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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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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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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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 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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Asus zenfone 5 USB device not recognised by windows 8.1

I have zenfone 5 (A501CG) with Kitkat 4.4.2. When I connects mobile to my laptop it shows popup saying that "USB device not recognized. the previously connected device is malfunctioned". To solve this ...
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Mounting USB in android 4.1.2

I am trying to mount USB pen drive in my old Xperia phone running Android 4.1.2 When I connect OTG device to my phone I get an USB power consumption error. After little search I found a command to ...
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Is there a way to set ro.kernel.qemu to 0 in a emulator?

I replaced a modified build.prop which contains ro.kernel.qemu=0 to the system.img with yaffey, but it did not work. When the emulator restarted, ro.kernel.qemu=1 still exists in the output of adb ...
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Android simulator on Eclipse eats HD

I've found that the Android simulator in Eclipse eats up my hard drive. I use an app to monitor my hard drive use, and I've found that when I start it up, it uses about 150MB of space on my hard ...
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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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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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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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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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Snapshots suffer from Short Term Memory Loss?

I have seen that despite repeatedly saving to snapshot, periodically (once in about 3 attempts to launch from snapshot) I get the error: emulator: ERROR: Unable to load VM from snapshot. The ...
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How can I use a custom rom.zip from within an emulator?

I have custom rom.zip and I want to try it in emulator
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AVD Manager runs but android.bat does not

I can create virtual devices using AVD manager. I can run the emulator and create AVDs. But i cannot do the same using "android.bat". I get the following error- ERROR: No suitable Java found. In ...
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Application missing from Settings > Apps > Running

After deploying an application in the Android emulator (I'm targeting Android 4.1.2 - API Level 16) and running it: the application is not displayed in the Settings > Apps > Running list the ...
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Couldn't move app in Android 4.1 emulator

I am unable to move an app to the SD Card in Android 4.1 on an emulator. It is working fine in other versions (Android 2.3.3 to Android 4.0.3). In Android 4.1 it's giving dialog "couldn't move app". ...
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Cannot connect to internet within WhatsApp in Android emulator

I want to use WhatsApp in PC within Android emulator. I am using the official emulator.exe within an Android Virtual Device of Android 2.3. My PC is behind a proxy so I set the proxy in the setting ...
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How to launch .img files from Android in Qemu

I just compiled GrapheneOS (Android 11 based OS) and I got all of these images and files: lz@vm:/mnt/android-dev-1/aosp/grapheneos-RQ1A.210105.003.2021.01.05.03/out/target/product/generic_x86_64$ ls ...
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App not being loaded in the emulator

I am trying to run this project in the emulator through Android Studio (4.1.1) on Ubuntu 18.04. Everything seems to be set up properly in Android Studio, I have a device called Pixel XL API 29 and the ...
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Endless reboots after adb remount on Docker Android 10 emulator

I'm trying to remount the system partition of an Android docker emulator (stable v.30.2.5 x86_64). I use the official docker scripts from the Google docker scripts page. According to the official ...
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Bypass Headset hardware requirement on work app

My new job requires me to use an app that has certain requirements like having Airplane mode ON, WiFi ON and having a Headset connected. The app connectivity requirements are so strict that Wi-Fi isn'...
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How to root my android emulator

this is a follow up question to Root Android virtual device with Android 7.1.1 I was trying to follow the most-voted answer, however can someone please tell me where to find the emulator.exe from the ...
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bridging android emulator to LAN connection does not work

I have two emulator installed on my PC, one is memuplayer and the other is LDMultiplayer . I am trying to set a bridge from my android to my LAN connection. however after doing so and restarting the ...
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The emulator process for AVD Pixel_2_API_30_2 was killed

I have just installed Android Studio on Windows 10. I am having all sorts of issues. The first, of many, is that I cannot get the emulator to work. I have tried the following: Clicked software ...
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Use phone as touch screen for android emulator

I want to play moba on emulator as my device is slow. But the controls are not efficient. I want to use my android as external touchscreen. I already used PC remote and other remote desktop. But they ...
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How to search Google Play and Huawei Store for applications coming with ADB supported public API?

re.: How to search Google Play and Huawei Store for applications coming with ADB supported public API ? I am interested to implement Software Interoperability Act into force and practice and ask ...
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High ping in emulator

I want to play mlbb on pc android emulator since it does not run on android x86. I have 70~90 ping on my network. But i am getting more than 150 in emulator. I tried switching netork mode and used ...
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Is there STB emulator for STB developers which runs on PC?

We develop an STB app, we run it on actual STB boxes for testing, the boxes are slow and the development experience is so bad. Many options on the STB are only accessible through a remote control. We ...
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Blocking apps to be installed in AVD environment?

Is it possible for developers to block their Google Play apps to be installed at AVD or am I just picking the unsupported AVD profile? I'm trying to install the app into the AVD and debug in a more ...
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Emulator: socketTcpLoopbackClientFor: error: fd 62884 above FD_SETSIZE (32768)

It is my first project in Android and also my first time using Android Studio and Android Emulator. I developed successfully a small application aimed to both post data to a SpringBoot and also listen ...
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How to access BlueStacks' localhost from Windows?

After some research I managed to access Windows' localhost from Bluestacks. If I open Google Chrome in BlueStacks and type 10.0.2.2:/... I can access Windows' localhost. How do I do this the other ...
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Hot reloading android emulator CTRL + m doesn't work

I am having problem to hot reload my application in emulator. I was guided to use CTRL + m shortcut or R + R, but neither of these two works as expected. Can somebody help me where could be ...
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How can I make a phone call from the BlueStacks Android emulator?

Since there is no way to run any Android app on an iPhone, I have had to resort to using an Android emulator, BlueStacks, on my Mac. However, the app I'm interested in is one that makes use of phone ...
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Waiting for boot, but getprop sys.boot_completed is not defined

Want to know when a emulator device is ready to run tests. Unable to use the guidance given in how to adb wait-for-device until the home screen shows up? Mainly because the Android/SDK level of the ...
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Sync data between Android emulator on PC and mobile phone?

Can I use the android emulator also to sync the data between mobile phone and PC? I have couple of apps which are not saving data in cloud. So if add something in mobile, it will be only available ...
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Getting started with emulator

I'm sorry that this is almost certainly one of those "read the docs" questions, but I've been trying to do so for a while now, and my head is spinning. I suspect what I want is impossible, but would ...
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OSX - Android Emulator closed because of an internal error:

Trying to run an emulator via a fresh install of Android Studio on a new MacBook Pro and the emulator fails to start with the error message below. I have attempted re-installing HAXM, re-installing ...
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How to access PC disk from adb shell?

My emulator can't do adb root. Anyway, I can do adb shell and then do su and get root to do my things. But how to copy some file from my PC to connected device using adb shell? Where can I access my ...
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Compile apps from github source on device via termux or apps?

Is there any app's like "apk builder" by heagoo that can compile apks on device from github source? Termux method would be nice too if anyone knows. I have tried "sdrausty.github.io" method but I ...
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Cannot start emulator on ubuntu 18.04

Hi I am trying to start Android emulator and I am getting the following error. My user has permission to run sudo commands and is in kvm group. But I get the error "Operation not permitted." Can ...
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Problem with the emulator on windows 10

When I run the emulator on Windows the following error appears: 1:58 PM Emulator: C:\Users\KotlinPc\AppData\Local\Android\Sdk\emulator\qemu\windows-x86\qemu-system-i386.exe: Could not load library ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...