Questions tagged [emulators]

For questions relating to emulating other systems or hardware on Android; note that the "android-emulator" tag should be used for concerns about the Android emulator specifically.

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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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Any good (lightweight) android emulator for bug bounty purposes? [migrated]

I'm trying to do Security Research on Android Applications but I can't seem to find any good android emulators out there. I have installed MEMUPLAY which worked great until I've upgraded to Android 7 ...
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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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Transform Amazon Fire TV into Nintendo Gaming Console

I'm wondering if I could install N64 and Gamecube Emulators on an Amazon Fire TV. Will I have to root the device? Is it possible without? Will PS3 Controllers work wireless and is there something I ...
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Is it possible to perform an offline malware scan of device image created using a root prompt?

I have created an image of my entire device and all of its partitions (mmcblk0.img). I would like to perform an "offline" scan of my device on my computer. Is there any known projects or ways of ...
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Is it possible to restore an ASUS Backup on an emulator?

I had created a backup file using Asus Backup app Link Playstore from my Asus ZenFone (Android 5.1). I have lost my Asus phone and I'd like to restore the backup into an emulator. Does Genymotion ...
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Accessing a USB device in phone in absence of compatible drivers / modules

My android device has an MTK6797 Soc(Xiaomi Redmi note 4x mtk version), and the company never released the kernel source, now I want to connect a USB device through OTG and control it from a chrooted ...
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Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?

I want to have Windows in Android, Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?
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How to open keyboard in Wine app?

I would like to use Notepad++ on Android, if possible. The only thing I found was this app, which, unlike the regular Wine, seems to emulate an entire Windows system. The only problem: I can't enter ...
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Bochs and Win XP emulation

I'm trying to run Win XP on my android tablet using Bochs emulator. I've followed the steps on this site. I've tried several Win XP iso's but always get error "no bootable device ..." Can it be that ...
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Running PC emulators

I have a problem running any PC emulator on my tablet. I've tried both Limbo and Bochs. When trying to run Limbo, I get the message: Unfortunately, Limbo x86 PC Emulator has stopped Trying to run ...
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Running a Windows emulator that can act as a file server and actually run Windows programs

I've tried using Wine emulator as well as Limbo PC emulator, but neither worked the way I wanted them to. I want to be able to have it be a full windows environment that can run something like a ...
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How do I disable the virtual gamepad in Dolphin Emulator when running on Lenovo Mirage Solo?

I have a Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset and I want to play gamecube games on it. I installed the Dolphin emulator and everything seems to work perfectly. Except for one thing... I can't find a way to ...
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Android AVD not displaying appropriate scale

How do I fix the display on my android AVD? The UI is completely out of whack. I'm using the following command line options to launch the AVD, but nothing I do within the 'scale' and 'dpi-device' ...
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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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Android emulator root option

I want to emulate a android smartphone on my pc. I already found the android emulator from andoid sdk manager but its look more like a programming tool so I am not sure if this is what I want. I want ...
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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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Run windows 10 ARM on QEMU

I have downloaded the Windows 10 arm on my Android phone but the problem stops when I press any keys to boot from the CD or DVD Can anyone tell me what I can do to make it go off successfully This is ...
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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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exagear and wine on Termux

How do I install exagear emulator or anything similar to it on the Termux? Translate x86 applications to run on Wine on arm64 processors on Termux on Android to run Windows applications on Wine. Wine ...
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Does an Android Emulator exist which works with every possible app?

I'd like to install a specific free android app, which works under different Android smartphones (minimal requirements of Android 4.0): The freely available app is called PostCard Creator and useful ...
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Feed an image to Genymotion Camera

Context: I use WhatsApp on Genymotion. Chatting in the WhatsApp via Genymotion is fine, except, I wish to enable the WhatsApp web too, so I could free myself from bringing up the genymotion window ...
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Run Android app on PC but outside of Emulator screen

I know we can Android apps on PC using emulator like Andy or Bluestack. What I really want to know if there's a way to run the app using the emulator but outside of Emulator screen. For example - I ...
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Whatsapp on emulator - Can't setup the recorder now, please try again later

I have Whatsapp on my emulator (2.3.3 version). I got the latest update - voice messaging. However, when I try to record a message, this is what occurs. I have no idea how to get this diagnosed. Can ...
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Can't set Android emulator date - stuck on 1/1/1970

I am having trouble manually setting the date on my android emulator. I am using an ARM AVD which is running on a Windows 10 Virtual Machine (no Intel HAXM available), and the emulator is being run ...
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How to bypass an app's ability to know is being run on an emulator rather than a real device.

I would like to install an app called entrust (from the play store) and be able to use it. My last try was to use an emulator called "Genymotion", but the app can detect that the app is being run on ...
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Running Android on a PC as a nondeveloper, just to run apps

I am an Android user running Android 7.0 (Nougat) on a Wiko Sunny 2 Plus device with 4GB internal storage, most of which is taken up by pictures and WhatsApp data. I have purchased this device because ...
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How to do ADB over 'wifi' (actually in the same PC) for emulated device

I'm trying to use adb over 'wifi' for my emulated device. I'm emulating a device on my computer and wanted to use Android Studio to send an APK to it but through the network sockets, not through ...
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How to download and emulate the official android x86 image from Android Studio?

Android studio downloads x86 images from google and emulate them so I can test my apps. I tried downloading and unzipping the thing it downloads but it doesn't look like an image that can be run with ...
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How to emulate camera input in Android? (To activate Whatsapp Web)

I have an Android device without a camera and I run Whatsapp on that device. I want to activate Whatsapp Web from this device. Unfortunately, the only way to do this is to scan a QR-code, and I can't ...
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Running java in android

Is there any way to run .jar files in android without rooting phone? I used jbed and some other apps but they instantly stopped unexpectedly after clicking.
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Not compatible app and “install failed missing shared library”

I am currently trying to get a game app running in windows and got some problems. Ive already tested Bluestacks, SocketQ, Android x86, Youwave and the official Android SDK Emulator. Now I'm trying "...
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What is ARM Translation tools?

I came across ARM Translation tools (1.1) for Android. What is the purpose of this library and how does it work?
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How to check the current platform of Android OS?

There are 4 common platform such as: ARM, ARM64, x86 and x86_64 on which Android can run. How can I check which platform I'm on within Android OS? So I can check whether my app is compatible with it ...
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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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How to play android games on PC?

I have Asphalt 6 on my HTC Desire S. That looks awesome on phone, now I want to play the game on PC. Is it possible at all? I mean is there any app which will let me play this game on my PC over wifi ...
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is it possible to emulate previous OS in an Android Device?

Well, I see no one else have asked this, may be a dummy question, but is it possible (through a menu setting or an app or something) to emulate a previous version of Android OS? For example, my ...
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Why file permissions work in unexpected manner? And what makes it possible

My app doesn't have storage permissions, yet I can read/write files in /data/user/0/com.myapp/files . When on emulator connected as root I can push a file to this directory, but then the app cannot ...
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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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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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How do you load a local ROM with beebdroid?

I downloaded beebdroid, the bbc micro emulator and its working great but i cant figure out how to load a rom other than the ones it lists as being online.
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Can a Terminal Emulator on android do everything that a terminal on linux or mac does?

I downloaded a couple terminal emulators onto my android phone and wanted to know what the limitations on them are. Is there anything that a terminal can do the emulators simply cannot?
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Does Andy emulator respond to computer keyboard while playing Android games?

I'm using Windows 8 Pro in Dell laptop. I want to know, is there a way to assign the computer keyboard to the Android games? Screen tapping by the mouse is not enough to have the full control in the ...
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decent right-click emulation

I'm using aDOSbox to play some classical games. This in turn uses SDL library, one of the thing this library does is emulate mouse. It's the same library, that is also used by ScummVM. I've got it ...
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How does one install an emulator onto the Playstation phone (Sony Xperia Play)?

I got a Playstation phone (Sony Xperia Play) and would love to play old video games on it for free. I was hoping there was an emulator (maybe mame?) I could install on it. Is there some way I could do ...
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How can I use the JXD S7300 game controller with RetroArch?

I want to use my JXD S7300 controllers with the Android RetroArch game emulator. But It seems not to be possible. Anyone has info?
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Rotate screen on HyperV

I have Android installed on a HyperV virtual machine, which defaults to a vertically aligned phone/screen. The standard solution does not work, so how do I turn the screen of my device?
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is there a cardboard/VR emulator available?

i need to check out the content of some VR apps, but i dont have a set of VR glasses. is there any app or emulator or anything that can just show me the split 2-D views side by side? i dont need the "...
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Emulator not responding. How to troubleshoot?

I waited a long time to get the home screen in the emulator, but i didn't get it. How to proceed from here?
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No Google Apps on Android Device Emulator

I have an Android Virtual Device set up on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it doesn't seem to have any Google Apps when I start. The main purpose is to do some app testing and security analysis, but I need to ...