How: Adding Entity Framework Reference using NuGet

This article will show you steps on Adding Entity Framework Reference using NuGet.If you have already added Entity Framework, you might want to check this thread ASP.NET MVC using EF for actual using of Entity framework in your code. If this is your first time, you can continue reading the steps below on Adding Entity Framework.

Let’s Start:

1. Open NuGet Package Manager to add EntityFramework. Go to Tools->NuGet Package Manager ->Manage NuGet Packages for Solution. 

Nuget package manager

2. Search for EntityFramework and click install button.

NUget Package
Search For EntityFramework

3. Wait for NuGet Package Manager to install EntityFramework.

Adding Entity Framework Reference

4. The image below is the view of Entity Framework after it is already installed.

Adding Entity Framework Reference using NuGet

5. To check if EntityFramework is successfully added to your project go to your solution explorer and under your reference EntityFramework should be found.

Adding Entity Framework Reference using NuGet
Project Reference
Entity Framework

These are all the steps in Adding Entity Framework Reference using NuGet. You can now use it in your ASP.NET MVC Web Application.

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