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Simulator Build


There are 2 main types of simulators users may want to build. Each of these require less up-front acquisition of hardware and may be desirable as a first step towards becoming a Looper.

Please, review all the Build pages, even if you will be skipping some.

Build to a Simulated iPhone on a Computer

Build to a Real iPhone and use a Simulated Pump and CGM

  • Need access to a mac or virtual computer, see Compatible Computer
  • Need access to an iPhone or iPod, see Compatible iPhone/iPod
  • Pages you can skip
    • Compatible Pump
    • Compatible CGM
    • Order a RileyLink
    • Apple Developer Program
  • Follow Download Xcode
  • Follow Xcode Preferences
    • If you have a developer ID, use it in the Add Apple ID step and follow the normal build directions
    • If you do not have a developer ID, use the Free Developer Account instructions in the Add Apple ID section
  • When Building, use the Build Loop App page and select your phone`
    • If you do not have a developer ID, be sure to follow the Free Account instructions
  • Once the App is on your phone
    • Follow the set up the app instructions but choose a simulated pump
    • If you have a Dexcom CGM, you can select Dexcom Follow for the CGM; otherwise, you can enter glucose values in Apple Health and Loop will pick up the values
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