After my main test device updated to Oreo 8.1, the most basic Android project built with VS for Mac 7.3.2 now won't run on my phone. It does run on an emulator with an Android API27 image, but not on the hardware. I suspect it is because I cannot target Oreo 8.1 in my project's build settings. I have used the built-in SDK manager to download Android SDK Platform 27, but it is not available in the dropdown on the project's build settings.
Has anyone had success in using the latest stable Visual Studio for Mac to build an Android app that can run on Oreo 8.1 devices?
My device is a Google Nexus 5X and my tool stack looks like this:
=== Visual Studio Community 2017 for Mac === Version 7.3.2 (build 12) Installation UUID: 516e4b9d-e76b-4eab-9a24-2f2181ee3bfa Runtime: Mono 188.8.131.52 (2017-06/e66d9abbb27) (64-bit) GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme) Package version: 504010007 === Xamarin.Android === Version: 184.108.40.206 (Visual Studio Community) Android SDK: /Users/jannie/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx Supported Android versions: 4.0.3 (API level 15) 4.1 (API level 16) 4.4 (API level 19) 5.1 (API level 22) 6.0 (API level 23) 7.0 (API level 24) 7.1 (API level 25) 8.0 (API level 26) SDK Tools Version: 26.1.1 SDK Platform Tools Version: 27.0.1 SDK Build Tools Version: 23.0.1