Azure Mobile Service Creation fails "this name is already in use"

Just a quick blog on this…


You cannot create an Azure Mobile Service.  You enter a unique name when creating the Mobile Service but get an error:  "this name is already in use" and a red exclamation mark.



Mobile Services are deprecated, that is why you cannot create one. Please see this article:



You must create a Mobile App instead in Here is a quick start for you to follow:



No the error is not intuitive and we are getting that fixed!

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