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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...