Xamarin.Android 9.0 (P) Preview Announced

Recently, Team Xamarin has announced the Xamarin.Android 9.0 (P) Preview.

Recently, Team Xamarin has announced the Xamarin.Android 9.0 (P) Preview. The Preview version of Android 9.0 (P) has also introduced many features including Wi-Fi RTT (Round-Trip-Time), Display cutout support, Notification enhancements, Multi-camera support and many more.
 
The Xamarin.Android support for Android 9.0 (P) is for both Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio for Mac in the latest preview release.
 
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You can install the Android 9.0 (P) support in Xamarin.Android 9.0 and above from the Visual Studio Preview Channel and from the Visual Studio for Mac Beta Channel
 
To install the Android P 9.0 SDK

Start the Android SDK Manager:
  • Visual Studio 2017, use Tools > Android > Android SDK Manager
  • Visual Studio for Mac, use Tools > SDK Manager
First, make sure you are using Google’s repository within the SDK Manager to do this, click on the Gear > Repository > Google:
 
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Install Android 9.0(API 28) SDKs and Device System Images:
 
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Install the latest Android SDK tools for API 28. This includes build-tools and platform-tools.
 
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To get the full detailed information on getting started with Android P you can go through the full documentation
 
To learn more, you can go through the official announcement
 
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