Now you can accelerate Android Emulator in Visual Studio using Intel Hardware Acceleration Execution Manager for x86 images!
Steps to follow:
- Open CMD as administrator
- Disable Hyper-V by entering “bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off”
- Restart your PC
- Install Intel HAXM from Visual Studio Installer or manually from here
- After install, run any Xamarin Android project on x86 based emulator. You will see how fast the emulator will load because now it’s running with Intel HAXM.