Xamarin Live Player App
On startup, the Xamarin Live Player app looks like this (on iOS and Android respectively):
When you press Pair to Visual Studio, use the camera to scan the barcode showing on your computer:
If the connection is successful, the code should run on the device almost immediately (such as the Calculator sample):
Press the information button (i) on the bottom of the app to reveal the Options menu:
View logs to diagnose problems.
- Toggle display of compile and runtime errors.
- Version information.
- Send feedback.
To connect a device for the first time, follow the instructions in Requirements & Setup. You can pair multiple devices (for example an iOS and an Android), and manage them via the IDE.
In Visual Studio, choose Tools > Xamarin Live Player > Manage Devices...
This window lets you do the following:
- Pair a new device by scanning the code
- Alternatively pair a device by typing the code displayed on its screen
- Remove existing devices from the list
You can also access this window from the device list.
If you experience any issues see limitations and troubleshooting.