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The Android SDK (Software development kit) is a set of development tools for Android.

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Unexpected android-sdks folder

I have installed the android SDK in c:\android_sdk (4.6G). Now what is c:\Users\me\android-sdks (1.2G, created 20 minutes later)? (my username changed to me).
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Android-Studio in VM. Emulator: audio: Failed to create voice `goldfish_audio_in'

Hello, I am trying to setup Android Studio 3.1.3 in a windows 10 x64 pro VM. I have installed Android 6.0 in AVD for ARM EABI architecture on a Pixel. However, when I try to launch the emulator I get ...
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How can I emulate a emulate a custom ROM of android Oreo on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to emulate a custom ROM of Android 8.1 using Ubuntu (any other Linux system would do). So far, I have followed the instructions specified in source.android.com and managed to emulate what ...
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Android Studio AVD screen does not fit

I use Gentoo, Android Studio 3.0, I don't know how to fix it, I cannot use it as I must guess where to click.
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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 -net-tap with android sdk emulator?

I am trying to create a bridge between android emulator (from android sdk) and host system using -net-tap. Is there any working manual for that case? I have tried to launch emulator with -net-tap tap0 ...
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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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Where to get old systrace(platform tools) for SDK 17 and less?

I am using an older Android device which uses Android 4.2.2. Older devices can not use the newer CPU profiler so I want to use systrace. I tried using the current version of systrace but got the ...
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How do I keep android SDK and reuse it on other PCs without the internet

I am fresh-from-the-oven kind of new to android and I just downloaded the android studio which is a whooping 683mb, after downloading it, I noticed it didn't come with SDK and that it was going to ...
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Why SDK version in recovery is different from SDK version in build.prop

I have Nexus 5 running RR 7.1.2 (Nougat) and of course the SDK is 25, but in TWRP Recovery i'm using ADB Shell and type `getprop ro.build.version.sdk' it say 22 (Lollipop)? I do a clean install and ...
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Application Installation Error in Genymotion emulator [closed]

I am trying to run an application which I am developing currently in Android Studio 3.0 using Genymotion emulator with Android 5.0 - API 21 (Kernel version 4.4.10). All set up on Linux (Fedora 26). ...
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How does drive droid work?

I just found this clever little app drive droid that lets you boot from iso from your mobile. It would be interesting to know how it works. Does anyone have any knowledge about it. Drive droid P.S. ...
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adb connect unable to connect without using sudo

I haven't used adb but a couple times before now and I do not remember using the sudo command to make it connect. I just setup a VM with Ubuntu 17.04 and am using an openvpn connection to access the ...
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ADB not finding device with Galaxy S8 and Windows 7

I'm trying to get my Galaxy S8 to work with unity for gear VR development but I cannot seem to get ADB to find the phone. I've enabled USB debugging in development options and also have the latest ...
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Can I use Android Biometric to Authenticate 20+ Users

Is it possible to use a centralized biometric database with Android or am I limited to users having to create and register their fingerprints on the device lock-screen on each Android device? I have ...
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Where are failed installed Android system images in Windows

I was trying updating my Android System Image via Android SDK Manager. It was downloaded but failed to install because unfortunately, all C: disk memory was exhausted. I tried finding it in temp ...
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Why prebuilt android installations takes 4-5 gb of space

In android phones if you look in the storage>android OS section it will show you the amount of storage that android is taking is around 4-5 gb (in my case its about 5.5 gb), but if you do the custom ...
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Full Backup of non-rooted device in 2017

My Galaxy S7 has developed a problem with it battery (where it is continually turning off / rebooting) and so I need to get it repaired/replaced by my insurer. The only issue is that, for data ...
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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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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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Does anyone know how to install Android SDK/NDK on Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I am a graphics student learning how to develop OpenGL ES applications on Android using the SDK/NDK. However, the SDK gives me a few errors, pasted below: Also, I get this error in the terminal: ...
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How to Install OEM USB Drivers for my LYF phone?

I'm a newbie. Recently, I have installed Android Studio 2 on my PC. Run my first "hello world" project on Emulator. But the Emulator is taking too much time to load. So, I thought I would directly ...
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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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Stuck at flashing cyanogenmod

Recently I had installed Xosp on my Moto E 1st gen. It was not quite satisfactory so I decided to move back to cyanogenmod, I took backup of all the data on my pc and wiped system,Dalvik cache and ...
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Any way to have hardware accelerated virtualization without changing HW?

when I installed Android Studio on my Windows box, at the end of installation it told me "Android SDK is up to date" but it complained that "your computer does not support hardware accelerated ...
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Need help to extract internal memory

I have a Samsung S4, running on the original software. I have important data on my phone, however, I encrypted it with a code I remember. To make matters worse, I am unable to access these files ...
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fetch date and time of last activity by any android app

I am trying to find the last used time of an android application. UsageStats is a way but prior to lollipop this information is not accessible pragmatically, please suggest me some way if it is ...
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where/how to find/extract official android os (open source) translation/localization/glossary

Since the open source android (https://source.android.com) is available in multiple languages, can I extract all the translated strings in the OS so I can use them as a reference for my own app's ...
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USB debugging in lenevo vibe p1 through android studio

I am using android studio in dell inspiron laptops. I want to use my lenevo vibe p1 phone for usb debugging. I have installed oem usb driver for my phone in my laptop. Also enabled usb debugging ...
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Unable to locate the android SDK tools error

I have Windows 7 64bit. Installed Android Studio. SDK path is indeed C:\Users\bill\AppData\Local\Android\sdk. Copied pasted from explorer address bar to avoid a typo. Ran the SDK Manager and updated. ...
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android studio will not recognize my device and my emulator will not load

Android studio recognized my device before, but now it doesn't. It is an HTC One. I have the driver downloaded, so it's not that. I am trying to use an emulator but it won't load either. I have to use ...
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Unlocking an HTC desire 510 phone

In this tutorial is the method I am currently following to unlock the bootloader. Just before Step Four there is a paragraph that says: "The Command Prompt will spit out a token in the form of a ...
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Packages for API level [closed]

Hi, I'm new to Android development studio. My question is, if I am not using Android Emulator then do I need to install only these checked packages for every API level ?
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I have installed a few USB drivers, but Android Studio

Sorry, I should have explained in more details. In my mobile, Gear icon -> Settings -> SYSTEM -> {} Developer options, I have select (set tick) both "Android debugging" and "USB debugging notify". ...
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Allow USB debugging popup does not come in my new PC

I am using a Nexus 10 Tablet( Android 4.4.4) . I have 3 PCs where I was already doing android development and one new PC on which I started today. All are windows 7 64-bit Service Pack1. The only ...
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Droid Explorer Cannot Start because Unable to locate aapt.exe in the SDK path

Iam just installed Droid Explorer version 0.9.04 (x64) This morning and already locate the SDK folder but when i luch the application it's show me that Droid Explorer can't locate aapt.exe in the SDK ...
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DroidExplorer won't find Android SDK

I'm trying to install DroidExplorer, and before finishing the installation the program asks me for the "Android SDK path". I have created the folders and downloaded the the Android SDK from Android....
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Android Studio (Windows 7) does not detect ASUS Zenfone. Cannot run my app

So, I will list the problems one by one. Please help. I plug phone into laptop's USB using Phone's own data/ charger cable. Everything is ok. Phone is in MTP mode. Android Studio does not detect the ...
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Mount command on Android fails

I got a problem when executing the "mount" command on Android... Specs: Sony Xperia Z3 (D6603) Rooted Bootloader NOT unlocked Sony XZ Locked Dual Recovery What I want to do is the following: I ...
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How to revert Androidone X510 to Lollipop

I am making use of Androidone, Model:X510 Version: 5.1.1 Recently, my phone received a system update, so I installed the system update, and my device upgraded to Android Marshmallow 6.0. After this ...
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Fastboot doesn't see nexus 6p

Currently trying to unlock my bootloader, but cannot get my nexus 6p to determine that it's connected to my PC. I can use adb commands while it's on, but booting it into fastboot mode with the adb ...
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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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How does S Pen (Samsung) show cursor on screen?

I would like to know how does samsung android os show the pen cursor when I took the pen out and point over screen without touching the screen? It is a miracle for me. I cannot find any sources.
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How to connect a Motorola Xoom 2 ME (MZ607) on fastboot mode to a PC?

I am trying to connect a Motorola Xoom 2 ME (MZ607) on fastboot mode to my laptop running Windows 10 as per described here: https://goo.gl/ln57PX When the system loads, Windows recognizes the device....
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Is it possible to record screens of two android phones connected to a PC?

I am new to Mobile testing, Recently started using Android adb and started recording device screen using adb shell screenrecord command. Just wanted to know if we can record screens of two android ...
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Droid Explorer does not recognize Android Studio as a valid Android SDK during install.

Trying to install droid explorer on a Win7 laptop. To get Droid Explorer installed and working, do I need to: 1. Install older version of Android SDK? 2. Wait for Droid Explorer to catch up? 3. Do ...
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Samsung USB Driver for Windows 10 - Android Studio

I've got an issue setting up the AVD in my Android Studio as Intel HAXM is not working with my Windows 10. So, I am trying to debug and run my projects with my Android device. However, after trying to ...
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Create a custom recovery from scratch

I have an obscure Android phone (Orion Pro x500a). I have another question which led me to ask another concerning custom recovery files. Since my phone is rather obscure, I can't find a custom ...
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is CPU virtualization needed to run Android Virtual Device?

My Dell Laptop has Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T6400 (2M Cache, 2.00 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) CPU which has no virtualization support. http://ark.intel.com/products/40479/Intel-Core2-Duo-Processor-T6400-2M-...
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How to install adb/fastboot in cmd (with usb-drivers)?

I need adb for some reason, but don't know how to install it and getting the usb-drivers? I heard you have to download the full android sdk? What is to do?