Step by Step creating Hello World Native Android App using Xamarin

If you are a beginner with Xamarin, this post is here to help you get started. Step by step, we’re going to show you how to create a native Android app using Xamarin.

Xamarin allows us to create native Android and iOS apps using C#. In this post, we’ll assume you have downloaded and installed Xamarin, and we’re going to create the app in Xamarin Studio. Let’s see how it’s done:

Step 1: Create a New Project and App

To create an app, first we need to create a new solution. To do this, launch Xamarin Studio and from the menu select File->New->Solution (or alternatively press Ctrl+Shift+N) to create a new solution.


On the next window, you need to provide the app name and the identifier name. Let’s name the app MyFirstApp. Leave the target platforms and the theme to the default value and click on next as shown in the image below:

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