Different tab bar color in Simulator vs on device

In an iOS app I set the tabbar’s background color to transparent. In the Simulator it shows as expected:

On the device it shows this:

Same thing happens if I set the screen’s background color the same as the tabbar’s background color.

The simulator’s iOS version is 16.2, the device’s 16.3.1. Could that be the issue?

It certainly could be, there are also lots of things that just behave differently between the simulator and a real device.

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Thanks for your reply, Greg. I figured it out: the tabbar’s translucency needs to be set to false. Setting it to true somehow screws it up.

Ah yeah. Translucency on iOS indicates that you want the blur effect… which doesn’t appear in the simulator because it requires the device hardware to do it.

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