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Saturday, 9 August 2014

WindowsPhone 8.1 Update (GDR 1) SDK:New Updates & More Emulators for Developers :)


Finally the day is arrived and good news for developers is "now windowsphone 8.1 update(GDR1) sdk is available for development".Microsoft published new sdk on this August(i.e "8/1/2014") in "Preview for Developers" program.So this new sdk will be makes developer can able to use few new latest features with respect to existing wp8.1 sdk.I want to be post those latest new features in next article of my blog.However in this post i am going to explained about  "How to install new sdk?" and "How to get new sdk GDR1 emulators?"

Download & Install New SDK:

Step1:First you must need to install Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows with Update 2 or later in your IDE.

Download new sdk from Windows Phone 8.1 Update sdk download.Which adds additional emulator images to an existing installation of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 or later.

See above image in "Introduction" section.This sdk contains two files
  • MobileTools_EmulatorWP81GDR1.exe(1.2 MB)
  • windowsphone81sdkupdate1.iso (940.7 MB)
So right click on "MobileTools_EmulatorWP81GDR1.exe" file =>Choose "Run as administrator",then you will be prompt like this,check agree check and then press install.
After your new SDK installation process will be start like this.

After some time you may prompt like this "Failed to add current user to Hyper-V administrators group"
To resolve this Just Open visual studio as "Run as Administrator". and it resolved problem.

So finally you will be prompt like "Setup Sucessful!"

Step3:After installation, check the available emulators listed in your visual studio , You will be found bunch of new additional emulators are available as 'Emulator 8.1 U1' extension like this.

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