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Created attachment 15041 [details]
Screenshot of the Xamarin update notification icon
[XVS 4.0] Clicking "Xamarin for Visual Studio Update Available" notification toolbar icon in the system tray has no effect
## Regression status: regression in Cycle 6
BAD: XamarinVS master/3b2082e28c59fd72b4e71a695f615a2029ed1cdc
BAD: XamarinVS 22.214.171.124 (9f3b5a0)
BAD: XamarinVS 126.96.36.1999 (f860fe4)
GOOD: XamarinVS 3.11.1594.0 (a06d6d5)
## Steps to replicate
1. Install a version of Xamarin that is different than the current Stable version.
2. Open a Xamarin project in Visual Studio.
3. Wait for the "Xamarin for Visual Studio Update Available" notification to appear in the system tray area of the task bar.
4. Click the icon once or double-click it.
There is no apparent response from the UI.
## Expected results
The update dialog appears, the same as if a user navigated through the menus to run "Tools -> Options -> Xamarin -> Other -> Check Now".
*** Bug 37798 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Navigate to the update dialog using the Tools menu:
"Tools -> Options -> Xamarin -> Other -> Check Now"
I have this issue on VS2015. Clicking the notification bar doesn't work.
Fixed in version 188.8.131.525 (master)
Author: Brendan Zagaeski
Commit: 5d647e9d81a55da407aee461328ec06c4bd3df68 (xamarin/XamarinVS)
Fixed in version 184.108.40.206 (cycle6)
Author: Brendan Zagaeski
Commit: 6b18bbb071b9a64874d77eb5dd6b22414b599ff9 (xamarin/XamarinVS)
I am also able to reproduce this Issue with Cycle 7 build. this is the screencast for the same: http://www.screencast.com/t/5G88PrKolyvl
I have checked the same Issue with C6SR4 build. Now this is working fine. After clicking on "Xamarin for Visual Studio Update Available", Xamarin for Visual Studio Updates window appears. This is the screencast for the same: http://www.screencast.com/t/nd9sVITXCc
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Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
I have checked this issue with C7 build mentioned in comment 11 and observed that this issue has been fixed as shown in screencast : http://screencast.com/t/7GiS9W5z
Using build Xamarin.VisualStudio_126.96.36.1998.msi
This happening again today with VS 2015 Update 3.
Have to go Tools > Xamarin > Other > Check now.. to apply update as clicking toast notification or taskbar icon about new update does nothing.
Due to a little hiccup in the way the fix was committed, there were a couple versions after 188.8.131.52 where this precise issue resurfaced. I have tested with the current Stable version 184.108.40.206 as well as the current beta version 220.127.116.114, and this particular issue works correctly for me in both of those versions. If you are seeing an incorrect behavior in one of those latest versions, please file a new bug report. Be sure to describe your environment and include your logs files. See https://kb.xamarin.com/customer/en/portal/articles/1910343 for additional details. Thanks in advance!