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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Modifying android system apps

Does anyone know a good articles or tutorials explaining how to go about it? Do I need to recompile android sources after modifying system apps and then install them on my emulator device somehow? ...
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CyanogenMod emulation [closed]

The device is Samsung i9100. I have downloaded the latest AndroidStudio and going to modify or create an addon for AOSP contact app. The system itself is present on the website https://download....
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how to adb wait-for-device until the home screen shows up?

I need to unlock my screen using adb, and wait-for-device exits way too early(when the device is booting up), and screen unlock fails. Is there a way to detect that the home screen, so I can fire ...
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Boot Android Virtual Device into recovery mode

I am trying to install the Google Applications packages on an Android virtual device (emulator), and one of the steps requires me to be in recovery mode. I tried adb reboot recovery, adb reboot ...
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optimum hardware setup for android emulator?

is there a "best" setup for the android emulator? It runs terribly slow on my mac os as well as my windows 7 32-bit. I was just wondering if there's an optimal setup as far as 32-bit vs 64 bit, or ...
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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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Connect physical Android Wear watch to emulated phone

I have found many tutorials that explain how to pair an emulated Android Wear watch to a physical phone. However, I would like to do the opposite. Is it possible to create a Bluetooth connection from ...
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What are alternative IDEs to ADT eclipse ? the emulator in adt eclipse is VERY SLOW [duplicate]

I tried to develop apps in standard ADT - but it is very slow to respond to my clicks on the virtual smartphone.. Are there other FASTER alternative IDEs to ADT and better simulator coming with it?
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Android Screen In virtualbox Rotate 90 CCW?

I install Android 4.4 x86 on virtualbox in windows 8.1 That was Ok But when I install my first app pheed on it . now when I run pheed app my screen rotate 90 ccw like as image . I try some ...
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Starting the android emaluator in ubuntu?

I created an avd of galaxy nexus with Intel atom x86. Now when I start the device, it gives me some cards to swipe. At last there is a card saying "To dim screen, cover it with your palm." How do I ...
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What are the command line options of Genymotion's player

Can someone give me a list of the cli options of Genymotion's player command. I see that I can get a list of the devices via VituralBox's command: $ VBoxManage list vms Then I can start the ...
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Introspy: trace file (introspy.db) is not created

I am trying to use Introspy tool in Android device, but the trace file (introspy.db) is not being created. Kindly any help if you have tried using this.
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Is it possible to set up an emulator with these specific requirements?

At work we've been given an opportunity to work with some hardware running a (semi) custom Android build. The long and short of it is the app we make needs to fit certain criteria. Uses TEGRA2, ...
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Emulator with Google Play Certification

I am looking for an Android emulator that has been authorized by Google to include Play and other apps. One I am looking into is called Andy. Is Andy authorized to use GApps? If not, are there any ...
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Failed to start emulator: No such file or directory

Alright So I downloaded the android SDK bundle for linux because I want to start making some apps, but i've ran into a couple of problems here. when I tried to create an emulator through the AVD ...
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Cannot take screenshots of Android L emulator

No matter which method I use, I cannot take screenshots of the Android L emulator. I tried through Android Studio, using the Android Device Monitor app, and through adb with this method (first answer) ...
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Home, Menu, Back Buttons are not clickable in android emulator

I have noticed that in some of emulators mainnavigation buttons (Home, Back, Menu) buttons are not clickable. If the emulator's device is something which has a higher resolution this is mostly ...
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Busybox installation on emulator[Error:/system/xbin/busybox: not executable: magic 7F45]

I was trying to install busybox on my emulator with the help of section 5.2 in Android Emulator. My AVD config Device: Nexus S Target: Google API(x86 System Image)-API Level 19 CPU/ABI: Intel Atom ...
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Issues getting screenshots in emulator. parts of screen missing

Hello I am wondering if anyone has ever experienced this problem. I am trying to take screenshots of my app (or any app that I have tried) in the emulator. When I take a screenshot quite frequently ...
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The “OK” button is deactivated in creating new AVD although I have provided all details. So what is the problem?

The "OK" button is deactivated in creating new AVD although I have provided all details as below:
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Can android AVD emulator run within VMWare?

Hi I am running Windows 8 in VMWare Workstation 9 and I wanted to setup an android development environment, I installed Java the ADK and Android studio. When I create an AVD and try to start it it ...
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Move everything to SD card on Android Virtual Device (Emulator)

I need to do a strange task. I want to move whole android system to external SD card on Android Virtual Device. I need to do this, because android emulator, emulates SD commands, only for external ...
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CLI commands in android?

Since Android is linux, cant i use standard linux commands inside android? I know there are applications that allow for a "Command Line Interface" (CLI). I also imagine that adb would provide access ...
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Android emulator with snapshot option not working

I create an android device with configuration: API Level 19 (4.4.2) CPU : ARM(armeabi-v7a) Emulator option :Snapshot Enable . For the first time the device load takes approx 3 mins. After that ...
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Android Virtual Device frozen whilst loading

I have just started developing for android after a 4 year break, I see that the Android developer site now has an integrated package with everything included, in a single zip, to streamline setting up....
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Eclipse AVD emulator stops at black screen with time

I've downloaded the latest Eclipse ADT bundle for linux and now I'm trying to run the "Hello world" project. Whenever I run the application the emulator shows android splash screen and then stops at ...
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Connecting an AVD with an android device

I want to test an android application using WiFi-Direct, and i want to ask if i can connect an virtual device created with VirtualBox with my real device android ? thanks in advance.
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How to make an incoming call in genymotion emulator in android? [closed]

How can I make an incoming call in genymotion emulator in android? I am using genymotion emulator to run and test my app. In the native emulator DDMS, we can make a fake call. Can this be done ...
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How to configure internet access in Virtual Device

My development machine is behind a proxy and Eclipse can access internet with no problem (the SDK Manager is downloading / installing packages and my proxy is configured in Eclipse). When I start a ...
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How does AppSurfer work? How to run Android OS on browser?

I recently got to know of this website AppSurfer where they actually run Android OS in a web browser. It's interesting and also sleek. How does this actually work?
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How to change system fonts and Sounds

How to change system fonts using adb and also system sounds using adb? I have sucessfully changed system sounds: adb devices adb remount adb shell rm /system/media/audio/ui/Unlock.ogg adb shell rm /...
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testing an app in htc explorer jelly bean

I m trying to run the android application project on my phone htc explorer,developers mode on when I run it shows unknown serial number when i check my devices
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Unable to Install APK Via ADB Shell

pm install /mnt/sdcard/Documents/ClientFrontEnd.apk command excuted on rooted device. This command is working via terminal. but when it comes to installer application it gives error. $ pm install /...
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I can't get any of the Android Virtual Devices started

I copied the ADT in C:\Program Files, updated the SDK path, deleted the .android folder in my user's folder, but that didn't solve my problem. When I start a virtual device, it shows the load bar, but ...
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What is best and quickest way to fire up a Android 4.4 emulator or virtual box?

I'm looking to test a few apk's, but was wondering is there a quick android emulator I can fire up easily. A virtual box would also be nice, but i don't think thats widely supported.
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What do I need in my emulator to run Chrome's apk?

Most answers here just mention to download the APK file and install it via adb. But after that i get a dialog about critical functionality missing. What exactly are the requirements for running ...
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How do I install CalenderProvider.apk and Calendar.apk in a Froyo emulator?

I'm trying to code something using the calendar-functionality. As there is no support in the emulator, I tried to install the missing apks for CalenderProvider and Calendar. I found a tutorial, but ...
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Handeling android emulator via command line

I installed default android emualator in windows xp . Is there a way to launch android browser with a specific url open on it with help of command line . Basically I use emulator for testing my ...
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How do I fully charge my emulator battery?

It bothers me to see half charged battery. Anyone knows how I can fully charge it?
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I want to install Viber and WhatsApp on Android emulator

I want to install Viber and WhatsApp on Android emulator. Kindly help me out.
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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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AVD Emulator, “Unfortunately, Browser has stopped”

I'm trying to get started with development. I have just installed the SDK (ADT v22.3.0-887826) on Linux Mint 15 x86-64. I haven't made any configuration changes to the default installation of ADT, and ...
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Nexus emulator does not work in eclipse - I get a black screen with emulator nav keys

when I choose Run As->Android Application In eclipse, I get the following message: [2013-12-12 12:54:30 - Emulator] extension WGL_ARB_make_current_read was not found [2013-12-12 12:54:30 - ...
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Check if a certain directory exists on AVD using ADB command

I want to check if a certain directory (e.g. /data/textdata/) exists on the AVD using adb shell. I'm following prolink007's answer on SO, except this line: DIR_RESULT=$(adb shell ls /data/ | tr -d '\...
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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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Unable to install system images for the Android SDK: “Failed to create directory”

I've just installed Xamarin, to use C# on Android: on their tutorial about how to install the emulator here. I saw they installed Intel x86 Atom system image and ARM v7a system image, so I did the ...
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run custom ROM files on Emulator

I want to run ROM files of different phone models on Android emulator in my Windows PC. Do you know how can i do so? I know how to run standard android emulators for INTEL and ARM however i want to ...
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Cannot start emulator on Mac OS X

I'm using MAC M.L & Eclipse 4.2.2 ADT I've installed Eclipse on MAC OS X I can't create Virtual Device (AVD) Android SDK Manager error is Failed to run the Android SDK manager.Check the Android ...
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Android SDK: Using the emulator to browse local websites

I'd love to be able to develop mobile websites on my windows 7 pc be able to see them instantly in mobile chrome/opera inside the android emulator. I own an android phone, but uploading to my site ...
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Cannot start emulated Android device/AVD device in Windows 7

I follow the official Android guide here but I cannot start the emulated device. It keeps saying PANIC Cannot start device... as below screenshot. Do you have the same problem and any work around for ...

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