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 open HAXM device: ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND

I am getting intel haxm error while running emulator. It was working 1 month back but stopped a while back. I tried a temporary solution to disable driver reinforcement which starts the emulator but ...
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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 bypass an app's ability to know is being run on an emulator rather than a real device.

I would like to install an app called entrust (from the play store) and be able to use it. My last try was to use an emulator called "Genymotion", but the app can detect that the app is being run on ...
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Running Android on a PC as a nondeveloper, just to run apps

I am an Android user running Android 7.0 (Nougat) on a Wiko Sunny 2 Plus device with 4GB internal storage, most of which is taken up by pictures and WhatsApp data. I have purchased this device because ...
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Android emulator in Windows 10 has no border

My Android emulator is working very well in Windows 10, but without any border so I can't move it. It was not problem until the emulator starts and appears in the corner of the screen. When the ...
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Is it possible to install an app compiled for ARM on an x86 emulator image

I tried to install an apk from online on a virtual device, but it wouldn't install due to INSTALL_FAILED_NO_MATCHING_ABIS. I'm able to install it on an ARM image, but ARM images are super slow on my ...
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Graphics/vnc/ssh connect failed failed

Installed Kali Linux rolling through deploy on coolpad cool1. Debugging mode on. Rooted. Busbox checked. And terminal also fails to start. More info and config in the screenshots given below
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Installing custom ROM in Android studio AVD

Is there any way for installing a custom ROM in Android studio Android emulator? I have Resurrection Remix Naught 7.1 ROM downloaded on my computer. In Android studio, I didn't found any option for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“Cold boot: snapshot doesn't exist” when running the Android SDK Emulator for the first time

I am just new to Android Studio and I tried to run the emulator from the SDK for the first time. When I click on the Run button, the emulator opens with an error: Cold boot: snapshot doesn't exist. ...
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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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How to startd the AVD manager without starting android studio

Use AVD Manager without Starting Android Studio this question is the same as mine, but the answer does nt work for me. There's no executable to launchd AVD manager on my SDK directory (I'm on ubuntu). ...
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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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Cannot start android emulator64 due to Qt unable to load xcb

I cannot start the (android) emulator64-x86. It always fails with: --> ./emulator64-x86 -avd loli -gpu off This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform ...
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Edit hosts file on android studio messed up my emulator

I had to edit my emulator' hosts file in order to connect to a local development environment. I have followed this steps: Run the emulator: ~/Library/Android/sdk/tools/emulator -writable-system -avd ...
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Can we emulate Kindles? [closed]

There are emulators which run on Kindles but I can't seem to find an emulator which runs on a computer and emulates a Kindle device. Closest I can find is for authors checking page formats. I know ...
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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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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 [duplicate]

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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