How To Install your Game on WP7 Emulator

How To Install your Game on WP7 Emulator using c#

If you have created a Windows Phone Game and cant see it on the Applications,then listen to my advice.

Open your WMAppManifest.xml file which is in your Properties folder in your project.


<?
xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<
Deployment xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/windowsphone/2009/deployment" AppPlatformVersion="7.0"
>
<
App xmlns="" ProductID="{e60970f4-5a31-4de3-ad91-73e43e9637ff}" Title="WindowsPhoneGame1" RuntimeType="XNA" Version="1.0.0.0" Genre="App.Games" Author="" Description="" Publisher=""
>
<
IconPath IsRelative="true" IsResource="false"></IconPath
>
<
Capabilities
>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_NETWORKING"
/>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_LOCATION"
/>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_SENSORS"
/>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_MICROPHONE"
/>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_MEDIALIB"
/>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_GAMERSERVICES"
/>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_PHONEDIALER"
/>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_PUSH_NOTIFICATION"
/>
<
Capability Name="ID_CAP_WEBBROWSERCOMPONENT"
/>
</
Capabilities
>
<
Tasks
>
<
DefaultTask Name="_default"
/>
</
Tasks
>
<
Tokens
>
<
PrimaryToken TokenID="WindowsPhoneGame1Token" TaskName="_default"
>
<
TemplateType5
>
<
BackgroundImageURI IsRelative="true" IsResource="false"></BackgroundImageURI
>
<
Count>0</Count
>
<
Title></Title
>
</
TemplateType5
>
</
PrimaryToken
>
</
Tokens
>
</
App
>
</
Deployment
>

you will see similar xml structure.Just change;

Genre="App.Games" in your App Element
 
TO:


Genre
="EmptyScreen"

or anything you want to name Genre as.

Then Deploy your solution and you will see your WP7 Game listed in the Applications Section.

Well Done!