[FIXED] xamarin android emulator not able to start

Issue

I am unable to run my Xamarin project in the android emulator there is no start button just an error. The repair option is grayed out and the only option I can do is Duplicate which says I need to repair? if I try and install a new device I get an image failed message.

Is there anyway to fix this? Or delete and reinstall?

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Solution

  • Select x86 instead of x86. HAXM works with x86
  • Check your installed SDKs in Android SDK manager within Visual Studio
    if API 28 is missing download it. You need below 3 highlighted in order for x86-64 to work
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If above doesnt work

  • Best option now is to repair Visual Studio with Android SDK
  • If that does not work uninstall and reinstall Visual Studio.

Answered By – Morse

Answer Checked By – Dawn Plyler (Easybugfix Volunteer)

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