The type or namespace name could not be found “Entity Framework”

While working with the Entity Framework in your project, you might get the error The type or namespace name could not be found “Entity Framework.” Now, let’s discuss how to fix this error.

The type or namespace name could not be found “Entity Framework” [Solved]

Follow the below steps to fix the issue

Approach-1:

  1. Right-click on the Project —> Click on the Manage Nugget Packages.
  2. Click on the Browse tab and search for the Entity Framework.
  3. Click on the Search result Entity framework with the latest version and then click the Install button.
The type or namespace name could not be found entity framework

Approach-2:

  1. Right-click on the project –> Click on the Add Reference option.
  2. Choose the Browse tab.
  3. Navigate to your Project folder –> click on the packages –> Entity Framework —> then select the lib.
  4. Now, you need to choose the EntityFramework.dll.
  5. Finally, click on the OK button.

Conclusion

This is how you can fix the error The type or namespace name could not be found “Entity Framework” using the information mentioned in this article.