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Windows phone support...

TonyScamurraTonyScamurra USMember
edited August 2015 in Visual Studio


I have Xamarin Studio and have written a Droid app. I was wondering a few things...

1) How do I add Windows Phone support to Studio?

2) Can I use this for iOS Apps also or do I need something else?

3) Do I still need xCode for forms if I use Studio for iOS as well?

Thanks for the answers!!


  • AlessandroCaliaroAlessandroCaliaro ITMember ✭✭✭✭✭

    You can deploy to WP only with visual studio.
    For iOS you need a Mac. If you install Xamarin to Mac it install all you need to deploy to iOS.

  • TonyScamurraTonyScamurra USMember

    So can I use Visual Studio for Droid and Windows Phone and then use Xamarin Studio on my mac for iOS? Second to that do I still need to use xCode for the forms?

  • AlessandroCaliaroAlessandroCaliaro ITMember ✭✭✭✭✭

    If you use XS on a Mac you can work with android and iOS.
    If you use VS you can deploy to android and WP; for iOS you must have a Mac on your network because the ipa is created on a Mac. You don't have to use Xcode but it must be present on the Mac.

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