Inspired by To 'crack' VS Xamarin, take VS2015 xamarin184.108.40.206 for example:navigate to %Program File(x86)%/microsoft visualstudio 14/common7/ide/extensions/xamarin/xamarin/220.127.116.11backup Xamarin.Components.Ide.dllmodify xamarin activation codewarning:
open your xamarin project and login in xamarin accountdoneWarning
- decompile the assembly and edit and save it as described in inspiring post, or
- download modified assembly given at the end of this post, and skip its strongname verification on local machine
: strongname verification skipping may introduce security risks, a fake assembly is able to execute if it takes place.Modified assembly: Xamarin.Components.Ide.dll v18.104.22.168
Link: http://pan.baidu.com/s/1nvjn30d Password: kuef note that this assembly is delay-signed, you have to skip its strongname verificationwarning
to make it run. To recover from backup assembly: http://pan.baidu.com/s/1c1VsHBa Password: 1b0r, remove '.backup' extension name.