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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Google-cast to Android TV emulator

I was wondering if I can use the Android TV emulator (available from Android SDK) as a Chromecast emulator. Android TV devices (like the Nexus Player) are Google Cast targets. I was assuming that the ...
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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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Failed to change my mac address by Android terminal Emulator

I followed all steps in this article trying to change my mac address. https://geekeasier.com/change-mac-address-in-android-devices-without-root/4792/#comments. Then when I entered ip link set wlan0 ...
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Install OpenGApps in Android Studio Emulator (Marshmallow)

I wanted to install OpenGApps in an Android emulator (created in Android Studio). The emulator is running with Marshmallow. There is enough storage space available, so this is not the problem. I tried ...
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Special characters through my PC keyboard don't work in Genymotion emulator

I use Genymotion emulator version 2.2 to run android version 4.3. It is on Ubuntu 14.04. Typing with my keyboard works, but not for special non-asci characters like ščřžáíéúů. Pasting them works. I ...
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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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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 ...
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How to install Gmail apk on emulator (from Android Development Tools, ADT)?

I'm working on an email app for Android, and I'd like to install the Gmail apk on my emulator in order to test it. How can I do that? I have seen tutorials on how to do it on windows, but I'm ...
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Is it possible to make Android Emulator appear as an USB device on my computer?

I know that I can't plug USB devices inside android emulator like a pen drive. But is it possible to make my emulator look like a regular phone connected to my computer? I launched the emulator, ...
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How to use KVM alone without Android Studio AVD to emulate official x86_64 android images

I want to use official (google compiled) x86_64 android images. I know that I can use AVD manager from Android Studio to easely run and manage them. However, I use virt-manager with KVM, so I can't ...
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Adjust volume with Android Terminal Emulator command?

My volume up/down buttons do not work, and it's also a European phone that cannot change the volume until you agree to the high volume message. The thing is that from options this message does not ...
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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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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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Android Emulator not starting

Using Ubuntu 15.10 I am not able to emulate an Android device using any x86 images. The emulator starts but the screen stays black. Using an ARM image works. From what I found it seems to be ...
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redsocks on android emulator: getting error “not executable: magic 7F45”

I'm trying to get proxydroid or redsocks to run on genymotion android emulator (x86). Adb shell into the device, run redsocks and I get "not executable: magic 7F45". I know it means that the version ...
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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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Emulator takes forever to shutdown!

The title just says it all. My 3.3", Android 2.3.3 emulator (armeabi) boots averagely in 150 seconds on my Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit system, with 2 GB DDR3 memory. However, sometimes when I tried shutting ...
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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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Armv8 image stuck on booting process

I can't make it to boot an armv8 image (API24, Nougat, Android 7.0) to boot successfully in Android emulator. The Emulator software was updated today to the latest version. The first problem I can ...
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Android Emulator on MacOS 10.14 has internet only after restarting machine

I've search the internet far and wide for this issue but didn't seem to have success so far. What I am experiencing: I've set up the following environment: Android Studio Android Emulator using ...
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ADB backup and restore app data between device and emulator?

** = Edited on 03/31/2018 * = Edited on 03/25/2018 I have an application for which I'd like to transfer the app data from my physical device to an emulator on my PC. *The data consists of a single ....
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Run windows 10 ARM on QEMU

I have downloaded the Windows 10 arm on my Android phone but the problem stops when I press any keys to boot from the CD or DVD Can anyone tell me what I can do to make it go off successfully This is ...
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How to emulate swipe actions with keyboard for Android-x86?

I want to play some RPG games on Android, but I own a mediocre phone which does not run them well. Running them inside Android-x86 on my PC sure runs them better, but there's just one problem: these ...
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Nox player sound not working?

I just installed NOx player and at first it's sound was working, I played some games but after some hours as I closed it and restarted it, since then at starting the sound first plays and then in 2 to ...
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Run Android app on PC but outside of Emulator screen

I know we can Android apps on PC using emulator like Andy or Bluestack. What I really want to know if there's a way to run the app using the emulator but outside of Emulator screen. For example - I ...
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Andriod Emulator can't find ip link set

I am currently using an unrooted Huaweii LYO-LO1 and I am trying to change my mac address using Andriod Terminal Emulator. I found a website that told me to find out things like my current MAC address ...
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Change Android Shashlik simulator physical keyboard layout

I installed Shashlik an android simulator for linux. It has minimal interface. The only way to interact with it through adb. I want to change the physical keyboard layout. currently English, I want ...
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Mount encrypted emulated avd userdata-qemu.img.qcow2

I'm trying to make a backup of my AVD. To speed things up, I like to make incremental backups. Backing up the *.img.qcow2 file(s) is inefficient. I'd like to be able to mount the filesystem that ...
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How to inject pictures from the phones gallery into the camera feed in real time?

An android app is requesting pictures from the camera feed. I wish to inject the picture from my gallery rather than doing it in real-time. Any tools on rooted phones or android emulators for this? ...
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What Kind Programming Language Used in File on /system/xbin?

i was explore file in xbin folder, then i found that the file is have strange language like this : ELF( 4�Q4 (444 TTT�>�>�M�]�],�LNL^L^hhh88Q�tdpH1H11��R�td�M�]�],,/system/bin/linker ...
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How to install Haveged and RNGD on Android

I was reading about those two tools on rngd (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Rng-tools) and haveged (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Haveged), and i wonder how to install them on android ...
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Android studio 3.0.1 emulator not working

I am just new to android studio and I tried to run the emulator for the first time. When I click on run button, the emulator opens with an error " Cold boot: snapshot doesn't exist ". Please tell me ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Using Android Emulator's Root Shell via Command Line

When starting an Android emulator (SDK 24.4.1) on linux by command line you should be able to get a root shell by using the -shell command line option. At least that's what the manual says https://...
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How To File Sharing From PC To Remix OS

I have a problem, I have installed my Remix OS on my VM-ware Player and I would like to transfer file between PC and Remix OS. how do file sharing between my PC and my Remix OS? Because it cannot ...
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How do I add another keyboards into Remix OS (Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand Keyboards)

I have a problem which are I cannot add another keyboards namely, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. I cannot change the Keyboard from English language to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand languages. I ...
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I can get Internet Access, Though I cannot Use Instant Messagings (LINE, Zalo, Viber)

I have a problem regarding the internet connection to my android applications, e.g. Instagram, LINE, Viber, etc. I use Android x-86 version 5.1 (Lollipop) on Vm-ware. Actually, I have internet ...
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Non-Rooted Android Emulators for Mac

I was running some apps on Android Emulators for Mac. But one day they stopped working. The error said that I was using a rooted device. I tried to unroot the emulators but they all did not work. So ...
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Android Studio Emulator is running but but never goes beyond “Android Logo”

I am facing this problem that my Android Studio emulator is running but it never goes beyond the "Android logo" in booting up. Please help me out with this problem, it's urgent! I do not know how to ...
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Dial between two emulators does not work

Today, I had installed the latest Android SDK and created two emulators (Nexus 6), I then tried to dial from one emulator to another. Based on Make incoming call in Android emulator without command ...
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Play store on AVD

Is it possible to install the play store and download apps on an AVD (Android Virtual Device, aka Emulator)? I can't seem to find an image or anything documents on it.
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Speed up Android SDK Emulator

I recently installed Android SDK (not Android Studio or Eclipse) to emulate an Android Watch. I downloaded the ARM images and the Android Support Library. Everything goes fine, except that it is ...
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BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address

How do I change BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address to a specific WIFI MAC Address. For example I want to specifically change it to 11:22:33:44:55:66?
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How to change the Android emulator phone number

Is it possible to change the phone number of mine on the android emulator, just like Genymotion which is always show me 1-555-521-xxx number. any ideas would be nice and appreciated.
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How to transfer apps from an emulator to another one, on my PC?

I tried to transfer my apps that I already downloaded using blue stacks to another emulator that's Droid4x, but I can't find my apps in form of ".apk". How to transfer the apps?
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Asus zenfone 5 USB device not recognised by windows 8.1

I have zenfone 5 (A501CG) with Kitkat 4.4.2. When I connects mobile to my laptop it shows popup saying that "USB device not recognized. the previously connected device is malfunctioned". To solve this ...