The "OK" button is deactivated in creating new AVD although I have provided all details as below:

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I agree with user61926, you have the the CPU type for an Android Wearable but the display type is not set for an Android Wearbale.

Taken from developer.android.com

2. Set Up the Android Wear Emulator

  1. Launch the Android Virtual Device Manager.
    1a. From Eclipse, select Window > Android Virtual Device Manager.
    1b. From Android Studio, select Tools > Android > AVD Manager.
  2. Click New.
  3. For the AVD Name, enter "AndroidWearSquare" or "AndroidWearRound", depending on whether you want to create an emulator with a square or round display.
  4. For the Device, select Android Wear Square or Android Wear Round.
  5. For the Target, select Android 4.4.2 - API Level 19 (or higher).
  6. For the CPU/ABI, select **Android Wear ARM (armeabi-v7a). Note: Android Wear is designed to support multiple processor architectures.**
  7. For the Skin, select AndroidWearSquare or AndroidWearRound.
  8. Leave all other options set to their defaults and click OK.
    Although real Android wearables do not provide a keyboard as an input method, you should keep Hardware keyboard present selected so you can provide text input on screens where users will instead provide voice input.
  9. In the list of AVDs, select the one you just created and click Start. In the following window, click Launch.

The Android Wear emulator now starts. To begin testing your app's notifications, you must now pair the emulator to your development device that has the Android Wear Preview app installed.

Tip: To improve the emulator startup time, edit your AVD and enable Snapshot under Emulator Options. When you start the emulator, select Save to snapshot then click Launch. Once the emulator is running, close it to save a snapshot of the system. Start the AVD again, but select Launch from snapshot and deselect Save to snapshot.

Caution: Do not install apps on the Android Wear emulator. The system does not support traditional Android apps and the result of running such apps is unpredictable.


It is something to do with the CPU type you have chosen (Android Wear) and the Skin? Do Android wearables really support up to HVGA screens?


The AVD Name cannot contain spaces. Heaven knows why the programmers didn't raise an error in this case (or simply highlight the field and provide an explanation).

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