Visual Studio Setup

EMDK For Xamarin 2.2

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Installing the Extension

  1. Open Visual Studio and select Tools\Extensions and Updates.

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  2. Select the Online section in the left hand pane of the Extensions and Updates dialog.

  3. Then Select Visual Studio Gallery in the left hand pane under Online.

  4. Now enter emdk in the search box in the top right of the Extensions and Updates dialog, and press enter.

  5. You should now be presented with a search result, showing the EMDK For Xamarin.

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  6. Click the Download button.

  7. Click Yes when prompted to allow the program to make changes to your computer.

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  8. Click Install when prompted to agree to the license terms.

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  9. Click Close when the extension installer is complete.

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  10. Restart Visual Studio as directed

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Uninstalling the Extension

  1. Open Visual Studio and select Tools\Extensions and Updates.

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  2. Select Installed from the left hand pane

  3. Type emdk in the search box in the top right corner and then press Enter

  4. In the search results (center pane) find EMDK for Xamarin, and click the Uninstall button.

  5. Then click the Yes button when prompted.

  6. Restart Visual Studio as directed

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Support file cleanup

The IDE extension copies support files to the your file system in order to perform tasks such as Device Runtime Install. To clean up the support files do the following.

  • Remove Folder - C:\Users\Public\Symbol EMDK for Xamarin

What's Next

In order to fully enable the EMDK for Xamarin, you must install the Xamarin Component