No virtual devices found - Ionic Cordova Emulate iOS


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I am trying to emulate my Ionic app in iOS but when I run ionic cordova emulate ios I get an error:

No target specified for emulator. Deploying to undefined simulator
Device type "com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.undefined" could not be found.

It seems that even though there are emulators available on my OSX, Ionic can’t access them for some reason. Why are there no devices found in Ionic when there are clearly devices that can be run elsewhere? Could this be an issue with env vars?

For reference: ionic info:

cli packages: (/usr/local/lib/node_modules)

    @ionic/cli-utils  : 1.19.2
    ionic (Ionic CLI) : 3.20.0

global packages:

    cordova (Cordova CLI) : 7.0.1

local packages:

    @ionic/app-scripts : 3.1.10
    Cordova Platforms  : android 6.2.3 ios 4.4.0
    Ionic Framework    : ionic-angular 3.9.2

System:

    ios-sim : 7.0.0
    Node    : v9.1.0
    npm     : 6.0.0
    OS      : macOS High Sierra
    Xcode   : Xcode 9.4.1 Build version 9F2000

Environment Variables:

    ANDROID_HOME : not set

Misc:

    backend : pro

When I run ionic cordova emulate ios --list I get the following output:

Available ios virtual devices:

However, when I run ios-sim showdevicetypes I get:

    Apple-Watch-38mm, watchOS 4.3
    Apple-Watch-42mm, watchOS 4.3
    Apple-Watch-Series-2-38mm, watchOS 4.3
    Apple-Watch-Series-2-42mm, watchOS 4.3
    Apple-Watch-Series-3-38mm, watchOS 4.3
    Apple-Watch-Series-3-42mm, watchOS 4.3
    iPhone-5s, 11.4
    iPhone-6, 11.4
    iPhone-6-Plus, 11.4
    iPhone-6s, 11.4
    iPhone-6s-Plus, 11.4
    iPhone-7, 11.4
    iPhone-7-Plus, 11.4
    iPhone-8, 11.4
    iPhone-8-Plus, 11.4
    iPhone-SE, 11.4
    iPhone-X, 11.4
    iPad-Air, 11.4
    iPad-Air-2, 11.4
    iPad--5th-generation-, 11.4
    iPad-Pro--9-7-inch-, 11.4
    iPad-Pro, 11.4
    iPad-Pro--12-9-inch---2nd-generation-, 11.4
    iPad-Pro--10-5-inch-, 11.4
    Apple-TV-1080p, tvOS 11.4
    Apple-TV-4K-4K, tvOS 11.4
    Apple-TV-4K-1080p, tvOS 11.4

And running xcrun simctl list gives:

    == Device Types ==
    iPhone 4s (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-4s)
    iPhone 5 (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-5)
    iPhone 5s (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-5s)
    iPhone 6 (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-6)
    iPhone 6 Plus (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-6-Plus)
    iPhone 6s (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-6s)
    iPhone 6s Plus (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-6s-Plus)
    iPhone 7 (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-7)
    iPhone 7 Plus (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-7-Plus)
    iPhone 8 (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-8)
    iPhone 8 Plus (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-8-Plus)
    iPhone SE (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-SE)
    iPhone X (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPhone-X)
    iPad 2 (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad-2)
    iPad Retina (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad-Retina)
    iPad Air (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad-Air)
    iPad Air 2 (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad-Air-2)
    iPad (5th generation) (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad--5th-generation-)
    iPad Pro (9.7-inch) (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad-Pro--9-7-inch-)
    iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad-Pro)
    iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (2nd generation) (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad-Pro--12-9-inch---2nd-generation-)
    iPad Pro (10.5-inch) (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad-Pro--10-5-inch-)
    iPad (6th generation) (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.iPad--6th-generation-)
    Apple TV (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-TV-1080p)
    Apple TV 4K (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-TV-4K-4K)
    Apple TV 4K (at 1080p) (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-TV-4K-1080p)
    Apple Watch - 38mm (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-Watch-38mm)
    Apple Watch - 42mm (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-Watch-42mm)
    Apple Watch Series 2 - 38mm (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-Watch-Series-2-38mm)
    Apple Watch Series 2 - 42mm (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-Watch-Series-2-42mm)
    Apple Watch Series 3 - 38mm (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-Watch-Series-3-38mm)
    Apple Watch Series 3 - 42mm (com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimDeviceType.Apple-Watch-Series-3-42mm)
    == Runtimes ==
    iOS 11.4 (11.4 - 15F79) - com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimRuntime.iOS-11-4
    tvOS 11.4 (11.4 - 15L576) - com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimRuntime.tvOS-11-4
    watchOS 4.3 (4.3 - 15T212) - com.apple.CoreSimulator.SimRuntime.watchOS-4-3
    == Devices ==
    -- iOS 11.4 --
        iPhone 5s (68553C20-B109-4807-B20C-E93006B8F214) (Shutdown)
        iPhone 6 (9B230488-BC8B-4947-AC2B-3B8245878625) (Shutdown)
        iPhone 6 Plus (028C9FB4-4179-4772-AC96-9AEC9F447859) (Shutdown)
        iPhone 6s (BFBFF883-1207-4049-851B-DDFF15D7A7D5) (Shutdown)
        iPhone 6s Plus (6030E33B-DE97-41A6-A961-6C05DEA2EA34) (Shutdown)
        iPhone 7 (0F1EE195-BB50-44D3-B87C-DB914196BB68) (Shutdown)
        iPhone 7 Plus (42FDB489-30D3-4BEE-82F1-D6BCA84019F2) (Shutdown)
        iPhone 8 (62895939-A322-4F3D-8D4E-8D8F3F44B98E) (Shutdown)
        iPhone 8 Plus (79D7D0A1-03CE-425D-A714-13CE8E62BCB3) (Shutdown)
        iPhone SE (82AC6B87-D98E-46A2-BE34-7F148F179796) (Shutdown)
        iPhone X (FEA0BBCA-91C3-4EE3-A49A-7EE2BC4382A4) (Shutdown)
        My-iPhoneX (A2E78F04-CB1B-4BCE-8BF3-8EA1B14930E5) (Shutdown)
        iPad Air (6F05FAB3-7094-485E-B518-CE6EC1D46D54) (Shutdown)
        iPad Air 2 (2A075B9A-35B3-410D-8D18-308A94F49F1D) (Shutdown)
        iPad (5th generation) (879A193F-2AF3-4446-BB63-095AE6C9C3E6) (Shutdown)
        iPad Pro (9.7-inch) (025D91DC-43CE-4497-A672-B57857BF6E68) (Shutdown)
        iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (2D1C41EA-5F2E-493F-98C8-29FCCDB35D0F) (Shutdown)
        iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (2nd generation) (96467014-EDC9-47EE-84FE-29AB7817B742) (Shutdown)
        iPad Pro (10.5-inch) (47BEFF82-F240-4105-868D-CA4C8EE3BF29) (Shutdown)
    -- tvOS 11.4 --
        Apple TV (E3696606-A26C-4BCE-9CC3-1DC99B148ED3) (Shutdown)
        Apple TV 4K (087290EA-40C9-4EEC-8A80-9D0A92378FA5) (Shutdown)
        Apple TV 4K (at 1080p) (71014E88-3FEF-450A-B315-3C224271401A) (Shutdown)
    -- watchOS 4.3 --
        Apple Watch - 38mm (7914DF5F-9810-4995-908F-1BABBAE02670) (Shutdown)
        Apple Watch - 42mm (A335D9E6-7974-45F6-B47D-3747FA9BD09E) (Shutdown)
        Apple Watch Series 2 - 38mm (7FBCB06A-EE99-4C8F-BDD2-870EC5275EF0) (Shutdown)
        Apple Watch Series 2 - 42mm (806DDCC1-588A-455D-AA1A-16F5E5931077) (Shutdown)
        Apple Watch Series 3 - 38mm (DF16B352-301E-4221-81CA-2869A1F9B527) (Shutdown)
        Apple Watch Series 3 - 42mm (85C06E5F-3E1A-4BC4-AECB-4EA0C88D8F09) (Shutdown)
    == Device Pairs ==
    BE73638A-71E6-41F2-A1EA-3372E898F1B0 (active, disconnected)
        Watch: Apple Watch Series 2 - 38mm (7FBCB06A-EE99-4C8F-BDD2-870EC5275EF0) (Shutdown)
        Phone: iPhone 7 (0F1EE195-BB50-44D3-B87C-DB914196BB68) (Shutdown)
    E17C2241-7367-4F02-AC44-54542EDBC936 (active, disconnected)
        Watch: Apple Watch Series 2 - 42mm (806DDCC1-588A-455D-AA1A-16F5E5931077) (Shutdown)
        Phone: iPhone 7 Plus (42FDB489-30D3-4BEE-82F1-D6BCA84019F2) (Shutdown)
    A463C9D5-E753-46F8-9493-D1A3E3BDCAA1 (active, disconnected)
        Watch: Apple Watch Series 3 - 38mm (DF16B352-301E-4221-81CA-2869A1F9B527) (Shutdown)
        Phone: iPhone 8 (62895939-A322-4F3D-8D4E-8D8F3F44B98E) (Shutdown)
    7A7B90CE-9B4F-41A6-8721-C7457E9F4A4E (active, disconnected)
        Watch: Apple Watch Series 3 - 42mm (85C06E5F-3E1A-4BC4-AECB-4EA0C88D8F09) (Shutdown)
        Phone: iPhone 8 Plus (79D7D0A1-03CE-425D-A714-13CE8E62BCB3) (Shutdown)

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