBook Pro with Catalina. Might work on iMac.

Solution 3 : following ways.

  1. Unplug all cables, including the charging cable
  2. Restart the iOS simulator

Solution 4 : download the 14.2 Simulator pack from within Xcode

  1. Open Xcode->Preferences
  2. Tap Components
  3. Tap the 14.2 Simulator pack and Xcode is going to start installing it.
  4. It’s a workaround till they fix that miserable error.

So it’s all About this issue. Hope this above all solution helped you a lot. Comment below Your thoughts and your queries. And Also Comment on your suggestion here.

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