Bug 16280 - Android Emulators/Devices missing from Visual Studio
Summary: Android Emulators/Devices missing from Visual Studio
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 3.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-11-15 15:50 UTC by Allie Miller
Modified: 2016-12-22 17:22 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Allie Miller 2013-11-15 15:50:10 UTC
After updating the Xamarin.Android, Android emulators and devices are missing from Visual Studio. The emulators/devices appear in Xamarin Studio and can be launched from the command line (they are also listed from the adb devices command). 

The Android SDK is set to the proper location in Visual Studio.

Image of missing emulators/devices in toolbar here: http://screencast.com/t/DCnbRPrLl

Full versioning information:

Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012
Version 11.0.60610.01 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.50938
Installed Version: Premium
LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012
Office Developer Tools 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft Office Developer Tools
Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012
Visual Basic 2012 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft Visual Basic 2012
Visual C# 2012 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft Visual C# 2012
Visual C++ 2012 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012
Visual F# 2012 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft Visual F# 2012
Visual Studio 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker
Portions of International CorrectSpell™ spelling correction system © 1993 by Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition Copyright © 1992 Houghton Mifflin Company. Electronic version licensed from Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.
Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint Developer Tools 04941-004-0043007-02635
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint Developer Tools
AlignAssignments 1.0
Command for aligning assignments.
AutoBraceComplete 1.0
auto brace complete
Crystal Reports for .NET Framework
Crystal Reports for .NET Framework
CustomDocWell 1.0
Provides configurable behavior for the document well in Visual Studio 2012.
Infragistics Version Utility 1.0
This utility lets you set the Infragistics version that a specific project is using.
Infragistics.VSExtension 1.0
Infragistics Visual Studio Extension (AddIn) adds scheduled check for update functionality to your Visual Studio IDE. It also provides some fast shortcuts to infragistics products and online resources.
InstallShield Limited Edition
InstallShield. For more information visit the Flexera Software website at <http://www.FlexeraSoftware.com>;. Copyright © 2012 Flexera Software LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2012 Power Tools 3.0
Power Tools that extend the Team Foundation Server integration with Visual Studio.
Microsoft Visual Studio Process Editor 1.0
Process Editor for Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server
MySQL Connector/Net 1.0.2
Data design and management tools for MySQL. Copyright © 2007-2011 Oracle, Inc.NuGet Package Manager 2.7.41101.299
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.
OptionsPageImpl 1.0
Information about my package
Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio
Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio Copyright (c) 2005, 2012
PowerCommands for Visual Studio 2010 1.0
A set of power commands for Visual Studio 2010
PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer 1.0
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.
Quick Launch Tasks 1.0
Microsoft Quick LaunchTasks package adds accessibility and settings tasks to the Quick Launch tool.
SQL Server Data Tools 11.1.31009.1
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
VSCommands11 12.0
VSCommands 11
Web Developer Tools 1.2.40308.0
Microsoft Web Developer Tools contains the following components:
Page Inspector: Tool that offers an efficient way to decompose Web Applications and diagnose front-end issues.
Web Publishing: Extensions required for Web Publishing for both hosted servers as well as on premises.
Web Form Templates: Includes the default templates for Web Form Applications.
Editor Extensions: Includes HTML, CSS, and JS editor extensions that greatly enhance the development experience.
Workflow Manager Tools 1.0 1.0
This package contains the necessary Visual Studio integration components for Workflow Manager.

Xamarin.Android 4.10.01073 (d23a19bf)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 1.8.365 (8cb9dbd0)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS

And these are the information about Xamarin Extensions:

Xamarin Shell Version 1.0

Xamarin.Android Version 4.10.1073

Xamarin.iOS Version 1.8.365
Comment 5 Youp Hulsebos 2013-11-18 08:12:51 UTC
Hi Dominique,

I saw that you changed the status to NEEDINFO but I can't seem to find what kind of info you need. Could you state that here? Or is this an internal question for Xamaring.
Please let me know if I can supply you with more info. I would love to do so.

Comment 7 Dominique Louis 2013-11-18 12:54:45 UTC
Hi Youp, 
  Can you please confirm that if you launch VS2012, and you then got to File->Open -> Project/Solution and select the same *.sln file, you then see the devices, or does the same error occur for you?

Comment 8 g.petrucci 2013-11-19 03:22:01 UTC
Hi Dominique,

I can confirm that I have this issue on both Visual Studio 2012 and 2013. The Visual Studio infos above are from my environment.
Comment 9 Youp Hulsebos 2013-11-19 07:55:04 UTC
Hi Dominique,

As you can see here: http://youtu.be/DHzd7nLoacM I also see the error when I open the solution via File->Open->Solution

Let me know If I can answer any more of your questions.

Comment 10 PJ 2013-11-19 16:38:26 UTC
This bug was targeted for a past milestone, moving to the next active non-hotfix milestone.
Comment 13 Alexey Sednev 2014-01-24 16:41:22 UTC
I'm experiencing this issue. Please find the logs attached as requested by Allie Miller.
Comment 15 Matt Cuda 2014-02-11 14:41:50 UTC
I am also experiencing this issue.
Comment 16 Matt Cuda 2014-02-11 14:43:01 UTC
Allie Miller has additional logs.
Comment 19 Enzo Heredia 2015-06-30 12:12:39 UTC
not reproducible in XMA build
Comment 20 Jose Gallardo 2016-12-22 17:22:47 UTC
Marking as resolved not_reproducible.
Please feel free to reopen the issue if you can still reproduce it with current bits.