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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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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Terminal emulator of android

I know that android terminal is basically a Linux shell...but how to install Linux based softwares like gcc,vim, and also other CLI Linux softwares?? I don't want to install termux or other softwares....
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Android Emulator size issue

I'm having some issues managing/running AVDs from the commandline. Whatever device I create/run seems to get cropped and displayed wrongly (see below). I've tried various devices and settings (-...
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How to add Google Play support in Anbox?

Anbox doesn't come with Google Services as Google Services can't be installed on an unregistered device / firmware, but there are ways to achieve that in Custom ROMs or even emulators. If you want to ...
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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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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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Root Android virtual device with Android 7.1.1

I'm using the official Android SDK with the Android Emulator to create a virtual Android 7.1.1 (x86). I need to test a number of things, amongst others, some applications require root access to the ...
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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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Does anyone know what this android emulator call is?

I've been looking at the network traffic for an Android emulator using mitm proxy. I have noticed large amounts of traffic going to google's servers. Does anyone know what this request would carry ...
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“Cyclic dependency not allowed” error on Android Emulator

I'm currently using an Android emulator KOPLAYER (v1.4.1049) and installed the app Topps KICK on it and have been using it for a month. When a new update for the app came, and I tried logging in the ...
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Terminal app launch and subordinate intents

I'm using Tasker to open an app at certain time and state. I wanna open the Run log menu of Tasker at the end of the app launching task. I know that's no need to flash on screen this log but when I ...
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Unable to get output buffers (err=-38) when attempting to screen-record emulator from ADB

I am attempting to capture a video of my emulator device screen using the screenrecord feature in ADB. When I run the command adb shell screenrecord --verbose /sdcard/demo/capture.mp4 I get the ...
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The emulator process for AVD Nexus_5X_API_22 was killed

I installed Android Studio with Android SDK from the offical web-site, created a new sample project, didn't change or delete even a line, but the project doesn't work anyway. D:\AndSDK\tools\...
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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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Can I run an Android emulator on a computer with an AMD processor?

I was trying to create an Android emulator on my computer but the AVD Manager is telling me that my computer doesn't support a required feature for the "VT-x or SVM." My computer has a AMD A6-5350M ...
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Would it be possible to use a image/video file as an emulated camera?

Hi I was wondering if it would be possible at all to 'trick' a real or emulated android device into thinking that an image or video file is the camera feed. So that you could open an app like Snapchat ...
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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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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 on VM-ware Player?

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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Using WhatsApp on emulator, how to scan the QR for WhatsApp web?

I am using WhatsApp on a laptop with BlueStacks (Android emulator), and I cannot scan the QR code. I don't have any Android phones. How can I link my WhatsApp profile with WhatsApp web?
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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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