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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Why does the emulator perform so many writes?

I'm using the Android Emulator from IntelliJ on Kubuntu. I noticed in plasma-systemmonitor that qemu-system-x86_64 continuously does on the order of a few MB/s of disk writes even as I'm not using the ...
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Looking fo hardware profile file [simulator] for tecno android devices - Android studio

Is there any links with avg hardware profile files for tecno android device [Android studio]. I need some test but I don't have this kind of device. Maybe simulator can give me some info about my bugs....
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Connect laptop's webcam with new Genymotion

I noticed that the new version of Genymotion 3.3.x doesn't have anymore the (very useful) webcam activation feature. As I would just need that and I have no need to use more advanced features, is ...
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Disk size of Android Studio emulator increases over time

I installed the emulator Pixel 2 API 33 on my Android Studio. Initially it consumed about 8GB of my disk space, but it now emerges to 10GB. I reckon it will grow larger in the future. Why does that ...
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Why can't I turn on Wi-Fi on the Waydroid emulator?

I just installed the Android emulator called Waydroid on Ubuntu 22.04. Almost everything seems to work as expected, except that I'm completely unable to turn on Wi-Fi usage. Whenever I toggle Wi-Fi on ...
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Is it possible to make Android Emulator appear as an USB device on my Linux machine?

I need to access both ADB and MTP from one emulated device. May be there is some ready-made solution that can emulate android device via usb device emulating? All that I found is an android kernel ...
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"cannot add library libvulkan.so" when trying to start emulator

This is my first time attempting anything Android. I have installed Android Studio 2021.3.1 Patch 1 on Ubuntu 22.04 and created an Empty Compose Activity as a test. The Device Manager looks like this ...
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No dating social apps in the Play Store?

I installed Android Studio for testing purposes and checked the Nexus 5 and Nexus 5X device images for the emulator. One thing I've noticed is that there are no dating social apps available in the ...
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Frame buffer not working in Android emulator when accessed from Linux

I am running Linux with kernel from Android SDK in an Android emulator. When writing from /dev/urandom to /dev/fb0, nothing is drawn in the emulator window. Why? Can you help me with this problem?
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How to run bluestacks emulator in slow motion?

I can run bluestacks emulator fine, but for some games which require dodging, it would be easier if I had more time to think. That said, is there a feature that allows me to explicitly reduce the fps ...
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Android Emulator Performance is Extremely Unstable

First of all, hopefully this is the right place to post this type of question - if it isn't, do let me know. I have a relatively new PC with 16 GB RAM, 10th Gen Core i3, 4 physical and 4 virtual cores ...
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Shortcut to switch to physical keyboard layouts

I use Android Emulator on MacBook Pro M1. I have trouble with a physical keyboard which works in a very odd way as it doesn't change the layout with ctrl + space and any other combinations. So I need ...
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Which Android virtual device is based on ARM system image?

Android Studio has a feature where you can emulate an Android device -- tablet, phone, etc. -- but it crashes the virtual machine (Ubuntu) I am using. Depending on which VM platform I am using, it ...
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Load a full backup of a modern (rooted) Android phone in an emulator?

I want to be able to access all of Android apps and data in the case that I lose my phone. Is there a relatively simple way to take a full snapshot of my Android phone and boot that snapshot in an ...
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Is it possible to run apps that require AR feature if the device is unrooted and unsupported?

I just idly tried to install an AR app i.e. a learning app with the augmented reality experience even though knowing my device doesn't support AR. Even the default required app called "Google ...
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The calllog.db file remains the same even after changing

As you know on android call history in /data/data/com.android.providers.contacts/databases/calllog.db path as sqlite file. I change this file with adb push command then I will check on Dialer Call ...
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Hide an app on an AVD

I want to perform exploratory testing on an app my team is developing, and for this, I'd like to be able to manually hide and unhide apps on an AVD. Is there a way I can do this? I observe that with ...
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write on android camera buffer

I'm trying to set and image/video as the visualization of android camera, i'm using goldfish/ranchu emulated camera, i found out that is possible to write to gbm on camera/fake-pipeline2, since i'm ...
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emulator: ERROR: Can't get kernel version from the kernel image file

I want to start the emulator for the custom AOSP 12L build for arm64 using emulatorcommand. The AOSP source was downloaded from Sony's open device project for Xperia devices. The command that I ran is ...
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Why do I get "emulator: command not found" while running the command $emulator on Ubuntu?

I am trying to emulate a custom android AOSP 12L build by using the $emulator command. I get the error : emulator: command not found The AOSP image I built is from Sony's open device project, AOSP ...
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How to run a system generated Android AOSP 12L system.img file on any Android emulator?

I am trying to run an Android AOSP 12L system.img file ―that was built for arm64― on an Android emulator. I had downloaded the Android source code for the Sony Xperia 10 III device from the Sony ...
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Using Termux on an emulator isn't possible?

Can someone explain why isn't it possible to use Termux on an android emulator such as VMOS though it's able to fake root access? Is it just the limitation of the fake root that's provided by the ...
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Cannot clone apps on android emulator (android 11)

I'm trying to clone an app multiple times on an android emulator (android 11 from SDK/Android Studio, x86 image with Google Play Services) using standard cloning apps such as App Cloner, Parallel ...
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Interaction Audioserver and application

There is a way in order to understand who is interacting with audioserver?For instance if there is an application that uses microphone, is there a way to understand if an interaction between ...
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Dmesg Pixel 3a Android 8

Once opened the shell with adb shell and obtained the root privilege, i run command dmesg in Pixel 3a emulator with Android 8. Why don’t i see any kind of message related to alsa or audio?
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gateway and dns in android

How to setup gateway and dns on android emulator correctly if my eth1 on emulator is connected to tap on host via: emulator -dns-server 8.8.8.8 -selinux permissive -qemu -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=...
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Android studio error starting emulator from command line

Im getting the following 2 errors when trying to start an emulator through android studio command line 1. qemu-system-x86_64 stopped responding 2. program cant start because glib-2-vs11.dll is missing ...
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How to install gapps on anbox for linux [duplicate]

I want to install gapps on Anbox. Below is a screenshot of Settings, about device. I'm hoping to find out what version of gapps should be used.
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adb install to android emulator shows success but app not found

im trying to find an emulator that can run an apk I renamed the apk to .zip and saw armeabi-v7a in the lib folder so i chose the below emulator image as it was stated that android 9.0/11.0 works with ...
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Run custom ROM on emulator/VM

Before I want to begin, I know this question has been asked, but I only found old answers or not really what I was looking for. So, I want to build a custom ROM, and I'm sort of a beginner and I'm ...
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Interactive menu for a specific Android phone

I am trying to help my parents with their Android phone, but I do not know exactly what the menu looks like on their Lenovo K9 phone with Android 6.0. Is there any place online or app where I can ...
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Android Emulator cellular speed limits does not work properly

I need to limit cellular speeds in Android Studio's Emulator. I tried to limit it from default settings: but it does not work. Each time I select anything lower than LTE I get like 0.01Mbps. Any ...
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Send Physical keystrokes to the keyboard on emulator or real device

I need a way to press a key on an Android Keyboard ( irrespective of its language). For example, if the keyboard is in English and I press the "q" key it should type "q" but when ...
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How do I move a data file into an Android emulator application data folder?

I have a favorite Android app that saves its projects as name.ay files. I want to import such a file into an AVD running Android 11 so I can work on my PC (Fedora 35), but the app has no import ...
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Android_Emulator_Hypervisor_Driver

Ryzen 5 processor Android Artic Fox 2020.3.1 When it installs the Android Emulator Hypervisor Driver for AMD Processors, it generates 2 folders in google folder: Android_Emulator_Hypervisor_Driver ...
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Capture TLS handshake

I would like to capture TLS handshakes coming from Android. I was able to install a certificate using this instruction, then I started a server: openssl s_server -key my_site.key -cert my_site.crt -...
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Which Android emulator supports utilizing connectivity of PC VPN?

I want to test an APK. I connect my PC with the company VPN. There are certain URLs that are accessible only when I connect to VPN. The android app which I want to test connects with those URLs. I ...
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How to change vendor.img contents with android emulator?

So, I have a custom AOSP image that I'm building, and it allows me to provide my own kernel and debugging features that I want (this is just for the record, because you can't do some things that are ...
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Magisk v23 with Android Studio

I am trying to install LSPosed [1], but it requires Magisk v23 [2]. I tried to install Magisk v23 using the instruction here [3], but I get this result: - Device platform: x86 - Installing: 23.0 (...
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Cold boot: snapshot failed to load

Sometimes I start Android Emulator with the GUI, and sometimes I start with the CLI. If I keep using the same method, everything is fine, but if I switch between methods, it causes problems. For ...
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Why does the picture path look like it runs on an emulator?

My Motorola E5 picture path is /storage/emulated/0/dcim/camera Why is there an emulator on my phone? Picture path is /storage/emulated/0/dcim/camera Tried level 1 and 2 support, but no answer as to ...
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Can android studio emulator run without `adb`?

I want to run android-studio emulator without having an adb. On running the emulator It checks for the adb.exe using ANDROID_SDK_ROOT environment variable and exits if there is no valid one(valid one =...
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The game sees that I am playing from the emulator (Bluestacks) or from the virtual space. How can you fix this?

Let me make a note: Everything works on a real phone. So I play one game (Madfut 22) and when I go into Trading mode on the emulator, the download (looking for an opponent) goes on endlessly. (...
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Does the Android SDK Emulator mount the filesystems on the host or emulate the mounting?

Does the Android Studio Emulator mount filesystems (like system.img and userdata-qemu.img) or emulate the mounting by making an illusion because I can't find them (the mounted filesystems) on the host ...
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How to PreRunning preloading pretesting custom/stock ROM in android virtual machine on mobile device

Question How to PreRunning preloading pretesting custom/stock ROM in android virtual machine on mobile device I Have many custom android custom rom (android 6,7,8,9,10,11) availabale for my device ...
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How does the Android emulator emulate the RAM?

How does the Google Android emulator emulate the RAM? Does it use the physical RAM of the host or use secondary memory like the hard disk?
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Run armeabi-v7a APK on x86 emulator like KitKat or Nougart Google API

I'm looking for a way to run an APK armeabi-v7a on my own emulator. I found this post. In the comments, they suggest running on Genymotion, but I want to run it from my own machine etc... In the ...
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WhatsApp Icon missing in Windows Google Emulator

I am using Windows Google Emulator to run the WhatsApp application on Windows 7 32-bit. I have installed Google Play Services in the emulator. Later, during the installation process of WhatsApp, it ...
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There is no emulator that can totally emulate an Android device?

Is it true that there is no Android emulator out there (as of May 2021) that can emulate an Android phone so that an app cannot detect it? Of all the emulators out there (I saw a 15 best Android ...
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Show remote android emulator window in local

Hi I've configured Android development environment in a remote dedicated server running Ubuntu 20.04 with the help of the tutorial https://proandroiddev.com/how-to-setup-android-sdk-without-android-...
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