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Xamarin Studio for Android Programming: A C# Cookbook by Mathieu Nayrolles

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Using an icon for your application

According to Google's Our Mobile Planet data (http://services.google.com/fh/files/blogs/our_mobile_planet_us_en.pdf), an average Android downloads 26 applications in addition to the already-installed ones. So, we can easily assume that your application will be hidden somewhere in the other 40-50 applications of your users. How can we catch the eyes on both the Android market and the applications' menus? This can be done using a recognizable icon. This recipe will show you how to change the default icon on Android.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we will continue to use the project created for the previous recipes.

How to do it...

Using the following steps, we will see how to use an icon in our application:

  1. Find or ...

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