Every time i want to start any Android Version on any Device via Xamarin Studio, VS Studio or Xamarin Player it just shows up the loading screen but doesn't do anything.
If I start the VM through VirtualBox I get several errors on startup:
Have you tried Factory Reset for the device?
I am having this exact issue. I did do a factory reset however my Xamarin Android Player still is stuck on loading screen with the above error. Going to keep working on it and will let you know if I find out anything.
I did a Factory Reset and changed my OS from Win10 to Win8.1. Propably this switch is the reason it works for me now. one of my colleague e.g. never had a problem with Xamarin Android Player running Win8.
With Mac I haven't had any problems until now.
Once I re-installed Xamarin Android Player it worked. This time however I did not upgrade to VirtualBox 5.0.16.
i have the same problem every day and have no clue what causes it. here's what i gathered so far:
things that CAN help:
things that DO help but are even more tedious:
as my app depends on google play services the factory reset and reinstallation of the entire vm make it a really sucky process as you have to reinstall the services, reboot, (register and) login, wait for the services to update and only THEN you can try to get some work done.
i love the idea behind xamarin but the tooling around it pretty much sucks at this state
i'll go ahead and update my advice list from above:
when it suddenly stops working and only shows the loading indicator for ages instead of starting:
this process has worked for me about a thousand times (at least it feels like it) in the last few weeks.
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