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Launch the Simulator

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Select the Progress AppBuilder client you are currently using for development.


To speed up the testing and debugging processes and avoid building and deploying your app to multiple devices, you can run your app in the device simulator.


  • Verify that your preferred AppBuilder client is running and you are logged in.
  • Verify that you have opened the code for your app in AppBuilder.



  • In the top menu bar, select RunOpen Simulator.


  • In the top menu bar, select RunOpen Simulator.


  • In the top menu bar, click RunIn simulator.

Visual Studio

  • In the top menu bar, click AppBuilderRun <app_name> in Simulator.


  1. In the command prompt, navigate to the directory that contains your app.
  2. Run the following command.

    appbuilder simulate

Next Steps

Configure the simulated device.

See Also

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