The Visual Studio Emulator for Android does not ship with Google Play Services, so if you want to use those services, like Google Maps, you must install them. Back in , I outlined the installation steps, but those steps no longer work and the process is now much easier. Download GApps. The best place to download GApps is from Team Android. Jul 09, · To develop an app using the Google Play services APIs, you need to set up your project with the Google Play services SDK, which is available from the Google maven repository. For more detailed instructions, and to learn more about Android Studio and related SDK tools, see Update the IDE and SDK Tools. To test your app when using the Google Play services SDK, you must use either. Oct 29, · I am stump here as I have the latest google play services according to my SDK manager. and I don't think it is my code's problem as when I use my friend's phone for debugging it works but not when I am using the emulator. How can I update my google play services in . Aug 13, · Visual Studio Emulator for Android - Install Gapps (Google Play Services) After installing the Android SDK, you need to run Android SDK Manager to install the Android SDK Platform-tools. Start "Visual studio emulator for android" from the start menu. Create a new emulator for Lollipop, (API Level 22), start it up. Aug 21, · Google Play Support - From Google: We know that many app developers use Google Play Services, and it can be difficult to keep the service up to date in the Android Emulator system images. To solve this problem, we now offer versions of Android System Images that . Mar 14, · I prefer using the Visual Studio Emulator over the normal Google one, as it shows up as a ‘Physical Device’ to other Android development tools (such as Xamarin, and even the Android Studio suite itself). They seem to ‘play nicer’ with physical devices for some reason (and you don’t have to wait ages for it to start up!).
For example, if Google Play services is required for your app at all times, you might want to do it when your app first launches. Individual APIs and corresponding build. What if you do not have a Download folder but only a 0 , legacy and obb folder in the sd card folder? The best place to download GApps is from Team Android. Now copy the Gapps fill to the 'Download' folder.
Featured on Meta. Sign up using Facebook. Push to SD card. Alexander Pacha Alexander Pacha 4, 2 2 gold badges 38 38 silver badges 77 77 bronze badges. All emulators with google APIs come with a version google play services, the question is about how to update it to the latest version. For details, see our Site Policies.
Some versions from Team Android also do not install. Table 1 shows a list of the separate APIs that you can include when compiling your app, and how to describe them in your build. Post as a guest Name. So this, is what I did to resolve the issue:. Individual APIs and corresponding build. This will give you a prompt to the android emulator. Based from Google documentation ,. Should I start over? Os Jun 20 '17 at