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The process of emulating Android hardware (in part or in whole) using software resources. Useful for testing, prototyping, and utilizing new features without the need for actual devices

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Link the wireless adapter to the Android emulator's WiFi through a tap interface

I want to use the USB wireless adapter as if it was part of the Android emulator. I found that there is an option of the emulator called "-wifi-tap tap0" which could be given a tap interface ...
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How to install Open Gapps on Android Cuttlefish

I wanted to install Open Gapps (google play services) on cuttlefish virtual device (CVD). I tried using adb but flash archive is not present in the AVD image. Any idea how to install Open Gapps on CVD?...
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How to specify the default network interface on an Android virtual machine?

I get this error when trying to ping any device in my network: network is unreachable. But it works normally when I specify the interface: ping -I eth0 google.com How to make eth0 my default interface ...
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Can I run an Android emulator (with GUI) on a headless Linux server?

I have a hosted server that runs the Ubuntu server, and I was wondering if there was a way to run Android applications and get access to the Android GUI remotely, such as with a remote desktop. Also, ...
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I can't interact with android over hypervisor using virtio-input

I am running the android trout as a guest in a hypervisor, the problem is when I am interacting with it using virtio-input the events detected using getevent but not reflected Thanks in advance
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How to run Starlink Android app on PC via emulator/VM?

Has anyone successfully run the Starlink Android app on a PC via an emulator or VM? I know of accessing the web GUI of Starlink by URL with http://dishy.starlink.com/ or 192.168.100.1. However, a lot ...
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How to upgrade VMOS or Virtual Android to Android 12?

Both VMOS and Virtual Android was updated recently to support Android 12 (instead of Android 7 as both were limited to before). However, I don't understand how to update them. I have found several ...
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Is there a Win10 cloning tool for Android devices?

I am looking for a cloning tool similar to Macrium for Win10, that is capable of cloning Android devices to a runnable virtual machine image.
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How to install Google Play or other repo's on Waydroid?

Having just installed waydroid, how is the Google Play Store installed? nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ sudo waydroid shell /system/bin/sh: No controlling tty: open /dev/tty: No such file or ...
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Android X86 VM on Hyper-V has no network connection

I followed these instructions to install an Android X86 virtual machine on top of Hyper-V inside windows OS. However, now the VM has no internet connectivity. Here are my network settings: can you be ...
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Virtualize Android on an Android device and then share the VM image to another device?

I just installed VMOS on my Android phone. Now I have created a virtual machine that I want to run on a different device as well. Usually when you run VM-software you can more or less just copy an ...
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Is there a virtual space that has Android 8+?

I've known about virtual spaces such as VPhoneGaga, X8 Sandbox, and VMOS PRO. However, as far as I know, the highest Android that is run in those virtual environments is 7.1.2. I wonder if there's ...
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Can we and How to create Live USB for Virtual Android OS with standalone apps from USB?

Can we run Virtual Android OS with standalone apps from USB dribe from Android mobiles if yes share like how can we don it? Is it possible in Android to install or create program or run standalone ...
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Replicant in QEMU virtual machine

I need an Android virtual machine to run an app I don't want to install in my device. I managed to install Android-x86 in QEMU, but I'd like to use Replicant instead. So, the question is: is it ...
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Are the IMG files in the AVD data directory really encrypted?

If I enable phone encryption with password or PIN on my Android Virtual Device, will that actually make the raw NAND images (*.img / *.qcow2) encrypted? Does it render the data in those files ...
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Run Workspace One Hub on a Non-Root version of Android VM on Android Phone?

I want to run VMWare's Workspace One Hub inside of a virtual machine on my Android (Pixel 5) device. I have tried Parallel Spaces and VMOS and I can install Hub fine but when I try to set up my ...
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How to stream an image into camera source?

This is basically the same question as How to stream an image into camera source trough ADB? I am trying to stream an image into the camera source of an Android device. This should ideally have effect ...
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How to build Android-x86 with VirtualBox guest OS integrations

Androidx86.org says that to use 3D acceleration for my Android-x86 virtual machine, I have to install Linux guest additions. I would like to know how to do that. I am using a Ubuntu 20.10 (64-bit) ...
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Is it possible to virtualize Android on an X86 machine?

Following this question, I had a little bit of success installing an X86 port of Android (i.e., BlissOS) on macOS with QEMU. Now I am wondering if I can virtualize a "normal" Android (...
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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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Do virtual space apps in Android provide a fully virtual environment?

There are virtual space apps for Android, such as Parallel Space or Dual Space. I know that we can't access outside files in a virtual environment, but I was able to access them in Dual Space's ...
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Upgrade Android to a new major version in Virtual Box

Is it possible to upgrade an Android OS in Virtual Box to the next major version? I've installed Android v7.1, but want to upgrade to v9. I've been unable to find an ISO for v9, so I wonder if there ...
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vt-x is enableed, but isn't recognized

I want to use an Android emulator like Nox or Bluestacks to play the mobile PUBG on PC. I am aware that enable virtualization in BIOS makes performance much, much better. I have an HP Omen desktop (...
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How to import user data partition into an Android virtual machine

I have extracted the user data partition from a physical dump of an Android phone. I am searching for a way to import this user data partition into a virtual Android machine, so I can see the contents ...
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Turn a physical device into a virtual machine for use on a PC

How can I turn a physical device (specifically this) into a virtual machine for use on a computer? I am doing this so I can safely attempt to root my device without bricking the physical one It ...
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Whats the best way to test android apk apps in an android virtualbox setting in windows 10?

I have alot of apk's I'd like isolated to test in a sandbox like environment. Is there something like this where I can duplicate the OS like a virtual machine? I want to test these new apk's on ...
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How to resize Android screen in VirtualBox with UEFI?

I have 64-bit Android 7.1.2, obtained from android-x86_64-7.1-rc1.iso. I installed it on VirtualBox (latest version, 5.1.2.8) with UEFI mode. (The host is 64-bit Linux Lubuntu 16.04.) The ...
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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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Can't change screen resolution of Android-x86_64 installed in UEFI mode

I previously used vga=ask and vga=<num> in Android-x86 6.0 to set the display resolution in VMWare and now in QEMU/KVM. Now I downloaded and installed Android-x86_64 (CyanogenMod 13), in QEMU, ...
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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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How to containerize apps?

There are a lot of Android apps out there that request all sorts of permissions. They want access to your files, your contacts, etc. Many of them don't run properly and/or crash without these ...
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How make Android x86 6.0 RC1 32bit look like a tablet with no mouse

I produce training video, I don't write code, and I'm not that familiar with configuring Android\Linux. I'd appreciate your help. I have exhausted online searches to figure out the following. What I ...
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How to emulate a mouse?

I am running Android 4.3 "jelly bean" in a VirtualBox VM. Google has released an ISO of an x86 port on code.google.com. It's a fairly straightforward installation, and easy to setup. You can find a ...
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Can I virtualize Windows on an x86 Android device?

I've read this question, and of course, there, the answer was "you can't, because the architecture is different." But that's not necessarily the case anymore. Many Android devices, like mine, now ...
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How can I root Remix OS running in Virtual Box?

I have Remix OS beta running in Virtual Box. I've made a virtual drive which I've formatted as ext4 and installed Remix OS on. How can I get root access?
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How to fix android-x86 install on VMware?

Using android-x86-4.4-r3.iso, I created a virtual machine in VMware Workstation 11.0.0 on Mac OS X. I just clicked Create virtual machine, chose my Android ISO, and just hit Next repeatedly until ...
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Android x86 native resolution fails

Running Android x86 iso (5.1 rc1 or 4.4 r5) in my native resolution 2880x1800 fails with black screen with blinking cursor. Actually it is a prompt accepting commands but stops without any message or ...
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Enable interaction with screen when running Android-x86

I am running VMware Workstation Player 12 (henceforth as Player) on Windows 7. I successfully installed android-4.4-r3. However, I can't interact with the screen. Keyboard works fine (I used it for ...
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Difference between Linux containers and Dalvik VM in Android

As far as I know, Linux containers are those that run on a shared OS kernel using a virtualization software. Is there any correlation to Dalvik VM which runs multiple apps on top it?
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Navigate your Android with Cardboard

Can I view my phone with the screen split-duplicated and turned sideways (for use with Cardboard)? I have a controller for navigation. I am looking to run regular apps, see my regular homescreen, etc....
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How do you run a virtual machine in Android?

I had an idea, run Chromium OS on Android. I got myself a tablet off eBay and I am wondering how do I create a virtual machine on the tablet itself. The image is a .img or I can get it as a .vdi if ...
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Will running virtual machine on Android completely turn my Android into Windows phone

I have heard about the BOCHS app which can run a virtual machine created by us on android. So we can run Windows OS on Android (please refer to this link). I want to know that if it's just a virtual ...
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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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Is there a way to keep an old Android installation as virtual machine?

With PCs I have made good experiences virtualizing the machine when changing to a new system (e.g., buy a new computer, change the operation system). Doing this, you can preserve your old system and ...
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Is there a way to back up a device so it can be executed in a virtual Machine (without rooting)?

The question is thus: It is very plausible for an android user to want to back up his information... completely. In this case, I'm wondering if it is possible to backup an android device in such a ...
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What are Xamarin player alternatives?

It is possible to simulate Android using Xamarin player with Virtual Box: Mobile App Development & App Creation Software - Xamarin The number of devices to choose is limited. Are there similar ...
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Can I virtualize existing Android device? [duplicate]

Is there any way to convert existing Android device into virtual machine? I'm going to do factory reset and pretty sure that some valuable passwords etc. will be lost after it. That's why it would be ...
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Is there any virtualization software that will run under Android on an x86 device?

I have an Android device (Dell Venue 8) which runs on an Intel x86 CPU, and I was wondering if there was any application like VirtualBox or VMware that could run a 32-Bit Linux distro, Windows XP 32-...
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Can't connect Samsung Note 3 to a Windows 7 VM in VirtualBox

I'm trying to connect my Android to my Linux Laptop, I use VirtualBox and in it a Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit virtual machine. I've been able to connect in the past but it's not working anymore. I have ...
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Changing Screen Resolution VM ware using 4.4

To play around I installed Android in VM Ware Player using this image: http://www.android-x86.org/releases/releasenote-4-4-r1 Since I have two Screens of which one is a 5:4 in portrait mode, that's ...
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