Utility: Xamarin license

Last Update: 9/26/2016

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Activate or deactivate Xamarin licenses


We're deprecating this task because you no longer need a Xamarin license to build your Xamarin app. We recommend that you remove this task from your build to avoid disruption when we remove the task from the product.




Argument Description
Action Select
  • Activate for the first instance of this build step, which should come before any instances of the Xamarin.Android step or the Xamarin.iOS steps.
  • Deactivate for the second instance of this build step, which should come after all instances of the Xamarin.Android and Xamarin.iOS steps. You should also select Always run under Control options for the last instance of the Xamarin license step.
Email Xamarin account email address.

Xamarin account password.

Important: Use a secret variable to avoid exposing this value.
Xamarin Product Select the build step that you're running in this build definition, such as Xamarin.Android or Xamarin.iOS.
Timeout in Seconds Specify how long you want to allow the build step to wait for the activation or deactivation.
Control options


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