Spotlight process using 100% CPU

Number:rdar://FB9493281 Date Originated:12/8/2021
Status:Open Resolved:No
Product:Xcode Simulator Product Version:13 beta 5
Classification:Bug Reproducible:Always
In Xcode 13 beta 5 (and earlier betas) when the Simulator is running, a Spotlight process is using 100% CPU causing significant battery drain.

Please see FB9335101 for more info.
Also this tweet:
And this forum post sharing a workaround:

cd ~/Library/Developer/CoreSimulator/Devices 
find . -name -exec plutil -replace SuggestionsAppLibraryEnabled -bool NO {} ";" 

These commands resolved it for me.

Steps to reproduce:
Run Xcode 13 simulator, e.g. iPhone 12 mini.
Launch Activity Monitor, see the Spotlight process using 100% CPU.


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