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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how can i get the localisations of many cars with gps in the same time [on hold]

I have to do an geolocation's application. I want to get the localization of many cars with gps in the same time. So how can I do that.
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How to Avoid and Fix android Compilation errors and FindViewById bug [on hold]

for a month now, I was in-love with android and I Quick pretending and Developing apps with iOs because it's limited and Inexpensive. But Android is opposite and I am new in java to so I bought A ...
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Sign my android project [closed]

I want to sign my android project using eclipse with a debug keystore file and be able to run the project on my emulator directly by clicking the Run button on eclipse ide. I have read the tutorial to ...
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No menus on bluestacks (on WIN 8)

I've just installed the latest bluestacks (for the first time) on my WIN8. I don't see any menus such as configuration menus. the only thing I see is the main screen with all the apps. no buttons on ...
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Unable to start the Genymotion virtual device [migrated]

I installed Genymotion and VirtualBox successfully and download 1 of the virtual machines. but when I run the Genymotion, receive this error!
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Starting the android emaluator in ubuntu?

I created an avd of galaxy nexus with Intel atom x86. Now when I start the device, it gives me some cards to swipe. At last there is a card saying "To dim screen, cover it with your palm." How do I ...
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Is it possible to implement emulator snapshot option on real device?

First of all i have no idea if it is possible or not. I am just wondering: Is it possible to use something like emulator snapshot option on real Android device so that we don't need to boot at every ...
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Why is the Android Emulator not updating it's graphics memory?

I've got a strange problem. It's hard to describe my problem, so I just made a screenshot: My environment is the following: Debian 7 x86_64 Using GPU acceleration (Intel GPU) and the Intel Image ...
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What are the command line options of Genymotion's player

Can someone give me a list of the cli options of Genymotion's player command. I see that I can get a list of the devices via VituralBox's command: $ VBoxManage list vms Then I can start the ...
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How capture/log API calls (function calls) made by an Android app?

I have installed an app on AVD (Android emulator). Is there a way to get to know the API calls (functions calls) made by the app when I play around with it on the AVD (emulator)? Is there a way I ...
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Introspy usage in Android

i am trying to use Introspy tool in android device but the trace file (introspy.db) is not being created tool is present at https://github.com/iSECPartners/Introspy-Android Kindly any help if ...
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Is it possible to set up an emulator with these specific requirements?

At work we've been given an opportunity to work with some hardware running a (semi) custom Android build. The long and short of it is the app we make needs to fit certain criteria. Uses TEGRA2, ...
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Emulator with Google Play Certification

I am looking for an Android emulator that has been authorized by Google to include Play and other apps. One I am looking into is called Andy. Is Andy authorized to use GApps? If not, are there any ...
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Cannot take screenshots of Android L emulator

No matter which method I use, I cannot take screenshots of the Android L emulator. I tried through Android Studio, using the Android Device Monitor app, and through adb with this method (first answer) ...
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Windroy WiFi issue

I just downloaded Windroy, it works fine but I cannot connect to the WiFi. My WiFi works for my computer but I just don't know how to get it to work in Windroy. Any ideas?
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Home, Menu, Back Buttons are not clickable in android emulator

I have noticed that in some of emulators mainnavigation buttons (Home, Back, Menu) buttons are not clickable. If the emulator's device is something which has a higher resolution this is mostly ...
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Busybox installation on emulator[Error:/system/xbin/busybox: not executable: magic 7F45]

I was trying to install busybox on my emulator with the help of section 5.2 in Android Emulator. My AVD config Device: Nexus S Target: Google API(x86 System Image)-API Level 19 CPU/ABI: Intel Atom ...
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Issues getting screenshots in emulator. parts of screen missing

Hello I am wondering if anyone has ever experienced this problem. I am trying to take screenshots of my app (or any app that I have tried) in the emulator. When I take a screenshot quite frequently ...
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How to mount ubifs filesystem on android emulator?

I want to test the functionality of a custom ubifs filesystem on an android emulator (avd- Nexus 5). I have compiled and deployed a goldfish kernel(3.4) with ubifs support. But not finding the correct ...
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Make a calll to genymotion emulator [duplicate]

I want to test an interrupt part in genymotion emulator. Even if I am very hppy with genymotion emulators, still I am unable to trigger an incoming call to the emulator. Can you please help me with a ...
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The “OK” button is deactivated in creating new AVD although I have provided all details. So what is the problem?

The "OK" button is deactivated in creating new AVD although I have provided all details as below:
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Move everything to SD card on Android Virtual Device (Emulator)

I need to do a strange task. I want to move whole android system to external SD card on Android Virtual Device. I need to do this, because android emulator, emulates SD commands, only for external ...
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CLI commands in android?

Since Android is linux, cant i use standard linux commands inside android? I know there are applications that allow for a "Command Line Interface" (CLI). I also imagine that adb would provide access ...
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Android emulator with snapshot option not working

I create an android device with configuration: API Level 19 (4.4.2) CPU : ARM(armeabi-v7a) Emulator option :Snapshot Enable . For the first time the device load takes approx 3 mins. After that ...
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Android Virtual Device frozen whilst loading

I have just started developing for android after a 4 year break, I see that the Android developer site now has an integrated package with everything included, in a single zip, to streamline setting ...
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Eclipse AVD emulator stops at black screen with time

I've downloaded the latest Eclipse ADT bundle for linux and now I'm trying to run the "Hello world" project. Whenever I run the application the emulator shows android splash screen and then stops at ...
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Why my AVD has no snapshot and GPU?

Need Help! I don't know why there is no snapshot,I download the latest verson.
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How can to specify a wireless interface to an AVD using command line?

I am searching for a terminal command on AVD (Android Virtual Device) which supports attaching to a wireless interface in an AVD. Is there a way to connect to wifi in AVD?
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Upgrade from version to version [duplicate]

If I buy a phone that has the android OS 4.1 on it, can I upgrade to kitkat (4.4)? The reason I'm asking is I currently have a froyo os version of android and I wanted to buy a newer phone for just ...
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Connecting an AVD with an android device

I want to test an android application using WiFi-Direct, and i want to ask if i can connect an virtual device created with VirtualBox with my real device android ? thanks in advance.
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How to make an incoming call in genymotion emulator in android?

How can I make an incoming call in genymotion emulator in android? I am using genymotion emulator to run and test my app. In the native emulator DDMS, we can make a fake call. Can this be done ...
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Remote control of the emulator mapped to a VNC server

I've got an Android emulator launched with the following command: emulator -avd <avd> -qemu -vnc :<id> The VNC server is successfully running (headless) and I can successfully connect ...
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My Android Virtual Device stays on launching

When i try to start my AVD it stays on launching. This are the especifications of my AVD, I have no idea why this is happening and how to solve it. I have seen another questions like this (I ...
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Logic behind battery icon and 50% charging in android emulator

As per the answer on Android StackExchange, one can change battery capacity within range [0,100]. But emulators runs in the host machine, so one can assume that the emulator is always charged unless ...
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How to configure internet access in Virtual Device

My development machine is behind a proxy and Eclipse can access internet with no problem (the SDK Manager is downloading / installing packages and my proxy is configured in Eclipse). When I start a ...
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How does AppSurfer work? How to run Android OS on browser?

I recently got to know of this website AppSurfer where they actually run Android OS in a web browser. It's interesting and also sleek. How does this actually work?
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How to change system fonts and Sounds

How to change system fonts using adb and also system sounds using adb? I have sucessfully changed system sounds: adb devices adb remount adb shell rm /system/media/audio/ui/Unlock.ogg adb shell rm ...
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testing an app in htc explorer jelly bean

I m trying to run the android application project on my phone htc explorer,developers mode on when I run it shows unknown serial number when i check my devices
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Unable to Install APK Via ADB Shell

pm install /mnt/sdcard/Documents/ClientFrontEnd.apk command excuted on rooted device. This command is working via terminal. but when it comes to installer application it gives error. $ pm install ...
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I can't get any of the Android Virtual Devices started

I copied the ADT in C:\Program Files, updated the SDK path, deleted the .android folder in my user's folder, but that didn't solve my problem. When I start a virtual device, it shows the load bar, but ...
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What is best and quickest way to fire up a Android 4.4 emulator or virtual box?

I'm looking to test a few apk's, but was wondering is there a quick android emulator I can fire up easily. A virtual box would also be nice, but i don't think thats widely supported.
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What do I need in my emulator to run Chrome's apk?

Most answers here just mention to download the APK file and install it via adb. But after that i get a dialog about critical functionality missing. What exactly are the requirements for running ...
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How do I install CalenderProvider.apk and Calendar.apk in a Froyo emulator?

I'm trying to code something using the calendar-functionality. As there is no support in the emulator, I tried to install the missing apks for CalenderProvider and Calendar. I found a tutorial, but ...
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Handeling android emulator via command line

I installed default android emualator in windows xp . Is there a way to launch android browser with a specific url open on it with help of command line . Basically I use emulator for testing my ...
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How do I fully charge my emulator battery?

It bothers me to see half charged battery. Anyone knows how I can fully charge it?
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I want to install Viber and WhatsApp on android emulator

I want to install Viber and WhatsApp on android emulator. Kindly help me out. Regards, Dar
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“Unfortunately gallery has stopped” error appearing while running Android x86-4.3 in VirualBox

I have installed Android x86-4.3 in VirtualBox yesterday! But there are some problems: Gallery, Camera, Navigation, Live Wallpapers etc. won't open and showing error "Unfortunately has stopped". I ...
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Nexus emulator does not work in eclipse - I get a black screen with emulator nav keys

when I choose Run As->Android Application In eclipse, I get the following message: [2013-12-12 12:54:30 - Emulator] extension WGL_ARB_make_current_read was not found [2013-12-12 12:54:30 - ...
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How to boot custom ROM on Android Emulator?

I'm trying to run OmniROM on Android Emulator but I'm facing some problems. Really, I'm able to build the nightlies (homemade) without problems and run the standard Android "vanilla" that comes with ...
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Can we run an App with Google Map v2 on Emulator Running Android 4.3?

It is still not clear if we can test Google Map v2 on Android emulator or NOT. It is all about Play Service and they "Google Android Team" have announced the following: On Android-Developer Blog ...