Detox build timing out on IOS

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Description of the issue

I’m not able to test my iOS app using detox.
The same exact config works fine locally using bitrise-cli but it fails on CI.


Where did the issue happen? using latest detox & react native.

Which build Step causes the issue and which version of the step?

detox build --configuration ios.sim.release
detox test --configuration ios.sim.release --cleanup


  • Does a “Rebuild” help? (You can trigger a rebuild from the Build’s page, by clicking the “Rebuild” button in the top right corner of a finished build) : NO
  • Does a rebuild without caches help? (You can remove the Cache:Pull and Cache:Push steps temporarily to not to use the cache, or you can delete all the caches on the Settings tab of the app. : NO
  • Does the issue happen sporadically, or every time? : Every time
  • Does upgrading the build Step to the latest version help? : NO
  • When did the issue start? : Since the beginning

Local reproduction

Can it be reproduced on your own Mac/PC by following our local debug guide? Please follow at least the first section (“Testing with a full clean git clone”) to make sure to test the state of the code what will get when it does a git clone in the clean environment! If possible please note which sections you tried.

Can’t reproduce locally

Local reproduction: Linux / Android (docker based) stack builds

Can it be reproduced by running the build locally, after doing a new git clone of the repository into the /tmp directory and running the build from there with the Bitrise CLI ( Bitrise CLI )? If no, can it be reproduced with Docker (using the same docker images / environment we use on Related guide: Redirecting… .

No, the tests run locally fine using bitrise-cli.

Build log

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I was able to make it work after making some changes on my end.

Hello rainbow,

Thanks for posting. Could you let us know what steps you took to get this to work?


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