The emulator couldn't determine the host IP address RRS feed

  • Question

  • When I try to start debugging my windows phone 8 app in Emulator WVGA 512MB the following error message is showing

    The Windows Phone Emulator wasn't able to connect to the Windows Phone operating system: The emulator couldn't determine the host IP address, which is used to communicate with the guest virtual machine. Some functionality may be disabled.

    and the emulator is always showing The Windows Phone OS is starting... Can't understand what's the problem. Please advice.

    Monday, June 23, 2014 3:29 PM


  • I had this issue and got it resolved by doing the following:

    1. Run Hyper-V manager.
    2. Virtual Machines need to be turned ON.
    3. Virtual Switch Manager ->Windows Phone Emulator Internal ->Virtual Switch Properties->Connection type->Internal network ; this option need to be checked. Private Network will prevent it from working

    I hope this will help you out.

    • Marked as answer by Just Karl Tuesday, July 28, 2015 8:28 PM
    Wednesday, July 22, 2015 6:30 PM

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