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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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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Emulator in android is very slow [duplicate]

Does Android emulator run faster with eclipse? I have been using Studio and the emulator takes a lot of time to start and gets my pc hanged.Will switching to eclipse help?
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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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Does “Encrypt Phone” work on Android 5.0 Emulator?

I created android 5.0 emulator using Android SDK (google api intel x86 atom_64 image). Power on the emulator, go to settings/security, click "Encrypt Phone", it just reboot the emulator, no encryption ...
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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 ...
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What is flash, kernel and bootloader in android..? [duplicate]

Im new when it comes to rooting stuff.I have read alot about these words but i dnt get a perfect idea about it. So plz if any1 could explain it simple possible way.Thanx in advance.
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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 ...
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How to start AVD emulator without device frame

When starting avd emulator, there is phone device like border around the emulator. How can I start emulator without that frame? It's taking too much screen space.
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Android Emulator Screen doesn't refresh screen unless I bring it out of focus and then back into focus

I'm using Android Studio on Windows 8.1 and the virtual device that I'm using for the emulation is the Nexus 6. Whenever I run the emulation, I have to either put the emulation out of focus by ...
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Asus zenfone 5 USB device not recognised by windows 8.1

I have zenfone 5 (A501CG) with Kitkat 4.4.2. When I connects mobile to my laptop it shows popup saying that "USB device not recognized. the previously connected device is malfunctioned". To solve this ...
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Mounting USB in android 4.1.2

I am trying to mount USB pen drive in my old Xperia phone running andorid 4.1.2 When I connect OTG device to my phone I get an USB power consumption error. After little search I found a command to ...
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connect to pc localhost via usb device

in my application i have localhost on pc and i want to connect to it from android, after set emulator to usb device and get ip address from command line i get this ip: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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ipconfig alternative in android

I use a batch file to reset networks settings and configurations that is written like this : Ipconfig /flushdns Ipconfig /release Ipconfig /renew The question is how to make the same effect in ...
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Notification remain on home screen

I am using GFive Presdent Tango 7. Its showing notifications Like "Viber is denied to read sms" and "android.google.setting denied to read location".These notification appear on screen one by one .. ...
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Switching primary LINUX PC display to connected android device

On inserting ANDROID device via USB..We should switch of our primary display and switch to the connected android device and control the screen. We are exploring this possibility to control our GTK ...
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Track network request for an App as in google chrome in PC

Is there a way to track the network request of an APP(native apk) in android as we do normally in a computer with Chrome and open the console and check the network and get the request, the POST or GET ...
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redsocks on android emulator: getting error “not executable: magic 7F45”

I'm trying to get proxydroid or redsocks to run on genymotion android emulator (x86). Adb shell into the device, run redsocks and I get "not executable: magic 7F45". I know it means that the version ...
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Error message when i try to connect with droidvpn on android

when I try to connect with droidvpn, I receive an error message "tcp connection was closed" , "udp port not open", "icmp connection timeout" . help me to resolve this problem. thank you
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Chrome on Intel Atom x86 image on AVD

Is there any way I can install Chrome on my Lollipop x86 image. I tried installing it via ADB, but I get an INSTALL FAILED NO ABIS error. I was able to get ES File Explorer to load and I pushed ...
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How do I fix the installation error for Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager?

I need help with running an emulator in Eclipse. According to Eclipse, I need to install the Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager or Intel HAXM for short. I have installed and I just need to ...
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Android AVD not displaying appropriate scale

How do I fix the display on my android AVD? The UI is completely out of whack. I'm using the following command line options to launch the AVD, but nothing I do within the 'scale' and 'dpi-device' ...
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Add applications to the original Android ROM

How can I add applications to the original Android ROM installed by manufacturer, and not lose them after a factory reset?
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ADB over TCPIP connects, but no command works after connection has been done

I'm developing an Android app. The so-called app is being developed inside a Windows 7 Pro X64 VirtualBox machine which has a bridged connection with the host machine (a Windows 8.1 Pro X64). In the ...
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Problem with Android Emulator on Android Studio. HAXM Kernel Module not Installed

I recently switched over from Eclipse ADT to Android Studio and as soon as I tried to fire up the emulator, I saw the following message: emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware ...
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Google-cast to Android TV emulator

I was wondering if I can use the Android TV emulator (available from Android SDK) as a Chromecast emulator. Android TV devices (like the Nexus Player) are Google Cast targets. I was assuming that the ...
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Check if emulator is using kvm in android studio

I have followed all the instructions from here and here for enabling kvm for android studio to enable vm acceleration. Still I suspect that when I start android studio it isn't using kvm because on ...
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Is there a way to set ro.kernel.qemu to 0 in a emulator?

I replaced a modified build.prop which contains ro.kernel.qemu=0 to the system.img with yaffey, but it did not work. When the emulator restarted, ro.kernel.qemu=1 still exists in the output of adb ...
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Tilting with keyboard using Android emulator

How can I tilt with keyboard using android emulator? I have been trying to tilt with my keyboard but to no avail.
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Android simulator on Eclipse eats HD

I've found that the Android simulator in Eclipse eats up my hard drive. I use an app to monitor my hard drive use, and I've found that when I start it up, it uses about 150MB of space on my hard ...
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dlopen failed: library “/system/lib/libhoudini.so” not found [closed]

My Android game is built with cocos2dx 3.0, and it works well on my Nexus 5. However, my friends who have Galaxy S4 says the game crashes when opening. Edit: tested with more devices. Works on Nexus ...
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How to Install web browser in Android Wear Emulator?

How can we install a web browser like chrome / others in an emulator of Android Wear ?
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Android emulator not responding after a while

I have a script that installs an apk file, launches it, and uninstalls it afterwards (using adb) on the android emulator. (After installation I get a response from the terminal: rm failed for -f, No ...
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How To Fix Bluestack Black Screen Problem in 8 ball pool App

When I run 8 ball pool 3.1.0 app on Bluestacks 0.9.4 displays black screen. http://imgur.com/hnsDsOU How i can fix this black screen problem?
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Which Android emulators can co-exists on single machine?

Which emulators can co-exists on single Windows machine and be used simultaneously for app development (adb support)? I'm using Genymotion which seems to work on bare system; AVD x86_64 requires Intel ...
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Android applications on my computer [closed]

there is any method for use android applications on a computer, because I found this tutorial and my laptop has 1GB ram and works very hard. I want to use wechat for pc because I like it very much. ...
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Internal memory runs out even though i clear cache

I use walton primo R3 android set.i am facing internal memory run out problem.for this I dont want to "root" my phone.today i was using my apps. There was 154 mb left in my internal memory Yesterday. ...
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Problems with starting the emulator in Windows

I started a project of developing a rather simple app, and it was working with the emulator, although it was taking time to start the first time. But now, for some reason, I cannot have the emulator ...
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Image a phone and browse on computer emulator?

I have a galaxy nexus (stock OS). During its use I have used WeChat and WhatsApp, and would like to save my chat and voice histories within these programs. Does a way exist to image my current phone ...
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How to install app in playstore without Google playstore in android emulator

I had installed AndroVM to use Android apps in computer. But when it comes to games like shadow fight even with OpenGL support enabled, AndroVM couldn't run many games such as Hill Climb racing, ...
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Modifying android system apps

Does anyone know a good articles or tutorials explaining how to go about it? Do I need to recompile android sources after modifying system apps and then install them on my emulator device somehow? ...
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CyanogenMod emulation [closed]

The device is Samsung i9100. I have downloaded the latest AndroidStudio and going to modify or create an addon for AOSP contact app. The system itself is present on the website ...
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emulator question

I'm new to the android world and boy what a change from running an iphone 4. I just downloaded the GBC A.DVD. emulator and Pokémon gold last night. Now I'm wondering if it's going to use up my data ...
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How to root emulator [duplicate]

I want to root an emulator so that I can have proper way to implement it on the real device. Is there any way to root emulator?
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Scripting the Android Emulator [closed]

I am looking for a way to run some software in the android emulator and have a way to script it like I might use Selenium to script a web page. What I want to do is something like Launch App Log ...
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how to adb wait-for-device until the home screen shows up?

I need to unlock my screen using adb, and wait-for-device exits way too early(when the device is booting up), and screen unlock fails. Is there a way to detect that the home screen, so I can fire ...
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Boot Android Virtual Device into recovery mode

I am trying to install the Google Applications packages on an Android virtual device (emulator), and one of the steps requires me to be in recovery mode. I tried adb reboot recovery, adb reboot ...
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optimum hardware setup for android emulator?

is there a "best" setup for the android emulator? It runs terribly slow on my mac os as well as my windows 7 32-bit. I was just wondering if there's an optimal setup as far as 32-bit vs 64 bit, or ...