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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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 ...
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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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dns leak on android emulator

I run a VPN on my local pc before running my android emulator (memu), This successfully changes my ip but my dns remains the same as the exact dns on my local pc. I would like to know how I can block ...
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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 Connection, However I cannot download APK File (Kitkat and Lollipop)

I have problem related on internet connection in Android x-86 version 5.1 (Lollipop) and version 4.4 (Kitkat). I run that android emulators on VM-ware. I use android-x86-4.4-r5.iso for Kitkat and ...
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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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Android Emulator change system sound

So whenever I turn on emulator, system sound changes. It feels like lower frequencies are cut off, or some strange filter is turning on. Any idea why it happens?
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Where can I find my device info?

Disclaimer: I am not looking for the "General > About device" information. I am trying to look for the information about the performance, RAM, screen size/dpi for my device, so that I can create an ...
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read-only file system on emulator

I need to change /system/etc/hosts file on my emulator, and no matter what I do, I get "read-only file system" error. Does anyone know how to do it? I tried editing the file manually as su in adb ...
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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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Remounting system on android emulator lasts about 10 seconds and reverses until reboot

Found something odd with the Android 6.0 on x86_64 emulator (and possibly others) system images... is it something I'm doing wrong? When I remount /system and push stuff to it, it's giving me a ...
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How to install Google Play services on an Android 7.0 emulator?

I have the stable version of Android N Preview SDK released last month. The emulators are working perfectly but there is no Gapps available for Android N and there is no way I have found to install ...
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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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Attempt to root AVD running Android 4.4/5.1 is failing

I have referred to various posts but I don't think they seem to work, at all, whatsoever, when it comes to AVDs with Android 4.4 or 5.1. I felt a need to post this. So before posting this question, ...
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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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Reinstall AVD on Ubuntu 16.04

Emulator was not installed upon installing Android Studio. Here is the error when I call tools/android/avdmanager: sh: 1: glxinfo: not found sh: 1: glxinfo: not found libGL error: unable to load ...
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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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Downloading and installing the DEBIAN ARM packages and installing them on Termux?

Ok, so I was looking for a terminal emulator for android and I found Termux. Then I discovered that it has "apt-get" as a package manager and I played around with it and installed a few packages. Then ...
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LG android phone emulator

Is there an LG phone emulator to test android apps on ? Since some LG phones show different behavior from other devices.
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How can I activate UDP forwarding for USB communication between a PC and an Android app

I have an real Android device connected to a computer via USB. I managed to activate TCP port forwarding with adb forward tcp:<port> tcp:<port> and successfully communicate with sockets ...
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Android Wear emulator: “No longer connected to network”

I've been using a Android Wear 1.4 (Android 6.0.1) emulator for some time, and the following notification has appeared out of the blue: No longer connected to network, a factory reset is required. ...
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How to tilt Google Maps in an emulator?

I am using the emulators (AVD) by Google to run an application which contains a Google Map Activity? On a real device I can use two fingers to tilt the map and see 3d buildings in certain zoom levels -...
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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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How can I run the Android emulator together with another VM?

Whenever I open an Android emulator when a different kind of VM is already running, I get the "usual" error messages: emulator: Failed to sync vcpu reg emulator: Failed to sync HAX vcpu context ...
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Can't use chmod to alter permissions on emulated phone

So, I'm trying to make an app in android studio and I need to reference a particular file in the app, cascade.xml. I've pushed it onto the emulated phone no problem using adb (it's in the storage/...
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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 install Google Play services on an Android 6.0 emulator?

Is there a way to install Google Play app on an Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) AVD? I have found the Open Gapps for Android 6 here: https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=24269982087008996 To install them ...
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Android studio emulator start without response

So I am new to android developer, the AS start first for the default 6.0sdk, emilator runs well but after I download the 4.0.3sdk and the exact emulator, the emulator crashed while starting, the ...
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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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Running a virtual machine on Android⠀

Can I run a virtual Android machine on my Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge? Or maybe can I run a custom ROM without flashing stock?
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Does an Android Emulator exist which works with every possible app?

I'd like to install a specific free android app, which works under different Android smartphones (minimal requirements of Android 4.0): The freely available app is called PostCard Creator and useful ...
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Use image file as camera

Instead of using the real camera, I would like to simulate the camera input as a static image file. I want it to work with any app, as if it was a camera. To be specific, the Android is inside an ...
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Android AVD throws errors, such as “Failed to sync vcpu reg”

How do I fix “Failed to sync vcpu reg” error? does not help. I tried all the solutions I could for Mac on the post but none worked. I started a new project and tried to run the emulator, but I get ...
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How to rotate emulator screen (not device orientation)?

Some apps run in landscape orientation, but sometimes allow you to see some picture in higher resolution by displaying it as portrait-oriented full screen image. Those are mostly games that allow you ...
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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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Android Studio: how long does it take for emulator to start first time?

Have been waiting for over 30 mins now for start for first time. Its stuck at loading. Should I give up after 40 mins? Looking into installing Genymotion now. Installed all sdk, jdk, emulator ...
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Terminal for android

I'm still learning how to use the terminal. I know the dangers of fiddling with it. But I want to use the terminal emulator app to navigate my phone(messaging, camera, launch applications, etc) from ...
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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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Does Andy emulator respond to computer keyboard while playing Android games?

I'm using Windows 8 Pro in Dell laptop. I want to know, is there a way to assign the computer keyboard to the Android games? Screen tapping by the mouse is not enough to have the full control in the ...
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GNU Utils in Android Emulator

Can we install GNU utils on Android emulator? Depending on emulator's platform (x86, x86_64, arm64, armabi, etc), can one install corresponding GNU utils build? I mostly interested in vim on emulator....
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Restore an Android Backup to an Android Emulator

Is it possible to backup my phone, and restore it to my computer to run under and android emulator? If so, how would I go about doing that?
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ADB - Android emulator - Unable to record video - screenrecord not found with Android 5.11

I installed android emulator, the SDK Tools v24.1.2, Android v5.1.1. After all this the emulator is UP and I am able to run my app. Where I ran into problem was while trying to do a screenrecord ...