Xamarin Android AXML Intellisense

Hmm … missing your lovely Xamarin Android intellisense in the Visual Studio .axml code editor?  Me too …

The Solution

  1. Open Visual Studio
  2. Open any .AXML file in your solution
  3. Go to the XML Menu
  4. Select Schemas
  5. Click Add
  6. Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Xamarin\Android
  7. Select the android-layout-xml.xsd file
  8. Click Open



  1. Steve Bostedor · May 14, 2016 Reply

    This file does not exist with the latest Xamarin and Visual Studio 2015 Update 2

    • jammer · May 14, 2016 Reply

      Quite possibly, I haven’t checked on this recently so it may well have changed.

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