Xamarin Live Player

Test app code changes in real time on your iOS or Android device.

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last updated: 2017-05

Xamarin Live Player lets you make live edits to your app and have those changed reflected live on your device. Your code runs inside the Xamarin Live Player app - no need to set up emulators or use cables to deploy the code!

Xamarin Live: Code, Scan, Test

  1. Create or open a Xamarin app
  2. Debug or run, and scan to pair your device
  3. The app runs right on your phone or tablet

Xamarin Live Setup

Configure your IDE to use Xamarin Live on Visual Studio 2017 or Visual Studio for Mac. Xamarin Live Player supports Android, iOS, and Xamarin.Forms projects.

Xamarin Live Player App

Using the Xamarin Live Player app.

Samples to try with Xamarin Live Player

Using the Xamarin Live Player app.

Limitations & Troubleshooting

Find help if things go wrong.

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.