Bug 46185 - Newly created Google Android emulator from AS 2.2.2 stable doesn't show in VS dropdown until started manually
Summary: Newly created Google Android emulator from AS 2.2.2 stable doesn't show in VS...
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 4.2.0 (C8)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 4.3.0 (C9)
Assignee: Juan Marcelo Tondato
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-10-31 12:10 UTC by Daniel Cazzulino
Modified: 2017-02-03 17:56 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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

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Description Daniel Cazzulino 2016-10-31 12:10:22 UTC
A stable and clean install of AS 2.2.2 produces AVDs that XVS can't start. 

The following command is used in our current stable bits to determine the available emulators:

> android.bat list avd

Which on latest AS produces the following:

The following Android Virtual Devices could not be loaded:
       Name: Nexus_5_API_22
       Path: C:\Users\gmora\.android\avd\Nexus_5_API_22.avd
      Error: Uknown error

Which is caused by AS essentially discontinuing the tool: https://developer.android.com/studio/tools/help/android.html

> This tool is no longer supported. You should instead use Android Studio to create AVDs and create projects.

This has a fix on master, which we need to verify as fixed against stable/C9