If you’re having issues with the privacy permissions system in macOS Catalina or newer versions, such as being unable to change the settings, there are several steps you can take to remedy the situation.
These settings are currently stored in a SQLite database located at
There are a number of iOS simulator settings that are either completely undocumented or only mentioned in passing in release notes, so I’ll try to put them here as I come across them in order to make easier to find. Shoutout to Twitter for surfacing them!
It finally happened to me. A user entered an emoji into an input field, and a production system broke.