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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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Unable to change time in Android emulator: Alarm driver missing

I am running Android 4.4 (using custom a custom rooted system image) in the android emulator (from the command line). When trying to set the time via Settings > Date & time ("Automatic date & ...
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How to download and emulate the official android x86 image from Android Studio?

Android studio downloads x86 images from google and emulate them so I can test my apps. I tried downloading and unzipping the thing it downloads but it doesn't look like an image that can be run with ...
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How to fix the “Andy Installation failed - Please verify your connection” error when installing Andyroid?

I'm getting this error whenever I try to install the Andyroid Android Emulator: I'm using macOS 10.13.2 on a MacBook Pro (2016, with Touch Bar, 13", 512GB SSD, 8GB RAM). I've tried the following: 1. ...
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what is root? is it system app? and why it uses internet?

why there is a root that uses internet in my android smartphone? what is root? is it system app? and why it uses internet?
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Accidentally ran chmod -R 777 /?

So I was going to type something else with chmod but I ended up typing chmod -R 777 / but the good thing is I ran this in an unrooted Samsung j7 prime so it had a read only file-system and running ...
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Change File Value in CPU Folder

i want to change value in sched_mc_power_savings file, using this code : #!/system/bin/sh mount -o remount,rw / mount -o remount,rw /system busybox echo "4" > /sys/device/system/cpu/...
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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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Disabling screen lock

Suppose my android phone is locked by any locking method like password , pin, or pattern. Suppose my mobile is not a rooted phone , neither have custom recovery installed. Is there is any way to ...
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How do I bridge Android guest network traffic?

I need a way to direct all traffic from an ARM Android guest to a virtual bridge on the host. I'm using the Android emulator binaries (built from source) and Android images built from the AOSP ...
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Init.d Script won't work to keep value

I was try to change some value like vm, lowmemorykiller, adj, and net using shell script, then save it to init.d folder and execute it as root. after reboot, it always back to default. And i was ...
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Is it possible to run rm -rf / without root access?

I see videos of people running rm -rf / on their android but they always run it with root access that is running su first so I tried doing the same on my unrooted phone by running rm -r -i / but then ...
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Does installing a terminal emulator from play store root my phone?

I recently Termux terminal emulator in my phone to copy files from my phone to my mac through a ssh connection. But I fear whether installing such emulators root of damage the OS.
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How do I interpret the numeric columns' output of the adb ls command without the -R?

A little background. I've had an app with a database that's worked fine for a few years. I added new options, including DELETE DATABASE, with this line of code: getApplicationContext().deleteDatabase(...
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Image Android Phone, then run on Windows

Is there any way to take an image of an android device, then run that image on an Android emulator (e.g. BlueStacks) in Windows? I'd like to do this as a way to help investigate an issue with some ...
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Can i use a separate machine as an android device to test my android studio APKs?

I have my main computer in which i have android studio installed and i have an old computer (intel atom processor 32 bit and virtualization not supported). I want to install android in it to test my ...
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Cannot access adb shell on emulated x86 phone

Trying to get access to a phone on Android emulator via adb. Error message returned: C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools>adb shell error: device unauthorized. This adb ...
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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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Android virtual device 7.1.1 stuck on logo screen after root

I just rooted AVD following the procedure described here. everything goes fine and the AVD is being rooted and i can access system folders, but as soon as i restart the emulator, it will not boot up ...
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How to detect GPS status through adb shell?

I need to detect GPS status through adb shell. I have tried dumpsys location command but the output of this command is not changed when the GPS is enabled/disabled.
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adb shell immediately terminates

I have an emulator that I started with: ~/Android/Sdk/emulator/emulator -avd Nexus_5X_API_25_x86 & I run "adb shell" and it enters the shell for about 4 seconds and then it terminates: me@...
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Android Emulator - INSTALL_FAILED_NO_MATCHING_ABIS: Failed to extract native libraries, res=-113

When I try to install an apk file through the monkeyrunner Python script, getting the error INSTALL_FAILED_NO_MATCHING_ABIS: Failed to extract native libraries, res=-113. How can I resolve this issue? ...
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Prevent apps from detecting Android emulator

I am trying to play the world of magic on Bluestacks. However, whenever I try to open the game, it exits out. I figured out that the game can somehow detect that I am using an emulator. How would I ...
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Feed an image to Genymotion Camera

Context: I use WhatsApp on Genymotion. Chatting in the WhatsApp via Genymotion is fine, except, I wish to enable the WhatsApp web too, so I could free myself from bringing up the genymotion window ...
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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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Rooted emulator

I want to use X-Mod for some android games, but it requires a rooted device. are there any emulators or simulators that either come pre-rooted, or that i can easily root?
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How to create Android EC2 AMI from scratch?

I've tested all Genymotion on-Demand AMIs, but they doesn't work for me, since some apps are not compatible with 64-bit platform. I'd like to create my own x86 (32-bit) AMI where I can install The ...
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How to run Android apps on Amazon EC2?

I'm aware of two Android emulators such as BlueStacks (Windows and macOS) and Genymotion (macOS and Linux). They both use virtual images to run Android emulation and they work fine on my MacBook. ...
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Terminal emulator of android

I know that android terminal is basically a Linux shell...but how to install Linux based softwares like gcc,vim, and also other CLI Linux softwares?? I don't want to install termux or other softwares....
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Android Emulator size issue

I'm having some issues managing/running AVDs from the commandline. Whatever device I create/run seems to get cropped and displayed wrongly (see below). I've tried various devices and settings (-...
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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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App breaks after resigning apk?

For fun and giggles, i got the latest musical.ly apk, i then used this ( https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3267216/can-i-resign-an-apk-with-a-different-certificate-than-what-it-came-with ) to delete ...
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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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Emulator startup issue

I am trying to run a standard AVD (ARM, empty layout, other settings as proposed by Android Studio) on the emulator. Enabled -verbose, -debug all and -show-kernel modes. The emulator boots, but ends ...
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Does anyone know what this android emulator call is?

I've been looking at the network traffic for an Android emulator using mitm proxy. I have noticed large amounts of traffic going to google's servers. Does anyone know what this request would carry ...
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“Cyclic dependency not allowed” error on Android Emulator

I'm currently using an Android emulator KOPLAYER (v1.4.1049) and installed the app Topps KICK on it and have been using it for a month. When a new update for the app came, and I tried logging in the ...
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Terminal app launch and subordinate intents

I'm using Tasker to open an app at certain time and state. I wanna open the Run log menu of Tasker at the end of the app launching task. I know that's no need to flash on screen this log but when I ...
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Unable to get output buffers (err=-38) when attempting to screen-record emulator from ADB

I am attempting to capture a video of my emulator device screen using the screenrecord feature in ADB. When I run the command adb shell screenrecord --verbose /sdcard/demo/capture.mp4 I get the ...
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The emulator process for AVD Nexus_5X_API_22 was killed

I installed Android Studio with Android SDK from the offical web-site, created a new sample project, didn't change or delete even a line, but the project doesn't work anyway. D:\AndSDK\tools\...
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Download apk with x86 native binaries

Is there a way to download APKs with x86 native binaries (from google play)? With raccoon, I can download APKs directly, but it only add an Note 5 as a device. That causes, that the APKs I download ...
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Can I run an Android emulator on a computer with an AMD processor?

I was trying to create an Android emulator on my computer but the AVD Manager is telling me that my computer doesn't support a required feature for the "VT-x or SVM." My computer has a AMD A6-5350M ...
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Would it be possible to use a image/video file as an emulated camera?

Hi I was wondering if it would be possible at all to 'trick' a real or emulated android device into thinking that an image or video file is the camera feed. So that you could open an app like Snapchat ...
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Why does the browser in skd emulated phones whenever i try to download anything from the browser?

I've got android sdk emulator setup on my laptop and have been trying to use it to run existing mobile apps but I'm having some quite serious stability problems. The browser in the emulation crashes ...
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Another control tab in AVD

I have Android Emulator from Android Studio and from some days I have another basic controls tab (on dark gray background). I don't want it, because it's second tab to controls emulator. Anyone kwow ...
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How to install windows software on Android platform

How. Can I install windows software on Android platform ?
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Hebrew Keyboard on Droid4X android emulator

I want to run Android apps on the Droid4X Android emulator and I want to type Hebrew using my PC keyboard. When I use the emulator though, it only accepts english from my PC keyboard and there is no ...
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How to root an Android emulator [duplicate]

My application required to use some system command such as wm size and wm size reset to change the screen size so an application supposed be running on Portrait only mode will be displayed as portrait ...
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What is the sidebar in Android emulator called and how to get it?

What is the sidebar called that is marked with Black color in the Android emulator ? How to get it in a new emulator ?
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developed apk installed in bluestacks lost lower part

I installed an app-invenetor2 developed app, then installed it to bluestacks. I cannot see the lower part of the app. I've tried to adjust the resolution of bluestacks using methods suggested by How ...
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any emulator (or app for an emulator) that will sleep/lock after timeout?

I have tried different emulators on windows (Leapdroid, Nox MEmu, among others), and none seem to have the ability to automatically timeout on idle and go to the lock screen like almost every device ...