Installation

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last updated: 2016-11

Installing Xamarin.Android

Windows

This guide walks through the installation steps and configuration details required to install Xamarin.Android on Windows. By the end of this article, we will have a working Xamarin.Android installation integrated into Xamarin Studio and/or Microsoft Visual Studio, and we'll be ready to start building our first Xamarin.Android application.

Mac

This article walks through the installation steps and configuration details required to install Xamarin.Android on OS X. By the end of this article, we will have a working Xamarin.Android installation integrated into Xamarin Studio, and we'll be ready to start building our first Xamarin.Android application.

Deployment

Set Up Device for Development

This article explains how to setup an Android device and connect it to a computer so that the device may be used to run and debug Xamarin.Android applications.

Android Emulator

Accelerating the Android Emulator

This guide discusses how to use HAXM to accelerate the Google Android Emulator.

Xamarin Workbook

If it's not already installed, install the Xamarin Workbooks app first. The workbook file should download automatically, but if it doesn't, just click to start the workbook download manually.