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Xamarin Android Player Crashes on Remote DeskTop Connection.

It crashes with the message given in the Picture below. Does anybody Know where i am going wrong?


  • Will_SchallerWill_Schaller USMember, Xamarin Team Xamurai

    Windows RDP doesn't support OpenGL. You could try something like VNC or Splashtop, which have better support. Alternatively I've heard if you start an OpenGL application on the host before connecting to it by RDP, it generally works, so you could try launching the Android Player device first, then connecting RDP.

  • threadythready CAMember ✭✭✭

    Thanks @Will_Schaller - starting the player first and then connecting with RDP did the trick for me. Wouldn't work otherwise... :smile:

  • teoman-shipahiteoman-shipahi USMember ✭✭

    @Will_Schaller Splashtop looks very promising! thanks.

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