Xamarin.Android 4.6.7


Known issue: Immediately after upgrading, users may have trouble loading Xamarin.Android projects. Please restart Xamarin Studio again if you experience this.

Visual Studio Users: You should be prompted with this update when you open a Xamarin.Android project. You can also check manually in Tools > Options > Xamarin.Android.

MonoDevelop Users: You should be prompted to upgrade next time you open MonoDevelop, or you can use Help > Check for Updates. IDE support requires Xamarin Studio 4.0. Layout Designer fixes require MonoDevelop 3.0.4.

New Features

  • Starter edition size limit has been increased to 64KB.

Bug fixes

  • Added more information to the warning shown when using native linking as a starter user.
  • Give meaningful message for missing //attr/@name attribute value within Metadata.xml .
  • Filter for non-existent drives when choosing a working directory.
  • Enhanced assembly duplicate check while calculating assembly size. Some assemblies were previously being counted twice against the size limit.
  • 5037 : Copy Satellite assemblies into obj/Release/assemblies.
  • 5827 : Deserializing xml with strange ASCII characters throws an exception.
  • 7477 , 12087 : Enhanced user experience when both using the Android designer and manually modifying the .axml.
  • 7899 : Make table name comparison dataset locale specific.
  • 10693 : Disabled serialization assembly generation.
  • 11401 : Fix Fast Deployment on API 12 devices.
  • 11608 : Activity-alias elements will now be directly after their target activities.
  • 11803 : Application closes immediately after deploying to device.
  • 11921 : No more crash when removing an AndroidGameView without calling Pause().
  • 11964 : Added sanity check on project.properties container directory.
  • 12250 : Use non-shortname paths when installing on Windows.

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.