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Questions tagged [android-emulator]

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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Root Android virtual device with Android 7.1.1

I'm using the official Android SDK with the Android Emulator to create a virtual Android 7.1.1 (x86). I need to test a number of things, amongst others, some applications require root access to the ...
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How can I run Android applications on my PC with the Android emulator?

Is it possible to run Android applications on PC (with emulator)? I have Android SDK on my PC and I want to run Angry Bird on it. Can any body help to me?
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Merging multiple SMS databases

I have a lot of problems with my phone, and so I have a number of nandroid backups with different sets of overlapping SMS messages saved in them. I've also made a few copies of the data folder when ...
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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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Android Market gone after emulator reboot

I have installed Android Market on Android Emulator successfully using steps mention in [How to] Install Android market on Emulator Market is installed without any issue but after emulator reboot ...
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Connect android emulator to lan

I try, to connect my android emulator (from sdk) to the lan via a network bridge and a tap interface and with the -qemu option. I need it to use multicast addresse in native library code for ...
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What do I need to improve performance of the Android emulator?

I currently use Ubuntu 10.10, and I find the emulator extremely slow. However, I have an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU (T5200 processor) with 4G of RAM. What do I need to improve performance? Better hardware? ...
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Cloning an application with its full data store between devices

Given a generic application I would like to transfer it, full with its own data, to another device or to the emulator. After restoring the application and its /data/data/com.app directory it should ...
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Can't start Android 8.0 Oreo on emulator: “Decryption unsuccessful”

I recently downloaded system images for API Level 26 (Android 8.0), on my SDK emulator but unfortunately I can't boot the virtual device all the way to home screen. I'm stuck on the following screens:...
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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 can I run Android applications on my computer?

Is there any method for using Android applications on a computer, because I found this tutorial but my laptop just has 1 GB of RAM and works very hard. I want to use WeChat on my PC because I like it ...
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run custom ROM files on Emulator

I want to run ROM files of different phone models on Android emulator in my Windows PC. Do you know how can i do so? I know how to run standard android emulators for INTEL and ARM however i want to ...
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Failed to start emulator: No such file or directory

Alright So I downloaded the android SDK bundle for linux because I want to start making some apps, but i've ran into a couple of problems here. when I tried to create an emulator through the AVD ...
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How do I root the Android emulator?

How do I root the Android emulator? I need root to install an .apk file on the emulator.
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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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How to add Google Play support in Anbox?

I know it's a relatively new and unstable application but I figured if anyone has suffered through the issue and solved it then they can help me too. Anbox does't come with Google Services, As Google ...
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How can I add a Shared partition that Anbox can access?

I know it's a relatively new and unstable application but I figured if anyone has suffered through the issue and solved it then they can help me too. I've got Anbox running and Apps open up really ...
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Android Emulator: How to avoid boot loop after rooting?

I was searching for a way to root an Android emulator. I was very thankful for finding an answer to how to root an Android Virtual Device here: Root Android virtual device with Android 7.1.1 The ...
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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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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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Android Screen In virtualbox Rotate 90 CCW?

I install Android 4.4 x86 on virtualbox in windows 8.1 That was Ok But when I install my first app pheed on it . now when I run pheed app my screen rotate 90 ccw like as image . I try some ...
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Android SDK 2.1: Unable to install app from Android Market on the Emulator

I am testing the Emulator that comes with Android SDK 2.1, but I am Unable to install app from Android Market. I made the Login on www.google.com but still no success: This is the error message: ...
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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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How to flash a ROM to the Android emulator

Any idea about flash a ROM to the Android emulator? I found this post: http://android.modaco.com/content/general-discussion/289928/testing-getting-an-emulator-up-and-running-a-full-rom-with-the-...
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Does the Android emulator generate some sort of log file I can access if it crashes?

Let's say I am working with the Android emulator, and get it to run one of my custom images/custom kernels, and it gets stuck in a boot-loop or crashes after a little while in booting up, does it ...
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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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Use AVD Manager without Starting Android Studio

I would like to use the Android Emulator to work on some APKs. In order to start the Android Emulator, based on the instructions here: https://developer.android.com/studio/run/managing-avds.html So, ...
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How to do ADB over 'wifi' (actually in the same PC) for emulated device

I'm trying to use adb over 'wifi' for my emulated device. I'm emulating a device on my computer and wanted to use Android Studio to send an APK to it but through the network sockets, not through ...
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Endless loading for emulator on low-end netbook

I'm trying to develop on my old netbook but the emulator never completely loads. It keeps working and sometimes it freezes but then it doesn't finish booting. I'm not really skilled in Android ...
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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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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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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 ...