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Created attachment 21633 [details]
Newly created default Android app crashes in Google Emulator when Use Fast Deployment is checked.
If you uncheck it and reinstall to emulator everything works fine. Sample to repro is attached.
Created attachment 21634 [details]
Google Emulator details
Created attachment 21635 [details]
Visual Studio Installation details
Same for Api 16, Android 4.1. Emulator details
CPU/ABI: Google APIs Intel Atom (x86)
Target: google_apis [Google APIs] (API level 16)
SD Card: 100M
hw.device.name: Nexus S
avd.ini.displayname: Nexus S API 16 Android 4.1 x86
tag.display: Google APIs
Verified on Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise, Xamarin.Android 188.8.131.52.
This seems to be related to older emulator system images -- as a workaround, can you try a later system image? For example, if I compile/run ToDelete on Nexus 5, Android 6.0/API 23, I can deploy the ToDelete sample app without crashing (with Fast Deployment checked).