Bug 53892 - [15.1 Scoped Regression][XS] App installed on internal storage even after selecting option "Prefer External" in manifest file
Summary: [15.1 Scoped Regression][XS] App installed on internal storage even after sel...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 54217
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 7.2 (15.1)
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-03-24 10:42 UTC by Neha Kharbade
Modified: 2017-03-30 16:41 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

Xamarin Logs (8.68 KB, application/zip)
2017-03-24 10:42 UTC, Neha Kharbade

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Description Neha Kharbade 2017-03-24 10:42:40 UTC
Created attachment 20786 [details]
Xamarin Logs

Application is installed on internal emulator storage even after selecting "Prefer External" from Android Manifest file.
Tested in Debug mode.

1.Create a sample Android app.
2.Navigate to the solution/Project -> properties ->Android Manifest file and select "Prefer External" for the Install location drop down.
3.Build and deploy application on an emulator that has an SD card storage available with sufficient space.

Expected result:
Application should be installed on external storage/SD card.
Actual result:
App is installed in internal storage.

This bug is 100% reproducible.

Test environment :
Xamarin Studio Enterprise
Version 6.3 (build 853)
Installation UUID: 05e481c3-c04f-457c-bfed-388198e3cad3
	Mono 4.8.0 (mono-4.8.0-branch/9d74414) (64-bit)
	GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)

	Package version: 408000524


Version: 1.2.0
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Profiler.app/Contents/MacOS/Xamarin Profiler

Apple Developer Tools
Xcode 8.2.1 (11766.1)
Build 8C1002

Version: (Visual Studio Enterprise Trial)
Hash: 9c31d85
Branch: d15-1
Build date: 2017-03-21 09:34:27-0400

Version: (Visual Studio Enterprise Trial)
Android SDK: /Users/globallogic/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
	Supported Android versions:
		4.4 (API level 19)
		6.0 (API level 23)
		7.0 (API level 24)

SDK Tools Version: 25.2.3
SDK Platform Tools Version: 25.0.1
SDK Build Tools Version: 25.0.1

Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.8.0_91"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_91-b14)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.91-b14, mixed mode)

Android Designer EPL code available here:

Version: (Visual Studio Enterprise Trial)

Xamarin Inspector
Hash: cdc01b9
Branch: 1.1-release
Build date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:24:11 GMT

Build Information
Release ID: 603000853
Git revision: e2019d10e6726829235930d61891599a299355ec
Build date: 2017-03-20 16:03:27-04
Xamarin addins: e99b90462c4f9ec52e982ae747f1213fdaafacfc
Build lane: monodevelop-lion-d15-1

Operating System
Mac OS X 10.11.6
Darwin GlobalLogics-MacBook-Air.local 15.6.0 Darwin Kernel Version 15.6.0
    Thu Jun 23 18:25:34 PDT 2016
    root:xnu-3248.60.10~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64

Enabled user installed addins
Android Signature Tool 2.0.0
Screencast link : http://www.screencast.com/t/V045mWtF3

all logs are attached with this bug.
Comment 1 Peter Collins 2017-03-30 16:41:21 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 54217 ***