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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Intel HAXM and Host GPU on Mac OS 10.8.2 (NVIDIA)

I installed HAXM 1.0.4 and I cannot run Android emulator with option 'use host gpu' checked, it shows cyclic GL_* errors. I am using Mac OS X (mbp with NVIDIA GeForce 320M). Without gpu emulation ...
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Jar of Beans “sd card not exist”

I installed wine and ran "jar of beans.exe". It successfully loaded. I tried creating the SD Card, by clicking "settings", umpteen times. Still, it says "sd card not exist". Moreover there's a button "...
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Application missing from Settings > Apps > Running

After deploying an application in the Android emulator (I'm targeting Android 4.1.2 - API Level 16) and running it: the application is not displayed in the Settings > Apps > Running list the ...
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Android Emulator using Hardware Keyboard has no “Umlauts”

I have the latest ADT installed and when I start the emulator I am not able to type, for example, German umlauts. I have tried to change the settings in android to German keyboard layout but that ...
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Jar of Beans Android Emulator

Where is the link to the exe file? I find text "jar of beans.exe" and beneath it, a note saying wait for the emulator to load and enjoy, or a statement of similar meaning. The text "jar of beans.exe" ...
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Android Emulator for Ubuntu 12.04

I installed a jdk and then an android sdk on my Ubuntu 12.04, 32-bit machine (2 GB DDR3 memory) The aim is to have an android emulator. I created some android virtual devices, one of which I named ...
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Is it possible to restore a ClockWorkMod backup to an emulator

Is it possible to restore a ClockWorkMod backup to an Android emulator using a PC?
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Nandroid backup of Emulator instance?

Is it possible to use Nandroid to backup an AVD instance?
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Couldn't move app in Android 4.1 emulator

I am unable to move an app to the SD Card in Android 4.1 on an emulator. It is working fine in other versions (Android 2.3.3 to Android 4.0.3). In Android 4.1 it's giving dialog "couldn't move app". ...
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Changing 3D Gallery with virtual device 2D Gallery

I have a ZTE Blade which reboots everytime I open the 3D Gallery. I am using the official stock ROM (Froyo) rooted. I realized that the android emulator which SDK brings has a lighter 2D version of ...
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How to make phonecalls on an Android AVD?

I am new to Android SDK and AVDs and I was wondering if there is anyway I can enable the cellular network on an Android AVD and make for example phone calls.
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Build Image for emulator

I have Android source code. I make some changes in framework code. Now I want to see my changes in emulator. Can anybody tell me how I can make Image for emulator...??? Thanks in Advance
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How can I test my ePub files in Android emulator?

I have installed the Android emulator and everything is going fine. But I don't know how to test my ePub in it. This is actually the main reason I installed Android emulator and SDK, to test out my ...
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Unknown Host - Emulator network config question

I have an issue I need help with. I have the android emulator running using Eclipse Helios & ADTv20. I am able to get to internet using emulator. (google.com) However I cannot access any local ...
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adb listing all forwarded ports

I have forwarded machine port to emulator using following command adb forward tcp:1234 tcp:8080 I wanted to see currently what all ports are forwarded to avoid any conflicts. How to do that ?
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Cannot connect to internet within WhatsApp in Android emulator

I want to use WhatsApp in PC within Android emulator. I am using the official emulator.exe within an Android Virtual Device of Android 2.3. My PC is behind a proxy so I set the proxy in the setting ...
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Accessing a web server running in Android emulator from my local machine

I'm trying to access a web server running on the Android emulator from my machine. I know the reverse i.e., how to access the server running on my local machine from the Android emulator (using 10.0.2....
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Using software keyboard in AOSP custom build emulator

I was finally able to build my own AOSP image, and I want to debug some problem with the software keyboard. However, the default emulator has a physical keyboard emulated, and I don't know how to ...
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Android emulator reports 0x501 error while using GPU Emulation with OpenGL ES [closed]

I am trying to run the ArcGIS for Android samples in Android Emulator. Based on the ArcGIS recommendation, I have installed the Intel HAXM and enabled the GPU Emulation as well. While running the ...
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Can Google Play be installed on Andoid Virtual Device, running API 10 (Android 2.3.3)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Android applications on my PC with the Android emulator? Not sure if I am searching with right terms but I could not figure out if it is possible to install ...
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Trying to solve Problem: Huge Contacts Database

On a HTC Sensation running ICS 4.0.3, something caused my contacts database to rapidly grow. The DB is now 580 megabytes and growing (sometimes over a megabyte per hour) despite the fact that I: ...
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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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How can I use my PC's keyboard on the Android emulator?

I want to run/test Android apps on the Android emulator and I want to type using my PC keyboard, as it lets me type and test faster. When I use the emulator though, it only accepts input from the ...
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Create an image of entire phone

My phone was out of my possession for two days. I would like to save an image of the entire phone and run it in an emulator to be able to debug/reverse it so I can check it out for malware or any ...
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Is Google Chrome for Android Beta compatible with the 4.0.3 emulator in the Android SDK?

Is Google Chrome for Android Beta compatible with the Android SDK (Android 4.0.3 system image)? I tried installing the Chrome .apk file and it installed fine. When running the application I can see ...
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Good non-developer Android emulator?

Personally, I own an iPhone. However I would love to see the Android UI. I know a person who does have an Android, but never see it enough. I'd really love to have a good emulator that non-developers ...
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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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Why is the connection between the Android emulator and a PC so slow?

Host OS: Windows 7 x86 Android emulator target: 2.3.3 When I execute 'adb pull' or 'adb push' with emulator - transfer speed is about 70KB/s. When I do this with real device it's normal USB speed. ...
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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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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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What to do when the AVD is HUGE and is taller than the screen

I am setting up my environment in Eclipse to do some development for the Galaxy Tab 7", and I have a problem with my Android Virtual Device (AVD). If I set my target for: GALAXY Tab Addon - API ...
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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 to solve: “Failed to push selection: Out of memory”

I Create an article in Stack overflow. But as I found this site, I decide to ask the same question here, because I still need your help. I have made the following steps: Launch Eclipse Go To: ...
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How can I make my emulator load faster?

I just installed eclipse along with the tools for developing android apps tonight; so I'm new to both of them. Anyway, my emulator takes about 5 or more minutes to load each time, and generally comes ...
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Improve Android Emulator Performance on Windows 7 x64

I'm running Eclipse Helios on Windows 7 x64. I have a Core 2 Duo 2.0 Ghz with 4.0 GB which I think should be enough, since I've never have any performance problems with other developing tools. When I ...
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Can I use Android Emulator to get the Free apps from Amazon's app store?

It is said that we can test drive using Android apps even using an Web based android emulator for Amazon, but I don't see it on Amazon's Angry Birds webpage? Can we download the Android SDK and use ...
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Pasting text into Android emulator

I need to paste text into the Android emulator for testing. I'm running Android 1.6 on the emulator on Mac OS 10.6. Any idea if this is possible?
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Google Books in Android emulator

Has somebody been able to run Google Books in the emulator? I've installed this app, but when I run it, the only thing I get is a "Google Accounts" - "0 accounts" banner, with the rest of the screen ...
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Troubleshooting the Android Emulator

When starting up my emulator at home, the emulator takes forever to start. Sometimes it does not start. If the emulator starts, it is hit or miss if I get a network connection. When it does finally ...
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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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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 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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How can I manually add memory to the Android emulator?

I'm planning to buy an Android phone, but I want to try the applications in the Android Market using Android Emulator. I have downloaded many applications and reached the maximum apps I can download ...
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Reconnecting Emulator to Eclipse

My main problem with developing in Android is that the emulator seems to continually get disconnected from eclipse. This always happens the 2-3 time I try to upload my .apk from eclipse without ...
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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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How do I use the emulator with AppInventor?

How did you enable an emulator for AppInventor? I want to test out the junk that I created on a emulator, before using it on my phone.
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Skinning the Android emulator

I need to have mobile skins for the Android emulator, specifically for testing apps, for which I have referred this site: http://teavuihuang.com/android/. I would like to have HTC 4G EVO skin. Where ...