Bug 26767 - [Xamarin.Forms] Xamarin.Forms.Init() must be called prior to using it
Summary: [Xamarin.Forms] Xamarin.Forms.Init() must be called prior to using it
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.3.2
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 1.3.5
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-02-05 04:54 UTC by Anubhav Ranjan
Modified: 2015-02-18 04:52 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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

Sample Project (302.64 KB, application/octet-stream)
2015-02-05 04:54 UTC, Anubhav Ranjan
Zip Xamarin Logs (24.63 KB, application/octet-stream)
2015-02-05 06:07 UTC, Udham Singh

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Description Anubhav Ranjan 2015-02-05 04:54:50 UTC
Created attachment 9655 [details]
Sample Project

One of our customers is facing issue when making use of Xamarin.Forms with Android.
Even though, the Forms.Init() is called, the application throws this exception

System.InvalidOperationException: You MUST call Xamarin.Forms.Init(); prior to using it.

#Code Snippet

protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)
	global::Xamarin.Forms.Forms.Init(this, bundle);
	LoadApplication(new App()); //  Exception happens here
Comment 2 Udham Singh 2015-02-05 06:07:56 UTC
Created attachment 9658 [details]
Zip Xamarin Logs

I have checked this issue with the help of sample app given in bug description able to reproduce this. To reproduce this issue I have followed the steps below :

1. Open the Sample Project in VS 2013.
2. Set android project as start-up project
3. Run the project and got the issue.

Screencast : http://www.screencast.com/t/7LUrKI0kt4

Application Output : https://gist.github.com/Udham1/626aadee14dad059035a

Environment Info : 


Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.31101.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.50938

Xamarin (080a254)
Comment 3 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2015-02-10 02:29:25 UTC
Don't call Forms.Init in your splashscreen, you're not using it there, that said we will resolve this to work either way.
Comment 4 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2015-02-12 16:57:33 UTC
Should be fixed in 1.3.5-pre1
Comment 5 Parmendra Kumar 2015-02-18 04:52:53 UTC
I have checked this issue with Xamarin.Forms. and now its working fine at my end.

Environment info:
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.31101.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.51641

Installed Version: Professional


Hence closing this issue.