Reduce the Xcode Simulator (Retina 4 inch)

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You can scale it with the following shortcuts:

  • +1: 100%
  • +2: 75%
  • +3: 50%
  • +4: 33%
  • +5: 25%

Or in iOS Simulator: Window > Scale > ...

The iOS Simulator’s Window menu has an option to display the simulator at 50%, 75%, or 100%. Try one of the smaller values to make it fit.

Now It’s more flexible with Xcode 9-Simulator.

You can pick & drag any corner or simulator to resize it and set it according to your requirement.

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There are several other ways also, to scale your simulator.

Using Terminal Command

Follow these steps to scale simulator using terminal commands

  1. Close/Quit simulator. (if open)
  2. Open Terminal app (using Spotlight search, Press ⌘ + SPACE to open spotlight search)
  3. Copy following text and paste it next to terminal cursor.

defaults write ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.iphonesimulator SimulatorWindowLastScale "0.3"

  1. Open ‘Simulator’ (Run your iOS project using Xcode).

You will find simulator scale update.

Simulator scale options from Xcode Menu:

Menubar >> Window >> Scale >> “Here available options for simulator scaling”

Here is ref snapshot:
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