Install SDK + PhoneGap For Windows Phone

Posted: March 13, 2012 in Android Posts

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  • 1. Requirements For Windows Phone

    • Windows 7 or Windows Vista with SP2

    Note: Running in VM has issues, if you are on a Mac, you will need to setup a bootcamp partition with Windows 7 or Vista

    Necessary for Installing on Device and Submitting to Market Place:

  • 2. Install SDK + PhoneGap

    Download and install the Windows Phone SDK.


    Download the latest copy of PhoneGap and extract its contents. Navigate to the Windows Phone directory and copy the file to your templates folder located at C:\Users\[USERNAME]\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Templates\ProjectTemplates\Silverlight for Windows Phone

  • 3. Setup New Project

    • Open Visual Studio Express for Windows Phone and choose New Project.
    • Select PhoneGapStarter.
    • Give your project a name, and select OK.

  • 4. Review the project structure

    • The ‘www’ folder contains your PhoneGap html/js/css and any other resources included in your app.
    • Any content that you add here needs to be a part of the Visual Studio project, and it must be set as content.

  • 5. Build and Deploy to Emulator

    • Make sure to have Windows Phone Emulator selected in the top drop-down menu.
    • Hit the green play button beside the Windows Phone Emulator drop-down menu to start debugging or press F5.

  • 6. Build your project for the device

    In order to test your application on a device, the device must be registered. Click here to read documentation on deploying and testing on your Windows Phone.

    • Make sure your phone is connected, and the screen is unlocked
    • In Visual Studio, select ‘Windows Phone Device’ from the top drop-down menu.
    • Hit the green play button beside the drop-down menu to start debugging or press F5.

  • Done!

    You can also checkout the wiki version of this guide here.

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