Required Android Support Libraries

The controls in the suite require specific Xamarin Android Support Libraries to render correctly on Android.

Here are listed the common requirements for all Android projects that use our suite:

  • The minimum required version of Xamarin.Forms package is 3.0.
  • The minimum required version of all Xamarin Android Support Libraries is 27.0.2.
  • Here are listed all packages that come with the latest version of Xamarin.Forms, which also have to be updated to version 27.0.2:
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.v4
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.Design
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.v7.AppCompat
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.v7.CardView
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.v7.MediaRouter
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.Vector.Drawable
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.Animated.Vector.Drawable
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.v7.RecyclerView (required by Telerik.Xamarin.Android.List.dll)
    • Xamarin.Android.Support.v8.RenderScript (required by Telerik.Xamarin.Android.Primitives.dll)
  • The target Android version of the Android project should be Android 8.1 (API level 27) or greater. This could be modified from the project settings.
  • The corresponding to the target Android version Android SDK has to be installed in order to use the required support libraries (install from the Android SDK Manager).

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