Retina Display Issue in Xcode 5

iPhone have two types of display screens:-

1. Retina Display 3.5

2. Retina Display 4.0

If you create a project in xCode 5 and you tries to run the project in iOS 6(or below) with Retina Display 4.0 , then screen will come like this:-

iOS Simulator Screen shot 12-Nov-2013 1.24.50 PM

It will show black spaces at the top and the bottom.Why it is not coming fullscreen? Here is the reason for that.

For supporting Retina Display 4.0 , “Default-568h@2x.png” image should be there in your project. xCode versions below xCode 5 used to create this file automatically. xCode 5 do not creates this image file automatically. So we need to add this file manually. Here is that image file.

Default-568h@2x

 

Here are the steps to add this file to xCode 5:-

1. Copy “Default-568h@2x.png” image file from any of your previous project. Put this file in your project folder. Then add this file in your project

.Screen Shot 2013-11-12 at 2.59.58 PM

 

2. Now go to project -> targets -> Copy Bundle Resources . Now add “Default-568h@2x.png” image file here.

Screen Shot 2013-11-12 at 3.02.28 PM

 

Now run the project. The output will be like this:-

iOS Simulator Screen shot 12-Nov-2013 1.25.12 PM

 

Now start working with your project.

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