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

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How to transfer USB debugging authorization permission from one laptop to another?

I have an Android device with Android 5.0. I turned on USB debugging and connected it to one laptop. The android device displayed a pop-up for USB debugging authorization, I allowed it. After a few ...
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Does the Android SDK Emulator mount the filesystems on the host or emulate the mounting?

Does the Android Studio Emulator mount filesystems (like system.img and userdata-qemu.img) or emulate the mounting by making an illusion because I can't find them (the mounted filesystems) on the host ...
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How to "adb push" files from linux to android without the non-permissive symlinks

I want to push over 120K small files including symlinks using "adb" but without those links if they fail in "remote symlink failed: Permission denied" to Android device.
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I tried oneplus 8 pro with ubuntu: no lsusb/adb output

I have oneplus 8 pro connected to my ubuntu 20.04 box and installed: vendor driver android sdk adb/fastboot But different USB cables show no output in lsusb adb devices fastboot devices I have ...
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ADB server version (40) doesn't match this client (41) {Not using Genymotion}

Disclaimer: this is not a duplicate to this SO question as the source of the question is different and the answers don't apply.* I hope, it is correctly placed in AE and that the note about not using ...
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Why does the Android SDK show Android 10.0+ (R) instead of 11.0?

If I open Android Studio and then open the SDK manager, I see 10.0+ (R). I checked for updates, but no other updates. Why is it 10.0+, instead of 11.0?
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I was running an AVD on Android Studio and I got the following 2 errors. What do they mean?

Error number 1: Emulator: E0809 05:21:56.677723102 2704 socket_utils_common_posix.cc:201] check for SO_REUSEPORT: {"created":"@1596930716.677712232","description":"...
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How to use Android sdk to flash android system images

Can I use android sdk to flash a system image to a device? If yes, how to do? Device: Samsung galaxy note3 Model:SM-N9000 Can I install an Android generic system image?.
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Error while running an emulator

=== About === Build version: Android Studio 3.6.2 Build #AI-192.7142.36.36.6308749 March 19, 2020 Java version: 1.8.0_212-release-1586-b4-5784211amd64 Operating System: Linux (5.4.0-31-generic, amd64) ...
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Is the CPU of Samsung Galaxy A10s 64 bit or 32 bit?

I really wanted to know the CPU word length of Samsung Galaxy A10s, running Android Pie. In the first appearance it looks like it has a 64 bit processor, since, it uses the MediaTek Helios P22 chipset,...
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Why does my android use so much ram?

I recently bought a realme xt phone 8gb ram varient. I usually get only 4 gb ram free and rest of the ram used by system. So i want to know that it's usual for 8gb ram system to take up to 4 gb ram ...
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How to upgrade SWM 8802 to Android 8.1

I purchased a SWM 8802 double din automotive head unit from ebay and I was under the impression that it would have android 7.1 installed as advertised. Turns out it actually has android 5.1, which has ...
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AVD camera configurations and key mappings

AVD: Android Virtual Device Currently available AVD camera configurations are... Front Camera: None - no camera installed for AVD Emulated - use a simpulated camera Device - use host computer webcam ...
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Illegal option -o pipefail

I'm using termux and a git project to compile a git android apk source code the code is in bash command when i run the following command it says illegal option -o pipefail.
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Customising a custom ROM

I want to know is it possible to edit a custom ROM from zip and then zipping it again (flashable) to a device. Will it brick the device? Thanx
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Why files/directories under Android's root filesystem don't change across different version updates?

I compared 2 devices; one running Android v5.1.1 and other v9.0. So I noticed that files under /proc are same in both. Can anyone explain why there is no difference even though OEM's are different and ...
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Would I install android studio with 2 GB RAM [closed]

Would I install Android Studio on my PC that have Window 7 and 2 GB RAM?
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android 9 sdk compatibility with jdk 8

Is android 9 sdk installation not compatibile with jdk 8 for running avd ? I tried running but got error of; "emulator: ERROR: ANDROID_SDK_ROOT" emulator: ERROR: This AVD's configuration is missing ...
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fastboot: usage: no command

Basic information: Windows - Android SDK - fastboot.exe As the title says.. fastboot won't work in my cmd and fails with the output: fastboot: usage: no command. The android-sdk is located in the root ...
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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 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 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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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? [closed]

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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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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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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I can't use the Android emulator in Android Studio on Mac

Can anyone help me run an Android emulator in Android Studio on Mac? I tried to run it but it gives me the following messages: No USB devices or running emulators detected and minSdk(API 23, N preview)...
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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 still cannot detect my device

In my mobile, Gear icon -> Settings -> SYSTEM -> {} Developer options, I have select (set tick) both "Android debugging" and "USB debugging notify". After plugging in my ...
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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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