Bug 53587 - Add support for inspector on Android Devices
Summary: Add support for inspector on Android Devices
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Workbooks & Inspector
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Actually Unsure ()
Version: master
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: xamarininteractive
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Reported: 2017-03-20 20:49 UTC by David Hathaway
Modified: 2017-09-19 14:28 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description David Hathaway 2017-03-20 20:49:06 UTC
Android emulators are poor at best.  There are too many conflicts to using emulators on Windows (e.g. Hyper-V vs HAXM, Device Guard breaking HAXM, etc.).  Most developers work on Android apps on device, and Inspector can't support that scenario.  This scenario should work on both Mac and Windows.
Comment 1 Rob DeRosa 2017-03-20 20:53:11 UTC
Would like to add my support for this. Android emulators are hit and miss. Device support would eliminate the need for otherwise needless emulator.

Device support is pretty imperative to most Android developers day to day tasks.
Comment 2 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2017-09-19 14:28:14 UTC
Another request: https://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/103524/run-xamarin-inspector-on-real-device

Users on AMD CPUs have a worse experience with emulators.