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Apple Released iOS 15 and Xcode 13:  What should you do now?

First, read this important update in Loopdocs.  Xcode 13 only builds using workspace, and we recommend that you use the Build Select Script.  If you run into trouble trying to build Loop using the steps below, remember to use command+shift+3 to take screenshots of your error messages AND include detailed information about what went wrong and what steps you’ve taken. 

If you don’t care about iOS 15

  • See when your Loop app expires.  If it’s expiring soon, then follow the instructions below, but if you have a few months before it expires, mark your calendar and plan to give yourself a few weeks’ head start-  needing to rebuild after your app expires is stressful. 
  • Update your macOS to ensure that you can update to Big Sur.  If you need a new mac to build Loop, it’s better to know that now.  Check here for Big Sur compatibility.

If you bought a shiny new iPhone 13 with iOS 15

  • Log into your Apple developer account and make sure that there are no new agreements that need to be signed.
  • Update your Mac
    • macOS 11.6 (Big Sur).   If you cannot update to Big Sur -STOP, do not complete the remaining steps.  Your computer may be too old to update.  Check here for Big Sur compatibility.
    • Xcode 13.  If you cannot update to Xcode 13, follow the instructions above about the detailed information needed to get assistance on FB.
  • Download fresh Loopcode by using the Build Select Script
  • Build Loop onto your old phone
  • Verify that Loop has been updated on your phone by clicking Settings/Issue Report, and then scrolling down to see your BuildDateString
  • Build Loop onto your new phone
  • Verify that Loop has been updated on your phone by clicking Settings/Issue Report, and then scrolling down to see your BuildDateString

If you ignored the warnings about not updating to iOS 15

  • Log into your Apple developer account and make sure that there are no new agreements that need to be signed.
  • Update your Mac
    • macOS 11.6 (Big Sur).   If you cannot update to Big Sur -STOP, do not complete the remaining steps.  Your computer may be too old to update.  Check here for Big Sur compatibility.
    • Xcode 13.  If you cannot update to Xcode 13, follow the instructions above about the detailed information needed to get assistance on FB.
  • Use the Build Select Script’s Utility feature to Clean Profiles and Derived Data
  • Use the Build Select Script’s Build Loop feature to download fresh Loop code
  • Build Loop onto your phone
  • Verify that Loop has been updated on your phone by clicking Settings/Issue Report, and then scrolling down to see your BuildDateString

If you would like to update to iOS 15

  • Log into your Apple developer account and make sure that there are no new agreements that need to be signed.
  • Update your Mac
    • macOS 11.6 (Big Sur).   If you cannot update to Big Sur -STOP, do not complete the remaining steps.  Your computer may be too old to update.  Check here for Big Sur compatibility.
    • Xcode 13.  If you cannot update to Xcode 13, follow the instructions above about the detailed information needed to get assistance on FB.
  • Use the Build Select Script’s  Utility feature to Clean Profiles and Derived Data
  • Use the Build Select Script’s Build Loop feature to download fresh Loop code
  • Build Loop onto your phone
  • Verify that Loop has been updated on your phone by clicking Settings/Issue Report, and then scrolling down to see your BuildDateString.  
  • If you have a build error or it does not install Loop, immediately STOP and do not upgrade until it is solved. If the error references RileyLink, you either didn’t get new code or you tried to build from the zip download. Re-read all the instructions and start again with the Build Select Script
  • Update your iPhone to iOS 15

Remember to bookmark the Version Updates page to check the next time an iOS update is announced. That page will be modified if additional guidance comes out about any issues with building or otherwise

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