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Created attachment 17767 [details]
Currently, if you forget to add an [Activity] attribute and then attempt to call the given activity, an error will appear similar to:
>Unable to find explicit activity class. Have you declared this activity in your AndroidManifest.xml?
This could potentially be misleading and confusing for customers, as they do not directly manage activities via the manifest, but rather with attributes.
# Steps to Reproduce
1. Download attached sample
3. Click button
# Desired Result
Error states that the attribute may be missing from the class
# Actual Results
Error stating to add activity to manifest
Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015
Version 14.0.25431.01 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
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Helpful error message appears now in 15.2