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DEP0001 : Unexpected Error:–2145615869 while deploying on Hololens

I have sometimes (read : often) the following error when I deploy an app on HoloLens : DEP0001 : Unexpected Error: -2145615869 It is VS that “lost” the connection to Hololens. The only way I found to fix this error is to restart VS. Convenient… To avoid getting this error too often, and since it happens mostly when the device enter [...]

How to detect if UWP app is running on Hololens

OK, I am gonna sound like Captain Obvious on this one ! You just have to check the DeviceFamily. If it is “Windows.Holographic” then you are on Hololens (The only holographic device out for the moment) Here is a state trigger : using Windows.System.Profile; using Windows.UI.Xaml; namespace DetectHololens { public class HololensStateTrigger [...]

DEP6810 : MdilXapCompile.exe failed with error code 2001

Just a (very) small post. Recently I met, when I started to try debug a Windows Phone app, this error at deploy error: DEP6810 : MdilXapCompile.exe failed with error code 2001 It just means you have already the same application installed from the Store on your phone. And that, Visual Studio doesn’t like. Just uninstall it and everything will work [...]