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How to enable Windows Phone Application Tombstone in Emulator when Debugging ?

The Visual Studio 2010 provides the option in the Windows Phone Project to set the Application Tombstone upon deactivation when debugging .

You can set this option by following the below steps

1. In Visual Studio 2010 Express / Professional / Ultimate , Right click on the project and select properties

2. In the Debug Page of the Properties Window , selectthe option “Tombstone upon deactivation while debugging” .

You need this option selected if you want the Windows Phone Application to tombstone when the Application is deactivated on debugging .


Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.