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Fixed in Unity 2018.1



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[UWP] Misleading error message when trying to build&run on Windows Phone which is not connected to PC

Universal Windows Platform



Priority: 7Not yet prioritized for a release


Severity: 4Minor or cosmetic issue

Steps to reproduce:
1. Create a new project/Open any Unity project
2. Open build settings
3. Build and run on Windows Phone (disconnect it from PC before building)

Expected behavior: deployment fails because no Windows Phone 10 is connected
Actual behavior: deployment fails because no Windows Phone 8.1 is connected (even though 8.1 is no longer supported)

Full error message:
Deployment failed because no Windows Phone 8.1 phone was detected. Make sure a phone is connected and powered on.

Reproducible with: 2017.1.0b4, 2017.1.0b10, 2017.2.0b1

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