Logic Remote doesn't connect to your Mac after update to iOS 8

After upgrading your iPad to iOS 8, Logic Remote does not connect with a Mac running Logic Pro X, GarageBand for Mac (v10.0 or later), or MainStage 3.

To resolve the issue, first make sure you're running the latest version of Logic Remote. To do so, check that your iPad is logged in to the App Store with the same Apple ID you originally used to download Logic Remote. Tap Updates in the App Store, and install Logic Remote if it is offered.

If you're already using the most up-to-date version of Logic Remote and the issue continues, use the following steps.

Logic Pro X 

  1. Quit Logic Pro X if it's running.
  2. In the Finder, choose Go > Go to Folder.
  3. Type ~/Library/Preferences and click OK.
  4. In the window that opens, locate the "com.apple.logic.pro.cs" file and delete it.
  5. Restart your Mac.
  6. Open Logic Pro X.
  7. Open Logic Remote on your iPad.
  8. Tap Logic Pro X in the Connect window on your iPad.
  9. Confirm the connection in the Logic Remote connection dialog in Logic Pro X.

GarageBand for Mac (v10.0 or later)

  1. Quit GarageBand X if it's running.
  2. In the Finder, choose Go > Go to Folder.
  3. Type ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.garageband10/Data/Library/Preferences/ and click OK.
  4. In the window that opens, locate the "com.apple.garageband10.cs" file and delete it.
  5. Restart your Mac.
  6. Open GarageBand X.
  7. Open Logic Remote on your iPad.
  8. Tap GarageBand X in the Connect window on your iPad.
  9. Confirm the connection in the Logic Remote connection dialog in GarageBand X.
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