nsurlsessiond keep downloading and consuming all bandwidth Xcode

To check whether nsurlsessiond keeps downloading just open the Activity Monitor window and go to Network tab, search for nsurlsessiond and check Rcvd Bytes if it’s keep increasing then  you have to stop this using below steps.

Follow below steps to stop nsurlsessiond to download

– Close Xcode if open
– Go to Applications folder
– Right click on Xcode and select Show Package Contents and go to below path
– Go to folder /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Library/Developer/CoreSimulator/Profiles/Runtimes/iOS.simruntime/Contents/Resources/RuntimeRoot/System/Library/UserEventPlugins/com.apple.nsurlsessiond.plugin
– Rename com.apple.nsurlsessiond.plugin to Rename-com.apple.nsurlsessiond.plugin

For more clarify just look at the below images

Now we have to rename one more file, follow below steps
– Go to folder/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Library/Developer/CoreSimulator/Profiles/Runtimes/iOS.simruntime/Contents/Resources/RuntimeRoot/usr/libexec/
– Rename nsurlsessiond to Rename-nsurlsessiond

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