The emulator is a tool used by Android developers to test their applications or by power users to preliminary test behavior of devices without using a real Android device. Only use this tag for questions about the emulator in the second scenario.

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AndroidManifest [closed]

I wrote a simple program with two activities in Eclipse IDE but i recived many errors in LogCat and when i clicked on the button which i wanted to go to the next activity, the emulator shows "force ...
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Clash of Queens on AndyOS open initial screen then close

Searched but not reference to Clas of Queens just Clash of clans. Being that clash of queens is from the same company that clash of kings why is that the CoK load on AndyOS and CoQ do not
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read-only file system on emulator

I need to change /system/etc/hosts file on my emulator, and no matter what I do, I get "read-only file system" error. Does anyone know how to do it? I tried editing the file manually as su in adb ...
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Install OpenGApps in Android Studio Emulator (Marshmallow)

I wanted to install OpenGApps in an Android emulator (created in Android Studio). The emulator is running with Marshmallow. There is enough storage space available, so this is not the problem. I tried ...
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Running Andy OS in bridged network mode and backing it up

I needed some of my apps running on AndyOS to search/recognize/talk with the the machines on my physical network. I checked in the VMWare player that installs with AndyOS. It turned out that the ...
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Remounting system on android emulator lasts about 10 seconds and reverses until reboot

Found something odd with the Android 6.0 on x86_64 emulator (and possibly others) system images... is it something I'm doing wrong? When I remount /system and push stuff to it, it's giving me a ...
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Google Play Music on Android Emulator

I'm running the Android Emulator on OSX, and have created my Virtual Device. Nexus 6 API 23, Android 6.0 (Google APIs), x86, 1GB I'm trying to find out how I can access the Google Play Music app. I'...
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How to install Google Play services on an Android 7.0 emulator?

I have the stable version of Android N Preview SDK released last month. The emulators are working perfectly but there is no Gapps available for Android N and there is no way I have found to install ...
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Non-Rooted Android Emulators for Mac

I was running some apps on Android Emulators for Mac. But one day they stopped working. The error said that I was using a rooted device. I tried to unroot the emulators but they all did not work. So ...
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Attempt to root AVD running Android 4.4/5.1 is failing

I have referred to various posts but I don't think they seem to work, at all, whatsoever, when it comes to AVDs with Android 4.4 or 5.1. I felt a need to post this. So before posting this question, ...
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Android Studio Emulator is running but but never goes beyond “Android Logo”

I am facing this problem that my Android Studio emulator is running but it never goes beyond the "Android logo" in booting up. Please help me out with this problem, it's urgent! I do not know how to ...
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How can I emulate/virtualize an x86 Android system with root access and Xposed Framework?

I'm planning on buying the x86 phone Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe, but I want to test some compatibility first. (Especially to see what root apps and Xposed modules work.) The best thing would be to use ...
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Android emulators without a shared clipboard?

I find a lot on the web about Android Emulators with a shared clipboard (windows->emulator|emulator->windows), but I literally can't find any emulators without this ability. I made a chatbot, and it ...
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Video app not working

I downloaded some virtual android emulator in my windows 10 pc but when i want to run apps that are related to video playing, the app appears black screen and nothing comes out. For example, MX player,...
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Reinstall AVD on Ubuntu 16.04

Emulator was not installed upon installing Android Studio. Here is the error when I call tools/android/avdmanager: sh: 1: glxinfo: not found sh: 1: glxinfo: not found libGL error: unable to load ...
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Dial between two emulators does not work

Today, I had installed the latest Android SDK and created two emulators (Nexus 6), I then tried to dial from one emulator to another. Based on Make incoming call in Android emulator without command ...
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Downloading and installing the DEBIAN ARM packages and installing them on Termux?

Ok, so I was looking for a terminal emulator for android and I found Termux. Then I discovered that it has "apt-get" as a package manager and I played around with it and installed a few packages. Then ...
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LG android phone emulator

Is there an LG phone emulator to test android apps on ? Since some LG phones show different behavior from other devices.
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Is it possible to update Droid4x emulator's android version?

I am using droid4x for certain applications to run on PC. The version of the android in it is 4.2.2. Is it possible to update the version of android in it? I tried to check for system updates. It ...
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Can you use the emulator with a webcam for a Facebook live stream?

I want to use android emulator running on a mac or PC to allow me to send a computer's webcam video into the Facebook Android App? Does anyone know if this is possible? If anyone has FB running on ...
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Terminal Emulator Problem Mac Spoof

I'm trying to do a Mac Spoof from my Motorola Moto E (Rooted of course!) but I have a problem cause i'm quite sure i'm not succeeding in spoofing! Well, I installed BusyBox and Terminal Emulator. Than ...
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How can I activate UDP forwarding for USB communication between a PC and an Android app

I have an real Android device connected to a computer via USB. I managed to activate TCP port forwarding with adb forward tcp:<port> tcp:<port> and successfully communicate with sockets ...
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Android Wear emulator: “No longer connected to network”

I've been using a Android Wear 1.4 (Android 6.0.1) emulator for some time, and the following notification has appeared out of the blue: No longer connected to network, a factory reset is required. ...
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How to tilt Google Maps in an emulator?

I am using the emulators (AVD) by Google to run an application which contains a Google Map Activity? On a real device I can use two fingers to tilt the map and see 3d buildings in certain zoom levels -...
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Play store on AVD

Is it possible to install the play store and download apps on an AVD (Android Virtual Device, aka Emulator)? I can't seem to find an image or anything documents on it.
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How can I run the Android emulator together with another VM?

Whenever I open an Android emulator when a different kind of VM is already running, I get the "usual" error messages: emulator: Failed to sync vcpu reg emulator: Failed to sync HAX vcpu context ...
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Modifying the Ramdisk.img

I want to try and modify the ramdisk.img on an emulator. The emulator comes up if I use the ramdisk generated by just performing the gunzip and reverse of gunzip. The steps are as follows: ramdisk....
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Can't use chmod to alter permissions on emulated phone

So, I'm trying to make an app in android studio and I need to reference a particular file in the app, cascade.xml. I've pushed it onto the emulated phone no problem using adb (it's in the storage/...
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Speed up Android SDK Emulator

I recently installed Android SDK (not Android Studio or Eclipse) to emulate an Android Watch. I downloaded the ARM images and the Android Support Library. Everything goes fine, except that it is ...
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Send Multi-touch/Sensor from one phone to another

Hey folks I'm trying to connect two Android devices. I want to send the Multi-touch/Sensors from one device into another device for testing (long story to why :) it's for testing my apps). DO any of ...
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BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address

How do I change BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address to a specific WIFI MAC Address. For example I want to specifically change it to 11:22:33:44:55:66?
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AVD Emuator is not starting

I am using Kali-linux 64 bit and just downloaded the sdk tools and created a avd emulator, however when i click on start it throws this error " you will have to do at least one of the following: ...
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How to install Google Play services on an Android 6.0 emulator?

Is there a way to install Google Play app on an Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) AVD? I have found the Open Gapps for Android 6 here: https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=24269982087008996 To install them ...
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SDKController “Waiting for Connection”

Hey folks have any of you used theSDKController application for Hardware emulation? When I following the process (http://tools.android.com/tips/hardware-emulation it's updated now since you need to ...
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Android studio emulator start without response

So I am new to android developer, the AS start first for the default 6.0sdk, emilator runs well but after I download the 4.0.3sdk and the exact emulator, the emulator crashed while starting, the ...
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Android Emulator not starting

Using Ubuntu 15.10 I am not able to emulate an Android device using any x86 images. The emulator starts but the screen stays black. Using an ARM image works. From what I found it seems to be ...
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Runing virtualmachine on android

Can I run virtual android machine on my samsung galaxy s6 edge? Or maybe I can run custom rom without flashing stock.
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Does an Android Emulator exist which works with every possible app?

I'd like to install a specific free android app, which works under different Android smartphones (minimal requirements of Android 4.0): The freely available app is called PostCard Creator and useful ...
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Use image file as camera

Instead of using the real camera, I would like to simulate the camera input as a static image file. I want it to work with any app, as if it was a camera. To be specific, the Android is inside an ...
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Run custom Android image in Qemu

Is it possible to compile and run a Samsung Android image (e.g., kernel for Galaxy S6 or older version) in a mainline Qemu? Samsung has released the source code for most of its mobile devices ...
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Port forward in external ip

How to forward ports in external ip. I tried port forwarder but it forwards my internal ip ports like 10.xxx.xx.xxx to 192.168.0.1 How to actually forward ports To my external ip? so that i could ...
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Android AVD throws errors, such as “Failed to sync vcpu reg”

How do I fix “Failed to sync vcpu reg” error? does not help. I tried all the solutions I could for Mac on the post but none worked. I started a new project and tried to run the emulator, but I get ...
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Android Studio: how long does it take for emulator to start first time?

Have been waiting for over 30 mins now for start for first time. Its stuck at loading. Should I give up after 40 mins? Looking into installing Genymotion now. Installed all sdk, jdk, emulator ...
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Terminal for android

I'm still learning how to use the terminal. I know the dangers of fiddling with it. But I want to use the terminal emulator app to navigate my phone(messaging, camera, launch applications, etc) from ...
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How to transfer apps from an emulator to another one, on my PC?

I tried to transfer my apps that I already downloaded using blue stacks to another emulator that's Droid4x, but I can't find my apps in form of ".apk". How to transfer the apps?
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Does Andy emulator respond to computer keyboard while playing Android games?

I'm using Windows 8 Pro in Dell laptop. I want to know, is there a way to assign the computer keyboard to the Android games? Screen tapping by the mouse is not enough to have the full control in the ...
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GNU Utils in Android Emulator

Can we install GNU utils on Android emulator? Depending on emulator's platform (x86, x86_64, arm64, armabi, etc), can one install corresponding GNU utils build? I mostly interested in vim on emulator....
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Restore an Android Backup to an Android Emulator

Is it possible to backup my phone, and restore it to my computer to run under and android emulator? If so, how would I go about doing that?
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ADB - Android emulator - Unable to record video - screenrecord not found with Android 5.11

I installed android emulator, the SDK Tools v24.1.2, Android v5.1.1. After all this the emulator is UP and I am able to run my app. Where I ran into problem was while trying to do a screenrecord ...