How To: Migrate Smartphone application to a Pocket PC format


Visual Studio allows developers to quickly switch between mobile platform types during development by way of a built-in context menu. Instructions provided are the steps to migrate Smartphone to a Pocket PC format.


Follow the steps below to use Visual Studio to switch target device platforms:

  1. In the Solution Explorer window, right-click on the project name. From the context menu that displays, select Change Target Platform...
  2. On the form that displays, specify the new target platform for the project. The project automatically closes and reopens. The form and controls are not repositioned to match the dimensions of the new platform screen.
  3. Manually resize the form and adjust all controls as needed.