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Created attachment 20786 [details]
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.
Application should be installed on external storage/SD card.
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
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Profiler.app/Contents/MacOS/Xamarin Profiler
Apple Developer Tools
Xcode 8.2.1 (11766.1)
Version: 10.8.0.27 (Visual Studio Enterprise Trial)
Build date: 2017-03-21 09:34:27-0400
Version: 184.108.40.206 (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: 220.127.116.11 (Visual Studio Enterprise Trial)
Build date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:24:11 GMT
Release ID: 603000853
Git revision: e2019d10e6726829235930d61891599a299355ec
Build date: 2017-03-20 16:03:27-04
Xamarin addins: e99b90462c4f9ec52e982ae747f1213fdaafacfc
Build lane: monodevelop-lion-d15-1
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
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.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 54217 ***