Bug 29865 - Need To Run Multiple Devices At Same Time
Summary: Need To Run Multiple Devices At Same Time
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Android Player
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Device Manager ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: --- enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-05-07 18:04 UTC by Ruben Macias
Modified: 2015-09-30 11:02 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description Ruben Macias 2015-05-07 18:04:22 UTC
Currently using XAP v0.3.7(1), and in previous versions, I was able to run multiple instances of different device images at the same time.  Now when I try to start another device, while another was running, I get a message box saying "Cannot Launch [DeviceName].  Please close the Xamarin Android Device that is currently running before launching [DeviceName]."

This limit kills my productivity because I was able to easily deploy to different XAP devices quickly.  For example, I would have a JellyBean, KitKat, and Lollipop device all running at the same time.  I would deploy to each using Xamarin Studio, and test out relatively quickly.  Now I have to close and launch each individual device one at a time, and this is not good for productivity.  I was able to do this in past versions, so I'm not sure why this was changed.

I would love for the ability to launch multiple device to be included back into XAP.

Comment 1 Mark Simpson 2015-07-20 11:52:39 UTC
Hi Ruben.
This isn't something that was removed, XAP has never supported multiple simultaneous devices.
I'm going to change this from a bug report to a feature request.
Comment 2 Will Schaller 2015-07-28 04:47:35 UTC
Closed as a feature request.
Comment 3 Will Schaller 2015-07-28 05:04:40 UTC
Error in closure.